Oman: Turkish firm wins $277m Duqm Port contract

Serka Taahhut Insaat awarded contract to build infrastructure of the commercial quay – report

A Turkish engineering firm has been awarded a contract to build the infrastructure of the commercial quay at the Port of Duqm in Oman, according to reports.

Serka Taahhut Insaat, a subsidiary of Abdali Holding, was awarded the RO 107 million ($277m) contract, according to the Oman Daily Observer.

Works include the construction of roads and the development of a port operation zone, and are expected to complete by around 2019, it was reported.

Plans also include the creation of a 300-metre-long dry bulk terminal with a capacity to handle 5 million tons per annum of minerals, the newspaper said.

“The project consists of all necessary infrastructure like ground improvement, crane rails, power distribution, drainage and sewer systems, site lighting, pavements, roads, perimeter security systems, refer gantry systems and also the administrative buildings and warehouses on roughly 1 million square metres of land to serve as a container terminal at Port of Duqm,” a statement by Abdali Holding reportedly said.


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