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Underfunded Terminal 3 at Taoyuan Intl. Airport at risk of design revision


Price tag for complex design warding off potential investors


By Duncan DeAeth, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
2019/07/22 16:40


TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Construction on Taoyuan International Airport’s third terminal began in 2017, with an expected completion date of 2023. However, reports indicate that the complexity of the design is proving to be an obstacle to completing the project on schedule.

The visually stunning design was originally selected as part of an international architecture competition with the aim of creating a top of the line international airport terminal. However, contractors are now running into problems and delays as the project has failed to secure an adequate amount of investment.

According to Wang Ming-de (王明德), the CEO of the Taoyuan International Airport Corporation, the project is still moving forward. However, without adequate investment, it will be necessary to either adapt the design or delay the project until investment is secured.

The terminal was designed by the Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners firm, and selected as the winning design in the 2016 competition. However, the streamlined façade, skylight ceiling, and noise reducing building materials required for the design put the total price tag in the area of NT$78.9 billion (US$2.5 billion), reports CTS News.

However, a budget of only half that amount has been secured (NT$34 billion). Unless investors and contractors are willing to come on board and take up the challenge soon, the Taoyuan International Airport Corporation will begin considering how to simplify the design to meet current budget restrictions.
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14 pages of replies from a thread started in 2008 tells us everything we need to know about the clusterfuck this project is....

Talk about throwing away a winning hand
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Design change for 3rd terminal of Taoyuan airport vital: minister

Source: http://focustaiwan.tw/news/asoc/201908150012.aspx

2019/08/15 18:31:35

Taipei, Aug. 15 (CNA) Minister of Transportation and Communications Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) demanded a design change Thursday for the third terminal of Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport so that construction of its main building can start quickly.

"Now that the government has increased the budget for the project ... the original design must be modified to allow construction of the project to be kick started as soon as possible," Lin told the media.

"The bid to seek a constructor to carry out the project has failed (three times) because of its sophisticated design, and we have asked the design consultant company to make a change within six months to attract bidders to the project," he noted.

"If it fails to meet our demand, we will consider terminating the contract with the design consultant company," he added.

Lin said an effective solution must be worked out to deal with the problem, while peripheral projects such as aprons and taxiways that have been launched since May 2017 are to be halted for the time being.

Asked whether construction of the third terminal could be completed in 2023 after the timeline having been extended from 2020, Lin said that it will depend on the design changes that are made.

In 2016, London-based Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners won the bid to design the terminal in partnership with Taiwan-based CECI Engineering Consultants Inc., featuring the rooftiles used on traditional Taiwanese-style houses, the shape of Taiwan's magnificent mountain ranges and the shape of its ocean waves and seas of cloud.

It is the largest single public construction project in Taiwan to have been undertaken since the 1970s and has seen its budget increased from NT$74.7 billion (US$2.38 billion) earlier this year to NT$78.9 billion due to the complexity of the design and the lack of bidders.

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Terminal 2 bid-rigging raids round up 21

Source: http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/fron.../15/2003720505

By Jason Pan / Staff Reporter
Thu, Aug 15, 2019

TAOYUAN AIRPORT:Investigators have ‘solid evidence’ of illegal financial dealings and personal profiteering, Taoyuan Deputy Chief Prosecutor Yang Ting-hong said

Judiciary investigators yesterday conducted raids in a probe involving Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and allegations of collusion, bid-rigging and kickbacks, with 21 being brought in as suspects, two of whom were detained.

Investigators have “solid evidence” of illegal financial dealings and personal profiteering, Taoyuan Deputy Chief Prosecutor Yang Ting-hong (楊挺宏) said, adding that the suspects face charges of contravening the Government Procurement Act (政府採購法), the Anti-Corruption Act (貪污治罪條例) and other criminal offenses.

