Drydocks World received H.E. Cheong Ming Foong, the Consul General of Singapore along with Khalil A. Bakar, Center Director Middle East of Singapore Economic Development Board. Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman and Dr. Markus Voege, VP – Operation and Production of Drydocks World and Maritime World, welcomed H.E. Cheong Ming Foong and Mr. Bakar to the Maritime Business Center at Dubai Maritime City for discussions on economic developments, renewal of agreements of understanding in the marine and maritime specialties, research and development related to foreign labor, discussion on the DMC and the Singapore marine and maritime sector and real estate investments and the extent of their success.
“We have had a very special relationship with Singapore and are committed to the development of the maritime industry there. This visit will further strengthen our resolve. DDW-PaxOcean has worked on significant projects that would define next generation maritime and oil and gas activity. We are contemplating on future cooperation in areas such as implementation of new initiatives by renewing existing agreements, sharing know-how on a regular basis about maritime clusters and mixed-use developments, increasing investments and employing highly skilled workforce and other pertinent issues that would facilitate economic and trade in Singapore,” said HE Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World.
The Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) is a government agency for planning and executing strategies to generate investment in Singapore and in the development of the country as a key global economic destination. The mission is to create for Singapore sustainable economic growth with vibrant business and good job opportunities. Drydocks World through DDW-PaxOcean operates a yard in Tuas, Singapore and is contributing to establishing and deepening strategic activities in Singapore to drive maritime business, innovation and talent.