Maldives: Domestic Maritime Transport Project

Sovereign Project | 37265-013 Status: Closed


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Project Name Domestic Maritime Transport Project
Project Number 37265-013
Country Maldives
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2327-MLD: Domestic Maritime Transport Project
Asian Development Fund US$ 5.33 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Water transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The official opening of the Male North Harbor under the management of Maldives Ports Limited (MPL) is estimated to be around May 2011.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Contractor completed construction works by 31 December 2010.

Maldives Ports Limited (MPL) will be contracted for the operation and management of the Male North Harbor.

Geographical Location Male, Maldives

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C

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 The Project will require 50.5 international person-month and 33 national person-months of consulting services. The consultants will be engaged by the Government using ADB's Quality and Cost-Based Selection method, based on bio-data technical proposals for the Infrastructure Investment Consulting component and simplified technical proposals for the Institutional Development and Capacity Building component. All consulting selection will be undertaken in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by Asian Development Bank and its Borrowers (2006, as amended from time to time).
Procurement Goods, works and related servicees to be financed out of the proposed loan will be procured according to ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2006, as amended from time to time). All contracts will be procured through international competitive bidding (ICB).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Jiahe (Alexandra Pamela) Chiang
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Finance and Treasury
Mr. Hamdhee Ageel
Ministry of Finance and Treasury


Concept Clearance 29 Aug 2005
Fact Finding 19 Nov 2006 to 30 Nov 2006
MRM 12 Jan 2007
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 01 Mar 2006
Last PDS Update 18 Apr 2011

Loan 2327-MLD

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Apr 2007 29 Aug 2007 23 Oct 2007 31 Dec 2009 31 Dec 2010 16 Mar 2012
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 6.65 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 5.33 24 Apr 2007 5.06 0.00 100%
Counterpart 1.32 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 24 Apr 2007 5.06 0.00 100%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - - - Satisfactory
Title Document Type Document Date
Domestic Maritime Transport Project Project/Program Completion Reports Oct 2013
Loan for Domestic Maritime Transport Project Project/Program Administration Manual Jan 2008
Loan Agreement for the Domestic Maritime Transport Project between The Republic of Maldives and Asian Development Bank dated 29 August 2007 Loan Agreement (Special Operations) Aug 2007
Domestic Maritime Transport Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Mar 2007
Proposed Loan Domestic Maritime Transport Project Procurement Plans Feb 2007
Domestic Maritime Transport Project Design and Monitoring Frameworks Jan 2007

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Domestic Maritime Transport Project Environmental Monitoring Reports Apr 2011
Domestic Maritime Transport Project Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2010

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

Title Document Type Document Date
Maldives: Domestic Maritime Transport Project Validations of Project Completion Reports Dec 2014

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