The New Doha Port project steering committee has confirmed the contractors that have prequalified to bid for the commercial terminal buildings package at New Doha Port in Qatar have been announced.

A total of 15 consortiums have been asked to bid on a contract covering the construction of two commercial terminals and associated utility buildings and logistical facilities at the new port in Mesaieed.

Prequalified contractors are:

  • Teyseer Contracting Company (local)/Consolidated Contractors Company (Athens-based)
  • Al-Jaber Group (UAE)/Impresa Costruzioni Giuseppe Maltauro (Italy)
  • Darwish Engineering (local)/Larsen & Toubro (India)
  • Khalid Bin Ahmed Al-Suwaidi Trading & Contracting and Industrial (local)/Gulf Contracting Company (local)
  • Butec (Lebanon)/Murray & Roberts (South Africa)
  • Boom Construction Company (local)/Construction Development Company (local)
  • Hamad Bin Khalid Contracting (local)/Afcons Infrastructure (India)
  • Cat International (local)
  • Midmac Contracting (local)
  • Imperial Trading & Contracting Company (local)/Essar Projects (India)
  • Aljaber Engineering (local)/Aktor (Greece)
  • Qatar Building Company (local)/MSF Engenharia (Portugal
  • Al-Sraiya Trading & Contract Company (local)/Ed Zublin (Gernamy)/Rizzani de Eccher (local)
  • Al-Jaber Trading & Contracting Company (local)/Posco Engineering & Construction Company (South Korea)
  • Petroserve (local)/FCC Construction (Spain)

The client, the New Port Project Steering Committee, has also announced the names of the eight consortiums invited to bid for a marine works contract, covering the construction of quay walls and dredging works for the access channel into the Qatar Economic Zone 3, a self-contained development to be built next to the port.

Prequalified contractors are:

  • Six Construct (Belgium)/Higgs & Hill-Bam (Netherlands)/Van Oord (Netherlands)
  • China Harbour Engineering Company (China).
  • Jan De Nul (Belgium)/STFA (Turkey)
  • Hyundai Engineering & Construction (South Korea)/Boskalis Westminster (Netherlands)/Construtora OAS (Brazil)
  • Samsung C&T (Sotuh Korea)/Huta Hegerfeld (Saudi Arabia)
  • Archirodon Construction (Geneva-registered).
  • QDVC (local)/Middle East Dredging Company (local/Belgium)
  • National Marine Dredging Company (UAE)/Butec (Lebanon)

Both tenders are out in the market for a 10- to 12-week period, with awards expected to be made by the second quarter of 2013.

A crane package covering the supply and installation of ship-to-shore cranes and stacking cranes is also expected to be tendered at the end of this year, and to be awarded by the second quarter of 2013.

The commercial terminal package is the fourth major package to be issued by the port committee.

Bids for the container terminal package, which covers the construction of a container terminal and associated infrastructure, are currently being evaluated after they were submitted in October. The contract is expected to be awarded in early December.