1. Oman’s SEZAD inks $517m contract with Boskalis Westminster

The Special Economic Zone Authority in Duqm (SEZAD) awarded a contract worth $517.1m (OMR199.1m) to Boskalis Westminster for the construction of a liquid berth at Duqm port.

The planned berth will allow Duqm Port to export liquid refined products, said SEZAD in a statement.

Under the terms of the deal, Boskalis Westminster will carry out detailed engineering designs, construction of marine infrastructure, and dredging and reclamation works.

Meanwhile, Worley Parsons Engineering has been engaged to oversee the engineering and construction works of the project, which is expected to be completed within 32 months from the date of the awarding of the contract.