Serka Taahhut Insaat, the construction unit of Turkish conglomerate Abdali Holding, has been awarded a $276m (OMR107m) contract to build the infrastructure of the commercial quay at the Port of Duqm in Oman.

The scope of work includes the construction of roads and the development of a port operation zone, reported the Oman Observer.

The infrastructure package 2 (IP2) involves the construction of dedicated terminals along the length of the 2.2 km commercial quay that was completed in 2012 as part of the marine infrastructure development of the port.

Significantly, a pair of 1,600m-long container terminals will be created as part of the contract.

Located adjacent to each other, the container terminals will offer a combined throughput capacity of 3.5 million TEUs per annum on completion.

The project consists of all necessary infrastructure like ground improvement, crane rails, power distribution, drainage and sewer systems, site lighting, pavements, roads, perimeter security systems, refer gantry systems and also the administrative buildings and warehouses on roughly 100ha area.

It is due for completion by the middle of 2019.