From Tuesday, July 04th to Monday, July 10th, 2017
ProInversión announced that in September it will award the projects "500 kv Line Mantaro-Nueva Yanango-Carapongo and 500 kv Line Nueva Yanango-Huanuco and associated substations"
ProInversión's executive director, Álvaro Quijandría, stated that after the recent award of the "Amazon Waterway" project, the following projects to be awarded will be the 500 kv Mantaro-Nueva Yanango-Carapongo and 500 kv Nueva Yanango-Huanuco links and its associated substations.
These projects, which represent a joint investment of US$ 500 million, will be awarded under the form of an integral project contest. Thus, at the end of the term of the concession, the projects will be transferred in favor of the Peruvian state.
The consortium “Hidrovías II”, formed by of Sinohydro (China) and Construction and Administration S.A. (Peru) was awarded with the project "Amazon Waterway – Second Call"
Last Thursday, ProInversión held the ceremony for the awarding of the project "Amazon Waterway, being the consortium “Consorcio Hidrovías II” the winner of the bidding process, which is formed by the companies Sinohydro (China) and Construcción y Administración S.A. - CASA (Peru).
This project, with an approximate investment of US$ 95 million, will improve the navigability conditions of the rivers in the Peruvian amazon for cargo and passengers transportation, and will improve regional and national trade, reducing the costs of users' connectivity as well as risks to the transportation services.
Consorcio Hidrovías II was awarded with the project by offering a lower amount of co-financing for the construction, operation and maintenance process during the 20 years of concession. It offered an Annual Payment for Works of US$ 24.4 million and an Annual Payment for Maintenance and Operation of US$ 17.8 million.
In addition to the winning consortium, renowned international companies participated such as Jan Del Nul N.V and China Communications Construction Co. - CCC.