DIMDEX 2014 will be held under the continued patronage of HH Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Khalifa Al Thani, Crown Prince of Qatar and hosted by the Qatar Emiri Naval Forces with the full support of the Qatar Armed Forces.
DIMDEX 2014 is expected to grow considerably on previous editions, with new categories, regions and organizations being engaged.
The DIMDEX show is delighted to welcome back both Navantia and Damen Shipyards. Having invested considerable time and resources in the region these companies will be showcasing their shipbuilding capabilities, further enhancing their regional and global reputation.
Navantia, a Spanish public company that belongs to the SEPI (a state-owned enterprise subordinate to the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Treasury), is a world leader in the products it offers:
- Design and construction of hi-tech military vessels (photo) and civil vessels.
- Design and manufacturing of control and combat systems.
- Technology transfer.
- Overhauls and alterations of military and civil vessels.
- Support to the Service Life of its vessels and systems.
- Diesel engine manufacturing.
- Turbine manufacturing.
Navantia's culture is a blend of innovation, customer focus, quality services and solutions, talented professionals and commitment to society and the environment.
When it comes to defense and security, Damen Shipyards offers a unique portfolio of proven vessels ranging from 7m-200m. Damen designs and delivers from Interceptors till Auxiliary Ships.
Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding was founded in 1875. Over the past 50 years DSNS has continuously designed, built and developed naval surface combatants and auxiliaries for the Royal Netherlands Navy and other navies worldwide. Its current order portfolio includes four OPV's, one Joint Logistic Support Ship (JSS), for the Royal Netherlands Navy and a Sailing Training Vessel for the Royal Navy of Oman.