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Executive Summary:

The Department of Marine & Ports Services is seeking bids from appropriately qualified security contractors who are able to provide security screening and access control functions at Bermuda's cruise ship terminals located in St. George's, Hamilton and Dockyard in accordance with International Ship and Port Facility (ISPS) Code requirements.  Such operations are required to be undertaken on a continuous basis for the duration that a ship is in port and will require security personnel to be trained in personnel, baggage and vehicle screening techniques as well as Restricted Area perimeter monitoring and CCTV system operations.        

How to Obtain Relevant Documents

All relevant documents for this procurement are posted at

Contact Information

N. Scott Simmons, Maritime Safety & Security Coordinator at E-mail:

Language of Submissions

Unless otherwise indicated, all submissions shall be in English only.

Important Dates

Issue Date Friday January 19, 2024
No Pre-Bid / Site Meeting N/A
Deadline for Questions Friday January 26, 2024 local time
Deadline for Issuing Addenda Friday February 16, 2024 local time
Submission Deadline Friday February 23, 2024 04:00:00 PM local time
Anticipated Execution of Agreement Friday March 29, 2024

All times listed are in Bermuda Local Time.

Location of Submission

Responses to this solicitation shall be submitted to the following location:

Department of Marine & Ports Services
East Broadway
4 Crow Lane
Hamilton HM19


This RFQ consists of eight (8) documents:

Annex C – Bermuda (UK) Maritime Security Training Manual (RELEASED UPON REQUEST ONLY – see RFQ Contact Information in section 4);