The Rwanda Ministry of Trade and Industry (MINICOM) has issued a request for qualification (RFQ) to develop the Kigali Logistics Platform (KLP) PPP project.
The KLP will facilitate efficient cargo handling and distribution within Rwanda, improve services and address logistics costs for users. The new facility will be located at Masaka near Kigali.
The project involves, among others, the development of storage facilities for cargo, parking facilities, repair and maintenance facilities. It also involves the provision of several services which are, among others, handling of cargo, bonded and non-bonded storage, and value added services.
The KLP is one of the several projects that have been discussed or initiated in Rwanda in the surface transport/logistics sector in support of trade development.
The project will be developed on a design, build, finance, operation and maintenance basis.
The total project investment is estimated at US$35 million.
Interested parties must submit their qualification documents on or before 17 October 2014.
In mid August we reported that MINICOM appointed Deloitte as the lead transaction advisor assisting the Government in the project. The transaction advisory services are being funded by TradeMark East Africa.
See tender notice (RFQ):