From Tuesday, February 20th to Monday, February 26th, 2018
ProInversión informed that it is expected to award the project for the modernization of the port of Salaverry in April. Likewise, it is expected to award the project "Massification of Use of Natural Gas in the Southern Regions of Peru" during the first quarter of 2018
Alberto Ñecco, executive director of ProInversión, informed that after the mining project "Michiquillay" was awarded, the next big project that will be awarded by such entity will be "Head and Conduction Works of Drinkable Water for Lima", with an estimated investment of US$ 600 million, for which the state entity has hired the International Finance Corporation, part of the World Bank, as financial advisor. The project is expected to be awarded during 2019.
On the other hand, the public entity reported that it expects to award the project for the modernization of the Port of Salaverry towards the end of April, a process in which the Gilport Group (Turkey) and Tramarsa (Peru) are competing. Likewise, other important port project that is currently in the final stage of technical studies is the San Juan de Marco mineral concentrate terminal, which declaration of interest should be made during the second half of 2018.
Finally, regarding other important projects of the entity's portfolio, the executive director commented that the project "Huancayo – Huancavelica Railroad" is scheduled to be awarded in July of this year, while the project “Massification of the Use of Natural Gas in the Southern Regions of Peru” is expected to be awarded during the first quarter of 2018.