Bahrain Marina hires marine works contractor, eyes 2020 completion

Development will stretch along coastline in Manama, will comprise residential, entertainment, leisure and marina facilities
By Staff writer
Thu 01 Dec 2016 12:57 PM

Bahrain Marina Development Company has awarded Al Hassanain Contracting Company the contract to execute and complete the marine works for the Bahrain Marina project.

Aiming for completion by 2020; the planned development stretches along coastline in Manama and will comprise residential, entertainment, leisure and marina facilities.

Bahrain Marina, a mixed-used development, will include a five-star luxury hotel with serviced apartments along with freehold apartments and waterfront villas, shopping district, family entertainment and educational centre and a recreational waterfront space with F&B and retail spaces.

The yacht club will include a world-class marina capable of berthing a vast number of boats and yachts of different sizes.

“Dubbed as an iconic world-class facility, Bahrain Marina will be positioned as the kingdom’s prime lifestyle and leisure destination and a main tourism attraction with an aim of supporting the growth of the tourism sector. The project will also compliment the growth of the retail sector in Bahrain,” said Abdulrahman Yusuf Bin Yusuf Fakhro, chairman, Bahrain Marina.

“We are pleased with the progress made so far on the Bahrain Marina Project; further reiterating our commitment in developing a world-class facility. We are also pleased to appoint the most experienced marine company to drive forward next phase of the ambitious project,” he added.

Bahrain Marina CEO, Yazan Haddad said: “Our vision behind the Bahrain Marina project is to create a remarkable mixed-use development in the heart of the capital Manama that can attract local and foreign investments. We are committed in developing a waterfront destination that is modern and advanced and in accordance to the highest international standards.”

Al Hassanain Contracting Company, a Bahrain-based company which specialises in marine works and construction, will undertake all the enabling and marine-related works, including dredging, land reclamation, earthworks, shore protection, quay walls and culvert crossings.

“We are pleased to have been awarded this prestigious contract. Bahrain Marina is an iconic project and we are proud to be selected as the company that will deliver the marine works for this Development,” said general manager Jassim Hussain Ali.

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