DSI subsidiary wins $30m contract for Moldovan wastewater treatment plant

PE&E rehabilitating wastewater treatment plant and new sludge treatment facilities in capital

Passavant Energy and Environment (PE&E), the German subsidiary of Drake and Scull International, has secured a $30 million contract to undertake the rehabilitation works for a wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) and new sludge treatment facilities in Moldova’s capital city, Chisinau.

PE&E has entered into a consortium with Ludwig Pfeiffer, a privately-owned European contractor, to deliver PE&E’s patented technologies and inventions, which address the challenges posed by the complex rehabilitation works.

Passavant’s share of the project amounts to 50% of the total contract value.

“We are delighted to start 2018 on a positive note, with the AED 110 Million contract award for the Chișinău Wastewater Treatment plant,” said Fares Khatib, CEO of Passavant. “Our wastewater and sludge treatment technologies have improved the quality of core infrastructure in several cities, through the various WWTP installations we have successfully delivered globally.

“Our in-depth array of German EPC turnkey solutions spans the complete lifecycle of Water & Waste treatment projects, from holistic design and build, to post operations and maintenance. Our versatile engineering scales and adapts to Municipal, Industrial and Surface Water treatment plants, Sea Water RO, Sludge Digestion, Solid Waste treatment plants, custom made Water Treatment Packages, and Waste to Energy projects.

The Chisinau (Moldova) project win marks DSI’s second contract award in 2018, marking an upswing in DSI’s operational recovery. Backed by DSI management’s support and global footprint, PE&E is well positioned to utilize the growth opportunities for its Water and Wastewater treatment solutions, across its key markets in 2018.

“We are pleased to have Ludwig Pfeiffer GmbH & co KG as our civil partners in this endeavour and are confident that the WWTP will be a befitting showcase of our combined experience, expertise, and project management.”


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