NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept 24 – Dalbit has secured two petroleum products supply contracts with the World Food Programme (WFP) in Gulu, Northern Uganda and Goma, in the Eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
Valued at approximately US$6.8 million and US$1.1 million, respectively, the two tenders secured following competitive bidding processes will see Dalbit International South Sudan supply Jet fuel to the WFP bases in Gulu and Goma.
In Gulu, the firm has completed the construction of an operating depot with a capacity to hold 720,000 litres of Jet A1 products.
The firm is additionally building and will operate a depot to world-class standards in Goma to facilitate the smooth execution of the tender. The operations will include a compact refuelling bowser configured to serve various types of aircraft.
The company operates four depots in Juba, Rumbek, Wau and Bor with a storage capacity of over 6 million litres for Gasoil and Jet-A14.
“We are excited that Dalbit has secured the contract to supply WFP in Gulu and Goma and this works well with our commitment to fuelling regional growth across the social and economic development fronts,” said Dalbit International South Sudan Country Business Manager, John Paul Ogondi.
“In such remote areas, Dalbit is deploying tailor-made solutions including customised product delivery options to enable WFP to meet its humanitarian mandate efficiently and cost-effectively.”