The move is part of an effort to increase climate resilience and improve sources for drinking water.
The new funding from the US was approved last month.
The JV will construct as well as operate low and mid pressure vessels using various technologies.
BPA selected Dongwon Consortium as the preferred bidder through an open bidding competition held last August.
The first ship is expected to be delivered in the second quarter of 2023.
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The 8,000cbm ship, slated to be delivered in summer 2023, will serve customers in the Mediterranean region.
An investigation into the proposed merger was launched in December 2019.
Approximately 3,000 personnel are participating in the exercises conducted in the regions of Voronezh, Belgorod, Bryansk, and Smolensk.
Skoonbox is Damen’s first step towards a sustainable battery network for mobile and temporary applications.
The company aims to secure a total of $4.6bn worth of orders this year.