Safwa Marine, the leading yacht and superyacht service, refit, sale, charter and management company in the UAE, launched its first 120 HD Novamarine Professional speed boat in partnership with Novamarine, the innovative speed boat construction company, headquartered in Italy.
Safwa Marine was launched in 2014 with the vision to create the first fully integrated luxury yacht management services company in the region. With the launch of the 120 HD Professional, Safwa Marine and Novamarine will deliver on the needs of owners, captains and engineers who require world standard yacht services.
The Novamarine Professional line can be fully customized for military, special missions, rescue, patrol, combat, supply and commercial purposes. The boat will be offered in sizes from 6-22 meter and will feature innovative new technology on the tubular fender, which provides increased performance and reliability. The boat will be offered with an express warranty covering all maintenance costs on the fenders, available in 3, 6 or 10 year packages.
Dr. Khaled Al Mazrouei, Chief Executive Officer of ADSB, said: “We are proud to launch the 120 HD Novamarine Professional. With its long list of innovative new technologies, this new speed boat has the ability to revolutionize this category of high-speed, fully customizable boats. We are excited to deliver the final stage of customization for the entire Novamarine Professional line out of our world-class headquarters in Abu Dhabi. We look forward to a longstanding and successful relationship with Novamarine for many years to come.”
During the launch, held at ADSB headquarters in Mussafah, Abu Dhabi, attendees witnessed the launching and early sea trials of a 120 HD Novamarine Professional set up for commercial applications.
Mr. Khaled Al Rashedi, Chairman of Safwa Marine, said: “Our strategy is to fully satisfy the GCC Maritime industry’s demand. To do so, we are focused on selling innovative new products and partnering with industry leading companies like Novamarine. With the launch of the 120 HD Professional, Safwa Marine will deliver essential components, new technologies, and a reliable dedicate service program for Novamarine – showcasing our capabilities and delivering to meet market demand.
Eng. Francesco P. Lo Monaco, Chief Executive Officer of Safwa Marine, said: “We have a very important mission, to support the GCC maritime demand with specific services, assistance, and tailored products. Novamarine Professional is synonymous with hi-tech materials, reliability, and multi-purpose application use.
Mr. Francesco Pirro, Chairman of Novamarine, said: “As a leader in the construction of these unique and exclusive boats, we could not be more confident in our choice of partner in the GCC. ADSB has a long track record of success building vessels of varying requirements for key global entities in the region.”
The launch was attended by the UAE Navy, the UAE Critical Infrastructure and Coastal Protection Authority (CICPA), the General Brigadier of Italian Defense, and the Italian Ambassador to the UAE.
Safwa Marine, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ship Building, launched in 2014 with a view to creating the first fully integrated luxury yacht management services company in the region that fulfills the needs of super yacht owners, captains and engineers who require world standard yacht services.
Abu Dhabi Ship Building Company (ADSB) is a leading provider of construction, repair and refit services for naval, military and commercial vessels. Headquartered in Abu Dhabi, UAE and established in 1996, ADSB was originally formed to support the repairs and refits of UAE Navy vessels and now has a portfolio of construction and refit projects worth over AED 3 billion.
ADSB is 40% owned by Mubadala, 10% by Abu Dhabi’s government and 50% publicly traded on the UAE’s stock exchange.