New Port and Logistics Center in Arab Gulf - Feasibility Assessment & PPP/Concession Agreement Structuring

  Location: GCC


Client: Confidential – government

Mindsets/SETS led the feasibility assessment for a seaport in the Arab Gulf including the definition of port vision and strategy, market definition, overview of competing ports, and role of main players (shipping lines active in the area, logistics providers, ...). Led development of basic elements needed to launch the PPP model and establish the port concession company that would be set up to develop the port and which was expected to involve the land developer, other possible investors (infrastructure funds), possible strategic partners (port operator, shipping lines and logistics companies). Considered elements and structure of all agreements to be struck by Special Purpose Company (designer, builder, operator, ...). The study entailed a complete financial analysis, risk analysis and estimation of economic benefits.