DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Aug. 31, 2016 – (Marine NewsWire) Elcome International is supplying electrical switchboards, safety, monitoring and control systems for three vessels under construction at Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB).
Elcome, one of the world’s largest marine technology, system integration and service companies, was selected for this new building project after a rigorous technical and commercial evaluation by ADSB. The scope of work included supply, installation and commissioning of main switchboards and electrical systems, bridge and engine room consoles, tank gauging and fire detection systems.
The three vessels are being built for a customer in the Middle East for delivery in 2017.
“These orders from ADSB represent a significant achievement in our growth as a major supplier for newbuilds as well as retrofits, and showcases our engineering and manufacturing capabilities,” said Jimmy Grewal, executive director of Elcome International. “We completed the production and factory acceptance tests (FAT) of the electrical systems in just 43 business days.”
Dr. Khaled Al Mazrouei, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ship Building, said: “Elcome is a proven partner in delivering quality systems for these new vessels. Both ADSB and Elcome are committed to delivering world-class support services and we are happy to be partnering with a team whose customer service is unparalleled in the marine industry.”
Abu Dhabi Ship Building Company PJSC (ADSB) provides construction, repair and refit services for naval, military and commercial vessels. Established in 1996 and headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE, ADSB was originally formed to support the repairs and refits of UAE navy vessels. Joint ventures and service agreements with world renowned companies allow ADSB to provide world-class support services to GCC maritime security forces. Quality in production and safety in its operations are the main priorities in the company.
ADSB leverages its reputation, central location and global network of strategic partners to consolidate its position as a leading shipbuilder and support contractor for naval, military and commercial operators in the region.
ADSB is 10 percent owned by Abu Dhabi’s government, 40 percent owned by Mubadala Development Company, and 50 percent publicly traded on the ADX, Abu Dhabi’s Securities Exchange. The company employs more than 1,000 employees.
About Elcome International LLC
Founded in 1969, Elcome International LLC is a diversified turnkey solutions provider of marine electronics, electrical and safety systems for the world maritime industry. With its modern 100,000 sq. ft. headquarters in Dubai, Elcome has sales and support offices in United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Egypt, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Singapore and Malaysia, as well as a subsidiary and associated companies in India. The Elcome Group (including associated companies) has over 500 employees, including over 200 factory-trained engineers and technicians. The company is certified to ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 by DNV. Elcome is the authorized sales and service representative for many of the world’s major manufacturers of marine products and systems, and manufactures its own line of type-approved marine electrical switchboards under the ELSYS brand name. The company provides 24/7 shipboard installation, support, and flyaway service for navigation, communication, automation, and safety systems for over 800 vessels per month with a first-time fix-rate of 96 percent. Additionally, Elcome is South East Asia’s largest supplier of nautical charts and publications, both print and digital, and operates an FTA-approved training center and bridge simulator in Dubai for dynamic positioning and ECDIS courses.