EXCLUSIVE: Top dredging players in race for NEOM Duba Port contract

NEOM has invited selected companies to bid for a contract to complete the next phase of the Duba Port Expansion at Oxagon Industrial City.

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According to MEED, the companies need to submit their offers before May 11.

The prospective bidders are:

  • Belgium’s DEME Group with Greece’s Archirodon;
  • Van Oord of the Netherlands with South Korea’s Hyundai Engineering & Construction;
  • a joint venture of Jan de Nul and Besix;
  • the Netherlands based Boskalis; and
  • China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC).

The contract to execute the first phase of the Duba Port expansion was awarded to Boskalis earlier this year.

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The scope of the packages includes excavation and dredging, revetments for channel widening, demolition, container terminal quay expansion and earthworks.

Also, the contracts include the development of a flexible quay, a roll-on/roll-off berth and quay walls to a marine services berth and a coast guard facility each.