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Kanoo Machinery supplies Dubai Drydocks' largest mobile crane



Dubai, UAE – February 11, 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 Kanoo Group 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.