Transportation & Logistics Sector

Project Name: Marka Airport

Investment Size: 84 million JD

Owner/Lead Promoter: Ministry of transport

Project Description:

The project will serve regular low-cost flights in addition to charter flights and offer aviation training.

The cost of operating Amman Civil Airport is (50%) less than that of Queen Alia International Airport, which is a key advantage of the Amman Civil Airport as it results in reduced tariffs.

The airport’s strategic location and the availability of public transportation to and from the airport are added advantages.

It is also possible to attract airlines to Amman Civil Airport mainly through renovating and improving the departures and arrivals terminals in order to increase the airport’s capacity to host passengers up to (2) million passengers in the future.

 

Project Name: Southern Shuna Airport

Investments Size: 321 million JD

Owner/Lead Promoter: Ministry of Transport

Project Description:

This Project aims to provide passengers and agricultural products with the needed transition from the Jordan Valley area to international markets.

 

Project Name: Madounah Dry Port/Logistic Center

Investments Size: Initial CAPEX anticipated to be 89 Million JD

Owner/Lead Promoter: Ministry of transport

Project Description:

The project has been planned to comprise the following components: dry port (container depot), logistics services plot (bonded warehouses, non-bonded warehouses, commercial area….), trucks parking, customs center, light industries area, electrical generation plant, car trading plot, administration offices and green area.

The project aims to implement the one-stop-shop concept, where all the logistics services, customs clearance, warehousing, stuffing and stripping can executed in one place utilizing clustered operations techniques.

 

Project Name: Ma’an Dry Port

Investments Size: 50 million JD

Owner/Lead Promoter: Aqaba development corporation (ADC)

Project Description:

The project is located in Ma’an Governorate 8 km east of Ma’an City; one of the major cities and transportation hub in southern Jordan. Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC) is embarking on a new Land Port that will serve the Industrial Park in Ma’an governorate (connecting several national and international roads among Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Iraq, and Aqaba Port).

 

Project Name: King Hussein International Airport

Investments Size: 60 Billion JD

Owner/Lead Promoter: Ministry of Transport / Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) / Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC)

Project Description:

King Hussein International Airport (KHIA) in Aqaba is a 24-hour, all-weather airport with 3000 meter long and 45 meter wide runways.

The total airport land area is 24,000,000 m2 with a quarter of the area reserved for further development.

KHIA has been declared an “Open Skies” facility with landing rights that are not restricted by conventional bilateral agreements.

There is growing interest in using the airport for regional freight delivery and distribution services, including sea-air movements.

ADC established the Aqaba Airports Company as a step forward in commercializing KHIA activities, while ensuring the airport operations are not disrupted.

A new land use development master plan, developed by the internationally renowned Changi Airport Consultants, has been adopted for (KHIA) and aims to develop the airport in a sustainable and cost-effective manner that attracts investments in various aviation-related businesses.

 

Project Name: National Railway Project

Investments Size: 2.590 Billion JD

Owner/Lead Promoter: Ministry of Transport

Project Description:

Jordan seeks to establish a national railway mainline length (970) km cargo-based rail network connecting main industrial cities and logistical centers throughout Jordan, while also linking the Kingdom with neighboring countries and linking GCC with Europe.

The railway is intended primarily to transfer goods, though passenger service is not ruled out. By 2020, estimates predict the railway could carry over (34) million tons of freight annually.

The railway will be built at an estimated infrastructure cost (2.1 B JD) and Rolling Stock Cost
(490 million JD) - (Based on 2009 Study).

Project Status:

The study of the course of the railway link from the port of Aqaba to the Wadi Al-Yatm station has been completed. A study is being carried out to prepare the studies and designs for the new track and rehabilitate the Hijaz line from the Wadi Al Yatm station to Ma'an dry port.

The study of link between madoneh dry port to the course of the railway.

The implementation of the part connecting the southern port of Aqaba to Ma 'an dry port has begun.

Tourism Sector

Project Name:  High lake resort

Investments Size: 70 million JD infrastructure (by ADC) / 700 million JD investment opportunity / 50 million JD marina and facilities

Owner/Lead Promoter: Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC)

Project Description:

Location: Aqaba

Geographical Location: Strategically located at a height of 160 m above sea level, it is separated from the beach by the coastal road only within the development zone of the resorts, 6 km from the city center and 15 km from the new lands of Aqaba. It is bordered from the North by Marsa Zayed project and has a beautiful view on the Gulf of Aqaba and the surrounding countries.

The Project in all its phases encompasses an area of 2500 donums.

