BHIC gets RM1.1bil Mindef contract

PETALING JAYA: Boustead Heavy Industries Corp Bhd (BHIC) has accepted a letter of award worth RM1.1bil from the Ministry of Defence Malaysia for the in-service support 2 performance-based contract for the Royal Malaysian Navy Prime Minister class submarines.

In a filing with Bursa Malaysia, BHIC said the contract was awarded to its wholly-owned subsidiary, BHIC Submarine Engineering Services Sdn Bhd (BSES).

“A formal contract between the Government of Malaysia and BSES will be finalised and executed at a later date.”

BHIC said the contract will contribute positively to the earnings of the BHIC Group for the financial year ending Dec 31, 2024.

“Save for Tan Sri Aziah Ali, Dr Salihin Abang and Fahmy Ismail, who are the directors of BHIC and BSES, none of the directors or substantial shareholders of the company, or persons connected with them, has any interest, direct or indirect, in the contract,” the company said.

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