Sterling and Wilson bags MEP contract for Cochin Intl airport
Cochin International Airport Ltd has awarded the mechanical, electrical, and public health system contract for the new international terminal at Nedumbassery in Kerala, to Sterling and Wilson, part of Shapoorji Pallonji Group. CIAL is the first green field airport in the country built with public-private partnership. Additionally, it is ranked as the fourth largest international airport in India in terms of passenger traffic. The sprawling terminal at CIAL will spread across a built up area of 15,00,000 sq-ft.
Sterling and Wilson’s scope of work under this contract will include complete electrical installations including HT and LT works, air-conditioning, fire protection, building management systems, plumbing management systems, vertical and horizontal transportation system, along with operation and maintenance work. The project is expected to be completed within a period of 18 months.
Speaking on the contract, Prassana Sarambale, group vice-president, business development, Sterling and Wilson, said, “CIAL is one of India’s busiest airports in terms of number of passengers handled by it. Having completed the electrical installations for Terminal 3-Indira Gandhi International Airport, we are confident that our knowledge and resources will have a world class feel about it.”
Sterling and Wilson will also assume responsibility of providing complete operation and maintenance work after the commissioning of the new international terminal.