Boskalis has been awarded a €480 million contract for the development of a bulk liquid berth terminal of at the Port of Duqm.
The contract will be awarded by the Special Economic Zone Authority Duqm, subject to it satisfying certain conditions.
The contact includes the engineering, design, procurement and construction of a bulk liquid berth terminal.
Various dredging and civil activities will be executed under the responsibility of Boskalis, including the deepening of the port basin to a depth of 18 meters, reclamation of new land, the construction of a quay wall with a length of one kilometre, a double berth jetty island and stone revetment.
The Port of Duqm is a dry dock and industrial free trade zone in the Al Wusta Region between Muscat and Salalah and has been designated as a special economic zone.
The design activities are expected to start in the coming weeks and equipment will be mobilised mid-2017. The project is due to be completed in 2020.