Latest Transport News

  • Brazil schedules highway auction for October

    The Brazilian ministry of infrastructure will offer the BR-381/262 highway concession for auction in October 2021

  • Market sounding to begin for Alberta rail project

    Invest Alberta will begin market sounding over the summer for a high frequency passenger rail service from Calgary Airport to Banff National Park

  • Schroders debt fund hits €1bn hard cap

    Schroders Capital has reached a €1 billion hard cap on its Schroder Euro Enhanced Infrastructure Debt Fund II, a junior debt fund.

  • Petronord buys into Swedish fuelling stations

    Petronord, a subsidiary of energy company Mabanaft, is acquiring shares in Swedish fuelling stations business Runes

  • AMLO confirms Tulum airport project

    The Mexican president has confirmed plans to construct a new airport in Tulum capable of serving 4 million passengers per year

  • ADFD lends on Rwandan road project

    The ADFD has signed with the government of Rwanda a $15 million loan for a 22km section of the 61km Rubengera-Muhanga road which will be repaired and upgraded

  • Mato Grosso kicks off state rail concession

    The state government of Mato Grosso has issued the call for tender for a new 730km railway concession – the first railway to be commissioned at state level

  • Allen to take over as chair of Balfour Beatty

    British broadcaster and businessman Charles Allen has today joined construction giant Balfour Beatty as chair, succeeding Philip Aiken

  • IsDB elects new president

    The IsDB has elected Muhammed Sulaiman Al-Jasser as the DFI’s new president for a term of 5 years

  • Bangladesh recruits transport PPP adviser

    The government of Bangladesh has requested expressions of interest from international advisers to assist on a transport PPP project

  • São Paulo to auction 3 more metro lines

    São Paulo’s minister of infrastructure has indicated that the state will auction the remaining metro lines held by the state-owned Companhia Paulista de Trens Metropolitanos

  • IFC appoints new senior manager in Angola

    The IFC has appointed Carlos A.T. Katsuya as its new senior manager for Angola, Botswana, Mozambique and Zambia

  • Brazil revives highway concession plan

    The Brazilian government has revived a proposal to privatise a stretch of highway linking Goiás and Mato Grosso

  • Ex IFM boss joins Stafford Capital Partners

    Former chief executive of IFM Investors, Brett Himbury, has today joined private markets investment and advisory group Stafford Capital Partners as a senior adviser

  • Financing secured for Latvia’s first PPP

    The European Infrastructure Bank and the Nordic Investment Bank have agreed to provide €61.1 million in financing to the development of the Kekava bypass PPP in Latvia

  • Maryland Highway P3 in hot water

    The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments transport planning board is due to meet on 21 July to reconsider Maryland Governor Larry Hogan’s transport relief plan which includes the development of phase 1 of the I-495 & I-270 P3 Programme

  • São Paulo awards regional airport concessions

    The state government of São Paulo has awarded 30-year concessions for 22 regional airports

  • DCT Gdansk names Baker as CEO

    Poland's largest container terminal DCT Gdańsk has appointed Charles Baker as its new chief executive

  • Paraná approves new rail authorisation model

    Paraná will allow private companies to construct new railways without the need for a formal concession – a test case as the federal government considers similar reforms on a national level