Bahri, a Saudi provider of logistics and transportation, signed a 20-year agreement, valued at SR760 million ($202.6 million), with the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC), a Saudi government corporation responsible for the desalination of seawater, producing electric power, and supplying various regions in the Saudi Kingdom with desalinated water, to transport desalinated water from floating stations to desalination tanks. The agreement includes establishing three floating stations to desalinate water and for the transfer of desalinated water from the stations to desalination tanks. Each station will have a capacity of 50,000 cubic meters per day with a total capacity of 150,000 cubic meters a day. The project will be operational for 20 years, starting from the date of commercial operation, which is expected to be in the fourth quarter of 2020.
Managing with this project, valveIT increases its commitment in the future of Desalination by absuring its Italian Quality Valves to innovative marine Reverse Osmosis processes taking place on floating barges stationing 4 KM away from the shore in Shuqaiq, Saudi Arabia.
The mobile Desalination Plants in which valveIT product are installed will also play an important role in the desalinating operations of the following site locations:
· Ras Al Khair