EDGE Group entity ADSB strikes MoU with PT PAL Indonesia

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Desk Reporter
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UAE-based EDGE Group’s naval arm Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indonesia’s state-owned shipbuilder, PT PAL Indonesia to strengthen cooperation between the entities.

Further, the MoU intends to leverage the capabilities of both partners to build a range of interceptors, landing craft, and rigid-hull inflatable boats (RHIBs) for Indonesia’s naval and coast guard requirements.

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“Our cooperation with PT PAL strengthens our investment in Indonesia and the global export success of our world-class vessels. Establishing robust strategic partnerships not only forms the cornerstone of ADSB and EDGE’s long-term strategies but contributes to the sustainable economic development of the UAE. We are very pleased to be working with PT PAL and we look forward to jointly pursuing opportunities that will help to achieve our respective business and national objectives.”

Dr. Kaharuddin Djenod, CEO of PT PAL Indonesia said that, “We are pleased to sign this MoU with Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB), which will support our objective of strengthening the Indonesian naval and defense industry. This collaboration will strengthen PT PAL’s role in mastering naval technology in Indonesia.”

Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB)

ADSB is a regional leader in the new build, repair, maintenance, refit, and conversion of naval and commercial vessels. Deploying the latest technologies, ADSB helps maximize fleet availability, extend ship lifetimes, and lower overall lifecycle costs.

ADSB delivers superior reliability, ease of operations, and cost efficiencies through five powerful enablers. The company also provides a full range of services including maintenance, repair, and refit, upgrade and conversion, as well as design and engineering consultancy.

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