Firms invited to bid for Oman coastal road scheme

18 February 2009

The Supreme Committee for Town Planning has invited contractors to bid by 16 March for the estimated RO100m ($260m) contract to build the first phase of the Batinah coastal road in northern Oman.

The works involve the construction of a dual carriageway with a total length of 126 kilometres.

The first section involves 60 kilometres of dual carriageway from Barka to Widam. The second section covers 66 kilometres from Sohar Industrial area to Khatmat on the Fujairah border with the UAE.

Pakistan’s Nespak is the consultant.

The prequalified companies include:

  • Abad Rahan Pars (Iran)

  • Al-Shanfri Trading Company (local)

  • China Gezhouba Group Company Limited (China)

  • China Harbour Engineering Company (China)

  • China Railway Corporation (China)

  • Consolidated Contractors International Company (Athens-based)

  • Desert Line Projects (local)

  • Fernas Construction Company (Turkey)

  • Galfar Engineering & Contracting (local)

  • Hindustan Construction Company (India)

  • Larsen & Toubro (India)

  • Makyol (Turkey)

  • Mapa Construction (Turkey) with Gunal Construction (Turkey)

  • Maytas Infrastructure (India)

  • Monte Adriano Group (Portugal)

  • Nagarjuna Construction Company (India)

  • Sezai Turkes - Feyzi Akkaya (Turkey)

  • Simplex Infrastructures (India)

  • Sinohydro Corporation (China)

  • Soma Enterprises (India)

  • Strabag Oman (local/Austrian)

  • Turkerler Group (Turkey)

  • WCT (Malaysia)

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