Provider of construction, repair and refit services for naval, military and commercial vessels, Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB), handed over a military landing vessel to the Kuwaiti Defence Ministry.
The 64m Kuwaiti landing craft and high-speed protection vessel Al Safar was inaugurated at the company’s yard in Musaffah Industrial Base in Abu Dhabi, UAE, reported Wam.
Khaled Al Mazrouei, CEO, ADSB, said: “We are proud to be supplying the vessel to the Kuwait Ministry of Defence and are grateful for the confidence that Kuwait has given to us by awarding this contract.
“We have proven our competency as one of the premiere shipbuilders in the region. The vessel contract which was signed in 2015 further demonstrates our commitment to growing our capabilities and supporting regional partners.”
Deputy Chief of General Staff of Kuwait Army, Lieutenant General Sheikh Abdullah Al-Nawaf, attended the inauguration ceremony, along with a number of Kuwaiti executives and ADSB representatives.