October deadline set for Mecca naval academy bids

24 September 2018
Proposed naval academy is estimated to cost $1bn

Saudi Arabia’s Defence and Aviation Ministry (Moda) expects to receive bids by 15 October for the marine infrastructure and buildings contract for the proposed King Fahd Naval Academy in Mecca’s Al-Qadima village.

According to MEED Projects data, the project has an estimated budget of $1bn and will be developed over 4.3 million square metres of land.

The contract covers dredging and reclamation works, the construction of a quay wall, roads, sewage and irrigation networks.

The contract also covers the construction of several buildings.

Marine contractors such as Saudi Archirodon, local firm Huta Marine and China Harbour Engineering Company (Chec), in addition to local contractors such as Nesma & Partners, Al-Rashid Trading & Contracting, Haif Company and Al-Kifah are expected to bid for the contract.

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