Bahrain’s Works Ministry has prequalified 23 groups for the contract to execute reclamation work for the second phase of the North Manama and Busaiteen link road project.

It also prequalified 20 groups for the second deal to build secondary roads and other related works for the scheme. The majority of groups or companies prequalified for both packages.

The Saudi Fund for Development is supplying finance for the project. The prequalification document earlier indicated preference for Saudi, Saudi-Bahrain joint ventures, or joint venture firms between a Saudi and foreign firm.

The scope for the first contract includes general filling works, reclamation and dredging works. Prequalified groups that include individual firms as well as joint ventures are:

  • Abdul Ali Al-Ajmi (Saudi Arabia)
  • Al-Hassanain (local) / Al-Mutawa (UAE) / Six Construct (UAE) 
  • Boskalis Westminster (Netherlands)
  • China Communications (China) / Ahmed Mansoor al-Ali Group (local)
  • Dogus Construction (Turkey) / Al-Mabani General Contracting (Saudi Arabia)
  • Dredging International (Belgium)
  • Eastern Trading & Sayed Kadhem Al-Durazi & Sons (local)
  • Futai Arabia (Saudi Arabia)
  • Great Lakes Dredge (US) / Abid al-Habashi (Saudi Arabia)
  • ILK Construction (Turkey) / Ibn Omairah (Saudi Arabia)
  • Jan De Nul (Netherlands)
  • Kolin Insaat (Turkey)
  • Moh’d al-Mohsin al-Kharafi (Kuwait)
  • Nass Contracting (local) / Saudi Archirodon (Greece-Saudi Arabia)
  • National Marine Dredging Company (UAE)
  • Rohde Nielsen A/S (Denmark) / Azmeel (Saudi Arabia) / Down Town Construction (local)
  • Saad Al-Mobty & Partners (Saudi Arabia)
  • Sacyr Construction (Spain) / Al-Arrab Contracting (Saudi Arabia)
  • Saudi Binladin Group (Saudi Arabia)
  • Shade Corporation (Saudi Arabia)
  • Terna Contracting (Greece) / Al-Saad General Contracting (Saudi Arabia)
  • Van Oord (Netherlands)
  • Vision Development (local)

The road project entails many components apart from the reclamation package. These include construction of major roads, a signature marine bridge for the fourth Manama-Muharraq crossing, grade-separated interchanges and installation of various services.

The Works Ministry has prequalified the following companies for the other deal, which involves the construction of roads and structures for the Busaiteen link road:

  • Abdul Ali Al-Ajmi (Saudi Arabia)
  • Acciona Infraestructuras (Spain) / Al-Harbi (Saudi Arabia)
  • Astaldi (Italy) / IC Ictas Insaat (Turkey) / Kalyon (Turkey) / Nesma (Saudi Arabia)
  • Azmeel (Saudi Arabia) / Down Town Construction (local) 
  • Bahrain Pipeline (Bahrain) / Foz Gulf (Saudi Arabia)
  • Bin Sammar Trading & Construction (Saudi Arabia)
  • Daewoo (South Korea) / Cebarco Bahrain (local) / Al-Suwaiket (Saudi Arabia)
  • Eastern Trading & Sayed Kadhem Al-Durazi & Sons (local)
  • Dogus Construction (Turkey) / Al-Mabani General Contracting (Saudi Arabia)
  • Futai Arabia (Saudi Arabia)
  • Kolin Insaat (Turkey)
  • Moh’d al-Mohsin al-Kharafi (Kuwait)
  • Metag Insaat Ticaret (Turkey) / Ibn Omairah Contracting (Saudi Arabia)
  • Nass Contracting (local) / Saudi Archirodon (Greece-Saudi Arabia)
  • Saad Al Mobty & Partners (Saudi Arabia) / Ahmed Mansoor al-Ali Group (local)
  • Sacyr Construction (Spain) / Al-Arrab Contracting (Saudi Arabia)
  • Saudi Binladin Group (Saudi Arabia)
  • Six Construct (UAE) / Rizzani de Eccher (Italy) / Al-Mutawa (UAE) / Haji Hassan Group (local)
  • Terna Construction (Turkey) / Al-Saad General Contracting (Saudi Arabia)
  • Shade Corporation (Saudi Arabia)