Drydocks World & Dubai Maritime City Participate In Posidonia

By Joseph R. Fonseca
Sunday, June 01, 2014
Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World & Maritime World

 

Drydocks World & Dubai Maritime City, the international service provider to the shipping, maritime, offshore, oil, gas and energy sectors, announced its participation in Posidonia from June 2-6, 2014, at Metropolitan Expo, Athens, Greece. The exhibition is one of the largest industry shows in Europe.Drydocks World & Maritime World has been a regular participant at the exhibition as it provides an unique access to Greek and international ship owners and buyers.
 
According to His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World & Maritime World, “We are really pleased to be back once again at Posidonia, an event that takes place every two years in which we participate on a very regular basis. The Greek shipping community has always been adept at managing both the operational and the business sides of shipping making them the owners of the largest independent fleet in the world.Drydocks World & Maritime World has been offering   high quality state-of-the-art services to the international marine & maritime industry ever since its inception. Over the years we have done excellent business with the Greek shipping community with the business interactions increasing over time. Our participation in this event will cement this already solid relationship & will assist in growing this further. As the Greek shipping sector continues to grow rapidly, we also wish to showcase the excellent infrastructure and service opportunities that we offer at Dubai Maritime City, a world-class maritime cluster, to Greek investors who want to take advantage of the stellar location, connectivity and networking opportunities at this facility.”
 
Dubai Maritime City LLC (DMC) is well on target for completion by Expo 2020.The City with over  2.27 million square metrescomprises of the Marine and Business districts and is designed to encourage a community lifestyle supported by a superlative infrastructure and a conducive environment for modern living that balances working and living conditions as it offers facilities for office, residential, retail and recreational and leisure purposes. The plots in the Business District are for mixed use and allows for residential, commercial or hospitality related developments and are under various stages of implementation. Additionally there are innumerable advantages of being situated on the Jumeirah coastline, close to the heart of the trading hub of Dubai& in close proximity to the international airport and cruise line hub at Port Rashid.
 
Almost 10 percent of the vessels maintained in 2013 by Drydocks World, which is located just next to DMC,  belonged to Greek ship owners. Clients who used the company’s diverse services included Capital Ship Management, Dynacom Tankers Management Ltd., Eurotankers Inc., Maran Gas Maritime Inc., Minerva Marine Inc., Polembros Shipping Ltd., Springfield Shipping Company and Thenamaris Ships Management. The shipyard has recently entered into a collaboration with key industry players such as Wartsila, DUSUP and Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence, TASNEEF, Rolls-Royce, DNV-GL and Shell to buildthe world’s first green harbor tug as part of the Dubai Maritime Green Initiative.
 
Drydocks World is also making major inroads into the repair & refurbishment, conversion and new building of rigs and offshore construction projects. The company has been handling some of the world’s first projects such as Dolwin beta HVDC Offshore Wind Energy Platform, which will eventually be towed to Germany, the Solan subsea oil storage tank for UK and the largest turret ever built for Prelude FLNG, which will be located near Australia.  All of these projects, including the initiative on the green harbor tug will be on display at the Drydocks World stand at Posidonia. People from DDW & DMC will be available to provide details on these initiatives as well as to provide insights to services & facilities available & ways in which these can be customized to meet the specific needs of individual clients.

 

Maritime Reporter August 2015 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

New Products

Latest ShipConstructor Update Targets Offshore

With the release of ShipConstructor 2016 R1.1, SSI said it provides additional enhancement for the offshore rig construction market, particularly with regards to weld management.

MarineCFO Unveils Endurance Software

Capitalizing on its 2013 acquisition by software firm VerticaLive, MarineCFO has announced a Fall 2015 introduction of Endurance, a cloud version of the MarineCFO Enterprise Solution.

G E Shipping Takes Delivery of Bulker

The Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd. (G E Shipping) took delivery of a new building Kamsarmax Dry Bulk Carrier “Jag Aakash” (81,600 dwt). The vessel was ordered

Shipbuilding

Huntington Ingalls Cites Interest in Building US Icebreakers

Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc, which builds aircraft carriers and U.S. Navy warships, on Tuesday said it was keen to bid to build new icebreakers for the U.

New Tanker Stena Imperial Named in Savannah

A new 50,000 DWT MR chemical and product tanker based on the IMOIIMAX concept, Stena Imperial, was named yesterday in Savannah, Ga.   Built by Chinese shipyard

Bulk Carrier Ship Delivered to Pioneer Marine

Pioneer Marine, a shipowner and drybulk handysize transportation service provider, announced  it has accepted delivery of a 38,464 DWT Green Dolphin eco-design handysize vessel, the M.

