Plans for a ship repair facility in Abu Dhabi
AD Ports Group, a facilitator of global trade, logistics and industry, and Crystal Offshore, an integrated service provider for the major maintenance of offshore assets within the oil and gas industry have signed a 25-year agreement.
Saif Al Mazrouei, AD Ports Group's CEO, ports cluster: "We will continue our drive to further diversify the service offerings in our ports in UAE and abroad."
The 20,000 sqm plot of land and an associated quay wall in Khalifa Port will cater for drilling rigs and marine assets as well as deep water vessels such as FPSO and semi submersibles.
They will be allocated for Crystal Offshore to construct a base, featuring office facilities and fabrication workshops to provide advanced repairs and refits to jack-up rigs as well as marine and offshore vessels. (lh)