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Unique System celebrates 20 years of strength in depth
Unique Maritime Group, one of the world's leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers, recently celebrated its 20th anniversary of its fully owned subsidiary Unique System at the Le Meridian Airport, Dubai with their full UAE-based team.
Founded in 1993 with three employees, UMG through its expanding network of companies has now become a specialist in the provision of offshore and onshore services including the sale and rental of equipment for the marine, diving, hydrographic, oceanographic, Oil & Gas and NDT market sectors.
The group has also developed an established manufacturing capability for the delivery of customised engineering projects worldwide.
Unique System was established as an equipment rental sales and service organisation, providing specialised products and services to the offshore oil, natural gas and maritime industries in the Middle East, India and Singapore. As the group evolved, Unique System began operations in Houston USA, Aberdeen in the UK and Mumbai India, resulting in a new holding company - Unique Maritime Group.
Organic growth and the targeted acquisition of companies
Through a process of both organic growth and the targeted acquisition of companies, the group has continued to expand its services, capabilities and geographical infrastructure to better support customer requirements, regardless of their location.
Headquartered in the Hamriyah Free Zone in Sharjah, UAE, the group's head office is situated within a land area of 14,630 square metres and comprises a collection of corporate and administrative offices, electronic and mechanical workshop facilities, training facilities, warehouses and a large area of yard space.
UMG has built up an impressive reputation for quality, innovation, service and speed of response in its two decades of existence and is always striving to improve its product and service offering. It achieves this by adhering to a series of established values, operating ethically and responsibly at all times. The aim of the by group is to maintain integrity by conducting its business in a way that makes people want to work with, and for, UMG.
Also The CEO's vision which is, "We will develop Unique to be the most successful and admired subsea and maritime services company recognised worldwide for technical excellence, innovation and quality services" has constantly motivated Unique to be what it is today.
Harry Gandhi, CEO of UMG, commented on this occasion "I am proud of this moment today which I will attribute to my strong team, products, services, in depth knowledge of the staff and strong partnership with our suppliers and clients". "I take this opportunity to thank each one of them for their strong support and motivation at various levels of growth of the business" he added.
The group's operations, employing over 500 people worldwide, are spread across eight global regions now including Middle East, USA, UK, South Africa, Nigeria, India, Russia and Singapore, all well positioned to manage substantial project requirements in addition to sales, rental and service support for a fast growing international customer base.