Perbadanan Bekalan Air Pulau Pinang

Construction Period

07 May 2020 – On Going

Scope of Works

Submarine Pipeline Trench Backfilling Works

Main Contractor

Wira Syukur Wibawa Joint Venture


Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Dredging Works

450,000 m³

Rock Fill Works

21,000 m³

Sand Fill Work Works

160,000 m³

Perbadanan Bekalan Air Pulau Pinang

The “Submarine Pipelines from Butterworth to Pulau Pinang” project, under the supervision of Perbadanan Bekalan Air Pulau Pinang, represents a critical infrastructure development effort in the region. Within this project, Package 3 specifically entails the installation of twin DN 1200mm submarine pipelines, and this sub-contract focuses on the essential Submarine Pipeline Trench Backfilling Works.

Project Details:

  • Main Contractor: The responsibility for executing this vital project rests with the capable Wira Syukur Wibawa Joint Venture.

  • Location: The project is located in the picturesque region of Pulau Pinang, Malaysia, underscoring its significance in enhancing the region’s water supply infrastructure.

  • Scope: The primary scope of this sub-contract revolves around Submarine Pipeline Trench Backfilling Works, ensuring the secure and stable placement of the pipelines beneath the seabed.

Quantitative Highlights:

  • Sand Fill Works: An impressive volume of 160,000 cubic meters of sand is being used to provide foundational support to the pipelines, contributing to their stability.

  • Rock Fill Works: Approximately 21,000 cubic meters of rock fill material is being employed to further fortify the pipelines’ subterranean placement.

  • Dredging Works: A substantial dredging operation involving the removal of 450,000 cubic meters of sediment and debris is essential to prepare the underwater environment for the pipeline installation.