DISCOVER Magazine #7

Albwardy Damen celebrates 40th anniversary

Published in category: Heritage & Culture

Albwardy Damen celebrated its 40th anniversary on the 15th of November 2018 by officially opening its new ship repair facility at Dubai Maritime City (DMC). The date also marked the 10th anniversary of the joint venture between the Damen Shipyards Group and Albwardy Marine Engineering, founded by Ali Albwardy.

Since 2008, Albwardy Damen has grown to become one of the leading newbuild and ship repair yards in the Gulf region. The new site at DMC enhances capability by giving the joint venture a state-of-the-art facility in a strategic location at the heart of Dubai. This benefits not only the customers of Albwardy Damen, but also contributes to the local economy and the success of the UAE Maritime Vision 2030 programme.

Albwardy Damen has 1,100 employees of 26 nationalities and offers the full range of ship building and ship repair skills, supported by an extensive engineering division. It is certified by LRQA to ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 as well as API Q1.

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