The Project is aimed for the creation of a Ro-Pax terminal at the southern bank of the port of Bizerte.
. Port Area: maritime terminal, customs area, yards,
. Socio-cultural and commercial Area (shops, restaurants, theaters, cinemas, etc.) open to the city, not connected to the port area.
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Project stage info
Stage 1: Initial Government Announcement
Government of Tunisia
Form of project announcement
. Remedy passenger and Ro-Pax vessel traffic congestion at the port of la Goulette, where berth extension is impossible.
. The traffic of cars and trucks is expected to grow at a sustainable pace of 2% per year over the next ten years thereby exceeding the capacity of la Goulette by 100,000 cars and 30,000 trucks p.a. by the year 2028
. Optimization and savings on energy and fuel expenditure notably by reducing the crossing time of the Mediterranean Sea by 3 hours and by reducing the traffic through the capital city.
. Bizerte will be the nearest Ro-Pax port to Europe. Location is favorable with deep water and ample potential space to develop the new terminal.
. Strengthen the hinterland of the port of Bizerte and the economic synergy with the territories.
Indicative timetable of project development
• Engineering phase: 2018-2019
• Bidding process: 2019
• Construction Phase: 2020-2021
• Operation Phase: 2022
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Stage 2: Project Investigation
56.6 M USD 80 M AUD
Indicative Funding Source
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Is the project contained in national/sub national infrastructure plan or strategy
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