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​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.
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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 successfully commissioned its First 220kv GIS Substation of JICA HVPNL

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.

Successful completion of World-Bank funded Project for GEDAP, Ghana.

Skipper is pleased to announce the successful completion of World-Bank funded Project for GEDAP, Ghana. The contract scope was to Design, Manufacture Supply, Installation, testing and commissioning of equipment, expansion and reinforcement of existing eleven nos. ECG Primary substations in the Greater Accra, Ashanti and Western Regions of Ghana.
Substation upgrade works at Dansoman, Ofankor, Ashiaman, Kumasi-Airport (C)
Kumasi-KNUST (F), Kumasi-Neoplan (D), Daboase and Inchaban have been successfully completed by Skipper as per the scope of contract.
We would like to thank Skipper project team for successful handing over to the owner M/s ECG to their full satisfaction.

Skipper reaches out to local Nigerian communities with Healthcare initiative

As a global leader, Skipper drives​ positive change for all our stakeholders. By making different aspects of our business sustainable, we re-affirm our commitment to conduct our business consciously and responsibly.
Under our ​Corporate ​Social Responsibility program this year, Skipper reached out to the village communities in Nigeria to provide basic healthcare facilities at the​ir​ doorstep and provided free medicines and medicated ​mosquito nets. Under this programme, Skipper conducted two health camps at  Zaria (Kaduna State) and Tiga (Kano State).​
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The first health camp for the people of Zaria in Kaduna State​ was held​ on 2​nd September​ 2015 at the Government Hospital Zaria. A team of ​two​ government​ doctors and four​ nurses conducted th​is camp and gave expert consultation, medicine and handed over medicated​ mosquito nets to more than 300 ​beneficiaries. The camp was visited by the representative of the Emir of Zaria. In addition, local religious leaders and government officials also visited the camp.

The second health camp was conducted in​ Tiga Village​ (​Kano)​on 5th​ September 2015, at the Government Hospital Tiga​. As in Zaria, a team of four​ government doctors and ​eight nurses conducted the Camp. The no​. of beneficiaries in the Tiga Health Camp was more than 700. ​The Dignitaries visiting the Camp included, His Excellency ​Governor of Kano State, Secretary to State Government, ​Health Commissioner, DG – Media & Communication, Director – Medical Services and ​many senior government official and religious leaders. We are proud to have been recognized by the Kano State Governor as the first ​company to have thought for the local communities of Kano and ​taken up​ community development initiatives in the state.

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We heartily thank the local chapters of Rotary international in Kaduna and Kano for supporting us with event planning and Skipper volunteers who made the event successful.

Skipper strengthens the voice of Brand India in Nigeria

Over the last 16 years, Skipper has emerged as a powerhouse in the energy and infrastructure sectors in Nigeria and West Africa at large. As one of the earliest investors in Nigeria’s Power Sector, Skipper has shown continued resilience and commitment to helping Nigeria close the critical infrastructure gap and achieve its developmental goals faster.

As a participant at the recently held India Show, organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) at Lagos, Nigeria on 25-27 August 2015, Skipper showcased its latest product range as well as its latest projects in various Nigerian states. Skipper was honored to have many dignitaries visit its stand and discuss infrastructure projects in Power, Education, Healthcare and Agriculture, including the Governor of Ebonyi State, His Excellency, Engr Dave Umahi, Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Her Excellency, Dr (Mrs) Idiat Oluranti Adebul, and, Deputy Governor of Benue State, His Excellency, Engr. Benson Abounu.

Group President, Mr. Jitender Sachdeva, with Deputy Governor of Benue State, His Excellency , Engr. Benson Abounu
Group President, Mr. Jitender Sachdeva, with Deputy Governor of Benue State, His Excellency , Engr. Benson Abounu
Mr. Jitender Sachdeva, speaking the seminar entitled “Nigeria and India: Leveraging on the Economies”, highlighted the increasing importance of the India-Nigeria trade relationship in bringing manufacturing excellence to Nigeria in the wake of declining oil prices globally. He also listed lack of maintenance and servicing as the bane of Nigeria’s power sector with a great number of power facilities lying idle. He noted that Skipper recognized this issue in Nigeria as an early-mover several years ago, when it established West Africa’s largest transformer repair and service facility in Ikorodu in Lagos, Nigeria. The state-of-the-art factory today services power equipment for Nigerian utilities as well as others from all over the African continent. He mentioned that the best solution for curbing immediate power crises in Nigeria involves bringing back such power equipment into smooth operations and Skipper is in a great position to help the country achieve the same.

