MIC/SIMTA – Moorebank Intermodal Terminal – New South Wales - Project Profile
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Moorebank Intermodal Co. Ltd (MIC), a company established by the Australian Government, and Sydney Intermodal Terminal Alliance (SIMTA), is planning to construct an intermodal terminal in New South Wales, Australia.
The project involves the construction of an import/export terminal (IMEX) to handle 250,000 IMEX containers a year and will later increase up to 1.05 million IMEX containers. It will be developed in three stages.
The first stage includes the construction of the intermodal terminal facility and rail link to the Southern Sydney Freight Line (SSFL), the second stage includes the construction of warehouse and distribution facilities, and the third stage includes the extension of the intermodal terminal and completion of warehouse and distribution facilities.
The first stage will provide an initial capacity of 250,000 Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit (TEU), that is 125,000TEU from Port Botany to the facility and 125,000TEU returning to the Port, the second stage will increase the capacity to 750,000TEU while the final stage to increase the capacity to 1 million TEU.
It also includes the construction of rail sidings, 90,000m2 of container hardstand, 850,000m2 of warehousing, and ancillary offices and an 8,000m2 freight village comprising support services such as convenience retail, meeting rooms, and conference facilities.
Moorebank Project Office (MPO) has been established by Department of Finance and Deregulation, Australia to conduct the study.
KPMG International and Parsons Brinckerhoff have been appointed as feasibility study consultants, Corrs Chambers Westgarth as legal advisor, Greenhill & Co. Inc (formerly Greenhill Caliburn Pty Ltd) as a financial advisor, Navin Officer Heritage Consultants Pty Ltd as an archaeological consultant, Hyder Consulting (UK) Ltd and SLR Consulting Ltd as an environmental consultant.
The project is being developed through public-private partnership (PPP) model.
In December 2013, MIC invited expressions of interest (EOI) for the appointment of design, build and operate (DBO) contractor.
On June 4, 2015, federal government approves MIC and SIMTA agreement to develop and operate Moorebank Intermodal Terminal.
In July 2015, the public exhibition period for stage 1 development application was closed.
MIC and SIMTA have submitted a planning application to NSW Department of Planning and Environment (DP&E). DP&E has referred the application to the NSW Planning Assessment Commission (PAC) to make the final decision on a staged approach for the construction of an intermodal terminal at Moorebank.
In June 2016, PAC has recommended approval of the project. However, the PAC is still considering the application for Stage 1.
CPB Contractors and Laing O'Rourke has been appointed DBO contractor.
In November 2016, the early works approved under the MPW Concept Plan are focusing on the preparation of the site.
In April 2017, construction works commenced.
Construction activities are underway.
The project involves the construction of an intermodal terminal to handle 250,000 IMEX containers a year in Moorebank, New South Wales, Australia.
The US$1,516 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of an intermodal terminal facility
2. Construction of a rail link to the Southern Sydney Freight Line
3. Construction of distribution facilities
4. Construction of rail sidings
5. Construction of 90,000m2 of container hardstand
6. Construction of 850,000m2 of warehouses with ancillary offices
7. Construction of 8,000m2 freight village with support services
8. Development of substantial biodiversity offsetsReasons To Buy