Sharjah Airport Authority (SAA) has signed agreements worth $27m (AED100m) with three companies for its airport expansion project.
ADP Ingénierie, a French company that specialises in airport architecture and engineering, will be responsible for the design and construction supervision of the project.
The agreement with ADP Ingénierie includes directing, managing, and monitoring all aspects of the expansion project to ensure that all project requirements are met and implemented, according to the approved schedule and budget and contract requirements.
ADP Ingénierie will provide consultancy services to the project management team during the design and implementation phase in order to reach the volume of passengers targeted in the expansion programme and the targets related to the level of service set by SIA.
CORE Engineering Consultancy has been appointed to oversee and manage the demolition of existing affected structures, while the Design-Build of a new sewage treatment plant was awarded to Metito Overseas Limited.
CORE will provide consultancy services for the design, construction, and supervision of professional services for the new GSE Vehicle Maintenance Facility, SAA Department of Purchasing and Engineering Building Compass, aircraft hardstands with the addition of 12 remote aircraft hardstands apron pads, inbound road network, and supervision for the demolition of existing affected structures.
Metito Overseas Limited was appointed to undertake the design-build of the new sewage treatment plant and associated works, an effluent processing and treatment facility with the capacity of approximately 3,000-cubic metres (m3), per day with provision for future capacity expansion to 4,500 cubic metres (m3) per day.
The signing of the agreements came after tenders were made and companies with specialisations in the awarded areas were invited to submit their offers.
The technical and financial terms of each offer were studied and evaluated under the supervision of the technical authorities at Sharjah International Airport.
Parsons Overseas Limited was appointed by SIA in early May 2017 as project and programme manager for the project to liaise with relevant stakeholders, determine a detailed scope of works and action a procurement strategy.
Ali Salim Al Midfa, chairman of Sharjah Airport Authority, said: "The awarding of these airport expansion agreements is aligned with the directives of H.H Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qassimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, and the continuous support of H.H Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qassimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and Chairman of the Executive Council, to take necessary action to launch the draft Airport expansion future plan.
“This is part of their keenness to maintain the leadership of Sharjah International Airport, the first airport in the region, in its efforts to keep pace with the emirate’s growth and meet the ongoing requirements of our airline partners that rely on SIA for its operations."