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Eight pre-qualified to bid for NMIA

Published:Monday | June 19, 2017 | 12:00 AM


Pre-qualified bidders for the Norman Manley International Airport includes two of Jamaica’s conglomerates, the Mexican company that already holds the concession for Jamaica’s largest airport in Montego Bay and Chinese construction firm CHEC.

Development Bank of Jamaica on Monday released a list of eight investors pre-qualified to submit bids to operate, finance, develop and maintain NMIA under concession. They are:

1. Vinci Airports SAS;

2. Cedicor SA;

3. Acciona Concessiones, SL/Airports Company South Africa Soc. Limited/Acciona Airports Services, SA;

4. GMR Infrastructure Limited;

5. ZAIA-APORT Consortium, comprising Zurich Airport International AG/A-Port Operaciones SA/A-Port Chile SA;

6. Grupo Aeroportuario Del Pacifico SAB de CV;

7. Corporacion Aeroportuario Del Este, SAS/China Harbour Engineering Company Limited/Gulfstream Petroleum S de RL/Jamaica Producers Group Limited;

8. EGIS PROJECTS SA/GraceKennedy Company Jamaica Limited/Lagan Construction International Limited.

The bank said it would issue Request for Proposals to these firms for them to conduct due diligence and submit bids; and that a preferred bidder should be selected and announced by March 2018.

NMIA is Jamaica 's second largest airport based in Kingston.