Drydocks World, the well-established international service provider to the maritime oil, gas & energy sector signed a Strategic Alliance Agreement with German company NSC Holding, one of the leading ship management companies located in Hamburg, Germany, managing 56 vessels.
The Agreement was signed by Eng. Ali AlSuwaidi, VP – Business Development & Commercial, Drydocks World and Mr. Heiko Meyer – Managing Director of NSC Schifffahrtsgesellschaft mbH & Cie. KG.
Eng. AlSuwaidi said, “Drydocks World is extremely cognizant of customer needs and we proactively pursue customer experience enhancement programs. This further reinforces our customer centric approach to service delivery and we seek to nurture a long term business potential with leading companies within the sector. We are delighted to have reached this Agreement which will further build and strengthen our business relationship with NSC which began in 2007. We are keen to network with global players in the maritime sector and cultivate future business to our mutual benefit.”
The Agreement while securing increased business for the yard, which will develop engineering and maintenance services for all equipment and appropriate to the specific structure of the ship to serve NSC vessels to the fullest.
NSC with obtain priority berthing slots, fixed pricing structures and preferential payment terms. To date Drydocks World has received 11 ship repair orders from the company. The most recent project carried out by Drydocks World was repair and maintenance of cargo vessel Atlanta, which sailed from the shipyard on October 7, 2013. The 185 m long and 32.25 m wide vessel underwent afloat repair and installation of twist lock pockets.
Drydocks World, October 23, 2013