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Albwardy Damen is a joint venture between Albwardy Investment, Dubai and the Damen Shipyards Group, Holland. Both family owned companies with a long history. Albwardy Damen provide shipbuilding and ship repair services to the marine and oil and gas related industries in the Middle East.

Albwardy Damen has a total workforce of around 1100 people of 26 different nationalities in four UAE locations: Al Jadaf Dubai, Dubai Maritime City, Sharjah and Fujairah. People are Albwardy Damen’s biggest asset with over 25% of their staff working with the company for over 25 years.

With all key competences in-house, including an extensive engineering division, Albwardy Damen repair and build vessels to the highest technical and environmental standards. Albwardy Damen is certified by LRQA to ISO 9001 – 2015, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 as well as API.

Albwardy Damen services include newbuilding of steel and aluminum vessels and repair and services of marine as well as O&G assets. Albwardy Damen also offer offshore and afloat repair services to clients worldwide. The diving division offers their services out of Fujairah, including underwater hull cleaning.

Key Facts

  • 200+ Dry Dockings per year
  • 4 Locations in UAE
  • Over 1100 Employees
  • ISO 9000-14000-18000 Certification
  • Established in 1978
  • Staff from 26 different Nationalities


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Our Management Team

  • Head Of Business

    Head Of Business

    Lars Seistrup - Managing Director

    A marine engineer and degree in engineering by background, the ALBWARDY DAMEN Managing Director has had a varied career including spells working for shipping lines, at power plants. Clearly as happy in coveralls and a hard hat as he is in a tailored suit. The Dane took over the helm at ALBWARDY DAMEN Dubai in 2013.
  • Management Team

    Lars Seistrup - Managing Director
    Willem Moelker - Sales & Marketing Director
    Shihabudeen (Shibu) - Commercial Director
    Pradip Saudagar - HR & Finance Director
    Marcel van de Kreke - Operations Director Sharjah
    Mark Pearson - Operations Director Dubai & Fujairah
    Marius Ghinea - New Building Director

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Contact Albwardy Damen

Head Office Address

Albwardy Damen
Hamriyah Free Zone
United Arab Emirates


Telephone: +971 6 506 5300

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