DAMMAM: The Saudi Ports Authority, also known as Mawani, has extended the bid deadline by a week to June 14 for the main works package to upgrade Terminals 1 and 2 of King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam city.
The initial deadline to submit the bid was May 10, and it was later extended to May 31 and June 7, according to a MEED report.
The main works package in Terminal 1 includes repairing and refurbishing berths with a length of 480 meters, quay paving and renovation of buildings.
The second container terminal will undergo expansion which involves the construction of a 225-meter-long quay wall with a draft of 16 meters, along with infrastructure work.
According to the MEED report, some of the contractors who have sent their bids include Saudi Arabia’s Ansab General Contracting, China Harbor Engineering Co., and Saudi Arabia’s Huta Marina.
Some of the other contractors involved with the tender are Saudi Arabian-Belgium consortium Al-Bawani/Besix, Saudi-Greece consortium Archirodon Saudi Arabia, and Austria-German consortium Strabag/Dywidag.