Oman’s Galfar to begin renovations on Khaseb Port
Renovation of Oman’s Khaseb Port will begin next week. The Omani government commissioned the local Galfar Company to modernize the port at a cost of $25 million earlier this year, reported KUNA. The project has a target date of completion set for 2004.
Khaseb will be transformed into an international port, capable of receiving tourists from all over the world. The project is also expected play a vital role in developing trade with Iran and other neighboring countries. Khasab is in the Musandam province, which is in the northern part of the Sultanate of Oman on the Straits of Hormuz, facing Iran.
Galfar Engineering & Contracting is the flagship company of the Galfar Group. The group now has a turnover of over $350 million and has subsidiaries in Brunei, Abu Dhabi, Qatar and Yemen and has a total workforce of over 10,000.
Established in 1972, Galfar is a contracting group involved in steel fabrication, oil drilling, soil technology services, electrical goods and services, information technology, equipment leasing and education. — (menareport.com)
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