RELEASE: Bahri wins Guinness World Record for largest mobile desalination plant

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RELEASE: Bahri wins Guinness World Record for largest mobile desalination plant

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Bahri Desalination sets new benchmark with record-breaking floating seawater desalination plant, in line with its efforts to support Saudi Arabia's national water security

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, Feb. 29, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Bahri Desalination, a specialized business unit of Saudi Arabian National Shipping Company (Bahri), a global leader in transportation and logistics, has set a new milestone in production seawater desalination plant, reinforcing its position as an industry pioneer with the largest floating desalination plant ever built on a marine barge.

The achievement was celebrated at an event held at the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture, where Guinness World Records officially recognized Bahri Desalination's innovative mobile seawater desalination plant as the largest of its kind. With an impressive length of 123 meters, the floating megaplant has a daily production of 50,000 cubic meters. Bahri, in partnership with Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) and Metito Saudi Limited, has built three state-of-the-art desalination units installed on customized barges.

Commenting on this achievement, Mr. Ahmed Alsubaey, CEO of Bahri, said: "We are honored to receive this distinction from Guinness World Records which validates our status as pioneers in the engineering of high-performance mobile seawater desalination solutions. capacity. As a leader in transportation and logistics, Bahri strives to develop innovative water projects that strengthen Saudi Arabia's infrastructure and self-sufficiency. This record reflects our cutting-edge work in deploying significant mobile floating desalination capacity where it is needed most along our coasts."

The record validates Bahri Desalination's status as an industry pioneer in building large-scale, cost-effective, mobile seawater desalination plants that can be deployed in new coastal locations. Going forward, Bahri will continue to drive progress through pioneering projects dedicated to the sustainable development of Saudi Arabia's maritime and water supply sectors.

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