Warehouse build begins at huge Bahrain port
The warehouse is in the Bahrain Logistics Zone of the port project
Construction of a warehouse facility within the Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP) and Industrial Area in Bahrain is underway and progressing steadily, according to developer the General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP).
The project, which recently began foundation work, is one of several being built within the customs-free, Bahrain Logistics Zone (BLZ) of the development, and due for completion by December this year.
Warehouse operator Almoayed Wilhelmsen Ltd, a JV between Bahrain family A.K. Almoayed and Norwegian shipping company, Wilhelmsen of Oslo, signed a 20-year agreement with the BLZ in October to lease more than 4000m2 of land at the logistics park.
Speaking about the warehouse project, Shaikh Daij bin Salman Al Khalifa, chairman of GOP said: "We are proud to announce that Almoayed Wilhelmsen Ltd remains committed to the development of their presence in the Bahrain Logistics Zone, and is moving ahead with the construction of its new warehouse facility on site.
“Piling work is underway and is progressing well. The BLZ will support and monitor the construction process, as with all our clients, as part of the BLZ's overall aim of establishing a benchmark for high-quality logistical operations.”
Located towards the North Eastern extremity of Bahrain, approximately 5kms from the Bahrain International Airport, the Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP) and Industrial Area is part of an extensive development programme over 800 hectares of land.
In line with the Kingdom’s 2030 Economic Vision, the development aims to position Bahrain as a global leader in the maritime industry, whilst boosting industrial growth.