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.
- 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
Lars Seistrup - Managing DirectorA 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 TeamLars 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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Head Office Address
Hamriyah Free Zone
United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 6 506 5300