SKYDEX Partners with AlFattan Ship industry to bring SKYDEX Impact Mitigating Decking to the UAE

Centennial, Colo., February 6, 2024 – SKYDEX, a global leader in advanced impact mitigation and energy absorption solutions, announced today that they have partnered with AlFattan Ship Industry, the leading provider of integrated offshore support, vessels, logistics, and marine services, to bring SKYDEX Impact Mitigating Boat Decking to the Abu Dhabi, UAE and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). With a range of fabrication and program management services, AlFattan Ship Industry can customize and install sheets of SKYDEX Boat Decking to fit any marine craft.

“AlFattan has been extremely diligent with their material selection process and chose the highest performance material available around the world for their new project,” said Alvaro Vaselli, SKYDEX President and CEO. “We are excited for the beginning of a long-term partnership as we bring our technology to the region.”

Installed on over 15,000 craft worldwide, SKYDEX Impact Mitigating Boat Decking protects crews on the water from the harmful effects of wave impact and vibration. Originally developed with the U.S. Navy, SKYDEX Boat Decking is offered in a range of product solutions that can be easily integrated on to any craft for a simple solution for protection on the water.

AlFattan has recently launched their latest fiberglass craft that is designed to operate at high speeds in any marine condition. AlFattan is dedicated to leading the way in on-water innovation and bringing their partner’s solutions to Abu Dhabi, UAE and the GCC region.

Contact SKYDEX at to learn more about their boat decking product line and international partnerships.



Founded in 2001 and based in Centennial, Colorado, SKYDEX is a global leader in advanced impact mitigation and energy absorption solutions. From armored vehicles to bomb suits, helmets and body protection, SKYDEX is driven by a single purpose: "Protecting People and Things That Matter." With technical expertise and proprietary geometries, advanced SKYDEX materials are used to protect hundreds of thousands of lives across a wide range of applications, such as vehicle protection, marine performance, sports protection, blast and ballistics, work wear/PPE, electronics and more. Backed by a passionate team of engineers and incredible technologies, SKYDEX solutions outperform traditional materials. To learn more, visit