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MegaProject 1352: Registrations of Interest sought for multi-billion dollar road PPP in Australia

MegaProject 1352: Registrations of Interest sought for multi-billion dollar road PPP in Australia

🕔Oct 19, 2018

The North East Link Authority (NELA) has announced that it is inviting registrations of interest (ROI) from the market for the primary package for the North East Link, a proposed new freeway in north-east Melbourne, the state capital of Victoria, south-east Australia. The business case estimates the project to cost around AUD16 billion (US$11.4 billion).

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MegaProject 1351: Largest PPP project awarded in the Netherlands achieves financial close

MegaProject 1351: Largest PPP project awarded in the Netherlands achieves financial close

🕔Oct 18, 2018

The sponsors of the EUR1 billion (US$1.15 billion) Blankenburg Connection PPP project have announced that the project has reached financial close. The project involves the design, construction, financing and maintenance of new road links between Rotterdam and its port, and is the largest PPP project awarded in the Netherlands to date.

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MegaProject 1350: Strategic partner sought for fourth largest airport in Indonesia

MegaProject 1350: Strategic partner sought for fourth largest airport in Indonesia

🕔Oct 17, 2018

PT Angkasa Pura II (Persero), a state-owned enterprise responsible for the management of airports in western Indonesia, has launched a selection process for a strategic partner to co-manage and co-invest in Kualanamu International Airport (KNO), located in Deli Serdang, North Sumatra.

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MegaProject 1349: US transport authority initiates termination of multi-billion rail P3

MegaProject 1349: US transport authority initiates termination of multi-billion rail P3

🕔Oct 16, 2018

Regional Transportation District (RTD), a public transport authority operating in eight counties in Colorado, a state in the western USA, has sent a Notice of Concessionaire Termination to Denver Transit Partners (DTP), a consortium contracted in 2010 to design, construct, finance, operate and maintain a 58km commuter rail network in Denver, the state capital.

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MegaProject 1348: Plenary completes US$460 million refinancing of road PPP in Australia

MegaProject 1348: Plenary completes US$460 million refinancing of road PPP in Australia

🕔Oct 11, 2018

Plenary Group has announced that it has completed a AUD646 million (US$458.5 million) refinancing of the Peninsula Link, a 27km toll-free road between Carrum Downs and Mount Martha in the south-east of Melbourne, Australia.

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MegaProject 1347: Tender for US$1 billion road PPP launched in Ecuador

MegaProject 1347: Tender for US$1 billion road PPP launched in Ecuador

🕔Oct 10, 2018

The Government of Ecuador's Ministry of Transport and Public Works has launched a tender for the design, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of the Guayaquil Southern Viaduct. The total estimated investment of the project is US$1.14 billion.

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MegaProject 1345: Kenya shortlists three bidders for US$200 million bridge PPP

MegaProject 1345: Kenya shortlists three bidders for US$200 million bridge PPP

🕔Oct 8, 2018

Kenya's Urban Roads Authority (KURA) has announced that it has shortlisted three firms/consortia to develop the 2nd Nyali Bridge under a public-private partnership (PPP). The estimated capital cost of the project is US$200 million.

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MegaProject 1344: Private parties invited to register interest in US$1 billion rail project in Australia

MegaProject 1344: Private parties invited to register interest in US$1 billion rail project in Australia

🕔Oct 4, 2018

The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) has opened a Registration of Interest (ROI) process for the Inland Rail PPP project. This involves the design, construction, financing and maintenance of a 130km railway between Gowrie and Kagaru, in the northeastern state of Queensland.

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MegaProject 1343: GMR wins tender to upgrade and operate Nagpur Airport in India

MegaProject 1343: GMR wins tender to upgrade and operate Nagpur Airport in India

🕔Oct 3, 2018

GMR Airports Limited, a subsidiary of GMR Infrastructure Ltd., has announced that it has emerged as the highest bidder for the development, operations and management of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport, located in Nagpur, Maharashtra, central India.

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MegaProject 1342: Indonesia to tender US$200 million airport PPP this month

MegaProject 1342: Indonesia to tender US$200 million airport PPP this month

🕔Oct 2, 2018

The Airport Director of Indonesia's Ministry of Transportation has publicly stated that the Ministry intends to launch a tender for the expansion and operation of Komodo Airport, located in Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara province, this month. The project is thought to require a total investment of IDR3 trillion (~US$200 million).

