The winning consortium will be selected by February 2009 and will form a 30-year public-private partnership (PPP) with the Jordanian government to design, build, finance and operate the New Port of Aqaba.
The new facility, built in the city’s southern industrial zone, will incorporate a general cargo and roll-on, roll-off terminal, a grain terminal and a ferry terminal.
Nine groups originally submitted financial and technical qualifications for the project. The four consortiums which were prequalified are:
KGL Investment (Kuwait)
Gulf Stevadoring & Contracting Company (Saudi Arabia)
Instrata Capita (Bahrain)
Arcadis Nederland (Netherlands)
Materials Handling Consultants (Netherlands)
Kuwait & Gulf Link Transport Company (Kuwait)
MNO Vervat (The Netherlands)
Drewery Shipping Consultants (UK)
Marco Stevadoring (The Netherlands)
Ayla New Port:
Bouygues Travaux Publics (France)
Louis Dreyfus Armateurs SAS (France)
Consolidated Consultants Engineering & Environmental (Jordan)
Ove Arup & Partners International (UK)
Aqaba Port Investment Company:
Saudi Oger Ltd (Saudi Arabia)
Mubadala Infrastructure Partners (UAE)
Abu Dhabi Investment Company (UAE)
Noor Jordan Kuwait Financial Investments (Kuwait)
Joannou & Paraskevaides Overseas Ltd (UK)
J&P Avax SA /Athena SA (Greece)
Louis Berger (US)
Abu Dhabi Terminals (UAE)
J&P International (UK)
United Development Company (Qatar)
Antwerp Port Consulting (Belgium)
Ackermans and Van Haaren (Belgium)
Compagnie D’Enterprise CFE SA (Belgium)
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