The Department of Agriculture of Morocco has launched the Request for Expression of Interest for a project to desalinate seawater with a view to creating an irrigation perimeter for this region.
Infrastructure/PPP news in Morocco
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 Government of Morocco has sold a 40 per cent stake in Marsa Maroc, the state-owned port operator, reaching a transaction value of MAD1.94 billion (US$197 million).
The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport of Morocco has recently announced the upcoming development of seven new highways through the public-private partnership (PPP) model.
APM Terminals has been awarded as the operator of a new container transshipment terminal at the Tangier Med 2 port complex, in Morroco.
Africa50, a landmark investment vehicle, focused exclusively on Africa's infrastructure development opportunities, is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
The Moroccan Government, through the Ministry for Infrastructure, Transport and Logistics, will launch the country's first PPP projects in the transportation sector in 2016.
Mott MacDonald has been appointed lender's technical advisor by the SEDA special purpose vehicle for the development of a desalination plant in the Moroccan city Agadir.
The government of Morocco has announced plans for the development of a second international airport through the public-private partnership (PPP) model in Marrakech.
BMCE Bank has acted as the sole lender supporting a consortium composed of Abengoa Water and InfraMaroc on the financing of a desalination plant in the Moroccan city Agadir.
Spain's Abengoa has been chosen by the Moroccan National Electricity and Drinking Water Office (ONEE) to construct a new desalination plant in Agadir, Morocco. The project will draw on Abengoa's technological capabilities, based on a desalination method using a water ultrafiltration pre-treatment that will optimize the advanced reverse osmosis process. It will be Morocco's largest capacity desalination plant.
According to a joint statement released on April 25th, the investment fund Argan Infrastructure Fund (ARIF) has acquired a 25 % stake in the company UPC North Africa Renewables, which is developing the 120 MW Khalladi wind project near Tangier (northern Morocco).
The pan-African Argan Infrastructure Fund (ARIF) has acquired a 20 % stake Mass Cereals Al Maghreb, a subsidiary of the Moroccan group Holmarcom.