Skipper wins Quality Excellence National award at EEPC Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

Recognizing Skipper’s formidable brand value for the Indian engineering industry, Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) awarded Skipper at its diamond jubilee celebrations for its commitment to quality excellence and placing stress on Skill Development. His Excellency, President of India, Sh. Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the celebrations at Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi on 3rd September, 2015, in the presence of Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad (Minister of Communication and IT) as well as a gathering of leading industrialists and senior government officials.

Skipper team with the EEPC award

Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon. Minister of State for commerce & Industry, presented the ​Quality Excellence National ​award to Mr. Jitender Sachdeva, Group President and Mr. Rakesh Sardana ​(Director). Speaking on the occasion, the Group President stressed on Skipper’s exponential growth over the years and maintaining a stringent focus on product quality and engineering excellence.

Katsina State Governor commends Skipper

Governor-Elect of Katsina State, Rt. Hon. Aminu Bello Masari, visited the corporate headquarters of SkipperSeil Group on 7th May, 2015 along with his esteemed delegation.

Hon. Governor expressed that he was impressed with the achievements of SkipperSeil Group worldwide and especially in Nigeria. He stressed the need and importance of infrastructural development in Nigeria in the areas of Power Generation and Transmission and Agriculture and said that he looked forward to working with the Company in Katsina State in these sectors.

Top 3 Highlights from Q1 Board Meeting

SkipperSeil Group successfully conducted its board meeting reviewing the Quarter 1 performance of its global subsidiaries on July 7, 2015 in the regional headquarters in Gurgaon, India. The meeting was attended by esteemed members of the board and key executives.

Following are the top three highlights from the board meeting proceedings:

The Board applauded the performance of Skipper Ghana Limited, which stayed ahead of other Skipper t&d SPVs in revenue performance for Q1.

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161kV Substation & Line, commissioned by Skipper Ghana for GRIDCo Ghana

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Assistant Vice President – GTA Engineering (Nigeria) Ltd. has been assigned to work exclusively for service orders of GTA. He would work directly with the Group President for service orders. This will enable GTA to better execute the steady pipeline of orders it has been receiving since the beginning of the year.

Mr. P Subramanian, AVP - GTA Engg. (Nigeria) Ltd.
Mr. P Subramanian, AVP – GTA Engg. (Nigeria) Ltd.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VP Projects-Skipper Nigeria Ltd. has taken direct ownership of the execution of Kano Hydro Project, and would report directly to the Group President. The Tiga project is currently at the final stages of completion and this added responsibility reflects Skipper’s commitment to meeting quality and time commitments made to our clients.

Mr. Gowhar Mailk, VP-Projects, Skipper Nigeria Ltd.
Mr. Gowhar Mailk, VP-Projects, Skipper Nigeria Ltd.

Skipper Completes Automation Project for Western Railways in Mumbai

Skipper successfully completed a substation automation project for Western Railways’ Churchgate-Borivali’ section in the mega city of Mumbai, India. The project initiated in October 2014 is slated to bring about immense operational improvement in the existing suburban railway infrastructure of the City, often referred to as the busiest rapid transit system in the world with a traffic of more than 7.5Mn commuters daily.

Skipper completes automation project for Western Railways

Skipper’s mandate for the project was to fully automate the existing manually controlled substations using SCADA panels. Skipper’s supplied star-rated SCADA panels are specially designed to meet the special requirements of the area such as 6-8 lines, meet space constraints, parallel operation of 2 to 3 TSS and small sub-sectors. The old breakers were replaced with world class 3.3kV RDSO/CORE approved circuit breakers. The entire civil work at the site was completed by Skipper as well.

Within the last 8 months, 5 substations have already been commissioned and are working satisfactorily at the stations of Marine Lines, Churchgate, Elphinstone Road, Kandivali and Borivali. The project will be completely handed over to Western Railways by the end of this month with work completion for the 3 stations of Bandra, Grant Road and Jogeshwari.