Ship Repair & Conversion

China’s Shipyards Face Tough Times

As the shipping market continues its prolonged downturn five shipyards have filed for bankruptcy this year, reports SCMP.   China's leading private shipyards

Ferguson to Build Two CalMac Ferries

Scottish minister Nicola Sturgeon have named Ferguson shipyard as the preferred bidder for a £97 million contract for the biggest new ferries on the Clyde since

Private Ship Repair Moves Dry Dock Timelines

A delay in private repairs to the hospital ship Africa Mercy has caused a two-and-a-half week adjustment of timelines for Transnet National Ports Authority’s R30

Environmental

MN: Corvus Energy

The Company: Corvus is a manufacturer of proven, high power Energy Storage Systems (ESS). Its field proven battery systems provide power to hybrid and fully electric marine propulsion systems.

LNG-fueled Box Ship a 'Momentous Step Forward'

On Saturday, August 29, 2015, the world’s first series of energy efficient containerships welcomed its second LNG-powered vessel in San Diego, fueling the U.S.

Liam Means Business for Shipping Cluster

Enterprising student Liam Finch has been putting his summer days to good use by working on an important survey for the Isle of Man Shipping Association (IOMSA).

Energy

Nigeria Ramps up Push to Eradicate Oil Theft

Nigerian authorities hope to put an end to rampant oil theft in eight months by increasing drone and naval monitoring of territorial waters and working with local communities,

MN: Corvus Energy

The Company: Corvus is a manufacturer of proven, high power Energy Storage Systems (ESS). Its field proven battery systems provide power to hybrid and fully electric marine propulsion systems.

Brent Crude Falls More than 7 Percent

Brent crude futures tumbled more than 7 percent on Tuesday, falling back below $50 a barrel as data highlighting China's contracting manufacturing sector revived

Naval Architecture

Latest ShipConstructor Update Targets Offshore

With the release of ShipConstructor 2016 R1.1, SSI said it provides additional enhancement for the offshore rig construction market, particularly with regards to weld management.

New Tanker Stena Imperial Named in Savannah

A new 50,000 DWT MR chemical and product tanker based on the IMOIIMAX concept, Stena Imperial, was named yesterday in Savannah, Ga.   Built by Chinese shipyard

LNG-fueled Box Ship a 'Momentous Step Forward'

On Saturday, August 29, 2015, the world’s first series of energy efficient containerships welcomed its second LNG-powered vessel in San Diego, fueling the U.S.

News

Latest ShipConstructor Update Targets Offshore

With the release of ShipConstructor 2016 R1.1, SSI said it provides additional enhancement for the offshore rig construction market, particularly with regards to weld management.

Runaway Crane Barge Sinks on the Mississippi

The U.S. Coast Guard is working with a team of responders to recover a runaway crane barge that sunk near Convent on the Mississippi River.   The crane barge

Joe Pyne Joins DHT Holdings’ Board of Directors

Crude oil shipper DHT Holdings, Inc. announced today that it has appointed Joseph H. Pyne to its board of directors, expanding the board from three to four independent directors.

Marine Science

Obama Pushes for US Icebreakers

President Barack Obama on Tuesday proposed a faster timetable for buying a new heavy icebreaker for the U.S. Arctic, where quickly melting sea ice has spurred more

Shipboard Waste Heat Recovery Technology

Calnetix Technologies, LLC has published a White Paper describing new processes for producing supplemental power for a ship’s electrical load. The White Paper,

Hurricane Fred Strengthens in Eastern Atlantic

Hurricane Fred strengthened early Monday in the eastern Atlantic as it approached the Cape Verde Islands, while the remnants of Tropical Storm Erika brought flooding to parts of South Carolina,

Maritime Safety

Nigeria Ramps up Push to Eradicate Oil Theft

Nigerian authorities hope to put an end to rampant oil theft in eight months by increasing drone and naval monitoring of territorial waters and working with local communities,

IMO’s Sekimizu Condemns People Smugglers

Prompted by recent incidents in which hundreds of migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean to Europe have lost their lives, including dozens found dead in

Total Lubmarine Resumes Full Service in Tianjin

Marine lubricants and greases provider Total Lubmarine informs it has resumed all services based out of the Port of Tianjin following the deadly explosions that rocked the port August 12.

Vessels

Huntington Ingalls Cites Interest in Building US Icebreakers

Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc, which builds aircraft carriers and U.S. Navy warships, on Tuesday said it was keen to bid to build new icebreakers for the U.

MN: Foss Maritime Company

The Company: Foss Maritime Company is wholly owned by Saltchuk Resources, a privately owned family investment company formed in 1982 and based in the Pacific Northwest.

New Tanker Stena Imperial Named in Savannah

A new 50,000 DWT MR chemical and product tanker based on the IMOIIMAX concept, Stena Imperial, was named yesterday in Savannah, Ga.   Built by Chinese shipyard

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Salvage Ship Electronics Ship Repair Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.7558 sec (1 req/sec)