Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB), a leading provider of construction, repair and refit services for naval, military and commercial boats and ships, has appointed SNO Yachts International, a leading marine sales and service provider in Italy, as its sales agent in Italy to market small boats and landing crafts built by ADSB.
The agreement was signed at the Sea Future and Innovation Exhibition in La Spezia, Italy on May 26, 2016. The contract appoints SNO Yachts as ADSB’s sales agent for the Italian territory, marketing small boats and landing crafts built by ADSB. The strategic partnership between ADSB and SNO Yachts International will further consolidate the existing commercial relationship between Italy and the UAE.
Khaled Al Mazrouei, CEO, ADSB said: “We are proud to call SNO Yachts International our partner. We are confident the Italian market holds great potential for ADSB and this is underpinned by the synergy that is in place with SNO Yachts International. This partnership expands our market share and further strengthens our overseas network of sales agents.”
A key objective for both ADSB and SNO Yachts International is to provide best-in-class products and services to customers. In addition, the proficient sales network of SNO Yachts International, and the strategic location of their facility in the Mediterranean Sea create an environment that will allow ADSB to position its products on a large scale in the Italian market.
SNO Yachts International Chairman, Mr. Andrea Pirro, commented: “We are proud to establish this additional partnership, after the one already in place between Novamarine and Safwa Marine a subsidiary of ADSB, which has already proven to be very successful, thus strengthening not only the relationship between the two Companies, but also between two countries, Italy and the United Arab Emirates. We will make all efforts and professionally commit so that the products manufactured inside the ADSB facility might be known in Italy also”.
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.
ADSB leverages its reputation, central location and global network of strategic partners to consolidate its position as a leading shipbuilder and support contractor for naval, military and commercial operators in the region.
ADSB is 40% owned by Mubadala, 10% by Abu Dhabi’s government and 50% publicly traded on the UAE’s stock exchange.
SNO Yachts is one of the excellence boating centers in the Mediterranean and one of the largest and most modern shipyards. The strength of SNO is the diversification of services ranging from the sale of yachts of the most important Italian, English and American brands, to assistance and refit for boats of over 70 meters, up the construction of luxury tenders by the affiliated company Novamarine.
The company, founded by the two brothers Andrea and Francesco Pirro 28 years ago has become today one of the World leading companies of the nautical sector thanks to its highly skilled workers who can rely on a working area of over 80,000 square meters with modern facilities and the latest technology and equipment.