[Dubai, 21 November, 2012] Passavant-Roediger GmbH, a wholly owned German subsidiary of Drake & Scull International (DSI) PJSC, has been awarded a contract for the expansion of the Thu Duc Water Treatment Plant in Vietnam. The contract is worth AED 169 million and is the first project for Passavant-Roediger in Vietnam.
Under the terms of the contract, Passavant-Roediger will be responsible for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of a 300,000 m3/day Water Treatment Plant, treating river water to provide high purity drinking water to the region's inhabitants, using Passavant-Roediger's high-end patented Turbo-LME Technology. This will be the third phase of the water delivery program at Thu Doc, Vietnam. Aside from expanding the total capacity of the water treatment facility, Passavant-Roediger will also be responsible for the construction of the river water intake pumping station and pressure mains pipes delivering the feed water to the plant.
Commenting on the award, Dr. Mazen Bachir, Managing Director of Passavant-Roediger, said: “This key project demonstrates the reputation of Passavant-Roediger as the leading global EPC specialist of turnkey water, wastewater and industrial process water treatment plants. Our global experience and patented technology have again played a very important role in winning this project. Leveraging our core expertise in high-rate water purification technology using our patented Turbo-LME process, we are therefore looking forward to ensure the optimal performance of the water treatment facility and to satisfy the specific requirements of this high-stakes project. Moreover, being our first venture in Vietnam, we strongly believe that this project will give Passavant-Roediger a significant head start as we move forward with our growth plans in the country”.
Passavant-Roediger has managed to substantially grow its backlog from AED 150 million recorded as of September 2011 to AED 600 million recorded as of September 2012 representing a year to year growth of 300 % .This phenomenal growth indicates the fast integration of the German company Under the DSI PJSC umbrella and its ability to strategically penetrate promising markets in the MENA region.
DSI acquired Passavant-Roediger in 2009 to enhance its capabilities in the region's water and wastewater sector. Passavant-Roediger is a leading global developer of wastewater, water and sludge treatment technologies, with operations across Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. The company delivers comprehensive in-house solutions for the design, supply, build, operations and maintenance, wastewater and water treatment facilities and is one of the leading Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC), Wastewater and Water Treatment (WWT) and Re-Use Design and Build Contractors Worldwide.