Geneva-registered Archirodon Construction Overseas is the low bidder at SR 199 million ($53 million) for the construction of three new petrochemical berths at King Fahd Industrial port at Jubail Industrial City. Archirodons bid is just over 10 per cent lower than the next-best offer of SR 219 million ($58 million) submitted by the local Huta Hegerfeld Saudia.
An unidentified Malaysian company is ranked third at SR 232 million ($62 million MEED 7:7:06).The scope of works covers construction of berths 31, 32 and 33 on the east side of the new petrochemical quay 2, which will have capacity to handle tankers of up to 80,000 dwt.The berths, which will have an alongside depth of about 15 metres, will include reinforced concrete loading platforms, approach roadways, low-level pipe racks and breasting and mooring dolphins.Archirodon has already completed berths 36 and 37 and is working on berths 34 and 35. A consultant has still to be appointed. The client is the Royal Commission for Jubail & Yanbu.
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