Danish product tanker carrier TORM A/S and UAE-based Albwardy Marine Engineering (AME), an Albwardy-Damen JV, have signed a Service Level Agreement for diving services in the UAE region.
The purpose is to further strengthen their relations and respective commercial reliability. The diving services will be handled from AME’s facilities in Fujairah and include full hull cleanings and propeller polishing.
Marcel van de Kreke, AME’s Head of Sales & Marketing, comments: “This agreement is a sign that reputed companies like TORM – a leading global player within the tanker segment- find confidence in our professional services.”
Allan Rasmussen, Head of TORM’s Energy Efficiency & Innovation team, comments: “This agreement signifies TORM’s continued commitment to operating our vessels in the most efficient and safe manner. In line with our business principles, we believe that efficiency and quality assurance is key to maintaining our strong market position.”
TORM is one of the world’s leading carriers of refined oil products as well as a player in the dry bulk market. The Company operates a large and modern fleet with a strong commitment to Safety, Environmental Responsibility and Customer Service.
Albwardy Marine Engineering (joint venture partner of Damen Shipyards group) provides a complete package of professional ship repairs, shipbuilding, diving services in addition to offshore rig repairs & conversions from their bases in Dubai, Fujairah and Sharjah.
Press Release, September 15, 2014