The case centers on the expansion of Terminal 2 and the construction projects for the needed runways, lighting and utilities. The expansion totaled NT$4 billion (US$127.38 million at the current exchange rate), while the terminal building cost NT$2.297 billion.

Construction started in December 2015, although the projects were conducted in phases, with the main section of the expanded terminal opening in 2017.

Delays have pushed back the core project’s completion date from 2017 to January next year, according to facility operator Taoyuan International Airport Corp (TIAC, 桃園國際機場公司), which is wholly owned by the Ministry of Transportation and Communications.

In Tuesday’s raid, one of the largest in recent years, the Taoyuan District Prosecutors’ Office coordinated more than 100 police officers and investigators who gathered evidence at airport construction sites, TIAC offices and five construction companies — a total of 27 locations in Taipei, Taoyuan, Miaoli and Taichung.

There is evidence that some TIAC officials received kickbacks from contractors, prosecutors said.

The biggest kickback was NT$6 million on one project and allegedly involved TIAC engineering department head Lin Wen-chen (林文楨), 58, and a TIAC engineer, surnamed Wu (吳), 45, the prosecutors said.

Lin and Wu are believed to have played leading roles, as both were detained yesterday.

After questioning, the other 19 suspects — including another TIAC engineer, surnamed Lee (李), and TIAC officials, as well as executives and staff of five construction companies — were released after posting bail of NT$20,000 to NT$300,000.

Prosecutors said that Lin and Wu, along with the TIAC officials, leaked the details of tender projects and helped contractors rig their bids in exchange for kickbacks of more than NT$30 million — although some reports have said that the amount was more than NT$100 million.

The suspected construction companies include CECI Engineering Consultants (台灣世曦公司), a subsidiary of China Engineering Consultants Inc (CECI, 中華顧問工程司), a government foundation under ministry management; CTCI Smart Engineering Corp (益鼎工程), part of CTCI Corporation (中鼎工程); and New Asia Co (新亞建設).

Surveillance began in 2017 after leaking roofs, flooding and burst toilet pipes plagued the newly opened Terminal 2 and investigators got tip-offs from TIAC staff about engineering shortcuts and the use of inferior construction materials, Yang said.

There were also tip-offs about contractors giving officials kickbacks in exchange for rigged bids and other financial irregularities on runway projects, the terminal building, and the water and electrical works, he said.

Asked about the case, New Power Party Legislator Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) said: “No wonder Taiwan’s gateway to the world is dubbed an international joke, filled with shoddy construction, and the runways are worse than those in some third world countries.
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Any excuse?
Taoyuan International Airport is probably the worst airport for a country has over 20,000 US dollars per capita.
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Any excuse?
Taoyuan International Airport is probably the worst airport for a country has over 20,000 US dollars per capita.
Taoyuan Airport, outside of these leaks that I've never experienced, has always been a nice airport. Good facilities, good service, good amenities. Clean, modern, and easy to access to Taipei.

I would put Taoyuan Airport over Heathrow, CDG, and any airport in the United States, with an emphasis on LAX, O'hare, and JFK.
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Source: https://taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/.../04/2003735793

Overseas companies keen to bid for airport project

By Shelley Shan / Staff reporter
Mon, May 04, 2020


The arrival hall at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport’s Terminal 1 is pictured on April 15.

Photo: Tony Yao, Taipei Times

Two construction firms from Indonesia and Malaysia have expressed an interest in building Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport’s Terminal 3, Taoyuan International Airport Corp (TIAC) said yesterday.

It would be the fourth time that the airport operator has put the project up for tender. TIAC failed to find a bidder twice in 2018 and once last year. It is also the first time that international contractors have expressed an interest in bidding on a domestic project.

TIAC said that it plans to choose qualified bidders by August this year, adding that it would unveil the specifications of the project and begin accepting tenders afterward.

The tender process is scheduled be completed before the end of this year, it added.

Because of the scale of the project, construction firms would have to work with other contractors, the company said, adding that it is possible that a domestic construction firm might work with an overseas contractor.

