Portuguese engineering and construction company MSF Engenharia and Turkish contractor Serka Taahüt won a contract for infrastructure work on the port of Duqm in Oman, according to a press release by MSF.

The $281 mn contract was awarded to a consortium of the two companies by the Oman’s Special Economic Zone Authority (SEZAD) and is officially dubbed ‘Construction of Roads, Infrastructure and Buildings at the Commercial Terminal and Operational Zone Areas, Port of Duqm (IP2)’.

The works include infrastructure, road and paving works, buildings and port crane beam as well as track works. The contract is scheduled to be completed in 30 months.

The contract marks MSF’s first in Oman after having previously secured major contracts in Qatar and the UAE.