Maritime City doubles handling operations in 2011
Dubai Maritime City, the purpose-built enclosure for maritime related businesses, has reported a two fold increase in the number of operations from last year, at the half year mark of 2011.
A total of 318 vessel docking and undocking operations were carried out until end of June 2011.
“We are proud to announce that the industrial district has been on a strong business footing since its opening. Our efforts to promote our services among the small to mid-size vessel owners have been very well-received,” said Khamis Juma Buamim, chairman of the board of Drydocks World and Maritime World.
“We are looking to expand and diversify our offerings in the near future to further supplement the available services so that we become the a one-stop shop for all repair needs,” he added.
The Dubai Maritime City operations team has successfully docked vessels of various types and categories throughout the year including; general cargo vessels, tankers, anchor handling vessels, tugs, and supply vessels.
The facility recently recorded 50 vessels berthed in its wet and dry berths in a single day.