Jakarta-based construction firm PT Wijaya Karya Tbk (Wika), which is owned by the Indonesian government, and Malaysia-based property firm Gamuda Berhad, want to secure the contract, TIAC said.

Wika completed Terminal 3 of Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport and was also involved in the construction of Kinmen Bridge and the Sanyin MRT railway line, CECI Engineering Consultants Inc, Taiwan said.

Gamuda was involved in building CPC Corp, Taiwan’s Yongan Liquefied Natural Gas Plant, the nation’s first liquefied natural gas plant, the consulting firm said.

The government began constructing the peripheral infrastructure for Terminal 3 in May 2017, including taxiways. The project was previously scheduled to be completed this year.

Before last year’s failed auction, TIAC postponed the estimated completion date to 2023 and raised the total construction budget from NT$74 billion to NT$78 billion (US$2.48 billion to US$2.62 billion).

A special task force was formed last year under the supervision of the Executive Yuan, and the Ministry of Transportation and Communications to review the project.

The task force required that TIAC streamline construction without compromising important design elements.

The firm revised the project for a second time by raising the total budget to about NT$95 billion.

It also changed the deadlines for construction of the north satellite concourse, Terminal 3 and the south satellite concourse to 2024, 2025 and 2026 respectively.
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Taoyuan airport drops in world rankings


By Shelley Shan / Staff reporter

May 13, 2020

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is ranked No. 18 among the world’s top airports, down from No. 13 last year and its worst ranking in the past three years, the latest survey by UK-based consultancy Skytrax announced on Monday showed.

However, Taiwan was ranked No. 2 in terms of best airport immigration, up from No. 4 last year, No. 10 in best airport security, down from No. 8, and down two spots to No. 9 for best airport staff.

The Taoyuan airport was also ranked No. 8 for facilities available for people with reduced mobility, up one spot, but its baggage delivery service was down a notch to No. 8.

The nation failed to break into the top 10 in the categories of best airport shopping, best airport dining, best transit airports and cleanest airports.

Airports that made it to the top five in the overall ranking were, in first to fifth: Singapore Changi Airport — for the eighth consecutive year; Tokyo International Airport (Haneda); Doha’s Hamad International Airport; Incheon International Airport in South Korea and Munich Airport. Seven of the top 10 airports are in Asia.

The Taoyuan airport was ranked No. 8 in terms of best in Asia and No. 3 in airport serving 40 million to 50 million passengers annually.

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Old Posted May 23, 2020, 2:14 AM
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Overseas companies keen to bid for airport project

By Shelley Shan / Staff reporter
Mon, May 04, 2020


The arrival hall at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport’s Terminal 1 is pictured on April 15.

Photo: Tony Yao, Taipei Times

Two construction firms from Indonesia and Malaysia have expressed an interest in building Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport’s Terminal 3, Taoyuan International Airport Corp (TIAC) said yesterday.

It would be the fourth time that the airport operator has put the project up for tender. TIAC failed to find a bidder twice in 2018 and once last year. It is also the first time that international contractors have expressed an interest in bidding on a domestic project.

TIAC said that it plans to choose qualified bidders by August this year, adding that it would unveil the specifications of the project and begin accepting tenders afterward.

The tender process is scheduled be completed before the end of this year, it added.

Because of the scale of the project, construction firms would have to work with other contractors, the company said, adding that it is possible that a domestic construction firm might work with an overseas contractor.

Jakarta-based construction firm PT Wijaya Karya Tbk (Wika), which is owned by the Indonesian government, and Malaysia-based property firm Gamuda Berhad, want to secure the contract, TIAC said.

Wika completed Terminal 3 of Jakarta’s Soekarno-Hatta International Airport and was also involved in the construction of Kinmen Bridge and the Sanyin MRT railway line, CECI Engineering Consultants Inc, Taiwan said.

