Afr-ID Projects

CENTRAL RAIL LINE:

Focus on revitalisation of the Tanzania rail network and the revival of the central corridor through increased private sector involvement and increased rail-port linkages.

Provided support to contracting authorities to package projects into various bankable tranches.

 Assisted with a review of feasibility studies to ensure attractiveness to the private sector (bankability, viability, institutional set-up etc).

 Provided private sector feedback for the solution design which will enable successful implementation of the projects.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

REGIONAL ROLLING STOCK LEASING POOL:

Focus on the establishment of a short-term regional rolling stock leasing pool to increase the amount and movement of rail cargo in the region.

Completed a detailed market demand analysis for Tanzania and Zambia. 

Completed a gap analysis on the shortfall in locomotive supply for Tanzania Rail. 

Actively promoted the rolling stock leasing pool in the region.

Championed project preparation and structured a potential pilot transaction for the leasing pool.

NSC RAIL INFRASTRUCTURE MASTER PLAN:

Focus on the revitalisation of the Tanzania rail network. A study will be conducted to be used as a blueprint to grow the freight volumes hauled on the North-South Corridor (NSC) and to ultimately reduce the cost of transportation in the region.

Facilitated the cooperation and joint planning of 4 national rail operators. 

Procurement of a NSC Rail Planning and Investment study. 

Championed project preparation and facilitated financing of the study. 

Engaged relevant ministries of finance, transport, PPP units, and trade and facilitation agencies to ensure requisite buy-in for project implementation.

DAR ES SALAAM PORT:

Focus on the revitalisation of the Dar es Salaam port in order to increase capacity from 12.1 to 18.0 metric tonne per annum by 2015 and 28.0 metric tonne per annum by 2018.

Provided private sector feedback for various Requests for Proposal (including revitalisation of Berths 1-7, and Berths 13-14) which will enable successful implementation of the projects.

 Assessed local economic development requirements aimed at supporting targeted infrastructure projects, including legal provisions. 

 

Engaged relevant ministries of finance, transport, PPP units, and trade and facilitation agencies to ensure requisite buy-in for project implementation.

MTWARA PORT:

Focus on the development of the Tanzania Mtwara port and EDZ in order to increase capacity from 0.4 to 28.0 metric tonne per annum by 2030.

Assisted with the review of procurement and feasibility studies to ensure attractiveness to the private sector (bankability, viability, institutional set-up etc). 

Provided private sector feedback for the development of Berths 1-4 Request for Proposal which will enable successful implementation of the project. 

Assisted the DBSA in the review of adequacy of a feasibility study for the port. 

Engaged relevant ministries of finance, transport, PPP units, and trade and facilitation agencies to ensure requisite buy-in for project implementation.

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