Aninver awarded first contract with the European Union
Aninver, in consortium with IRD Engineering, has won its first EU-funded international tender: “Capacity Building for Public Private Partnership (PPP) Management Skills Development in the Albanian Transport Sector"
Aninver, in consortium with IRD Engineering, has won its first EU-funded international tender, aimed to provide consultancy services in connection with the project: “Capacity Building for Public Private Partnership (PPP) Management Skills Development in the Albanian Transport Sector”, for a duration of 15 months. The contract has a total maximum value of 699,900 Euros and IRD Engineering as the Leading Partner has signed the Consultancy Services Contract with the European Union Delegation to Albania.
The experience of Aninver InfraPPP Partners as PPP advisors has been key for the consortium to win this tender, which represents also the first project of Aninver in Eastern Europe.
The current Technical Assistance of EU in Albania is focused on the capacity building of MoIE/ARA necessary to implement of the road objectives exposed on the National Transport Strategy and Action Plan 2016-2020 for issues related to preparation, implementation and monitoring of PPP schemes on roads. Such schemes are expected to be used for completion of a comprehensive road network and to support operation and maintenance of the network in safe sustainable and competitive manner.
Thanks to this project the MoIE/ARA staff will be trained in (i) the fundamental country advantages that differentiate infrastructure concession from other types of public administration contracts, and in the range of public-private sector infrastructure management contracts; and (ii) in the full process of awarding a concession and PPP contracts on roads including identification of potential projects, evaluation process and contract preparation as well as contract monitoring implementation.
The purpose of this advisory contract is as follows: to improve the capacities of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure (MoIE) and Albanian Roads Authority (ARA) by providing Technical Assistance service for developing skills and legislative framework concerning Private Public Partnership financing methods in the road transport infrastructure construction, operation and maintenance.