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Oman to build new port in Sur

MUSCAT, February 14, 2018

Omani authorities have begun a feasibility study for the construction of a new port near Sur Industrial Estate in the sultanate, said a report.

The study will be ready by the first half of the current year, reported Times of Oman, citing a report by the Public Establishment for Industrial Estates (PEIE).

Plans are afoot to establish a total of 24 projects, which include four new factories that have entered production phase, stated the report released on the eve of Oman’s Industry Day celebrations, it stated.

Further, a one-kilometre road was paved in cooperation with Khalid bin Ahmed and Sons in Sur. The total leasable area within the industrial estate is estimated at 23.66 million sq m, of which 6.72 million sq m are actually leased, said the report.

An investment tender was announced for a sewage plant in Sur Industrial Estate, and the project is expected to be awarded this month.

The consultancy project for design and supervision of the planning and infrastructure services of the estate has also been announced, and the project is expected to be awarded before the end of the first quarter of 2018, said the report.

A number of investment opportunities have been raised and they would be announced during the first half of 2018, it added.

Tags: Oman | port | Sur industrial zone |

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