Saudi Water Partnership Company (SWPC), the principal offtaker for water and wastewater projects in Saudi Arabia, announced last week that it has issued Request for Qualification (RFQ) for Ras Mohaisen – Baha – Makkah Independent Water Transmission Pipeline Project (IWTP) to interested companies.

The RFQ notice, dated 12 August 2021, didn't disclose submission deadline.

In June, Zawya Projects had reported that a total of 37 companies, including 25 Saudi companies, submitted EOIs for the IWTP project, which would be procured on Build, Own, Operate and Transfer (BOOT) basis. 

The folloiwng companies had expressed interest in the project:

1- China Gezhouba Group Co Ltd (CGGC)
2- China Harbour Engineering Co Ltd (CHEC)
3- China Railway Construction Corporation (International) Ltd
4- Powerchina International Group Ltd
5- Marubeni Corporation
6- Amiantit, KSA
7- Aisa Group
8- Al Bawani Co. Ltd
9- Al Bawani Water & Power (AWP)
10- Al Jomaih Energy & Water Co.
11- Al Yamama Company For Trading And Contracting
12- Alawael Modern Contracting Company LLC
13- Alfanar Co.
14- Alkhorayef Power & Water Technologies
15- Bashir Ahmad Dost Muhammad Contracting Co.
16- Denys Arabia Company Ltd.
17- International Water Distribution Company (Tawzea)
18- JACC Ltd
19- Jusoor Energy Company Development (Qantara)
20- Kindasa Water Services Company (KWS)
21- Mowah Company CJSC
22- Nesma Company Ltd
23- Safya For Water Company ; Citic Construction Co ; Sarh Attqnia Co.
24- Sigma Paints Saudi Arabia Ltd.
25- Tamasuk Holding Company
26- University Of Prince Mugrin
27- Vision Invest; Al Muhaidib Group; Abunayyan Holding
28- Ajlan & Bros Energy Company (Abilitii); China Railway Construction Corporation (International) Ltd
29- Alsharif Group Holdings; SICIM SPA
30- Batco Saudi Company
31- A. Hak Pijpleidingen Saudi Company Ltd
32- Cobra Industrial Services LLC (Cobra Group)
33- Elecnor
34- Taqa
35- Utico FZC
36- Harrison International
37- Mutlaq Al-Ghowairi Contracting Co.

The 300-kilometre-long IWTP would have a total capacity of 300,000 cubic metres per day, and is expected to start operations in 2024, according to project information posted on SWPC's website.

SDC Deal Number: 3925540158

(Writing by Senthil Palanisamy; Editing by Anoop Menon)

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