GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >>

 
  Share

Grandweld's participation in the global forum strengthens the UAE's cutting-edge quality in the shipbuilding industry and its competitiveness in both engineering quality and economic feasibility

Dubai, UAE, 30 June 2018:   Grandweld, the pioneering UAE-based shipyard, is participating in the International Tug, Salvage & OSV Convention and Exhibition (ITS), which is currently held in Marseille, Frane until 29th of June 2018. Grandweld is showing its manufacturing capabilities, while focusing on its outstanding strengths in tug, salvage and offshore service boat repair and maintenance.

ITS 2018 is an exceptional event as it marks the 50th anniversary of the largest convention and exhibition of its kind in the world, which attracts top-level executives and decision makers from around the globe. Grandweld is participating in ITS to highlight the outstanding capabilities of the shipbuilding industry in the UAE.

Eng. Jamal Abki, General Manager of Grandweld Shipyards, emphasized, “We are proud that our company is based in the UAE. This has helped us develop our manufacturing performance to be among the fastest and most efficient companies in the region. This is the result of the excellent business environment provided by the UAE and its legal and legislative system. The world's largest ship owners come to us for building and servicing their boats. They have realized the commercial viability of our services and the value-added quality of our services compared to other places around the world.”

Abki clarified, 'In addition to the competitive advantages offered by the UAE and its industrial environment, our presence at Dubai Maritime City has given us additional competitive advantages. DMC is a comprehensive marine complex that accommodates many specialized international companies. We have benefited from this opportunity to build an internal work cycle that is considered the fastest of its kind in manufacturing and maintenance. This gives Grandweld an advantage and makes it an attractive option for boat owners. Every day the boat stops during maintenance is a loss for its owner. Hence, our shipyard offers the highest level of maintenance services with the quickest turn-around time. This is what our customers are always looking for.”

Commenting on the unique features in shipbuilding and maintenance that Grandweld highlights at ITS, Abki said, “Grandweld Shipyards has one of the largest covered shipbuilding yards in the region for shipbuilding and manufacturing, which gives us a particularly competitive advantage as it ensures maximum welding quality in the absence of wind. This is critical in having a strong and durable hulks that endure the pressure and tensile strength factors of tug, salvage and offshore service vessels on high seas. The covered area also enables our teams to work round the clock and during midday when it's too hot outdoors; helping us complete the manufacturing and maintenance work better and faster than our competitors.”

Abki commended the new decisions announced by the Cabinet to stimulate the investment and industry sector in the UAE. These decisions coincided with launching the ‘Ala'azm (Determination) Strategy', establishing the Saudi-Emirati Coordination Council, and the ambitious economic projects that accompany this major achievement. The new initiative focuses on supporting the oil, gas, and offshore field sectors, which will attract many tugboats and offshore service ships to the region. This in turn, will support the shipbuilding and ship maintenance sector. 

'Our participation at ITS 2018 is a remarkable opportunity for us to inform the global shipping industry about the ‘Ala'azm Strategy' and the exceptional business opportunities that it provides to investors. The new initiative further leads the UAE to become the ideal gateway and the preferred maritime hub worldwide,' concluded Abki.

Grandweld Shipyards has the largest covered shipbuilding yard in the region, spreading over 13,500 square meters at its headquarters in Dubai Maritime City. It also has 30,000 square meters for shipbuilding and maintenance in Al Jaddaf in Dubai. Grandweld employs over 800 professional engineers and technicians in shipbuilding and maintenance. To date, Grandweld has proudly added the 'Made in the UAE' mark on over 130 boats and marine vessels of all sizes and types.



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 11889 times
Posted on : Saturday, June 30, 2018  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : DMCA's Maritime Advisory Council meets to promote maritime sector growth via innovation and enhanced...
Next Story : Gulf Craft Strengthens Their Team for Growth
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Delightful Duo Of Elegant Timepieces Make For A Special Valentine Day's Gift
Nothing says ‘I love you' quite like MKS Jewellery Valentine's Day Top Picks
Mesmerizing Gift Sets and Perfume for Her
Classic Smoky Eyes with Essence
Introducing Supergirl Make-Up
The Rado HyperChrome Ultra Light
Chronoswiss Shows Off Twin Limited Edition Flying Grand Regulators
Innovative, Adventurous and Accurate. It's what pilots need in a timepiece. And ...
Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort Rolls out Fabulous Deals for February
The Valentine watch collection by Coach
GUESS Launches JEANS SS19 Collection for Women
212 VIP Extra Limited Edition
NuFACE launches in Bloomingdales and Harvey Nichols!
Lenovo announces Lenovo Truscale™ Infrastructure Services – a consumption-based,...
Chrono 4 Grande Taille Limited Edition - another classy reiteration of an iconic...
The Fall 2019 Michael Kors Collection Runway Show
Turkish Airlines introduces its new The LEGO® Movie 2 Inflight Safety Video, bef...
Dubai's first building biologist receives global recognition
Exclusive position in the front row of the grid: The BMW M850i xDrive Coupe Firs...
Robinsons to launch its new luxury lighting department – the latest addition to ...
UAE supermarket chain Al Maya group to launch products from Woolworths Australia
Airbus and Emirates reach agreement on A380 fleet, sign new widebody orders
Is the runway ready for HONOR View20 Moschino edition - the season's most covete...
Caroline Wozniacki chasing more success at Dubai Duty Free tennis championships
Valentines Day Gift Guide from Anker
Create a Valentine's meal to remember with LG
Jaguar Land Rover expands Ingenium family with straight six-cylinder petrol engine
SPRING 2019: MEET ‘CECE'
Greece partners with VFS Global to launch Visa Application Centres in the Kingdo...
Abu Dhabi University and Knowledge Group to participate in IDEX 2019
Okadoc helps UAE patients find a doctor and book an appointment online instantly
Customs World develops RIISE: first of its kind leading-edge Customs platform
Wellness Saturdays with H Retreats
Zayed University inaugurates largest Bloomberg Finance Lab in the Middle East
39 days shopping extravaganza brought grand success to 13 participating malls
10 things you didn't know about Space Grill
Lacoste Presents. 12. 12 Collection
H.E. Minister Buhumaid leads Dubai Cares' Walk for Education alongside 15,000 pa...
The Retail Summit officially opens
HH Sheikh Saeed Bin Hamdan Al Maktoum Cup First Ever 30 Goal Handicap Exhibition...
DAFZA to showcase its premium services to the F&B Industry at Gulfood
Ajman Free Zone announces official commitment to culture of innovation at “Digit...
Pop Star Melissa endorses Talentology 2019
Airbus to participate in the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (ID...
Celebrate Valentine's Day with IKEA
NZMP launches innovative new ingredients at Gulfood 2019 to meet growing demand ...
Bentley launches World's fastest, most luxurious SUV
Kasih Food Production Co. reveals its latest food innovation, Mezete, at Gulfood 2019
Ethihad Airways to Deploy Latest Generation 787 Dreamliners on all its Flights t...
Hundreds of local pupils to champion inclusion at schools ahead of Special Olymp...