Networking boost for Asry at industry fair
Manama, February 12, 2014
Bahrain's Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard (Asry) said its participation at this year's Gulf Industry Fair, the premier industrial B2B gathering for the Northern Gulf region, has boosted local networking connections for the company, said a report.
Asry has declared its participation in the fair a success after the new-look stand received wide acclaim from visitors and attracted larger interest than previous years, reported the Gulf Daily News, our sister publication.
The event was held under the patronage of His Royal Highness Prime Minister Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, from February 6 to 8.
"Asry had the opportunity to demonstrate its quality services to all visitors, particularly to maritime organisations and ship owners," Asry chief executive Nils Kristian Berge said. "A full representation of the quality and high standard of our services was clearly made," he added.
According to Berge, the fair gave the company the important opportunity to meet customers from the GCC countries, as well as local partners, suppliers and clients.
"Our participation was also an important opportunity for the exhibition visitors to ascertain the capabilities of our marine services in the region and our leading position."
He added that Asry was a leading company in the ship repair and marine services industry and has been in business for more than 30 years.
"It is a unique company that provides marine services expertise through divisions, namely, ship repair, marine services, and consultancy services.
"Our world class facilities and capabilities include a 500,000 dry dock, two floating docks of 252 and 227 meters respectively, a 4,000 metre terminal, 255 dual waterways and full range of workshops and service centres," Berge said.-TradeArabia News Service