Maldives: Domestic Maritime Transport Project

Sovereign Project | 37265-012

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Project Name Domestic Maritime Transport Project
Project Number 37265-012
Country Maldives
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4394-MLD: Domestic Maritime Transport Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Water transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The purpose of the TA is to identify ways to improve domestic maritime transport; and develop a project for possible ADB financing, including (i) required facilities to facilitate maritime transport; and (ii) technical, institutional, and policy solutions for improving the safety, efficiency and accessibility of the existing maritime transport system. It will also identify a sustainable and effective delivery mechanism for maintaining the proposed facilities; technical, organization, institutional and human resources improvements for efficient transport services; and cost recovery/subsidy mechanisms that will enable effective and consistent operation and maintenance of facilities and vessels. The TA will provide a feasibility study of the project from the engineering, economic, social, and environmental points of view in accordance with ADB guidelines.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services A multidisciplinary team of consultants will provide a total input of 45 person-months of consulting services: 15 international and 30 domestic. Both international and domestic consultants will have expertise in: (i) transport planning/economics, (ii) maritime/coastal engineering, (iii) financial analysis in transport, (iv) social analysis and resettlement, and (v) environmental assessment. The team of consultants, from an international consulting firm in association with domestic consultants, will be selected and engaged by ADB using ADB's quality- and cost-based selection procedures and in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (using the simplified technical proposal procedure) and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for engaging domestic consultants. The team leader will work in the Maldives for the whole duration of the project assignment.
Responsible ADB Officer Lise Weidner
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance and TreasuryRiluwan Shareef, Executive Directorrshareef@finance.gov.mvAmeenee Magu Male' Republic of the Maldives
Timetable
Concept Clearance 09 Mar 2004
Fact Finding 11 Jul 2004 to 19 Jul 2004
MRM -
Approval 22 Sep 2004
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 25 Jan 2007

TA 4394-MLD

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Sep 2004 18 Jan 2005 18 Jan 2005 31 Jul 2005 31 Oct 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 22 Sep 2004 442,602.20
Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Domestic Maritime Transport Project Technical Assistance Reports Sep 2004

Safeguard Documents

See also: Safeguards
Title Document Type Document Date
Domestic Maritime Transport Project Environmental Assessment and Measures Dec 2006

Evaluation Documents

See also: Independent Evaluation

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