Duqm authority signs OMR55m deal for government berth infrastructure

The Special Economic Zone Authority in Duqm (SEZAD) today signed a contract with Kuwait-based Combined Group Contracting (CGC) Company (S.A.K.C) for the implementation of the fourth package of Duqm Port, related to the infrastructure of the governmental berth, at a cost of RO55.4 million.

The contract was signed by Yahya bin Said bin Abdullah al- Jabri, Chairman of SEZAD and Abdul Rahman Moosa al- Ma’arouf, Chairman of CGC.

The 980-meter long governmental berth, which will be completed in 30 months, is the first integrated berth to be implemented in the Omani ports to meet the needs of a number of public organizations and ferry boats. The governmental berth is the most important security facility at Duqm Port as it will ensure readiness for the management of the logistic operations and the security of the port and the whole area.

The new project, the fourth package of Duqm Port, includes the construction of building, roads, facilities and services required to operate the governmental berth.

The project will also include a number of buildings for public organizations, staff accommodation, office spaces, logistic services areas, passenger terminal for ferry boats and other facilities, such as waiting areas, warehouses and public services buildings.

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