Nakilat JVs to showcase Qatar's Maritime Prowess at DIMDEX

March 24, 2014 - 11:54:17 am

DOHA: Nakilat along with its joint ventures, shipbuilder Nakilat Damen Shipyards Qatar (NDSQ) and ship repairer Nakilat-Keppel Offshore and Marine (N-KOM), are showcasing the world-class capabilities of Qatar's premier shipyard operations at Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition And Conference, (DIMDEX).

DIMDEX, the leading forum for naval defence and maritime security in the Middle East and Africa Region, opens here tomorrow at the Qatar National Convention Centre (QNCC).

Nakilat, NDSQ and N-KOM, who are exhibiting at pavilion H5-15 at QNCC, are the exclusive diamond sponsors of the expo, Nakilat said Monday.

Nakilat and NDSQ are also exhibiting two vessels at Doha Commercial Port during the show - an 11m-long ultra-high-speed craft and a 98m-long frigate, both of which are customized for use by maritime security forces.

Managing Director of Nakilat and Chairman of NDSQ and N-KOM Engineer Abdullah Fadhalah Al Sulaiti said, "DIMDEX is an excellent opportunity for Nakilat, NDSQ and N-KOM to raise the profile of their shipbuilding and ship repair capabilities, with emphasis on the high level of service we are able to offer."

"The exhibition is also the ideal setting for fruitful business meetings." 

"Our participation in DIMDEX reinforces our companies' commitment to the continued growth of Qatar's premier shipyard in support of a diversified and sustainable future for our beloved nation, as outlined in the Qatar National Vision 2030."

Nakilat is a Qatari marine transport company providing the essential transportation link in the State of Qatar's LNG supply chain. 

Its LNG shipping fleet is the largest in the world, comprising 58 LNG vessels. 

Nakilat also manages and operates four large LPG carriers. (QNA)

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