Drydocks World in Discussions with Singapore Delegation

Press Release
Friday, May 18, 2012

Drydocks World & Maritime World met with a Singapore delegation in Dubai to discuss the company's Singapore-based operations

Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World received the Singapore's Non-Resident Ambassador (NRA) to the United Arab Emirates, HE Tee Tua Ba and his accompanying delegation and held discussions on topics of mutual interest.

Discussions revolved around the company’s future business strategy and action plan for the company’s Singapore-based operations, areas of mutual co-operation and exchange of know-how and technical expertise and identifying areas of further development of relations and partnerships. “We are focused on building strategic partnerships with key entities in trade and business in the maritime and related industries both in Singapore and the UAE."

Drydocks World is actively engaged with several maritime organizations at various levels in Singapore such as Association of Singapore Marine Industries (ASMI).

Experts from the Drydocks World - Singapore facility have been assisting in the development of curriculum and in establishing test certification for metal, steel and pipe fabrication. The company is involved with the Workforce Development Agency (WDA) to ensure that Workforce Skills Qualification (WSQ) is implemented.

The shipyard provides approved testers in Scaffolding, Riggers and Signalmen Courses. The Environment, Health & Safety Department does joint exercises with the Singapore Civil Defense Forces (SCDF) yearly, for mutually beneficial goals.


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