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Seven firms bid for Duqm terminal

October 2016

Seven international firms have submitted final bids for the Phase One development of the bulk liquid terminal at the Port of Duqm in Oman.

The $1-billion project is a key component of the infrastructure being developed by the Omani government to support the growth of a liquids hub in the Duqm Special Economic Zone.

While the names of the bidders have not been disclosed, they are among nine international firms that were originally prequalified by Sezad to compete for the project, said the Oman Daily Observer report.

The nine prequalified firms include Boskalis Westminster Middle East Oman, Hyundai Engineering & Construction Company, Van Oord Oman, Dredging International, Tecnicas Reunidas, Consolidated Contractors Company, China Harbour Engineering Company, Huta Marine Works, and Penta Ocean Construction Company.

The successful bidder will execute Phase One of the project, covering dredging and reclamation works, and the construction of quay walls and berths.

Execution of topside infrastructure is covered in the Phase Two package, bidders for which are currently being prequalified.

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