4. International Bidding for Long-term Lease

  The NPA is seeking as a business partner an experienced container terminal operator who is capable of realizing the NPA's strategies and challenges. The NPA intends to invite potential operators through international competitive bidding for international container terminal operation under the long-term lease scheme. 

  The roles and responsibilities of the NPA and the private terminal operator should be 
specifically detailed in the bidding documents. While most major civil infrastructure, such as quays, yard and gantry-cranes, will be provided by the NPA, other superstructures, such as container handling equipment in the yard and CFS, will be the responsibility of the operator.