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£28.6 million contract awarded to upgrade Bahrain water treatment plant with HM Government support

Friday December 21st, 2018

UK Export Finance (UKEF) has provided Bahrain’s Ministry of Works with a loan of £27.9 million under its direct lending facility to upgrade a waste water plant in Bahrain. Bluewater Bio’s enhancements follow previous successful work by the company on the plant.Government Opportunities

The announcement comes shortly after the chancellor announced an additional £2 billion in direct lending support from UKEF in this year’s Autumn Budget.

The deal follows €450 million worth of support provided by UKEF for healthcare and power provision in Angola.

International Trade Secretary, Rt Hon. Dr Liam Fox MP, said:

“Bluewater Bio is an innovative, company and the continuing demand for its market-leading capabilities shows the value placed on British expertise in the water and wastewater sector across the globe.

It also shows how UK Export Finance’s support ensures innovative businesses like Bluewater can take full advantage of international opportunities as we develop relationships as an independent trading nation.”

 

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