Blue Star bags contract for CSIA Terminal 2
Central airconditioning and commercial refrigeration major, Blue Star Limited has won orders worth Rs 130 crore for airconditioning and plumbing of the new integrated Terminal Building (Terminal 2) of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), Mumbai.
CSIA is one of India’s busiest airports having recorded passenger traffic of 25.6 million in 2009-10. Currently CSIA has three domestic terminals at Santa Cruz and two international terminals at Sahar in operation. Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd. (MIAL), a joint venture between the GVK led consortium (74%) and Airports Authority of India (26%), was awarded the mandate of modernizing and upgrading Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) in February 2006.
MIAL is currently implementing a master plan to build an integrated terminal with a vision and framework to modernize this airport as one of the best airports in the world. After modernization, the new integrated Terminal Building referred to as T2 will be able to accommodate 40 million passengers per annum. The works of the new integrated Terminal Building is being split into two phases. While Blue Star was awarded the contract to aircondition the South West Pier valued at Rs15 crore a few months ago, it has now won the contract to aircondition the T2 Processor valued at Rs93 crore.
In addition, DS Gupta Construction Pvt Ltd, the company that Blue Star has recently acquired, has also been awarded the plumbing and fire fighting contracting works of this new integrated Terminal Building valued at Rs 22 crore.
Blue Star’s scope of work involves supply, installation, testing, commissioning, handover, training, maintenance and warranty of all airconditioning and ventilation services. The equipment being supplied includes air handling units, cooling towers, pumps, ventilation fans, panels, building management systems, insulation and electrical parts. Blue Star will also be handling the project execution of the plumbing works.
The other airport projects that Blue Star has executed include Aurangabad, Ahmedabad, Trivandrum, Mangalore, Nagpur, Jaipur, Amritsar, Madurai, Dehradun, Raipur and Pune.