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Albwardy Damen scoops Shipyard of the Year Award at Seatrade

30 October 2018

On Sunday, 28th October, at Seatrade Middle East Maritime Awards Gala 2018, Albwardy Damen was awarded the Shipyard of the Year prize. The gala is an influential award ceremony in the region, attracting a powerful cluster of maritime influencers, personalities. The ceremony is held under the patronage of His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation and Chairman of Dubai Maritime City Authority. Award winners were selected by maritime experts in a highly competitive procedure.

Albwardy Damen is a joint venture between Albwardy Investment of Dubai and the Netherlands-headquartered Damen Shipyards Group.

Specialising in ship repair – both on location and afloat – diving services and newbuilding, Albwardy Damen is this year celebrating its 40th anniversary. The joint venture is active over three sites in Dubai, Sharjah and Fujairah and employs 1,100 people from 26 different nationalities. The venture is certified by LRQA to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001, OSHAS 18001 as well as API Q1.

Speaking on Albwardy Damen’s receipt of the award, Managing Director Lars Seistrup said, “I’d like to say a big thank you to all of our employees who do such a safe and great job day in, day out. I’d also like to thank our customers for placing their trust in Albwardy Damen when they do business with our three locations. The opening of our new workshop in Dubai Maritime City will allow us to offer the same second-to-none service, efficiency and quality in Dubai as we currently do in Sharjah.”

Albwardy Damen is the leading repair and conversion yard for small and medium sized tonnage in the UAE. As well as its recent investment in Dubai, Albwardy Damen has also recently started operations in Sohar Oman, an indication of its long-term ambitions and commitment to the industry and region during what are challenging times. Amongst the joint venture’s recent notable projects has been the construction of one of the most powerful tugs ever built in the UAE and delivery of a jack-up to client Aquadive.

On the photo in the text from left to right:
Lars Seistrup, Managing Director Albwardy Damen is accepting the award from Ali bin Towaih Al Suwaidi, General Manager of Dubai Maritime City

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