Financial close for the major road PPP in Bangladesh
First Dhaka Elevated Expressway Company, Ltd. (FDEE), a project company owned by China Shandong International Economic & Technical Cooperation Group Ltd (CSI), Sinohydro Cooperation and Italian-Thai Development Public Company Limited (ITD) has reached financial close for the Dhaka Elevated Expressway Public-Private Partnership (PPP) project in the capital of Bangladesh.
New procurement plan approved for $1.7bn road project in Brazil
Brazil's national land transport agency ANTT has approved the proposal for BR-153/080/414/GO/TO road concession connecting the states of Goiás and Tocantins.
$240m loan for monorail project in Brazil
The IDB Group has issued US$ 240 million loan financing for the Skyrail Bahia monorail project in Salvador de Bahia. IDB will provide financing to pay for CAPEX and other project costs during construction (estimated at US$ 842 million) through a US$240 million loan with an up to 20-year door-to-door tenor.
The first regional train concession signed in Colombia
Ministry of Transportation, the Cundinamarca Governorate and the Cundinamarca SAS Regional Railway Company (EFR) in Colombia have signed the first passenger regional train development concession with China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CECC).
The only bid for US$ 1.27 billion bridge project in Brazil
The government of the Brazilian state of Bahia has received a single bid from a consortium of China Communications Construction Company (ACC) and China Railway 20 Bureau Group (CR20) for its Salvador Itaparica bridge project.
Ground-breaking rail agreement signed in Australia
The most significant freight infrastructure project in Australia’s history has taken a major step forward.
USD 509 million road concession awarded in Chile
Official Gazette in Chile published a decree awarding the Route 5 Los Vilos-La Serena + Conurgación section road project in Coquimbo region to Sacyr Concesiones Chile SpA. The road has a total length of 245 km and contemplates the incorporation of tele-toll gates in the inter-city section.
Major Airport development tender in the Philippines
The provincial government of Cavite in the Philippines has opened the submission of bids for the implementation of the Sangley Point International Airport Project through a joint venture (JV) partnership scheme. The international air hub is to be pursued under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Code.
Colombia prepares concession of a lot of 5 airports
The National Infrastructure Agency (ANI) in Colombia has presented the status of the private initiative project to concession a package of 5 airports in the southwest region of Colombia. A project is a single concession for the Alfonso Bonilla Aragón de Palmira airports and Gerardo Tobar López de Buenaventura, along with Benito Salas de Neiva, Perales de Ibagué and El Eden of Armenia. The purpose of this project is to manage, adapt, build, expand, operate and maintain the airport infrastructure that serves these cities.
Major railway concession in Brazil granted
Agência Nacional de Transportes Terrestres (ANTT) in Brazil has signed the Norte-Sul railway concession contract with the consortium of Ruma Logistics on July 30, 2019. The BRL2.72 billion (US$692 million) concession includes railway works from Porto Nacional (TO) to Estrela d'Oeste (SP), spanning 1,537 kilometers as well as the acquisition of rolling stock.