WSP Finland, a consulting firm that provides sustainable services in engineering, consulting, surveys and design, has been recognized as the creative company of the year 2015 in Finland-Vietnam relations.
The embassy had chosen WSP Finland as the receiver of the award in recognition of the company’s creative and successful bridge design projects in different parts of Vietnam, the Finnish Embassy in Hanoi said Wednesday in a press release.
Finnish Ambassador Kimmo Lähdevirta presented the award certificate to WSP Finland during a ceremony organized yesterday in Helsinki, Finland.
Receiving the certificate, WSP Finland’s managing director Kirsi Hautala and business area director Pekka Pulkkinen, said, “It is a great honor for WSP Finland to receive this award. We are especially pleased that we are recognized for our achievements in Vietnam.”
As part of the global WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff group employing 31,000 staffers in over 500 offices in 39 countries around the world, WSP Finland has been involved in many different projects in Vietnam, including bridges, over the past 20 years.
The company has designed the Binh and Rao II Bridges in the northern city of Hai Phong in 2005 and 2012 respectively, and the Tran Thi Ly Bridge in the central city of Da Nang in 2013.
Currently, WSP Finland is working on the Thu Thiem II Bridge in Ho Chi Minh City.
Last year WSP Finland’s turnover amounted to 29 million euros (US$33 million) while that of WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff reached $5.2 billion.