NDSQ is part of Qatar's rapidly expanding marine industry, the development of which is being spearheaded by Qatar Petroleum and Nakilat in conjunction with world-leading joint venture partners such as Keppel Offshore & Marine and NDSQ's own Damen Shipyards Group. As well as being parent and sister companies to NDSQ, the companies listed below are playing pivotal roles in the rise of Qatar's maritime industrial sector and in the creation of a strategic marine industry hub in the heart of the Arabian Gulf.