Singapore-based Hyflux Ltd has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Hyflux International Pte Ltd, has been awarded a contract by Asia Water Development Engineering Company (AWDEC) to design, manufacture and supply a seawater reverse osmosis desalination package in Bandar Abbas, Iran.
The project excludes local marine, civil and structural works, and is valued at approximately EUR 68.7 million [$85 million], with an additional EUR 10.5 million [$13 million] for optional add-ons such as equipment and technical advisors.
The desalination plant is designed to produce 200,000 cubic metres of water per day, and will form one out of five desalination plants which AWDEC plans to build as part of the proposed Saghi Kosar (SAKO) Desalination and Power Plant in Bandar Abbas, Iran.
The SAKO Desalination and Power Plant will feature five desalination plants able to produce 1,000,000 cubic metres of water per day, and a 300 – 400 MW power plant.
When completed, the SAKO Desalination and Power Plant will address the growing domestic water scarcity in Iran and serve industries in the South East of Ira
n.The contract is to be fulfilled over 2 to 3 years, and is expected to contribute to the financials of Hyflux for the financial year ending 31 December 2018.