On August 21st, 2017, Deo Ca Investment Joint Stock Company officially held a ceremony to break through the entire route and put the tunnel into operation at the northern area of Ca Pass tunnel, Dong Hoa district, Phu Yen province.
The ceremony was honor to greet many senior leaders of Ministry of Transport, leaders of Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa provinces: Mr. Le Dinh Tho – Deputy Minister, Ministry of Transport; Mr. Huynh Tuan Viet – Member of Party Central Executive Committee, Provincial Party Committee Secretary, Chairman of Phu Yen People’s Committee; Mr Luong Minh Son – Deputy Secretary of Phu Yen Provincial Standing Committee; Mr. Nguyen Tan Tuan – Deputy Secretary of Khanh Hoa Provincial Standing Committee; Mr. Dao Cong Thien – Deputy Chairman of Khanh Hoa People’s Committee; Mr. Pham Ngoc Thuong – Deputy Secretary of Lang Son Provincial Party Committee; Major General Phan Van Thanh – Member of Provincial Standing Committee, Director of Phu Yen Police Department…
From left to right: Prof. Tran Chung, Ex-Director of State authority for construction quality inspection, Ministry of Construction; General Director Nguyen Cong Phu; Mr. Nghiem Sy Minh – Chairman of Deo Ca Company; Associate General Director Tran Nam Trung
From left to right: Associate General Director Tran Nam Trung; Mr. Le Kim Thanh – Director of Transport Engineering Construction and Quality Management Bureau – Ministry of Transport; Mr. Ho Minh Hoang, deputy Chairman/CEO of Deo Ca Company; General Director Nguyen Cong Phu
Ca Pass tunnel is located between Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa provinces. The starting point of the project locates at Km1353 + 150 National Road 1 in Phu Yen province, the last point of the project is at Km1374 + 525 National Highway 1 in Khanh Hoa province. The total length of the project is 13.2 km, including Ca pass tunnel with 4.125m length, Co Ma tunnel with 500m length. Both tunnels have state-of-the-art scale and equipment in the existing tunnels on National Highway 1, with two parallel tunnels, each with two lanes in the same direction, allowing maximum speed at 80km / h.
This is the first large-scale tunnel project implemented in the form of BOT (Build – Operate – Transfer Contract) with domestic capital, implemented by the investor and the Vietnamese contractor. Total investment of project is VND 11,378 billion. Ca Pass tunnel putting into operation marked the big step in the development of Vietnamese experts and engineers; shortens the passing time from 60 minutes into 10 minutes, connects Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa provinces in the process of socio-economic development, as well as facilitating transportation between the southern central provinces and the whole country.
APAVE Asia – Pacific has cooperated with Deo Ca investor from the beginning of the project. In the role of leader of construction supervision consortium: APAVE – DOHWA (Korea) – TEDISOUTH, throughout 5 years of implementation, APAVE has assigned over 60 experienced engineers and experts implementing at this project. General Director Nguyen Cong Phu and the Board of Directors always follow the project closely to give direction and support on-line, on-time for the project. Morever, Dr Nguyen Cong Phu gave his ideas directly to the Board of Directors of Deo Ca Investor to implement the Minister’s direction in changing EPC to Vietnamese companies for reducing capital.
Mr. Ho Minh Hoang – Deputy Chairman/ General Director of Deo Ca Company
Speaking at the ceremony, Deputy Minister Le Dinh Tho apprMr. Ho Minh Hoang – Deputy Chairman/ General Director of Deo Ca Companyeciated the efforts of Investor and contractors to achieve quality, safety and progress for the project.
Mr. Le Dinh Tho – Deputy Minister, Ministry of Transport
The success of the project has affirmed APAVE’s position in the Transport Infrastructure sector. During the implementation process, APAVE and Dr Nguyen Cong Phu received many certificates of merit from the Minister of Transport with outstanding achievements in project implementation. At this ceremony, many APAVE engineers working in the project were honored by Phu Yen and Khanh Hoa People’s Committees for their contribution to the project.
General Director Nguyen Cong Phu and APAVE team at the project