MTRC Contract 810A, West Kowloon Terminus North – Hong Kong

PROJECT PROFILE

Project Background

The West Kowloon Terminus Station North is the largest civil contract awarded for the Hong Kong Section of the Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link. Located in the heart of Kowloon, the terminus will serve as Hong Kong's international gateway to China and will be the world’s largest underground rail terminus.

Permasteelisa Hong Kong Ltd was contracted to carry out the design, supply and installation of the External Wall Systems, Internal Glazing, and Special Furniture for MTRC Contract 810A, under three separate sub-contracts.

Alfasi Constructions (Hong Kong) Ltd was engaged for the supply and installation of the structural steelwork for the Station Entrance Building.

Dextra Pacific Ltd was contracted to supply and deliver rebar couplers and to thread bars for the extensive reinforced in-situ concrete works on the project.

Aspect Asia’s Involvement

Aspect Asia has been extensively involved on the project over a number of years with its various clients. The services performed by Aspect Asia include:

  • Provision of contractual and commercial advice;
  • Contract management support;
  • Contract administration;
  • Preparing contractual correspondence;
  • Preparation of fully particularised claim submissions for:
    • Extensions of time for delays;
    • Prolongation costs;
    • Disruption costs;
    • Cost escalation;
    • Head Office Overheads and Profit;
    • Temporary works;
    • Re-rating of measured works.
  • Advice and assistance with negotiating and agreeing Supplemental Agreements.

Summary

Aspect Asia’s ongoing involvement in the project has enabled its clients to pursue contractual entitlements and submit robust claim submissions which, coupled with advice on negotiation strategies, has facilitated satisfactory resolution of numerous contentious issues.
Aspect Asia remains active in providing its clients with pro-active commercial and contractual support across a variety of contentious and non-contentious issues.

Project Information

Client Permasteelisa Hong Kong Ltd ; Alfasi Constructions (Hong Kong) Ltd.; Dextra Pacific Ltd.;
Location Hong Kong
Services Provision of Contractual and Commercial Support; Preparation of Claims for Extensions of Time and Additional Payment; Long-Term Contract Management, Contract Administration and Planning Secondments;
Tag Civil Engineering; Infrastructure; Transportation;

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