Gamuda was involved in building CPC Corp, Taiwan’s Yongan Liquefied Natural Gas Plant, the nation’s first liquefied natural gas plant, the consulting firm said.

The government began constructing the peripheral infrastructure for Terminal 3 in May 2017, including taxiways. The project was previously scheduled to be completed this year.

Before last year’s failed auction, TIAC postponed the estimated completion date to 2023 and raised the total construction budget from NT$74 billion to NT$78 billion (US$2.48 billion to US$2.62 billion).

A special task force was formed last year under the supervision of the Executive Yuan, and the Ministry of Transportation and Communications to review the project.

The task force required that TIAC streamline construction without compromising important design elements.

The firm revised the project for a second time by raising the total budget to about NT$95 billion.

It also changed the deadlines for construction of the north satellite concourse, Terminal 3 and the south satellite concourse to 2024, 2025 and 2026 respectively.
They tried to cut down the cost by amend entire design, but they failed. So they finally decide add more money on budget. Now the budget stands 95 billion NT dollars which I think it is not still enough for original design because they still eliminate some design details in new proposal.
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They tried to cut down the cost by amend entire design, but they failed. So they finally decide add more money on budget. Now the budget stands 95 billion NT dollars which I think it is not still enough for original design because they still eliminate some design details in new proposal.


You are correct about increasing the budget as Heathrow's Terminal 5 gross floor Area is 465,000 m² and cost £4.3 billion. The project started in 1988 and the construction took place in September 2002 and finished in 2008.



However, Madrid Barajas Airport's Terminal 4 gross floor is 1,158,000 m² and cost € 1,238,000,000 to build. The project started in 1997. It began the construction in 2000 and finished in 2005.

These Terminals views above and also the Taoyuan Terminal 3 are designed by Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners. As you can see, they took 5-6 years to construct.



I have visit the Taoyuan Airport website recently and as I was scrolling down on the page, I have saw the image of the Terminal 3, which looks slightly different to the previous design proposal as it has got a flatter roof but kept the wave design. I am guessing that they have accidentally leaked the new design proposal that they have secretly kept to themselves from the public’s eye. Anyway, I am just wondering whether you feel skylight should be included for Taiwan's new terminal?

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i heard that those thousands of skylight tube fixtures that move up and down would only cost 5% of the entire construction cost, and considering it is such an essential element to this project, i think removing it would be a shame. The skylight windows that were originally on top of the roof are for sure gone now, but I think that their removal wont make such a big impact to the overall architecture and style.

Tbh the new updated terminal 3 photos don't look like a big downgrade at all from the original design. I see key design elements still retained. But man those blue pillars and orange skybridges are such a joke, i hope they are only colored like that for illustration purposes or to emphasize them. i hope they can just stick with modern design. thanks for posting this!!

Btw I just found this pdf detailing the new multifunction building designs, and also i was looking at the skylight tube fixtures, i believe they don't move up and down anymore and are just permanent fixtures, but I may be wrong because i just skimmed through the pictures. it also discusses the satellite terminal connections and other construction works related, here it is https://www.google.com.sg/url?sa=t&r...O8_bYaQFcThXsB

By no means is this a super new pdf with updated plans but just in case someone was curious

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i heard that those thousands of skylight tube fixtures that move up and down would only cost 5% of the entire construction cost, and considering it is such an essential element to this project, i think removing it would be a shame. The skylight windows that were originally on top of the roof are for sure gone now, but I think that their removal won’t make such a big impact to the overall architecture and style.
My personal opinion is that it is a shame that they have entirely removed the skylight as many newly built or proposed terminals have windows on the roof that provides natural lighting. Also, I am not a fan of wave shaped triangular trusses on the roof as it looks to me like a naked structure and provides a mundane aesthetic like a football stadium. In terms of the aluminium tubes, I hope they moved in the "up and down" motion as no other airports have ever placed the large installation of kinetic structure at the same scale as the new Taoyuan terminal three. Singapore's Changi Terminal 1 have the "Kinetic Rain"sculpture installed onto a ceiling.

