Jacobs wins contract to help build the largest shipyard in the Arabian Gulf
Jacobs has been selected by SEPCO Electric Power Construction Corporation to deliver engineering services for Packages 4, 5 and 6 of the King Salman International Complex for Maritime Industries and Services project at Ras Al Khair in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
The shipyard complex covers an area of 4.3 square kilometres and, when complete, will be the largest in the region, providing a combination of offshore structures fabrication, new ship building and maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services. The Jacobs team will deliver detailed design services to the project including piers, dry-docks, ship lift, buildings, supporting infrastructure, utilities, telecommunications and security systems.
The project, owned by Saudi Aramco and its JV partners, is closely aligned with Saudi Vision 2030, the government's strategy to grow and diversify the Saudi economy. It aims to leverage the rapidly growing maritime needs in the Kingdom and build local manufacturing and design capabilities, while delivering a world-class facility that will provide an unprecedented mix of products and services in the region.
Jacobs has a buildings and infrastructure team of approximately 1,250 employees across the Middle East who leverage their strong local knowledge and project experience, underpinned by Jacobs' global network, to deliver a range of services to clients cross the infrastructure and built environment markets.
Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. With approximately $12 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 50,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional and construction- and program-management for business, industrial, commercial, government and infrastructure sectors.