Dubai, UAE: February 17, 2013 – Kanoo Machinery LLC, a member of The Kanoo Group won an order to supply Dubai Drydocks with Grove all-terrain crane, Model GMK6300L, their largest mobile crane till date. Delivery of the crane recently took place at the Dubai Drydocks main office, Dubai, UAE in the presence of senior management representatives of Kanoo, Dubai Drydocks and Grove.
Mishal Kanoo, Deputy Chairman of The KanooGroup handed over a ceremonial key to Ali Abdulla Ahmad Bin Towaih Al Suwaidi, Vice President of Dubai Drydocks to highlight the event and as a gesture of further collaboration between two of Dubai’s leading companies.
Also in attendance were Christophe Carbonnelle, Area Grove Sales Director; Waleed Rauf, Grove Sales Manager; Fahad Kanoo, Executive Director-UAE of The Kanoo Group; Bob Curtis, CEO – UAE & Oman, The Kanoo Group, along with Kanoo Machinery top officials: Shakil Merchant, Divisional Manager, Sales & Marketing-UAE; James Mc Sorley, Branch Manager-Dubai; Praveen Hubli, Aftermarket Sales Manager and Nabil Al Tawil, Sales Manager – Dubai.
James Mc. Sorley said: “Kanoo Machinery is proud to be associated with the sale of one of the biggest cranes to Dubai Drydocks. This is an important day for all of us – Kanoo, Grove and Drydocks. With the support of everybody, we are here today to celebrate the handover of the crane”.
“This order will be a good reference for future opportunities in UAE and the Gulf.” Nabil Al Tawil added.
Christophe Carbonnelle also commented that he was proud that Dubai Drydocks chose Grove as the manufacturer of choice for this crane.
The Grove GMK 6300L is a 300-tone capacity crane with a lifting height of up 120m metres from a 6-section, 80-metre telescoping boom and 37 metre lattice extension.
About The Kanoo Group
‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others.
Today, for “123 years of pioneering the future”, The Kanoo group of companies operate extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar, and are greatly respected for their ability to combine traditional values with a global vision.
About Kanoo Machinery LLC
From its humble start in the mid 1960's, Kanoo Machinery LLC has grown to become one of the leading construction, materials handling, floor cleaning and agricultural equipment distributors in the UAE offering a cross-border seamless service across the Gulf.
Today, Kanoo Machinery LLC offers its clients premier world leading brands such as Grove, Hyster, Perkins, Bobcat, Tennant, Massey Ferguson, Lincoln Electric, Norton, Ausa, Sullair, Beach Tech, Aisle-Master, Hitachi, GEDA, Sakai and Utilev. Products from these Principals are marketed through dedicated product specialist from sales and aftermarket who are available in all the 5 branches (Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Sharjah and RAK) in UAE.