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March 3, 2024

Tawazun Council announces acquisition of TASNEEF

Tawazun Council has acquired the Emirates Classification Society (TASNEEF) and its subsidiaries to enhance the council’s role in developing national defense industries.

This strategic move aims to implement its strategy of applying the highest quality standards in the defense and security sectors.

Tawazun Council’s acquisition of TASNEEF signifies its commitment to achieving the highest levels of quality and enhancing national defense capabilities, improving competencies, implementing innovation, and building trust among various stakeholders.

TASNEEF is a leading entity in the UAE and the region, focusing on enhancing the safety of lives and properties and preserving the environment in its vital maritime sector with international standards related to managing business assurance operations and quality.

Mr. Muammar Abdulla Abushehab, CEO of Tawazun Council, said that, “This acquisition comes within the framework of the council’s strategy to support national defense capabilities, providing significant opportunities for development in addition to expanding the scope of work in the defense and security sector and ensuring that the necessary efficiency and quality are in place.”

“TASNEEF possesses capabilities and a remarkable record of excellence in serving strategic partners. Its extensive experience in maritime classification, technical consulting, and training will be leveraged to enhance systems and standards related to classification and quality assurance,” Mr. Abushehab added.

Mr. Saeed Salem Al Maskari, CEO of the Emirates Classification Society, noted that, “Since the establishment of ‘TASNEEF’, we have been striving to achieve leadership in the maritime sector, aimed at ensuring the highest levels of performance efficiency. This is accomplished by implementing the standards and technical specifications for ships and maritime facilities, actively positioning the UAE as a global leader in this field.”