Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB), a provider of construction, repair and refit services for naval, military and commercial vessels, has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with ADD Military Supplies LLC and Chantier Naval Couach, French shipbuilder of defense and rescue vessels, and superyacht up to 50 meters. The partnership will effectively split scope in order to allow for know-how transfer and help fulfil UAE local requirements content.
This agreement marks the beginning of a long collaboration between the three organizations to serve the GCC primarily, as well as strategic international markets.
Through their collaboration, both parties will share their design, engineering, and manufacturing capabilities between France and UAE. This agreement will allow Couach and ADSB to benefit from each other unique skills and serve the UAE market in compliance with local economy and development guidelines before focusing on other markets.
“Chantier Naval Couach is proud of this partnership with ADD Military Supplies LLC and ADSB, to support the long term growth of the UAE marine market. Couach, as a technology leader focused on innovation and quality, has recently demonstrated exceptional execution. High speed interceptor boats have been delivered at the rhythm of one per week, with zero defects before shipping, as well as a fully customized and refined 44-meter superyacht. We are excited to promote structure advancements through mutual learning, by collaborating closely in this partnership. That will be without any doubt, a game changer in the market”, said Dr. Walter Ceglia, Chantier Naval Couach’s CEO.