Dangote Cement Plant has a production capacity of 1.5 million metric tonnes per annum and is expected to be the biggest such facility in the Central African country. The scope of Skipper’s order was to Design, Engineering, Procurement, Supervision of installation of Equipment, Testing, Commissioning of 110/11kV Substation and associated infrastructure at site.
Skipper Ghana participated in 12 General Assembly meeting of West Africa Power Pool (WAPP) from 30th Oct-3rd Nov., 2017. 14 countries DG, Procurement heads, director’s engineering and other key decision makers attended the meeting. Conference was a good opportunity to revamp the Skipper brand in the mind of all the Utilities of West African countries and to connect with many decision makers of West African Utilities of Energy sector and propose our Products and services (EPC) for solving the power outrage problem prevalent across the continent. Skipper Ghana was also awarded for its participation as a Major Sponsor for the event.
Skipper participated in the Future Energy Exhibition at Eko Hotel, Lagos, Nigeria between November 07-08, 2017 as platinum sponsors. Skipper Stall was inaugurated by HE Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, Governor of Gombe state. Many other dignitaries and Govt officials also visited the stall including HE Alhaji Mohammed Badaru Abubakar, Governor of Jigawa State, HE BN Reddy, the Indian High Commissioner. Hon. (Chief) Daniel Effiong Asuquo, Chairman, House Committee on Power, Senator Enyinnaya H. Abaribe, Chairman , Senate Committee on Power.
Skipper’s MV Metering Panels have become a name to reckon with in industry because of its quality and excellent technical support provided by Skipper. We are continuously innovating and upgrading our products and solutions.
• Skipper’s medium voltage offerings like Metering panels, Distribution Transformers and Instrument Transformers were on show.
• The Skipper stall was appreciated for products offering and responsiveness towards its visitors.
• The stall won the best custom stall award at Gala Dinner which brought together Nigeria’s most renowned power professionals.
Skipper participated as main sponsor in 6th Power Nigeria Exhibition at Landmark centre, Lagos, between September 5-7, 2017. It is an ideal platform for the entire Power market value chain, from key decision makers to solutions, equipment and services providers. Skipper was honored to have many dignitaries visit its stand, including Mr. Usman Gur Mohammed, Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), Sen. Enyinnaya Abaribe, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Power, His Excellency BN Reddy, the Indian High Commissioner. All the Visitors got a chance to view Skipper’s world-class product range including Metering Panel, Distribution Transformer and Package Substation. Skipper showcased its complete product range as well as its latest ongoing and completed power sector projects in TCN, MOP, Federal Government & various Nigerian states through graphics.
Mr. Jitender Sachdeva, hosted a special dinner on 5th September in Spice Route, Lagos. The Dinner was attended by Chairman (Senate Committee on Power), Chairman (House Committee on Power), Chairman (Eko Bank), Chairman (Fidelity Bank), Chairman (Eko Distribution Company), MD (Siemens Nigeria Ltd) many other dignitaries, exhibitors of Power Nigeria and Skipper team. It was a perfect opportunity for guests to network and forge new business relationships. In his welcome address, the Group President spoke about Nigeria and its high demand for power and Infrastructure development. He highlighted the increasing importance of bringing manufacturing excellence to Nigeria.
Skipper has been commended again by key stakeholders in West African Governments for the quality of electrical products as well as its strong EPC capabilities.
A team from Federal Minister of Power, Nigeria and Transmission company of Nigeria led by Mrs. Sapke Briskilla Ibrahim, Director (Distribution) visited Skipper factory in Bhiwadi, India on 5th & 6th July, 2017 for Factory Acceptance Test. It was a successful FAT on Skipper made Products.
Engr. Dahiru Isyaku, TCN during his visit said, ” Skipper is growing strength to strength. The new factory is very clean and provides conducive environment for dedicated personnel to operate.
With EHV Transformer manufacturing, Skipper is ready to compete other transformer manufacturers globally. The human resource is highly competent.” Skipper Nigeria has already completed its previous order of 2X60MVA, 132/33kV for the connection of Gurara Hydro Power Project to Kaduna State Industrial area and now is providing the balance material against the variation order. In domestic front, one of the most progressive utility Gujarat Energy Transmission Corporation Ltd. has awarded Skipperseil with vender development order for 500MVA, 400/220/33kV Transformer on the basis of State of art manufacturing facility at Bhiwadi factory. With this, Skipper has entered into the frontier of Extra High Voltage Power Transformers manufacturing.
