The Ministry of Transport of the government of Jordan is reportedly planning to contract Chinese company Touchstone to deliver a US$4.23 billion rail project through a build-operate-transfer (BOT) or build-own-operate-transfer (BOOT) agreement.
Infrastructure/PPP news in Jordan
Groupe ADP has signed a contract to take exclusive control of Airport International Group (AIG), operator of Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan. The co-shareholders will be Meridiam, ASMA Capital Partners B.S.C., acting in its capacity as investment manager for IDB Infrastructure Fund II, and Edgo.
Groupe ADP, in consortium with Meridiam and ASMA Capital Partners B.S.C. have entered into exclusive negotiations to acquire Airport International Group (AIG), concessionaire of Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan, subject to Government of Jordan and project lenders consents.
The government of Jordan has launched a request for expression of interest (RFEOI) to develop a waste-to-energy (WtE) plant in the vicinity of the Al Ekaider landfill.
Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of Jordan (MEMR) has issued a Request for Expression of Interest (RFEOI) seeking interested developers to carry out a waste-to-energy project in Irbid Governorate on build, own, operate and transfer basis.
Jordanian government has announced it is set to award the contract for the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project (Red-Dead).
The first projects of a new fund supported by the European Investment Bank (EIB) – the Catalyst MENA Clean Energy Fund (Catalyst) – are now taking off.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is working with the Water Authority of Jordan (WAJ) on the Third Phase of the As-Samra Wastewater Treatment Plant (WWTP).
The final date to purchase the pre-qualification document for the Red-Dead water PPP project has been delayed from January 30 to March 30, 2016.
The prequalification tender has already been issued. This announcement comes after Israel and Jordan signed, on 26 February this year, a bilateral agreement to carry out the project.
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has launched a tender process to hire consultants for the Amman street lighting PPP project (Phase 1) in Jordan.
The Government of Jordan (GoJ), through the Ministry of Transport (the MoT), has launched a request for expression of interest (RFEOI) to hire consultants for the preparation of a PPP project involving three airports, North Shouneh Airport, Amman Civil Airport and King Hussein.
The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM), Jordania, has launched a request for proposals (RFP) for a Municipal Solid Waste-to-Energy facility PPP project.
Kamel Mahadin, the chief commissioner of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA), is the head of a new private-public-partnership (PPP) committee tasked with enhancing the city's investment climate.
IFC, member of the World Bank Group, has finalized a US$ 221 million debt package to support the development of a wind farm in Jordan, part of an effort boost the country's supply of renewable energy.
The Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance arm of the World Bank Group, has announced it is insuring both the existing wastewater treatment plant and the expansion of the plant at AS-Samra.
There is still a lot of interest from private players to invest in infrastructure in the Middle East. This interest is visible in the wide range of job opportunities existing in the market. InfraPPP Middle East has found for you many of them.
According to Railways gazette, there is a big PPP project (divided in three stages) to to be tendered in Jordan:
Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) is a joint venture between Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC) which is the Jordanian Government's central development vehicle for the Aqaba Special Economic Zone (ASEZ) and APM Terminals " one of the world's leading container terminal operators.
Egypt is not the only country trying to develop a PPP framework in the Middle East, Jordan is also designing a new suitable landscape for private investment in infrastructure.