AlMostakshif - Multipurpose Research Vessel
We are proud to announce that, we have been successfully handed over specially designed 55.58M Multipurpose Research Vessel for KISR (Kuwait for Scientific Research)
The Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) is establishing an excellence research centre entitled “National Unit for Oceanography and Marine Resources Management” for conducting research on oceanography, fisheries, and marine resources management.
The establishment of this center is a development project under supervision of the General Secretariat of Supreme Council for Planning and Development. The implementation of the development plan that outlines Strategic Development Objectives is in accordance with the vision of his Highness the Amir, to transform Kuwait into a financial and economical hub under the Kuwait Vision for 2035 (“New Kuwait”).
The plan takes into consideration 17 major sustainable development goals (SDGs) proposed by the United Nations. One SDG in particular, “Life under the Sea”, targets conservation and sustainability of oceans and sea resources.
“AlMostakshif”, a large multipurpose research vessel capable of conducting high quality surveys and sampling over a wide range of geographical ranges including all marine areas in the Arabian Gulf, Sea of Oman, and the Arabian Sea.