This guide applies specifically to project components identified for bank financing. The activities of the EIB PAS team are carried out within the framework of the PASSA signed between the EIB and the authorities/promoters of the Member States. PASSAs are funded by the competent authority of the Member States with EU funds. Hill is well placed to support the PAS team. “Local presence is essential and Hill has offices in Romania and Poland, as well as a long history of implementing pioneering infrastructure projects throughout the region, from roads to railways to water treatment facilities,” said Hill Vice President and Regional Director Panagiotis Methenitis. “From our local offices, we will call on experts who know the opportunities and challenges of each market and sector. I am confident that, in collaboration with the IN-house experts of the PAS team, we can help achieve implementation goals that will directly improve the quality of life of residents and stimulate local economic growth. PHILADELPHIA and BUCHAREST, Romania, 29 September 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Hill International (NYSE:HIL), the world leader in construction risk, today announced that it has been selected by the European Investment Bank (EIB) to help the EIB`s Project Advisory Team (PAS) implement transport-related infrastructure projects in Romania, Bulgaria, Poland and Croatia. As part of a framework agreement, security experts will provide EIB-supported projects with expertise to accelerate project planning and implementation, as well as the inclusion of the European Union (EU) Structural and Investment Funds. Funded projects may include roads, rail lines, trams and buses, aviation, water transit, logistics platforms and/or intermodal platforms.
The NTU has received a `framework agreement to support EIB`s advisory activities (EIBAS) inside and outside the EU-28.” Ref. JO L 347 of 31. The services provided under this treaty are provided to support the preparation of projects, including, but not limited to, the following subsectors: electricity generation, transmission and distribution networks, oil and gas, energy efficiency, renewable energy. This support may be used to develop and verify all project documentation (e.g. B technical feasibility, including options analysis, cost-benefit analysis, environmental impact assessment, climate and vulnerability risk assessment, institutional viability and acquisition strategy), implementation (e.g. B the development and review of detailed projects and tender documents, assistance in carrying out construction work) or monitoring and verifying project results. Assistance may also cover other areas necessary for the preparation of funding and feasibility studies (e.g. B sector strategies, master plans, project screening, predictability, national pricing, unit cost studies, etc.). Services may also be needed to analyze horizontal problems that affect more than one project or more than one country, such as the development of methodological guidelines. B of pilot projects, the integration of PPP grants or state aid issues. The EIB has set itself the goal of concluding a series of framework agreements with specialist service providers in four batches, in order to support the activities of the PROJECT PAS (Project Advisory Support) team. The EIB PAS team advises the authorities and promoters of EU Member States to support the implementation of EU-funded investment projects.
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