3rd International Day of Yoga was celebrated all over the world with immense enthusiasm. Skipper supported the IDY event held by the Indian High Commission in Nigeria and Ghana by sponsoring Yoga T-shirts and Mats with IDY logo. Yoga event was held to create awareness and benefits of practicing Yoga. Local dignitaries, diplomats, UN officials, members of the Indian community and eminent persons drawn from all walks of life were among the invitees who attended the event.
Apart from this, Skipper also celebrated yoga day across all its offices in India, Dubai, Nigeria, Ghana with employees participating in yoga sessions, assisted by trained Yoga instructors, “This initiative is aimed at encouraging our employees to adopt a healthier and balanced approach in life,” says Poonam Sachdeva, President & CEO, SkipperSeil Ltd.
Skipper celebrated its 31st Annual day on May 27 at Le Foyer Banquets, Gurgaon. All Skipperites and their families enjoyed socializing, entertainment and relaxed.
This year the event theme was ‘Mela’, and hence was named as ‘Skipper Carnival’ to suit the theme. The entire event was planned and organized by Skipper team itself. The venue was converted to Indian carnival with lots of games like Hoopla, Break the Pyramid; Balloon shooting’, Bowling, Tambola and Mehandi along with Rides like Giant wheel, Columbus and Bouncy were there for everyone.
The Guests, Skipperites and many of Skipper alumni along with their families, indulged in several games and sporting events, before the onset of the main program, which began with funny performance by Skipperites followed by a dance performance by their children.
Group President- Mr. Jitender Sachdeva in his welcome address mentioned the major milestones achieved in last 31 years and expressed thanks to all the employees & stakeholders for being part of Skipper’s successful story.
Skipper successfully commissioned its First 220kv GIS Substation of JICA HVPNL Project
SkipperSeil Limited was awarded greenfield EPC project of 220/66kV, 2x160MVA GIS substation by HVPNL in Sector 33, Gurugram, Haryana. Substation has been successfully commissioned right on 27th May 2017 Coinciding with Skipper’s annual day celebrations. It has 5 bays of 220kV and 9 bays of 66kV along with 2X160MVA, 220/66kV Power Transformers. The newly built 220kv Grid substation will increase the transmission capacity in Gurgaon city and will ensure uninterrupted power supply to the consumers.
Gas Insulated Substation (GIS) compared to the Air Insulated one’s gives the advantage of housing the entire substation equipment indoor, which eases the task of regular inspection, repair and maintenance. Another big advantage is space saving & its easy compatibility with the Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) for monitoring, control and data communication.
We heartily congratulate Mr. Praveen Gupta (President EPC- India) the project leader Mr. Ankit Kaushik and entire project team from Skipper for their dedication and hard work round the clock to ensure successful & timely commissioning.
Our Special and sincere thanks to Officials of HVPNL for their guidance and mentoring, especially Mr. Ajmer Gill (Director), Mr. S.K. Bansal (CE-MM), Mr. H.C. Gupta(CF-TS), Mr. R.N. Mishra (Ex-Engr-M&P), Mr. N.K. Sharma (SE-M&P), Mr. Anil Yadav (SE-TS), Mr. R.P. Sharma (Ex-Engr-TS) and other officials, Erection/Testing contractor and Sieyuan team for their sincere efforts to make it happen on time.
SkipperSeil Limited won the prestigious Export Excellence award, presented by Engineering Export Promotion Council of India(EEPC). Skipper was rated star performer in the product group ” Electric Motors, Generators and Transformers and Parts”. Through the Export Excellence Awards, EEPC India makes a humble effort to recognize and award its member exporters for their outstanding performance in different engineering export categories.
The award was presented on April 19, 2017 by H.E. Mr Milan Hovorka, Ambassador of Czech Republic to India to Ms. Poonam Sachdeva, Director and Mr. Praveen Gupta, President- Finance at Hyatt Regency, Bhikaji Kama Place, New Delhi.
We heartily congratulate the Team Skipper for this outstanding achievement.