Grandweld delivers four 27.5m, 50t BP tractor tugs to Specialities Construction (SCC)

Dubai, UAE – Grandweld Shipyards proudly participated in the 27th International Tug and Salvage Exhibition, held at the Dubai World Trade Center from May 21-23, 2024. This premier biennial event is renowned as the world’s foremost gathering for the tug, towage, and salvage sectors, attracting over 9,000 delegates and 1,250 exhibitors from more than 60 countries.


The event, organized by Riviera Maritime Media, covered crucial aspects for safe, sustainable, and commercially successful operations in the maritime industry. Participants delved into business challenges, operational advancements, decarbonization, and technology developments, alongside specific sessions on salvage and wreck removal challenges​ (Riviera Maritime Media)​​ (Assafina Online).


Grandweld Shipyards, a leader in shipbuilding and tug boat building, took center stage in Hall 4, booth 123, showcasing its latest innovations and maritime solutions. The exhibition provided an excellent platform for Grandweld to network with key industry figures and expand its global connections. The event was further highlighted by the presence of H.H. Sheikh Hasher bin Maktoum bin Juma Al Maktoum, who graced the exhibition with his attendance​ (Visit Dubai)​​ (Riviera Maritime Media)​.


The General Manager of Grandweld Shipyards, Mr. Jamal Abki, expressed his gratitude to the dedicated team for their efforts in making the event memorable. ” It’s a good opportunity to meet new clients and customers, discuss their requirements, and present Grandweld Shipyards on an international forum. There have been excellent opportunities for exchanging ideas in shipbuilding in general, particularly in the tug and salvage market,” said Mr. Abki.


Among the event’s highlights were the ITS Gala Dinner and Awards on May 23, celebrating outstanding contributions to the industry. These awards, selected by industry peers, recognize excellence in safety, sustainability, and operational achievements​.


Grandweld Shipyards’ participation underscored its commitment to innovation and excellence in the shipbuilding and tug boat building industry. The team left the exhibition with valuable insights, strengthened partnerships, and a reinforced presence in the global maritime community.


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