THE parent company of the Chinese firm that was awarded the N$3,9 billion contract for the construction of the Namport terminal at
The Colombian media reported early this year that the CHEC and the CCCC were also banned by the
The reports further said the ban on the CCCC and most of its subsidiaries also extends to several other multilateral agencies.
The reports further said CCCC was banned after a string of corruption scandals, involving its subsidiaries including CHEC, were uncovered in the Phillipines,
Information on the
According to the Tender Bulletin, the ban on CHEC and CCCC does not extend to the
The CHEC representative in
"We are just a project office. The formal response will be issued by the parent company from
The Tender Board of
"I cannot comment on that without the tender documents. They are with the parent ministry (Mines and Energy)," she told The Namibian.
Namport's port engineer Elzevir Gelderbloem told The Namibian in an email yesterday that the ports company had done some research on the ban before signing the agreement.
Gelderbloem said since the ban only applies to "projects relating to roads and bridges" and not to port projects such as the Namport project, the company will go ahead with its plans.
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