Twelve international and local companies are prequalified to bid for the estimated KD 10.5 million ($35 million) contract (MEED 31:1:03).
The contract covers the construction of an 840-metre-long breakwater, jetties, pontoons, quays for nine vessels and a disposal area, dredging of about 117,000 cubic metres and related civil, mechanical and electrical works.
The proposed facilities will be built on Umm al-Maradem island and take 12-18 months to complete.
Two other packages are to be tendered on the project. Totalling KD 7 million ($23 million), the packages will involve the construction of similar facilities on the islands of Auhah and Garoh.
The consultant is Denmark's Kampsax International; the client is the Ministry of Public Works.
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