Drydocks World & Maritime World recently hosted a meeting with many of their business & commercial agents.
The agents represent the organizations interests in different areas overseasand they gathered to discuss the latest projects handled by the company and to understand the requirements for the future.
Welcoming the agents, His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman, Drydocks World & Maritime World thanked them for the support that they have displayed to the company in the past. He informed them that this event had been organized to share with them the company’s direction going into the future so such support could be continued and enhanced with clear understanding of the organizations long term vision and strategy.
In his presentation titled “DDWMW-Vision to the Future”, HE Buamim, presented to the gathering the vision and strategy set for the organization going forward. He addressed key issues related to setting the broad vision for the organization as well as the strategy and the areas of thrust determined for the business. He touched upon the goals and action planning process for achievement of these agreed targets. Some of the recent and futuristic initiatives and achievements of Drydocks World and Maritime World were highlighted and he expanded on the practicalities in formulating strategies and business plans for the maritime and offshore sector in the light of managing risk and global economic variables. This included Drydocks World success in its business restructure and the role of industry leaders in visualizing and managing change, an initiative in which the company has taken a leading role.
The company also informed the agents that it had repaired and refurbished 11 offshore drilling rigs and 279 large vessels in 2012. This year 2013, the company has already repaired and refurbished 8 rigs, well on the way to beating last year’s record. The company’s top clients by country include the UAE, Singapore, Greece, Germany, India, Japan, U.K, U.S.A, Netherlands, Belgium, Korea, Norway, China and Cyprus.
Mementos were presented to the agents by Mr. Ali Al Suwaidi and Dr. Markus Voege, Vice President Production & Operations, Drydocks World as a gesture of thanks.