Tuvalu : Outer Island Maritime Infrastructure Project (Additional financing)

Sovereign Project | 48484-004

Project Name Outer Island Maritime Infrastructure Project (Additional financing)
Project Number 48484-004
Country / Economy Tuvalu
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0603-TUV: Outer Island Maritime Infrastructure Project (Additional financing)
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 15.42 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport / Water transport (non-urban)

Gender Effective gender mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Safe and efficient domestic maritime transportation that helps increase climate resilience of community infrastructure
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Maritime transfer operations in Nukulaelae, Nanumaga, and Niutao improved, anchored on a transport master plan, with a view to promoting fisheries and tourism
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Small-scale harbor constructed in Nukulaelae and boat ramps in Nanumaga and Niutao rehabilitated

Capacity to operate and maintain harbors improved, involving the outer island communities, the MCT, and other national government agencies

A transport sector master plan for future harbor development in the outer islands created, with a view to promote fisheries and tourism

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide
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
Responsible ADB Officer Gonzalez Jimenez, Juan Francisco
Responsible ADB Department Pacific Department
Responsible ADB Division PATC
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Communication and Transport
Vaiaku, Funafuti, Tuvalu
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 01 May 2018 to 08 May 2018
MRM 07 Jun 2018
Approval 13 Sep 2018
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 08 Nov 2018

Grant 0603-TUV

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Sep 2018 20 Sep 2018 31 Oct 2018 30 Jun 2022 - -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 16.92 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 15.42 13 Sep 2018 0.26 0.00 2%
Counterpart 1.50 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 13 Sep 2018 0.00 0.00 0%

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Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Project Management and Construction Supervision Consultant Firm - Consulting Closed

Contracts Awarded

No contracts awarded for this project were found

Procurement Plan

Title Document Type Document Date
Outer Island Maritime Infrastructure Project (Additional Financing): Procurement Plan Procurement Plans Apr 2018