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    Six agreements signed for Duqm infrastructure upgrade

    Six agreements have been signed to further boost the infrastructure of the Special Economic Zone at Duqm.

    The agreements were signed by Yahya bin Said bin Abdullah Al Jabri, Chairman of Board of Directors of the Special Economic Zone at Duqm.
    The first agreement was signed with Al Bustan Construction Company for the implementation of land levelling works in the logistics area (A) Port of Duqm.

    The second agreement was signed with A.A.W. and Partners Consulting Engineers in order to provide consultancy services for design and supervision of the execution of the internal roads project in the Rocks Garden.

    The third agreement has been reached with Conser & Partners Engineering Services LLC to provide consultancy services for the design and supervision of the implementation of the second package of the dual carriageway road project of Sultan Saeed bin Tiamor (National Road No. 32 in Duqm).

    An agreement was also signed with the National Engineering Office to provide consultancy services for design and supervision of the implementation of a road linking between Duqm airport to the Ra’s Markaz.

    An agreement for design and constructing of a sewage treatment plant in Duqm, was also signed. It will be implemented by Lal Bakhsh and Voltas Engineering and Trading Services Company.

    The Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Special Economic Zone at Duqm signed an agreement with Grand Enterprises Co. for management, operation and maintenance of lighting posts in Duqm. The agreement provides that a store will be established for maintaining the equipment and tools for the project.



    The Land levelling agreement provides for levelling of land in the logistics area (A) located in Duqm port with an area of 5.5 hectares. The project is considered the second stage whereas the first phase started by levelling 65 hectares of the land in the logistics area in Port of Duqm, with a total area of about 1,000 hectares. The logistics zone is witnessing an increasing demand from investors due to its proximity to the commercial pier at the Port of Duqm. The project is scheduled to be completed within 110 days.

    The agreement on design and supervision works for internal roads is for a length of 13 km of roads linking to the parking areas of 34,000 square meters in the Rock Garden district of Duqm. This is one of the new commercial neighbourhoods in the Special Economic Zone at Duqm and is witnessing an increasing demand from investors to construct commercial and residential buildings in the area. The agreement provides for the implementation of design services within 5 months and supervision services within 18 months plus two weeks for preparation.

    The agreement signed for consultancy services for the design and supervision of implementing the second package of the 14 kilometre dual-way Sultan Said bin Taimor Road comes within the efforts of the Special Economic Zone Authority to increase the efficiency of roads in the Special Economic Zone and qualify the roads to cope with the economic growth of the region. The road serves many industrial zones. The design services will be implemented within 10 months while the supervisory services will take 30 months in addition to two weeks for preparations.

    Signing of the consultancy services agreement for the design and supervision of the implementation of the road project linking Duqm Airport to RasMarkaz is intended to cope with the expected growth in the region especially after establishing the oil storage plant at RasMarkaz which will link be linked to the transfer line to transport the crude oil from the storage plant to Duqm refinery with a length of 80 km. The planned road extending from Duqm airport to Ras Markas is 51 kilometres long and the design services will be carried out within 10 months while the supervisory services within 48 months, plus one month of preparation.

    According to the agreement on design and construction of sewage treatment plant in Duqm, the company executing the project will perform the works of designing, engineering, construction, installation and commissioning of equipment, operation and delivery of the station as per the approved specifications. The first phase of the station has a capacity of 2,500 cubic meters per day. It operates by a Sequential Batch Reactor (SBR). It will be executed within 24 months from the date of awarding.


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