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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. Providing shipbuilding and ship repair services to the marine and oil and gas related industries in the Middle East, founded in 1978, we celebrated our 40th anniversary in 2018.

 Our services include new building of steel and aluminum vessels and repair and servicing of marine, as well as O&G assets. Our services are offered in all major UAE ports and anchorages, as well as in Oman (the Ports of Sohar and Salalah). In addition we offer offshore and afloat repair services to clients worldwide. Our diving division offers their services out of Fujairah including underwater hull cleaning.

We have a total workforce of around 1,100 people comprising  26 different nationalities in our three UAE locations: Dubai, Sharjah and Fujairah. With all key competences in-house, including an extensive engineering division, we repair and build vessels to the highest technical and environmental standards. We are certified by LRQA to ISO 9001, ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001 as well as API Q1.

Key Facts

  • 200+ Dry Dockings per year
  • 3 Locations in UAE
  • Over 1100 Employees
  • ISO 9000-14000-45001 and API Q1 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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Albwardy Damen Awards & Publications

Shiptek 2017
Seatrade 002
Mastech II Award

Contact Albwardy Damen

Head Office Address

Albwardy Damen
Hamriyah Free Zone
United Arab Emirates


Telephone: +971 6 506 5300

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