Bahri Signs Breakbulk Desalination Agreement

Five-year Term with Saline Water Conversion Corp.

The National Shipping Co. of Saudi Arabia, or Bahri, has signed an agreement with Saline Water Conversion Corp. for the breakbulk transport of desalination plant components.
SWCC is the Saudi operating body for desalination of seawater, production of electric power, and desalinated water supply in the Kingdom and the deal will cover shipment of spare parts needed at desalination plants in eastern and western coasts for a five-year term.
“The signing of this agreement comes as part of our commitment to working closely with key government entities to achieve the objectives of the Saudi Vision 2030 [and] to position the Kingdom as a global logistics hub and create new jobs and training opportunities for Saudis to support local content,” said Abdullah Aldubaikhi, CEO of Bahri.
Bahri is one of the largest maritime services provider in the world and alongside a fleet of breakbulk vessels also operates several double hull very large crude carriers, chemical carriers, dry bulkers and multipurpose roll-on, roll-off vessels.
Photo: Bahri vessel. Credit: Bahri