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June 11, 2014

Oman/China

The Qurun Aquapolis Project

   

 

On April 27, 2014, the Qurun Aquapolis Project signed a contract with Chinese construction company China Wuyi Company Limited for the development of $120 million, 500-hectare shrimp and sea cucumber farm in Ras Jibsh, Oman, 300 kilometers South of Muscat along the Arabian Sea.  It’s a joint venture between Arabian Marine Development (AMD) and Bank Sohar (Manager of Oman Development Fund).  The Lim Shrimp Organization will be the project manager.

 

The farm expects to produce around 4,000 metric tons of shrimp and 2,000 metric tons of sea cucumbers annually.  It will be a self-contained facility with:

 

• Ponds and Canals

• Pumping Station

• Desalination Plan

• Processing Plant

• Cold Storage Facilities

• A Waste Water Treatment Facility

• Incinerator Plant for Rubbish

• Feed Mills

• Hatcheries for Shrimp and Sea Cucumbers

• Staff Housing

• Executive Housing

• Administrative Center

• Social Facilities

• Farm Stores and Warehouses

• Sport Center and Religious Facilities

• A Guard House

 

In a June 8, 2013, article on Qurun Aquapolis, Shrimp News reported: “The species to be cultured will include giant tiger shrimp (Penaeus monodon), Indian white shrimp (P. indicus), sea cucumbers (Holothuria scabra), Salicornia (an edible, salt tolerant plant), oysters and other bivalves.  When fully operational, the farm will produce approximately 4,500 metric tons of shrimp a year.  ... For a nifty, animated, nine-minute video of the project that includes music, maps and pictures of all the buildings and pond layouts CLICK HERE.”

 

 

 

(Left to right) Mr. Wan (China Wu Yi), Mr. Sasi (Bank Sohar), Mr. Yahya (AMD), Mr. Qiu (CEO of China Wu Yi), Mr. Kalmoor (CEO Bank Sohar), Mr. Huang (Chairman China Wu Yi), Mr. Qassim (AMD), Mr. Nasser (Arabian Marine Development), Mr. Djames Lim (Lim Shrimp Organization) and Mr. Joshi (Bank Sohar).

 

Information: Mary Fan, China Wu Yi (phone +86 13799431860, email 271082467@qq.com).

 

Information: Mr. Joshi. Bank Sohar (phone +968-94292781, email hrishikesh.joshi@banksohar.net).

 

Information: Mr. Nasser, Arabian Marine Development (phone +986-990002266, email excelsys2000@gmail.com).

 

Information: Mr. Djames, Lim Shrimp Organization (phone+ 65-90622467, email djameslim@limshrimp.com).

 

Source: 1. Email to Shrimp News International from Fan Mary (271082467@qq.com).  Subject: Company Profile of China Wu Yi Co., Ltd.  June 9, 2014.  2. China Wu Yi, Co., Ltd.  Press Release: Signing of EPC Contract to Build Qurun Aquapolis Project in Sultanate of Oman.  Received June 9, 2014.

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