Middle East shipyard Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM) has won the Ship Repair/Shipyard award for the second consecutive year at the Seatrade Middle East & Indian Subcontinent Awards 2013.
Abu Bakar Mohd Nor, CEO of N-KOM said, "We are deeply honored and encouraged by this recognition of our efforts by the regional maritime industry. This award not only reaffirms our growing presence in the Middle East, it also reflects the high level of customer satisfaction with our services and our facility. Moving forward, we will continue to enhance our competencies, leveraging on Nakilat's and Keppel's strength and expertise, to offer value-added services and strengthen our position as a leading shipyard."
"I would like to thank HE the Minister of Energy and Industry Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al Sada for his strong support of our activities. I would also like to express our gratitude to Qatar Petroleum and to the management, port staff and employees of Ras Laffan Industrial City. I also extend our sincerest thanks to N-KOM's Board of Directors, our employees and our shareholders Nakilat and Keppel Offshore & Marine for their invaluable input."
About Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-KOM)
Established in 2007, N-KOM is a joint venture between Qatar's premier gas shipper Nakilat and leading offshore rig constructor and ship repairer Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M). N-KOM offers a comprehensive range of repair, conversion, maintenance and fabrication services for marine vessels, offshore and onshore structures, at its world-class facility located within the Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma Shipyard at the Port of Ras Laffan in Qatar.
Pictured: N-KOM's General Manager Mr Albert Kee receiving the award at the ceremony held in Dubai.