ECONOMYNEXT - Sri Lanka has awarded a 51 .5 million US dollar deal to build a fuel hydrant system at the island's main international airport, to a joint venture involving Singapore, Indonesia and China.
The cabinet of ministers had approved the award of the contract to WEC Engineers and constructers Pte LTD, Singapore, PT Wijeya Koraya (Persero) Tbk of Indonesia and China National Chemical Engineering, the state information office said.
Sri Lanka's state-run Ceylon Petroleum Corporation has a monopoly in fuel supply at the island's airports.
The fuel hydrant system will supply the Apron E, which is now under construction. The will have 17 parking bays.
Sri Lanka's main airport is now operating above capacity while a Japanese funded expansion is underway. (Colombo/Nov23/2017)