Anyway, I will provide a mood board of some airports skylight design:



Ravenscroft.T.2019. Zaha Hadid Architects' giant starfish-shaped airport opens in Beijing. [Online]. [Accessed in 23rd July 2020]. Available from: https://www.dezeen.com/2019/09/26/za...ional-airport/

This is the newly built Beijing Daxing International Airport located in Hebei province. The construction cost of the 700,000 square metre terminal is CNY120bn ($17bn approximately), while the projects in its periphery attracted investments of CNY330bn ($46.2bn approximately). The construction started in December 26, 2014 and finished in June 30, 2019.




"Shenzhen Bao’an International Airport, Terminal 3" by the Italian Architects, Massimiliano and Doriana Fuksas. The terminal is 500,000 square metre. Cost €734,000,000 to construct. “The concept of the plan for Terminal 3 of Shenzen Bao’an international airport evokes the image of a manta ray, a fish that breathes and changes its own shape, undergoes variations, turns into a bird to celebrate the emotion and fantasy of a flight.” The terminal’s internal and external double “skin” honeycomb motif that enfolds up the structure, allows natural lights to go through. Open in November 28th, 2013. Shenzhen are going to undertake the expansion plan on its airport that cost US$1.39 billion and the third runway, this will be completed in 2030, which will handle 80 million passengers annually.




Foster + Partner.c2020. New International Airport Mexico City. [Online]. [Accessed in 23rd July 2020]. Available from: https://www.fosterandpartners.com/me...920&quality=85 & https://www.fosterandpartners.com/me...920&quality=85

“New International Airport Mexico City” by Foster + Partners and in collaboration with FR-EE and NACO. The terminal is 743,000m², cost $13 billion to contract and it will be located in Texcoco. I believe the construction have been scrapped by the new Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador due to the cost and the environmental impact.

They have decided to build a new Mexico's Santa Lucía airport, which cost about $3.9 billion dollars. The Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (Mexico) have approved the construction of a terminal at the new airport site on July 17, 2019. Furthermore, the construction officially started on October 17, 2019.


Istanbul Airport by “Grimshaw”, Nordic Office of Architecture and Haptic Architects. It is 1,000,000 square metre and completed in 2018 and served up to 90 million passengers annually. “The design draws on the architectural character of Istanbul – a city rich with colour, pattern and history since its Byzantine origins – and includes vaulted ceilings pierced with skylights that draw in diffuse daylight and create an open, lofty volume with clear lines of sight. Focused beams of sunlight illuminate key areas in the terminal, such as check-in, security, customs and retail areas.” The four phases are to be completed by 2025, with a total cost of about $12 billion.




The Incheon terminal 2, designed by Gensler and in collaboration with Heerim Architect. The design of the terminal is inspired by a mythical ‘phoenix,’ which symbolises “authority, longevity, strength and balance.” Hugh Dutton Associés “contributed a delicate skeleton of skylight structures whose flowing geometry, an expression of the wings of the mythical bird, visually guides the passenger flows. The funicular gridshell structures, carefully optimised by weight and volume, are visible through the light-filtering ceiling canopy.” Currently, the terminal has a gross floor area of 384,335m2 and will increased to 663,000m² in the 4th expansion phase to be completed by 2025. The total cost of the 4th phase is $4.15 billion.



As mentioned above Spain Barajas Terminal 4 is designed Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners and Antonio Lamela. This Terminal includes “a wave-shaped roof, supported on central ‘trees’ and punctuated by rooflights that provide carefully controlled natural light throughout the upper (departures) level of the terminal.”

