At ADSB, our dedicated steel and aluminium fabrication shops are fitted with advanced machinery and technologies, and supported by a highly skilled team. Working in close partnership with our clients, we can undertake everything from major repairs to the construction of modular units with advanced outfitting and the latest 3D modelling.
SMALL BOAT CONSTRUCTION (SBC):
Our Small Boat Construction division manufactures landing crafts, high-speed interceptors, and immediate support vessels for customers from the GCC and beyond. This division also operates a state-of-the-art composite boat-building facility. Spread across 9,000m2, it can construct and repair composite vessels up to 30 metres in length.
Our mechanical shop is equipped with sophisticated machine tools, cranes and an environment controlled workspace. Our highly-skilled machinists, millwrights and mechanical fitters offer specialist repair, refurbishment and maintenance, ensuring rapid turnaround, quality and efficiency.
Our piping workshop offers services such as profile cutting, pipe bending and fitting, and welding procedures. It houses the latest automated equipment for indoor prefabrication before transferring to vessels for installation. Other equipment includes:
- Overhead cranes
- Pallet lifters
- Blasting machines
- Pedestal grinding machines
- Drilling machines
- Thread cutting equipment
- Hydraulic pipe bending facilities
- Speed cutter
High-quality workmanship at ADSB’s electrical workshop provides comprehensive services, including:
- Troubleshooting and repair of motors and generators
- Lighting systems
- Power systems (AC & DC)
- Control systems and panels
The calibration laboratory at the workshop can repair various types of metres including multi-metres, clamp metres, panel metres, isolation metres, and pyrometers.
From minor refurbishments to major refits, our carpentry, sheet metal and insulation shops are fully equipped to manage high quality maritime outfitting.
We also work in close collaboration with specialist suppliers to enable the refurbishment of accommodation units.
BLASTING, PAINTING AND HULL TREATMENT:
We undertake a range of bespoke hull treatments, as well as extensive tank coating, and surface preparation and painting of underwater surfaces, main decks, engine rooms, funnels, masts, chain lockers, anchors and chains.
Our Mina Zayed facility carries out hull treatments with environmentally-friendly hydro-blasting robots. Our Mussafah yard also offers hull treatments with grit blasting systems.
MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS:
Working with strategic maritime partners for two decades, we have developed world-class expertise in commercial ship repairs and services. From vessel conversions to dry-docking maintenance services, we have completed complex projects on diverse commercial ships, including offshore supply vessels, diving support vessels, and superyachts.
With more than 900 employees and a 330,000m2 drydock, our main yard in Mussafah features state-of-the-art mechanical, welding, electric, composite, and fabrication workshops. The synchro lift at the yard can accommodate vessels up to 80m x 20m and 2,000 tonnes.
We offer comprehensive yard services, backed by expert riggers, divers, and yard-cleaning personnel. Our services include docking and undocking of vessels, yard-cleaning, and disposal of garbage. We also maintain ready-to-use mobile equipment such as forklifts, shuttle lifts, and mobile cranes.
OFFSHORE RIG FABRICATION:
With extensive in-house expertise and a network of industry alliances with API and ASME-certified partners, we deliver maintenance and refurbishment of rigs and platforms. We also undertake top-side fabrication for the offshore oil & gas sector and provide steel fabrications support to offshore EPCI and energy companies.