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IRB Infrastructure Developers achieves financial close of US$300 million road project in Tamil Nadu

IRB Infrastructure Developers achieves financial close of US$300 million road project in Tamil Nadu

🕔Oct 2, 2018

IRB Infrastructure Developers has announced that its subsidiary IRB PS Highway Private Limited has achieved financial close of the four laning of a 56.8km section of National Highway (NH) 45A (new NH 32) in India, which runs between Poondiankuppam and Sattanathapuram in the state of Tamil Nadu.

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MegaProject 1341: US$3 billion Canada-USA bridge PPP reaches financial close

MegaProject 1341: US$3 billion Canada-USA bridge PPP reaches financial close

🕔Oct 1, 2018

Bridging North America (BNA), a consortium comprised of Fluor, Aecon and ACS Group, through its affiliates ACS Infrastructure (Iridium) and Dragados, has closed financing for the Gordie Howe International Bridge project, valued at over CAD3.8 billion (US$2.94 billion).

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MegaProject 1337: Greek government issues Letter of Award for US$600 million airport PPP

MegaProject 1337: Greek government issues Letter of Award for US$600 million airport PPP

🕔Sep 24, 2018

GMR Group has announced that the Government of Greece has issued Letter of Award to a consortium of GMR Airports Limited, a subsidiary of GMR Infrastructure Ltd, and TERNA Group for the development, operations and management of a new international airport of Heraklion at Crete.

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MegaProject 1336: Bahrain and Saudi Arabia to tender US$3.5 billion causeway PPP next year

MegaProject 1336: Bahrain and Saudi Arabia to tender US$3.5 billion causeway PPP next year

🕔Sep 20, 2018

Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Bahrain has stated publicly that the tender for the King Hamad Causeway, a 25km road and rail bridge that will cross the Gulf of Bahrain, will be launched in six months. The estimated construction cost is between US$3 and 4 billion.

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Gulftainer signs US$600 million port concession in Delaware, USA

Gulftainer signs US$600 million port concession in Delaware, USA

🕔Sep 20, 2018

Gulftainer, the world’s largest privately-owned independent port operator and logistics company based in the UAE, has finalised a 50-year concession with the State of Delaware in the USA to operate and develop the Port of Wilmington.

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MegaProject 1335: French authorities confirm US$1 billion road concession

MegaProject 1335: French authorities confirm US$1 billion road concession

🕔Sep 19, 2018

The President of Normandy, a region in the north-west of France, has alleged that the national government's Minister of Transport has confirmed that a contested bypass planned to the east of Rouen, capital of the region, will be developed through a concession.

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MegaProject 1334: IFM Investors-led consortium proposes AUD15 billion rail project in Melbourne

MegaProject 1334: IFM Investors-led consortium proposes AUD15 billion rail project in Melbourne

🕔Sep 18, 2018

A consortium of private investors has announced a detailed plan to develop a rail link between Melbourne Airport and the city's Central Business District (CBD), with a total investment of AUD15 billion (US$10.76 billion).

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MegaProject 1333: Athens airport concessionaire offers US$1.6 billion for 20-year extension

MegaProject 1333: Athens airport concessionaire offers US$1.6 billion for 20-year extension

🕔Sep 17, 2018

The Board of Directors of the Hellenic Republic Asset Development Fund (HRADF) has approved a new offer for the 20-year extension of the concession agreement of Athens International Airport. The offer was submitted by Athens International Airport SA (AIA) and provides for a total price of EUR1.3826 billion (US$1.6 billion), including VAT.

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Japanese government selects three bidders for second round of Hokkaido airports tender

Japanese government selects three bidders for second round of Hokkaido airports tender

🕔Sep 17, 2018

Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLITT) has selected three bidders to proceed to the second round of the tender to operate seven airports on Hokkaido island under a 30-year concession contract.

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Philippine conglomerates' proposal for Manila airport granted Original Proponent Status

Philippine conglomerates' proposal for Manila airport granted Original Proponent Status

🕔Sep 14, 2018

The Aboitiz Group has announced that the government of the Philippines' Department of Transportation (DOTr) and the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) have granted the “NAIA Consortium” Original Proponent Status (OPS) for its proposal to rehabilitate, upgrade, expand, operate, and maintain the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) for 15 years.

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