Abu Dhabi – Mubasher: Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) has entered into a reciprocal agreement with Novamarine, under which ADSB will design, manufacture, and market Rigid-Hulled Inflatable Boats (RHIBs) in the UAE.
As per the agreement signed on the sidelines of the Naval Defence and Maritime Security Exhibition (NAVDEX 2021), Novamarine will also handle the marketing of ADSB vessels in Europe, according to a recent press release.
In addition, ADSB and Novamarine will identify market opportunities for the RHIB in the GCC region and Europe and develop specific designs and solutions as per various customer requirements.
The agreement also allows ADSB to locally manufacture RHIBs in dimensions ranging from 8-20 metres, helping the company to significantly expand its current product portfolio.
The CEO of ADSB, David Massey, said: "At ADSB, we remain focused on bringing to market innovative new products. Collaborating with industry-leading companies, such as Novamarine, enables ADSB to anticipate and address evolving market demand."
Meanwhile, the CEO of Novamarine, Francesco Pirro, commented: "ADSB boasts a long track record of success in building cutting-edge vessels and boats to meet varying requirements. This synergy will set the tone in ensuring greater interoperability among our entities in the future."