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South Korean Construction Firms Consider Return to Libya

By John Lee. South Korean construction companies have visited Tripoli to assess whether they can restart work on three power station projects said to be worth LD 4 billion. According to Libya Herald, Hyundai and Doosan were building the 1400-MW Khaleej Power station at Sirte, which began in 2007; Daewoo was building the power station at […]

UN Boss visits Benghazi’s Destroyed University

The Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) and Head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya Ghassan Salame arrived in Benghazi today as part of his ongoing efforts to engage Libyans everywhere on how best to move the political process forward and bring peace to the country. Landing at Banina Airport, the SRSG, welcomed […]

Italy Defends Consortium Rebuilding Tripoli Airport

By John Lee. The Italian Embassy in Libya has rejected claims that the Italian consortium that was awarded the contract to rebuild Tripoli International Airport (TIA) passenger terminal is a fake company that disappeared after signing. Africa Intelligence said that Consorzio Aeneas consisted of two small firms operating on a very small scale, and that […]

Benghazi Reconstruction could cost $7.3bn

By John Lee. The reconstruction of Benghazi could cost up to LD 10 billion ($7.3 billion), according to a report from Libya Herald. Writing in Al-Wasat, Attiyah Fitouri, of Benghazi University, said he believed that the minimum cost of rebuilding would be LD 5 billion. This would require significant assistance from an already-stretched central government, as […]

Ocean Installer Wins Contract at Al-Jurf Field

Norwegian-based subsea company Ocean Installer has been awarded a SURF (Subsea structures, Umbilicals, Risers and Flowlines) project at the Libyan Al Jurf oil field in the Mediterranean. The client is Mabruk Oil Operations, a joint venture between Total E&P and the Libya’s National Oil Cooperation (NOC). The work scope encompasses the replacement of a 10” […]