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Sunday, 26 August 2018

Transport Ministry to launch tender for USD 100 mn Six October dry port next month

The Finance Ministry is planning to launch a tender for the construction of the USD 100 mn Six October dry port project next month, according to a ministry statement. The contract for the project, which will be developed under a PPP framework, is expected to be signed by 4Q2018. The Transport Ministry announced in June the list of qualifying consortias, which include Elsewedy Group, Germany’s Schenker, and Cairo 3A. A Groupe PSA-Hassan Allam Construction-Concorde Engineering and Contracting consortium is also bidding on the project, as is a consortium made up of the Holding Company for Maritime and Land Transport, the Suez Canal Economic Zone, and DP World.

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