This unique tourist and recreational resort consists of the following:

The Lagoon

4 & 5 Star hotels

The Panorama Park

Commercial market

The mosque

Sports Club

Beach Club

Teleferik Station

Residential Buildings

Airstrip

Water Tank

Water Stations

Water Pumping Station

Water Pumping Line

Panoramic Elevators

The Marina

Upper Corniche

Each of the above listed is an independent investment opportunity ranging between JD 10 to JD 100 million.

 

Project Name:  Sports City Camps-Aqaba

Investments Size: Phase 1: 56.7 million JD / Phase 2: 28.3 million JD

Owner/Lead Promoter: Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC)

Project Description:

The establishment of an integrated sports city with multiple playgrounds and hotels to attract teams, administrative buildings and other services in accordance with international conditions and specifications.

Project Components:

Main international football stadium with a capacity for 5,000 spectators with the possibility of expansion up to 30,000 spectators.

A variety of official training facilities fields for football, handball, volleyball, tennis and basketball with the possibility of expansion.

Closed gymnasiums with playgrounds, terraces And services such as squash courts, martial arts.

Olympic swimming pool and Olympic diving pool.

Administrative buildings and medical centers, Hotels of different categories with 100 rooms, restaurants, cafes, commercial and recreational services.

Parking area.

Water Sector

Project Name: The Red Sea – Dead Sea Water Conveyance (Phase 1)

Investments size:  617 Million JD

Owner /lead promoter: Ministry of water and irrigation/water authority of Jordan

Project description:

Desalinated water from Red Sea Mixed with Ground Water from DISI Aquifer (50-70 MCM)

 

Project Name: The Red Sea – Dead Sea Water Conveyance (Phase 2)

Investments Size: 438 Million JD

Owner/Lead Promoter: Ministry of water and irrigation/water authority of Jordan

Project Description:

Desalinated water from Red Sea aquifer (80MCM) AND Convey To Amman, And Other Governorates.

 

Project Name:  Brackish Water Desalination Plant In Husban

Investments Size: 25 Million JD

Owner/Lead Promoter: Ministry of water and irrigation/water authority of Jordan

Project Description:

Treat Hisban Brakish Water At Wells Location And Convey It To The City Of Amman.

 

Project Name: Augment Water Supply For Central And Northern Jordan From Deep Aquifers (Sheediyya–al Hasa) (Phase 2)

Investments Size: 250 Million JD

Owner/Lead Promoter: Ministry of water and irrigation/water authority of Jordan

Project Description:

Establishing The Transmission Pipelines And Pumping Stations

Energy & Renewable Energy Sector

Project Name: Explore the option of obtaining shale gas and shale oil from the Sarhan area

Investment Size: 200 million JD

Owner/Lead Promoter: Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources

Project Description:

Location: South East Jordan

Description: Jordan is seeking a partner to expand its shale gas and oil from the Sarhan area by utilizing state-of-the-art technologies, including pad-drilling rigs, hydraulic fracking and production. The project Execution timeline is expected to be anywhere between 5 to 10 years.

 

Project Name: The fourth expansion of the Jordan Petroleum Refinery

Investments Size: 1.16 Billion JD

Owner/Lead Promoter: Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources

Project Description:

Location: Zarqa

Description: The expansion entails increasing the refinery’s capacity from 70,000 barrels per day to 120,000 barrels per day and will meet international standards as well as “One of the main objectives of this project is to stop producing high sulfur fuel oil. The project will improve the quality of products, increase the profitability of refining activity and significantly contribute to preserving the environment.

 

Project Name:  Develop Jordan-Iraq-Egypt Oil Pipeline.

Investments Size: 1.6 Billion JD

Owner/Lead Promoter: Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources / Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC)

Project Description:

Purpose of Project: Export (1) million barrels Per day of Iraqi crude oil and (100 MSCFD) of natural gas.

 

Project Name:  Develop Aqaba – Ma’an Oil Pipeline

Investments Size: 350 Million JD

Owner/Lead Promoter: Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources / Aqaba Development Corporation (ADC)

Project Description:

Location: Aqaba - Ma'an

Description: Building of a crude oil pipeline that spans over a distance of 130 KM from Aqaba Port to Ma’an. Floating Tank Farms (“Storage Tanks”) will also be built in Ma’an with a total monthly capacity of storing 150,000 Metric Tons of crude oil.
The Project is expected to provide an alternative to the use of trucks for crude oil transportation over the first 130KM distance from Aqaba Port to Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company (“JPRC”) in Zarqa the Project is expected to achieve the following: (1) Reduce the cost of transportation of crude oil from Aqaba Port to the JPRC’s refinery in Zarqa; and (2) decrease the negative externalities’ resulting from truck transportation on the quality of the main highway in Jordan (i.e. the Desert Road), the environment and general road safety in Jordan.