$11.6-B PPP projects to roll out in Philippines by 2015 - infrabuddy.net

$11.6-B PPP projects to roll out in Philippines by 2015

Almost 16 public-private partnership PPP deals amounting to $11.6 billion to roll out in 2015,

Bidding process for $2.54 billion worth contracts of operations and maintenance of some of Bohol, Laguindingan, Puerto Princesa, Davao, Bacolod and Iloilo airport projects would commence next year. This will also include construction and rehabilitation of the current aviation hubs as well.

One of the biggest project among these 16 projects is $180 million San Fernando Airport project, which includes the construction of an airport terminal with a mall complex in Barangay Poro, San Fernando City.

The construction and the modernization of the Davao Sasa port,  (an international-standard container port with modrn facilities) project worth $388 million is under transport agency is also about to take off and will ultimately benefit the import and export industry of the country, more specifically the island of Mindanao.

The projects like $428.89-million Motor Vehicle Inspection System; the $3.70-billion North-South Railway Project-South Line; the $3-billion Mass Transit System Loop; the Manila Bay-Pasig River-Laguna Lake Ferry System; and the Light Rail Transit Line 1 Dasmariñas Extension. Are under the secretary of Transportation.

Other PPP deals P1.12-billion Regional Prison Facilities; the $416-million Metropolitan the New Centennial Water Supply Project, the Batangas-Manila (BatMan) Natural Gas Pipeline Project (approximately 110-kilometers natural-gas transmission and distribution).

The government has awarded eight PPP contracts since the flagship infrastructure program was launched in late 2010 and 15 more contracts are to be awarded till 2016.