Release date: 13 June 2014
Promoter – Financial IntermediaryKONINKRIJK DER NEDERLANDEN
This project concerns the reconstruction of Port of Amsterdam's sea lock.
The project aims at accommodating the largest cargo vessels currently in operation. The lock will replace the existing Noordersluis lock constructed in 1929 and now coming to the end of its life.
- Transport - Transportation and storage
Proposed EIB finance (Approximate amount)
EUR 163 million
Total cost (Approximate amount)
EUR 825 million
The project’s compliance with the Strategic Environmental Assessment Directive 2001/42/EC, Environmental Impact Assessment Directive 2011/92/EC, the Habitats Directive 92/43/ECC and the Birds Directive 79/409/EEC, including the status of any environmental studies and public consultation, mitigation/compensation measures, environmental monitoring plans and biodiversity assessment requirements will be verified during appraisal.
Rijkswaterstaat is a contracting authority within the meaning of Directive 2004/18/EEC of 31 March 2004. Therefore, the Bank will require the promoter to ensure that contracts for the implementation of the project have been/shall be tendered in accordance with the relevant applicable EU procurement legislation (Directive 2004/18/EC), with publication of tender notices in the EU Official Journal, as and where required.
Signed - 15/10/2015