In conclusion, Skylight is essential for modern, newly built airports or terminals around the world. My brief findings have outlined that some airport’s skylight uses symbolism for example, the Istanbul Airport is inspired from Byzantine origins and Incheon terminal 2, which has a geometric shape, from the wing of the phoenix. The most import aspect of skylight is that they penetrate natural light through the ceiling and onto the departure floor of the terminal; this gives a clear sight of the atmosphere, the surrounding and the spaces. As well as, reducing the dependency on artificial lights. I hope that Taoyuan International Airport Corporation follow this trend to become one of the world's best aviation hub.

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The photos of the airports are stunning, but I wonder if it's not a case of form over function. Taipei doesn't need a signature airport to "put it on the map". Fancy buildings with complicated lighting schemes by star architects aren't really required. IMHO, the priority should be economics and software; creating a clean, courteous, and efficient space that moves people from door to gate as cheaply as possible. Savings can be redirected to other worthy government projects - improved TRA, healthcare, education, etc.

So, you can put me down as being supportive of a simplified design.
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Source: https://www.taipeitimes.com/News/tai.../27/2003747693

Tender extension for Terminal 3 ‘not construction delay’

By Shelley Shan / Staff reporter
Fri, Nov 27, 2020

Taoyuan International Airport Corp’s (TIAC) decision to extend the public tendering deadline for Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport’s Terminal 3 project by 45 days would not cause further construction delays, Minister of Transportation and Communications Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) said yesterday.

The deadline for the second phase of the bidding was previously set for Thursday next week, but as of Nov. 5, two interested bidders had submitted 1,582 requests for clarification of the contract terms, construction plans and bidding procedures, TIAC said on Wednesday.

“To ensure that the procurement contract is handled fairly and reasonably, we find it necessary to give interested bidders adequate time to review changes to the contract, the construction plans and other bidding documents,” TIAC said. “Given this, we’ve decided to extend the deadline until 10am on Jan. 18.”

On Aug. 21, TIAC chose two qualified bidders in the first phase, it said, adding that one bidder has brought a 42-member team of specialists to Taiwan to prepare for the second phase, while the other bidder brought a 28-member team.

Each team has been delayed by visa application procedures and the quarantine requirement in their review of the project documents, it added.

Lin was asked by reporters on the sidelines of the Legislative Yuan’s Transportation Committee whether the extension would further delay construction, given that a lack of bidders already prompted the ministry to postpone the project’s completion until 2026.

“No, I don’t think so,” Lin said. “The two teams have many questions, for which both the Civil Aeronautics Administration and TIAC will need to prepare and provide translation. They will need about 45 days to finish all of the necessary work.”

One bidder is South Korea’s Samsung C&T Corp and Taiwan’s RSEA Engineering Corp, while the other bidder is the Taiwan branch of the Tokyo-based Taisei Corp and Taiwan’s Continental Engineering Co.
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[align=left][color=var(--dark-grey)]桃機第三航廈土建工程第二階段規格標,本月18日才通過審查,由韓商三星與榮工工程共同投標,將在本月28日舉辦評選委員會,評選出優勝廠商,但在審查過程卻出現重大瑕疵,一名評選委員名字出現在投標文件中,桃機正在與工程會討論,最嚴重不排除廢標。[/align]
[align=left][color=var(--dark-grey)]桃園機場第三航廈一波三折,三航廈2017年5月開工,滑行道和機坪都已施工,唯獨最重要的主體工程,因為建設難度高,經費又低,一再流標,過去三次招標都無任何廠商投標。2017年兩度流標,前年6月第三度流標,去年5月第四度招標,8月開資格標,終於有兩組通過審查。[/align]
[align=left]通過的兩組分別是韓國三星Samsung C&T Corporation與榮工工程股份有限公司,以及日商華大成營造工程股份有限公司台灣分公司與大陸工程股份有限公司共同投標。[/align]
[align=left]歷經五個月,桃機本月18日宣布通過第二階段規格標,由三星與榮工共同投標,將於28日舉行評選委員會評定出最優勝廠商。[/align]
[align=left]不過,桃園機場公司在審閱文件時,發現三星與榮工文件中,出現評選委員名字。該名評選委員在去年七月時,也曾參加相關會議,討論招標文件內容、配分、評選項目,後來才有韓商、日商參與資格標。由於投標廠商不得與評委有關係,此案恐難再走下去。[/align]
[align=left]對此,桃機表示,此案目前仍在招標過程中,目前正在依照既有程序及相關採購法處理中,稍後將發新聞稿說明。另有知情人士指出,全案恐怕將「前功盡棄」,若廢標將重新招標,雖然仍可加速辦理,但也對承辦人員是很大的打擊。[/align]
[align=left]桃園國際機場公司晚間發布新聞稿表示,第三航廈土建工程招標,第二階段規格標於110年1月18日上午10點截止投標,Samsung C&T Corporation/榮工工程股份有限公司共同投標,參與第二階段規格標。經當日下午2點規格標開標,Samsung C&T Corporation/榮工工程股份有限公司共同投標廠商通過審查。[/align]
[align=left]桃機表示,經本案工作小組於進行審查時,發現該共同投標團隊之服務建議書內容,將本工程最有利標之評選委員列入其工作成員名單中,違反「採購評選委員會審議規則」第14-1條規定,桃機將依採購法規定,不予決標該共同投標廠商。後續將依採購法相關規定,儘速檢討辦理方式。持續推動本工程。[/align]

