Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Sunday, April 12th 2015 [ME NewsWire]
Grandweld Shipyards celebrated the Keel laying for the two new 42.00 M Aluminum Crew Boats for Fujairah National Agency (FNSA). Dr. Sheikh Mohamed Bin Saleh Al Sharqi, the Vice Chairman of Fujairah National Group, attended the ceremony to mark the commencement of the construction. The contract was signed on September 24th 2014, by Sheikh Sultan Bin Saleh Al Sharqi, the Vice Chairman of Fujairah National Group, Mr. Saif Al Salami, Managing Director of Fujairah National Group and Mr. Jamal Abki, General Manager of Grandweld Shipyards.
The crew boats can seat 31 offshore personnel, and have a 100sqm cargo area for over 70 tons of deck cargo. The crew boats will be capable of executing several missions such as security duties, fast transportation of offshore personal and cargo, supply of fuel, fresh water, etc. Mr. Sami Al Baghdadi, Managing Director of Fujairah National Group said, “Grandweld is internationally recognized as a modern and integrated shipyard. With its state of the art manufacturing facilities, it will help enhance the shipbuilding industry in the UAE."
In addition, Mr. Jamal Abki, General Manager of Grandweld Shipyards said, “We have modified the design of the 42 meter boat by redefining our initial models. The current crew boats are faster, safer and better equipped to satisfy the needs of the crew members and increase their productivity. This poses extra advantages for our customers, which is bound to strengthen their trust in us.”
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