MoESD – Anaklia Deep Water Sea Port – Georgia - Project Profile
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The Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia (MoESD) plans to build a deep sea port in Georgia.
The project involves the construction of a deep seaport on 400ha of land. It includes the construction of quays, berths, cargo handling systems, warehouses, loading and unloading facilities and other related infrastructure facilities, and the installation of security systems.
The project will be developed in nine phases. The first phase, valued at US$600 million, will have two container terminals that will be able to receive and transport 700,000-800,000 TEUs. It includes the construction of various marine and landside infrastructure facilities on 110ha of land.
The marine infrastructure facilities include the construction of a breakwater, a quay wall, an approach channel, turning basin and berthing pocket, a service vessel berth, Aids to navigation (AtN) system.
The landside infrastructure facilities include the construction of a container yard, a truck gate, an intermodal rail yard, a port services building, Utilities including power supply, communications sytem, water supplies and drainage systems.
In July 2014, the government of Georgia issued expressions of interest (EOI) for the project on design, build, finance, operate and maintenance (DBFOM) basis with a submission deadline of October 1, 2014. Later, the submission deadline was extended to October 15, 2014.
On October 20, 2014, the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia revealed that bids are submitted by 12 companies from different countries, such as Belgium, China, Cyprus, India, Israel, Singapore, the UK, the US, etc.
In December 2014, seven out of 12 companies have moved to the second stage of the bidding process.
The companies that were moved to the second stage shall submit a port development concept and funding proposals for which they will be given the term of four months, and the technical and financial side will be assessed by a German company hired by the Georgian Government.
In May 2015, two out of seven companies were given an opportunity to submit final proposals. Later, two final bidders were asked to submit their final proposals by December 14, 2015.
In February 2016, Anaklia Development Consortium (ADC), a joint venture of TBC Holding and Conti Group was awarded the DBFOM contract.
BLC Law Offices has been appointed as legal advisor, Maritime & Transport Business Solutions as a business advisor in the transaction of selecting Container Terminal Operator, Moffatt & Nichol as the engineering consultant.
Royal HaskoningDHV, Bluedot Associates, Ecoline International Ltd have been appointed to prepare the Environmental And Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) report.
On October 3, 2016, ADC signed an investment agreement with the Government of Georgia. The Government will invest US$100 million in the construction and development of railway and transportation links connecting the port to the region.
On October 7, 2016, ADC signed a contract with Van Oord to undertake the marine engineering works including building breakwater, dredging, and the construction of quay wall.
In January 2017, SSA Marine started negotiations with ADC for the operation of the Deep Sea Port.
As of March 2017, ADC has released the ESIA scoping report for public comment until May 15, 2017.
SSA Marine, Inc. has been appointed as Terminal contractor.
As of June 2017, Feasibility study activities are completed.
MoESD is in the process of preparing EIA report.
The construction works on the first phase are expected to commence in the fourth quarter of 2017 with completion slated in 2021.
The project involves the construction of a port facility on 400ha of land on Black Sea, Anklia, Georgia.
The US$2,500 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of quays
2. Construction of berths
3. Construction of cargo handling systems
4. Construction of warehouses
5. Construction of loading and unloading facilities
6. Construction of access roads
7. Construction of marine and landside infrastructure facilities under the first phase
8. Laying of rail lines
9. Installation of security systemsReasons To Buy