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I cannot believe this happen to final stage of bidding, the bid is paused and is canceled due to stakeholders of bidder appear in member list of committee.
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Source:https://www.taipeitimes.com/News/tai.../27/2003751298

Airport operator to open new tender for Terminal 3

By Shelley Shan / Staff reporter
Wed, Jan 27, 2021 page3

Taoyuan International Airport Corp (TIAC) yesterday said that it would soon open a new public tender for the Terminal 3 construction project after discovering a major conflict of interest involving a bidder.

The airport operator on Monday last week announced that a construction team formed by Samsung C & T and RSEA Engineering Corp had passed a second review, and that it would finalize the tender tomorrow by awarding the contract to the team.

However, when examining the team’s tender documents for the last time, the company found that one of the members of its review committee also served as a consultant for the construction team in contravention of the Government Procurement Act (政府採購法), it said.

Following a consultation with the Public Constructions Commission, the company on Friday last week decided to invalidate the tender and said that it would soon open a new round of public tender for the project after completing administrative procedures.

Many are concerned that the much-anticipated project — which went through multiple rounds of public tenders — could be further delayed due to the latest incident.

TIAC acting chairman Lin Kuo-hsien (林國顯) yesterday said the company could restart the tender quickly, as the object, budget and time frame for the project remain the same.

“As review committee members know the items to be evaluated and percentage points assigned to them, we might have to redesign our evaluation system,” Lin said, adding that the company might replace the committee members.

The Samsung-RSEA team can still participate in the new public tender, despite contravening the act, but this means the efforts it had put in the previous round had been in vain, Lin said.

The incident would not stop TIAC from continuing with the project, Lin said, adding that it would delay the construction of the terminal by only two to three months.

Based on the timeline laid out by TIAC, the company is to start using the north satellite concourse in 2024 and the main terminal in 2025. The south satellite concourse is to be completed by 2026.

About 7.43 million passengers accessed Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport last year, down from 48.69 million in 2019, Civil Aeronautics Administration data showed.

The dramatic decline in the number of air passengers caused the company to post a loss of NT$1.9 billion (US$66.88 million) last year.

According to government regulations, employees of state-owned companies cannot receive year-end bonuses if the company fails to generate a profit.

“TIAC’s financial losses were caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, over which it has no control. However, the company’s employees have contributed a great deal in containing the outbreak. We would bring up this matter in our meetings with Executive Yuan officials,” Minister of Transportation and Communications Lin Chia-lung (林佳龍) said.
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