Grandweld Opens New Dubai Shipyard

Press Release
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Grandwell Shipyards Inauguration: Photo credit Grandweld Shipyards

Grandweld Shipyards' new facility inaugurated in a ceremony at its location in Dubai Maritime City.

Over the years, the company has experienced a rapid growth necessitating expansion to a larger facility. In 2011, Grandweld  invested approximately AED 100 million to expand its manufacturing and production area to double its annual capacity.

Spreading over 55,000sqm, Grandweld new state of the art facility offers a modern shipbuilding infrastructure; featuring 13,500sqm covered and insulated shipbuilding yard with overhead cranes, 28,000 open yard, 4000sqm modern offices, CNC shop and piping shop, and 5000sqm  storage area.  Completed in 2012, the expansion has increased the production capacity by 60% which is mainly dedicated for larger vessels.

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of Dubai Civil Aviation and Chairman of Emirates Group performed the inauguration ceremony.

“Grandweld’s new facility has been designed with premium green building technologies and standards, and has achieved the “LEED GOLD Rating” making it the first marine green building in the MENA region.” explained Jamal Abki, General Manager of Grandweld Shipyards.


Maritime Reporter September 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds


Azerbaijan to Get New Passenger Vessel This Year-end

Azerbaijan Caspian Shipping Company  expects to get the first of the three passenger vessels being built currently at the Baku Shipbuilding & Repair Plant (Baku Shipyard LLC) until the end of 2015,

Michelle Obama to Christen Navy's Newest Submarine

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama will join builder General Dynamics Electric Boat, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, in christening Illinois (SSN-786), the U.

Incat Ferry Order from Denmark

Incat Tasmania Pty Ltd, Australian shipbuilder, has secured a contract for the construction, delivery and long term charter of a large fast vehicle ferry for Danish company Mols-Linien A/S.

Ship Repair & Conversion

MARAD Backs Emissions Reduction Projects

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD) announced it will provide more than $1 million to support the development of two new emission-reducing maritime solutions.

S. Korea Keeps Top Spot in Shipbuilding Beating China, Japan in Q3

South Korean shipbuilders have ranked first in the world outpacing Chinese and Japanese rivals in terms of new orders in the third quarter of the year, reports

MN 100: The General Ship Repair Corporation

The General Ship Repair Corporation, a fixture on the Baltimore, Maryland waterfront for nearly a century since its founding by Charles “Buck” Lynch in 1924, has

Middle East

IHC Services Secures Dredger Repair Contract

IHC Services, a subsidiary of Dutch shipbuilder and repairer Royal IHC, informs it has secured an order for a renovation project for a dredging vessel owned by Huta Marine Works Ltd in Saudi Arabia.

Islamic State Militants Attack Forces Guarding Libya Oil Port - official

Islamic State militants attacked forces guarding one of Libya's main oil ports on Thursday with a gun assault and an attempted car bomb in an escalation of their campaign in the North African state,

Yemeni Govt, Saudi-led Forces Retake Red Sea Strait

Loyalist Yemeni troops and Gulf Arab forces have seized the Mandab Strait connecting the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden from Houthi fighters, reasserting control over the strategic sea lane,

Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Port Authority Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Ship Simulators Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | 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: 0.1823 sec (5 req/sec)