Safwa Marine and Radio Holland announced their partnership at the Dubai International Boat Show 2017. The companies will join forces to offer a one-stop-shop solution for all requirements in terms of retrofit, overhauling and ship-building capabilities, combined with Navigation and Communication solutions for Yacht and Leisure boat owners in the Middle East. Safwa Marine, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC and specialized in Yachting & Leisure boats, offers high-end facilities in Abu Dhabi and at the Yas Marina. Radio Holland is a specialist in supplying solutions in NavCom, Connectivity, On Board ICT, and Service & Maintenance with its renowned network of 80 service stations along the global shipping routes. The agreement augments Safwa Marine’s existing portfolio of services, reflecting its quick adaptation to the changing requirements of their customers.
“Clients in the Middle East have expressed a need for qualitative, reliable navigation and communication solutions, which are supported and maintained by expert hands” said Francesco, CEO of Safwa Marine. “We expect this demand to increase and the agreement with Radio Holland brings access to a pool of experienced and skilled engineers and opens to our clients a large portfolio of NavCom solutions. Our customers expect the highest levels of services and easy access to a network of service stations. By using Radio Holland’s resources and expertise, we can provide our clients with tailored solutions, offer global support as well as retrofit solutions in UAE.”
Joachim de Jenlis, Regional Director of Radio Holland Middle East added: “Radio Holland is a long time provider of NavCom solutions in the Middle East, with offices in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Fujairah and Sharjah. The partnership with Safwa Marine gives to customers the opportunity to access to our NavCom expertise and installation capacities while using the local facilities of Safwa Marine in Abu Dhabi. With our global network, we can support the yacht owners in the Mediterranean and Caribbean as well. During our 100 years of history, Radio Holland always has been a frontrunner in implementing the latest technology developments on board vessels and supporting changing customer requirements.”