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Jacobs will deliver engineering services for Packages 4, 5 and 6 of the maritime complex.

Jacobs will deliver engineering services for Packages 4, 5 and 6 of the maritime complex.

Jacobs signed up for mega shipyard project

August 2019

Jacobs, a global provider of technical and construction services, said it has secured a major contract from Sepco Electric Power Construction Corporation to deliver engineering services for Packages 4, 5 and 6 of the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services project at Ras Al Khair in Saudi Arabia.

The shipyard complex is coming up over a 4.3-million-sq-m area and when complete, it will be the largest in the region, providing a combination of offshore structures fabrication, new shipbuilding and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services.

As per the contract, the Jacobs team will deliver detailed design services to the project including piers, dry-docks, ship lift, buildings, supporting infrastructure, utilities, telecommunications and security systems.

On the big win, Jacobs Buildings and Infrastructure senior vice-president and general manager Patrick Hill said: “This award continues Jacobs’ long-term commitment to Saudi Arabia where we have mobilised world-leading engineering expertise to support the ongoing diversification of the Saudi Arabian economy. Our partnership with Sepco continues the established track record with Chinese civil and marine contractors to deliver major infrastructure developments across the globe,” he stated.

The project, owned by Saudi Aramco and its JV partners, is closely aligned with Saudi Vision 2030, which to grow aims to diversify the economy.  




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