Head of the Commission for the Promotion of Public Private Partnership (COALIANZA), Miguel Angel Gamez, said that the qualification of interest to the project of Puerto Castilla will be published.
The investment of this private project will bring direct benefit to the state and will benefit adjacent communities, in this case the communities of Castilla, Trujillo, the department of Colón and then will be connected by agricultural corridor, said the commissioner.
The project involves the modernization, expansion and improvement of the physical facilities of Puerto Castilla. There is already a port terminal built by the State of Honduras and this initiative aims to provide an improvement, an extension, modernization, but especially to attract new units boat to come to promote trade with our country, explained the commissioner.
Gamez said that "we have advanced greatly since the evaluation of this project, because this is a private initiative that has been subjected to several analyzes of our legal department, technical and financial part that is for us the most important"
The expression of interest will be published in different media to see if third parties are interested in the project and wish to participate in the bidding process.
“There is a hope that this project will meet the expectations of entrepreneurs who want better port facilities, better facilities, much lower prices to be more competitive have a new window of Hondurans to export products abroad. “
CENTRAL LAW Honduras has participated as legal advisor of Ports America in the tender process for the modernization of the General Cargo Terminal for Containers in Puerto Cortés and has been advising different companies in varied tender processes organized under the law of PPPs in Honduras. Currently the firm is advising a consortia formed by a foreign companies in the international bid for the construction and operation of the Honduras Government Civi Center.