February 12 2022
The “Forss Technologies” company from St. Petersburg won a tender for creating a technical design for a training and production vessel at the request of the Russian University of Transport (Moscow).
The winning bidder must also provide an expert opinion on the cost of building the vessel and a positive certification by the Russian River Register of Shipping. The price of all works will be 27 million 600 thousand rubles.
According to the Terms of Reference, it is necessary to design a vessel with an overall length of no more than 58.3 meters, a width of no more than 12 meters, a side height of about 3.5 meters and a draft of no more than 1.8 meters. In addition, we note the requirement for the surface clearance, which should not exceed 8.6 meters. This is necessary to freely pass under the bridges within the city of Moscow.
Among other conditions is the classroom for 50 people with a modern multimedia educational complex and the possibility of its transformation for conducting workshops and scientific conferences with up to 90 participants.
The company from St. Petersburg became the only bidder announced at the end of last year.
At the same time, we note that the initial (maximum) price of the contract – 27 million 600 thousand rubles, which became final after the completion of all procedures, was formed taking into account commercial proposals from five different design bureaus.
The members of the commission who made the decision on the winner of the auction did not have any questions about the competencies of “Forss Technologies”.
The dynamically developing St. Petersburg’s company, founded in 2007, was responsible for the design of such vessels as a self-propelled passenger ferry (project 03770), a battery powered car/passenger ferry (project 03770_AKB) and many others. in recent years “Forss Technologies” has successfully completed 33 draft design and technical projects in recent years.