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Tasneef set to classify Lockheed Martin vessel

“Lockheed’s selection of Tasneef is a recognition of our competence in the issuance of classification certificates and conducting inspections for naval designs.”



By (Staff Report)

Published: Mon 15 Jun 2015, 11:22 PM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 2:47 PM

Abu Dhabi — Emirates Classification Society or Tasneef has signed an agreement with Lockheed Martin, a global security, aerospace and information technology company in the United States, to issue classification certificates and conduct inspection for the design of a new naval vessel manufactured by the firm.

Eng. Rashed Al Hebsi, CEO of Tasneef, said: “In accordance with this agreement, our role is represented in conducting an inspection of the design presented by Lockheed Martin to manufacture a military vessel and make sure it complies with our specifications and standards as well as those set by international conventions in the field of shipbuilding.”

Al Hebsi added: “Lockheed’s selection of Tasneef is a recognition of our competence in the issuance of classification certificates and conducting inspections for naval designs.”

Capt. Waleed Al Nahdi, marketing and commercial director at Tasneef, said that Lockheed Martin will receive two types of certificates: the first is classification and specifications inspection certificates, and the second is the finalised certificate that confirms that the design complies with the specifications and international conventions in maritime ship-building.

business@khaleejtimes.com


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