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Grandweld Shipyards wins major KOC contract

DUBAI, September 17, 2017

Grandweld Shipyards, a fully integrated shipyard based in Dubai, has secured a contract to design, construct and deliver four crew boats and six pilot boats for Kuwait Oil Company (KOC).

The contract was signed by Ismail Abdulla, deputy chief executive officer of Kuwait Oil Company, and Jamal Abki, general manager of Grandweld Shipyards.

The 25-m-long aluminum fast crew boats, with a deck area of 40 sq m will be propelled by two propellers driven by high-speed marine diesel engines to produce a speed of 25 knots. Each boat is with a capacity to seat 33 persons including passengers, pilots and crew.

The 23-m-long steel pilot boats will be powered by two high-speed marine diesel engines each driving fixed pitch propellers to reach a speed of 22 knots. Each of the pilot boat will accommodate 15 passengers and three 3 crew members.

Grandweld is a fully integrated shipyard providing ship building, ship repair, and engineering solutions to serve the offshore and marine industry around the world.

Established in 1984, Grandweld has developed as one of the region’s most established and versatile shipyards, providing both quality and value. - TradeArabia News Service

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