Grandweld Shipyards Completes 35 Years

Maritime Activity Reports, Inc.

October 14, 2019

Image: Grandweld

Image: Grandweld

Grandweld, a fully integrated shipyard providing shipbuilding, ship repair, and engineering solutions to serve the offshore and marine industry, has celebrated its 35th anniversary, which marked their continued excellence since its inception in 1984.

The ceremony was attended by major industry key players, who have trust in the company’s outstanding deliveries and designs. Grandweld owns the most selling vessels, selling more than 60 Crew Boats of its GW42M design.

In addition, the company employs over 800 professional engineers and technicians in shipbuilding and maintenance, and to date, it has notably added the 'Made in the UAE' mark on over 170 boats and marine vessels of all sizes and types.

Jamal Abki, General Manager of Grandweld Shipyards said: “Though the maritime industry has faced its fair share of challenges in recent years, Grandweld has strategically maneuvered market conditions to offer quality services to our esteemed clients. Though we are based in the UAE, our aspirations far exceed the parameters of the country, as we intend to positively impact and develop the entire GCC and Middle East.”

He further added, “During our 35 years of existence, the company has successfully repaired thousands of ships and built 170 vessels. This is what distinguishes our company, making us one of the leading solution providers in the maritime shipping industry in the region.”

Abki explained, “The ships we have built, have been sailing across all oceans and seas with various flags. Each one carries the “Made in the UAE” stamp, which is something that we proudly emphasize on our all products and services.

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