Egypt launches port PPP

The Government of Egypt has issued an invitation for pre-qualification for a port PPP.

The Ministry of Transport, in cooperation with the General Authority for Land and Dry Ports (GALDP), is looking for private partners to design, build and finance the 6th October Dry Port PPP.

Partners will also operate and maintain the port for 30 years, before transferring ownership to the GALDP at the end of the concession.

Recently showcased to investors at an event in London, the project is being procured by the authority in cooperation with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and a Mazars-led advisory team.

InfraLinx, IMC Worldwide, Rendel, Menarail, Allen & Overy and Sarie-Eldin & Partners are also advising.

Applications are due on 7 March, with evaluation expected to end by the end of the month. 

Interested parties should contact for clarification and to retrieve pre-qualification documents by 20 January.