RINA and Drydocks World Team Up

MarineLink.com
Thursday, May 09, 2013
Ugo Salerno (seated, left) signing the agreement with Drydocks World

The RINA Group has entered a framework agreement to supply certification and engineering services to UAE-based Drydocks World - Dubai (LLC).

Under an MOU signed in Rome (Italy) today Drydocks World will draw on RINA Group's field of expertise to deliver assistance on project management and ship’s classification and certification for a number of projects including floating hotels, mega yachts, special project vessels, underwater units and warships. The MoU was signed in the presence of H.E. Ms. Datin Paduka Halimah Abdullah, Ambassador of Malaysia to Rome, Mr. Muhammad Al Mansoori, Second Secretary of UAE Embassy in Rome, Mr. Hamad Al Nuaimi, Diplomatic Attaché, Embassy UAE in Rome, Ms. Penprapa, Minister Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Thailand and other dignitaries.

H.E. Ambassador Abdul Aziz Bin Nasser Al Shams said, “The ongoing cooperation between Drydocks World, and RINA’s Italian group for International classification, certification and engineering services, enhances the role of UAE and the Dubai Emirate’s push to be the leader for vessels classification in the whole Arabic, Middle and Far Eastern regions. RINA group is recognized as an authoritative member of key international organizations, like the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS), and an important contributor to the development of new legislative standards, Drydocks World has selected RINA group to develop such vital services in the region. We are targeting to ensure the provision of world class - vessel’s classification services in the Arabic, Middle and Far Eastern regions, due to the fact that our national maritime industry takes into its consideration all requests and criteria for development in this area.”

“Enhancing partnership between Emirates Classification – Tasneef, a classification society specializing in the maritime sector and RINA Group will help further developing its ability to provide a world class services for ship building, conversion and refit, to be matched with the current progression of military programs, as well as enhancing its technical capability in delivering highly sophisticated services for passenger vessels, yachts, warships and floating units for offshore oil& gas. Emirates Classification – Tasneef is going to gain a further technical capability in serving complex underwater structures that require continuous survey during construction to ensure conformation to Class and statutory issues, and developing a world class centre for all ship’s classification in the middle and far eastern regions,” he further elaborated.

Signing the MOU in Rome today RINA Group CEO, Ugo Salerno said, “There is a wide range of competencies and services available across the Group. RINA Services has particular expertise with complex passenger vessel newbuildings, mega yachts and warships and D'Appolonia has a long standing experience in combat systems and electronics. Working together with Drydocks World we can help them to maintain and develop a world class center for shipbuilding, conversion and refit, especially for the most complex projects such as floating units for offshore oil&gas, cutting edge yachts and warships.”

 

Maritime Reporter November 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Shipbuilding

Damen Outfitting First of Nine Bahamas Patrol Boats

The first of nine Damen Stan Patrol 3007s ordered by the Royal Bahamas Defense Force has arrived at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem in the Netherlands for outfitting.

Liquefaction Terminals to Dominate LNG Capital Expenditure

Capital expenditure (Capex) on global LNG facilities is expected to total $259 billion (bn) over the period 2015-2019, with investments expected to be 88% larger

New Chinese Shipyard Launches First Ship

The new shipyard facility of Honghua Offshore Oil & Gas Equipment Company in Jiangsu, China, has launched its first ship, an IMT982 Platform Supply Vessel. The vessel,

News

Port Workers in Argentine Grain Hub End Strike

Port workers in part of the Argentine grains hub of Rosario lifted a work stoppage on Friday, only a day after they went on strike over demands for higher year-end bonuses, a union official said.

Madsen to Chair Norway’s Research Council Executive Board

Henrik O. Madsen appointed chairman of the executive board of the Research Council of Norway   DNV GL president and CEO Henrik O. Madsen was appointed as chairman

Larger Tankers May Offer Better Return Chances

Investors looking for returns in the tanker markets can invest their capital in a variety of ways. Should an owner invest in a VLCC or an Aframax? How about an

Vessels

Damen Outfitting First of Nine Bahamas Patrol Boats

The first of nine Damen Stan Patrol 3007s ordered by the Royal Bahamas Defense Force has arrived at Damen Shipyards Gorinchem in the Netherlands for outfitting.

MARAD Publishes US ATB, ITB Database

The U.S. Maritime Administration (MARAD) released what it is calling a first-of-its-kind public database that chronicles U.S.-flagged, privately owned domestic

New Chinese Shipyard Launches First Ship

The new shipyard facility of Honghua Offshore Oil & Gas Equipment Company in Jiangsu, China, has launched its first ship, an IMT982 Platform Supply Vessel. The vessel,

Yachts

US Obamacare Impacts the Global Marine Industry

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), otherwise known as Obamacare, the recent healthcare plan in the United States, is affecting the international superyacht industry,

Even 'Small' Vessels are Getting Bigger

The Shipowners’ Club is a mutual provider of P&I insurance that has throughout its 160 year history been dedicated to serving owners of small and specialist ships.

Dynamic Positioning

New Chinese Shipyard Launches First Ship

The new shipyard facility of Honghua Offshore Oil & Gas Equipment Company in Jiangsu, China, has launched its first ship, an IMT982 Platform Supply Vessel. The vessel,

Nordic Prince Chartered by Noble Energy

Nordic Maritime, a leading offshore service operator, today announced its MKIII subsea service vessel Mokul Nordic has been renamed Nordic Prince and has started

GE to Equip PSVs under Construction for Petrobras

GE’s Power Conversion business will provide dynamic positioning (DP) and vessel control systems to equip the next generation platform supply vessels (PSV4500),

 
 
Maritime Careers / Shipboard Positions Maritime Security Maritime Standards Navigation Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.4862 sec (2 req/sec)