The contract comprises delivery of Road Side Equipment, Operational Back
Office and related services for the concessions `Grande Porto` and
`Costa da Prata` currently operational under the shadow tolling scheme
(SCUT) and which will be transformed into a fully operational Multi Lane
Free Flow tolling system (MLFF).
`We are very pleased to see that we are able to be successful in this
highly advanced tolling market, Øyvind Isaksen, CEO of Q-Free ASA
states. We have been in Portugal for the last 14 years. This contract
obviously confirms our strong position in Portugal, but it also confirms
that Q-Free`s offering and capabilities are bringing the company the
biggest tolling contract award in the industry since 2005.`
The project will start immediately, and the design and build phase will
last throughout 2009 and part of 2010, followed by a service and
maintenance activity for 5 years.
AENOR is a Portuguese owned organization that currently serves a set of
five concessions responsible for more than 800 Km of motorways in
Q-Free has a subsidiary in Lisbon, Portugal.