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MD – CEB (Power utility of Togo & Benin) visits 161/20kV Substation Project at Lome Port

Skipper’s EPC team commissioned 3 nos- 161/63kV Substation at Lome port ,Mome-Hagou and Cimao in Togo​ in July 2017. The managing Director of the Communauté Electrique du Bénin (CEB), Togo, Mr. Karimou Chabi Sika, on 27th January 2018, visited the Lome Port site to review the Project before commercial closure.
During the visit, the CEB MD congratulated the Skipper Team for high quality of work & timely completion of Project which ensures adequate and stable power supply for local citizens & Industries alike.
CEB is exclusively responsible for providing transmission services, importation of power for sister electricity utilities and generation of electricity for both countries. This project is expected to reduce losses in the electricity distribution business, provide improved electricity service in rehabilitated network areas and improve the performance of the utility.

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SkipperSeil Limited participation in Elecrama 2018

SkipperSeil Limited participated in Elecrama 2018 at India Expo Mart in Greater Noida from March 10-14, 2018. ​Skipper showcased its wide array of electrical products and solutions in large stall space. Speaking about Skipper’s participation in the event, President Corporate EPC, Mr. S. K. Negi, said, Elecrama provides an outstanding platform for equipment manufacturers to showcase their latest product offerings to relevant audience.Skipper was honored to have many dignitaries visit at its stand. From Nigeria Hon. Mustapha B. Shehuri, Minister of State for Power & many directors from ministry of power, from Ghana Hon. William Owuraku Aidoo-Deputy Minister & many directors from ministry of Energy, from Nepal Mr. Kul Man Ghising, MD-Nepal Electricity Authority & his team were few to count. Moreover Leading power sector entrepreneurs ie Mr. Anil Gupta (CMD-KEI), Mr. Rishi Khanna (MD-CS Electric), Mr. T.P Kabra (MD-RR Kabel), Mr. A.K. Gupta (Group President- Gupta Power Infrastructure). All the Visitors got a chance to view Skipper’s world-class products at Display including Solar Transformer, Package Substation, Current Transformer, Metering Panel and Miniature model of 500 MVA, 400/220/33 kV, 3 Phase Auto transformer under supply to GETCO. Skipper also hosted a Gala Dinner on 11th March in Hotel Crowne Plaza, Greater Noida. The dinner was attended by Skipper’s Directors arrived across boarders, and many prestigious customers from Nigeria, Ghana, Benin, Kenya, India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Europe & Americas. It was a fantastic event enjoyed by all and a great networking opportunity for all participants.
#Elecrama2018

Skipper Earns “The Top Exporters Award”

SkipperSeil Limited bags EEPC India Export Excellence Award for the Year 2014-15 (Silver Shield) in the Product Group of “Electric Motors, Generators and Transformers, and Parts, Medium Enterprise”.
EEPC India Outstanding Export Performance Awards are the oldest and most prestigious award for Engineering Export from India and is keenly awaited by Indian Engineering companies, as they are the only awards of engineering export excellence. This Award is considered as a prestige, gives great motivation and worldwide recognition to the winning companies.
The prestigious award was presented by by Shri Satya Dev Pachauri, Hon’ble Minister of MSME & Export Promotion, Govt. of Uttar Pradesh in the presence of several industry and trade representatives.
With outstanding continual growth rate for the last three decades, SKIPPER has vision of becoming LEADER in energy sector and a delight for all stake holders with total quality and customer satisfaction.
#EEPCAward #ExportExcellence #TopExporter

Total reverse engineering of 270MVA 345KV/16kV Generator Transformer

Total reverse engineering of 270MVA 345KV/16kV Generator Transformer

Skipper’s maintenance division, GTA Engineering Nigeria Limited has successfully reverse-engineered and completed the repair of 270MVA 345KV/16kV Shell type Generator Transformer, the largest ever Transformer repaired in West Africa, for EGBIN Electric Power Plc. Egbin Power Plc is the largest power generating station in Nigeria with an installed capacity of 1,320 MW consisting of 6 Units of 220MW each.
With succesfull commissioning of this transformer on 19th January 2018, GTA​ joins a league of the few select ​service company in ​world which have successfully engineered, ​repaired and tested 270 MVA, generator transformers.
​​GTA is the only world class facility to repair, rewind, overhaul and test Power Transformers upro 300MVA , 400kV in West Africa. GTA team has expertise to repair Reactors, Shunt Reactors, Series Reactors, Induction and Arc Furnace Transformers, EHV CTs, VTS, Circuit Breakers and Control/Protection/SCADA Panels of any make.​
Presently GTA has number of generators & turbines ranging from 5MW to 125MW under minor & major overhaul/repair.
#TransformerRepair #EGBINElectric #WestAfrica

​Dangote Cement Plant Congo Brazzaville-Commissioned

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 is committed to providing its customers with the leading-edge technology, Products, services and know-how needed to make their operations automated.​
​Skipper is committed to providing its customers with the leading-edge technology, Products, services and know-how needed to make their operations automated.
Skipper is  Substation Equiipment manufacturing company also successfully forward-integrated into EPC for EHV Substations, Transmission lines upto 400kV &​ ​Power​ ​​Plant construction in gas, thermal and hydro generation with a strong focus on timely delivery and quality. The SkipperSeil Group of companies operates in around 50 countries especially Africa, Middle East, India and SAARC.

Skipper Sponsors WAPP AGM, Ghana

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 wins “Best Stall” Award at Future Energy Nigeria Exhibition 2017

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 displayed its medium voltage products like Distribution transformer, Metering Panel, Outdoor CT and PT Skipper showed its complete range of MV & EHV Products, EPC projects undertaken in Africa & Asia and Services through graphics.  It was an ideal platform, where distinctive gathering of stakeholders within the power value chain which includes governments, power generation companies, transmission and distribution companies, Investors, Equipment manufacturers and providers, technology providers, EPCs, legal and consulting firms.
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 at Power Nigeria 2017

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.

​West African Governments trust Skipper for Electrical Solutions

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.

Skipper Supports International Day of Yoga

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.

#yoga #IDY #InernationalDayofYoga