Dubai-based shipbuilding and repair company Albwardy Damen has signed an agreement with Sohar to install a 40-foot workshop container at a service jetty in the port
The workshop will be installed in collaboration with Albwardy Damen?s Omani partner, Sawahel Sohar Al Almya, and will be Albwardy Damen?s fourth operational location in the Middle East, along with those in Sharjah, Dubai and Fujairah.
During the signing, which was took place at Sohar Port and Freezone head office in Oman, Sohar was represented by Mark Geilenkirchen, CEO of Sohar Port, and Albwardy Damen was represented by Ibrahim Mohamed Al Shidi.
Mark Geilenkirchen said that the partnership aims to provide the clients with high-quality services in the region.
The upcoming workshop will be fitted out with relevant machinery and tools, including lathe, press, drilling and welding machines to provide easy and quick services for vessels calling at the port.
Mark Pearson, operations director of Albwardy Damen commented, ?Vessels calling into Sohar will be able to benefit from the underwater services that are provided by Albwardy Damen Diving.?
?The workshop container is currently being fabricated and we look forward to delivering it to Sohar,? Pearson added.