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ADSB hands over military landing vessel to Kuwait

ABU DHABI, April 17, 2017

Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB), a leading provider of construction, repair and refit services for naval, military and commercial vessels, has handed over a military landing vessel to the Kuwaiti Defence Ministry, said a report.

The 64-m Kuwaiti landing craft and high-speed protection vessel "Al Safar" was inaugurated at the company's yard in Musaffah Industrial Base in Abu Dhabi, UAE, said a report in Wam.

Khaled Al Mazrouei, CEO, ADSB, said: “We are proud to be supplying the vessel to the Kuwait Ministry of Defence and are grateful for the confidence that Kuwait has given to us by awarding this contract.”

“At ADSB we’ve proven our competency as one of the premiere shipbuilders in the region. The vessel contract which was signed in 2015 further demonstrates our commitment to growing our capabilities and supporting regional partners,” he said.

Deputy Chief of General Staff of Kuwait Army, Lieutenant General Sheikh Abdullah Al-Nawaf attended the inauguration ceremony, along with a number of Kuwaiti executives and ADSB representatives.




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