The Industrial District of Dubai Maritime City, the enclosure for maritime related businesses, reported a twofold increase in 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 till the end of June 2011. The facility recently recorded 50 vessels berthed in its wet and dry berths in a single day. The District was officially opened earlier this year and accommodates 3000-ton and 6000-ton ship lifts.
The Dubai Maritime City operations team has successfully docked vessels of various types and categories such as General Cargo Vessels, Tankers, Anchor Handling Vessels, Tugs, Supply Vessels, Fishing Trawlers, Utility Vessels, Malty Cats, Yacht, Wooden Dhows and Barges.