UAE based Safety Services Group (SSG), leaders in lifting equipment engineering and turnkey solutions, have manufactured the region’s largest grommet slings for Saudi Aramco, the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The grommet slings with a lifting capacity of over 4000 metric tonnes were fabricated at Safety Services Group’s Dubai facility. Dimensions as per client specifications included 192 mm and 164 mm diameter slings in various lengths. Grommet and cable-laid slings were developed as per stringent industry stipulations to provide heavy lift slings for offshore oil drilling and rigging.
Mohamed Basheer, President, Safety Services Group, said: “The fabrication of grommet slings of this scale has never been accomplished in the region before. The job was delivered in an extremely tight time frame meeting all industrial and regulatory standards.”
“As we mark our 35th anniversary this year, we have established ourselves as the market leaders in providing fast and efficient turnover of high end lifting products and services. Our specialist engineers ensure that our processes, technology, and knowledge are optimised to meet leading global standards.”
Headquartered in the United Arab Emirates, Safety Services Group enjoys estimated annual revenue of AED 150 million. The Group employs over 500 qualified engineers and technicians to serve its customers across Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe.
Safety Services Group began operations in 1979 with Emirates Safety Services, the first company in the Middle East to provide quality inspection services of lifting equipment. SSG serves clients across diverse sectors including energy, oil and gas, marine and industrial construction.
Safety Audit Services, Safety Marine Services, Safety Technical Services, Seatronics, Safety Star Services, Bash-P International are just a few companies under the Safety Services Group that have made an impact locally and internationally.
Adapted from a press release by David Bizley
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