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Delivery Method

DBOM Partially Public Finance
# of Projects: 1
100% of the Results

Background informationProject Created: January 6, 2009

Project Name: South East New Territories Landfill (SENT)
Year in Operation: 1994
Sector: Water & Waste
Subsector: Solid Waste
Status: In Operation
Type: New Facility
Description: 39 million cubic meter capacity solid waste landfill located to the east of Hong Kong Island across Victoria Harbor over 100 hectares of land. Estimated life of 13 years. Project include state of the art technology, engineering, and construction methods, including impervious linings, gas collection and treatment, adoption of highest international standards.
Delivery Method as described in the country where it's located: Design Build Operate
Is the project still active: Yes
Comments: DBO franchise agreement in which successful contrator is responsible to meet performance levels specificed by the government in a pre-established Project Brief, including finance, design, construction , maintenance, and operation through a long contract term. Required environmental standards are specified, with maximum flexibility to the proposers to minimum these requirements, including noise, air emissions, and concentration levels of pollutants.

Project Locations

City: Kowloon
Country: China, People's Republic of

City: Kowloon
Country: Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China

City: Miu Tsai
Country: Hong Kong, Special Administrative Region of China

Souces of Project Support (Non-monetary)

Checkbox Checked Access to Land
Checkbox Checked Revenue Stream (Cash Flow) Protected Through Long Term Commitment(s) of Public Sponsor(s): Government guarantees a specific minimum volume of refuse to be delivered to the landfill over the life of the operating portion of the contract and also agrees to pay specific tipping fees during the same period. Payments are contingent on consistent completing with technical performance requirements established prior to the formation of the contract. Operator is required to detect violations, and repair the facility at its expense, along with specific penalties and/or reductions in payments.
Checkbox Checked Environmental Clearance

Souces of Project Support (Monetary)

Checkbox Checked

From Public (Government) Sources to Producers

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Checkbox Checked

Direct Cash Support

Project Delivery & Finance Method

Project Delivery:
All Public Finance. Public Sponsor contracts for initial design, and separately contracts for initial construction. Public Owner operates and maintains the resulting facility.
Is there an independant checking engineer? Yes
Project Finance Method: All or Partially By Public Sponsor

Procurement Approach

Project Component
Based Selection
Request for
Request for
for Bids

Term for Key Components & Forms of Contract

Project Component
Combined Term: Initial Design, Construction, O&M Period

Project Value (If and As Known)

Date of Estimated Project Value: January 1, 1997
Project Value
Hard Cost
Hard & Soft Costs
< $100 Million US
Operations & Maintenance
< $200 Million US
$200-500 Million US


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