Abu Dhabi MAR is giving new meaning to the expression “Full Service Shipyard.” Abu Dhabi MAR has already proven its current capability by converting two Dutch-built warships to private yachts. When launched the 141 metre Swift141 and 135 metre Swift135 will be high on the grand list of the world’s largest and finest superyachts afloat.
With top international managers recruited from United Arab Emirates and a number of yacht building nations, hundreds of skilled shipbuilders from 25 nations, and the dedicated cooperation of specialist subcontractors and suppliers, Abu Dhabi MAR has convened the most modern yachtbuilding team globally available, with unsurpassed collective experience building or refitting superyachts.
But, even with these powerful forces in hand, Abu Dhabi MAR is not simply an expert at conversion. It builds high-quality, well-engineered, finely finished, environmentally respectful custom yachts from the drawing boards of all world-class designers. Abu Dhabi MAR’s new 200,000 sq. meter facility (40,000 under cover) are set in a core location in The United Arab Emirates, in the heart of the Middle East. Abu Dhabi MAR is the first shipyard in the Gulf Region, indeed in the world, to offer true “Full Service.”
First, Abu Dhabi MAR is closely associated with major European shipyards, builders of many fine yachts and military craft. Abu Dhabi MAR is also expanding well beyond The Emirates’ shores to offer new-build and refit facilities in other prime yachting locales. Abu Dhabi MAR also provides owners and crews a combination of other services that no other yachtbuilder can offer, services assured not just to owners of future Abu Dhabi MAR builds, but to any owner, of any yacht, built or berthed anywhere.
These services include:
- Full Undercover Construction
- Drydocking & Refit
- Design & Engineering
- Composite, Joinery & Metalworking
- Det Norske Veritas Classification
- Maintenance & Spares Organization
- Modernized Large Yacht Code
- ISM, ISPS, SOLAS
- Unique Luxury Soft Furnishings
- Crew Recruitment, Training, STCW
- Vessel Management
- Yacht Brokerage
- Yacht Insurance
- Isherwoods Integrated Management/Logistic Support
- Marinas & Marina Services
Abu Dhabi MAR can surely be considered the first one-stop center that will build, service, supply, and manage a yacht to relieve the owner and crew of concern about safe, secure, reliable operations anywhere in the world.
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