Drydocks World Signs MoU with BIG Invest Consult AG

(Press Release)
Wednesday, May 02, 2012

The leading-edge project is based on a unique concept that aims to provide the ultimate leisure experience and opens new horizons in tourism and housing in coastal areas, adding commercial value, while aiming to preserve the marine ecosystem.  

Drydocks World, signed an MoU with BIG InvestConsult AG, a Swiss company, operating in the area of innovative technologies transfer, as well as investment projects, brokerage and finance. The MoU was signed during the Annual Investment Meeting held at the Dubai International Convention Center under the aegis of the UAE Ministry of Foreign Trade.  


BIG InvestConsult AG is acting as a representative of the Deep Ocean Technology the Polish owner behind the unique technology and concept of Water Discus Hotel that envisages an ultimate leisure facility with a structure that is partly above water and the rest underneath – a residential Underwater Discus with an Above Water Discus. The company holds special exclusivity rights for the customers and facilities located in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries. According to the MoU, Drydocks and Maritime World is appointed as the exclusive main contractor for construction of the new concept hotels and cities floating in the Middle East.  


 “We are extremely proud and delighted to be associated with this first-of-a-kind leading-edge project in the world. Our expertise lies in developing future strategies aimed at advancing the construction of technology-driven pioneering projects in the maritime sector. We are able to move forward due to our clear vision and operational systems and processes. Our technical capabilities and project management experience have been accumulated over nearly three decades of operations. It is indeed extremely satisfying that we are able to break new grounds in implementing highly advanced technology-intensive concepts that would enable us to carry forward our capabilities to the next level. We are happy that our capabilities are being counted upon by renowned companies and that we are able to satisfy the demand placed on our efficient service delivery,” said Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World.


“Water Discus Hotel project opens many new fields of development for hotel and tourism sector, housing and city sector in the coastal off-shore areas, as well as new opportunities for ecology support by creation of new underwater ecosystems and activities on underwater world protection. We expect to cooperate efficiently with Drydocks World, being an expert in high technology steel constructions. Additionally  we would like to create here in the UAE the international environmental program and center of the Underwater World Protection  – with Water Discus Hotel as a laboratory tool for oceans and seas environment protection and research” – said Bogdan Gutkowski, President of BIG INVEST Group.  

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