Drydocks World Showcases at Sea Japan

MarineLink.com
Monday, April 07, 2014

Drydocks World and Dubai Maritime City Group, the international service provider to the maritime, offshore oil and gas and energy sectors, is participating in Sea Japan conference and exhibition from April 9-11, 2014 at the Tokyo Big Sight East Hall 1&2. The Japanese market is a very important market for the group and participation is aimed at reinforcing its reach within this market and to providing clients with an update on services and new projects being undertaken. 

This year Sea Japan will focus on issues relating to environmental protection, advanced ocean technology, offshore exploration and maritime security. Prototypes and production examples for low-energy and environmentally friendly vessels will receive major attention. This is an area where the group has undertaken some pioneering work at the global level. The group has manufactured a range of specialized ships, including seismic survey vessels for research to identify the best possible subsea areas to drill for oil. These vessels have the ‘green passport’ for energy, efficiency and environment management. These are some of the most multi-functional offshore support vessels and generate more progress in the growth of the oil and gas industry all over the world than any other type of ships. These vessels have broken the world bollard pull record by an AHTS, at 402.4T, surpassing the previous record of 397T.

The launch of the Dubai Maritime Green initiative is of great interest to the global marine industry because of its importance for a sustainable green future. As part of this exhibition and conference, His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman & Group CEO of Drydocks World & Dubai Maritime City participants on the subject of “The Big Picture - Transformation of Business in the Middle East,” This address will focus on a holistic understanding of the issues and approaches of undertaking a business transformation in the world with special emphasis on the way it effects the marine and maritime industries in the Middle East, South Asia and Africa region. The talk will explore and identify the best strategies and actions to take advantage of the potential opportunities with experiential examples based on the success of Drydocks World and Dubai Maritime City in its transformation initiative.

On this occasion, H.E Buamim said, “The services & facilities offered by our shipyard have been used by almost all of the major Japanese ship owners and businessmen the increased business from this market demonstrates their confidence in the capabilities of our group to deliver top quality service. The Group maintains a local presence in this market and this has helped in building customer confidence while ensuring efficient client servicing and follow up. The Japanese market constitutes a large percentage of our annual repair and maintenance business and we are pleased to see volumes continue to increase.”

“The Japanese shipping market is one of the largest and most diversified anywhere in the world. Our market presence has been relatively recent but we have been more than just successful in achieving substantial market penetration. The size of our business in Japan has grown to AED 130 million during the past seven months and we expect orders to be at an average of 17 ships per year.   We have been constantly nurturing our relationship with vessel owners and we have seen this approach reap rewards.  Customer service and quality is of prime importance to us and we have dedicated resources to address the needs of our Japanese clients by setting up dedicated marine specialists, business networks and a robust supply chain. This has helped in establishing an excellent rapport and building trust which has translated into repeat orders and enhanced business.  Japanese ship-owners have diversified portfolios and are active in multiple market segments. Our Dubai Maritime City shipyard is capable of addressing all of their repair, maintenance and other needs in an efficient and timely manner, which is of particular importance to Japanese operators.  HSE goals are of high priority to us and we are highly regarded in the marine & maritime community for our policies and programs in this area amply demonstrated by millions of hours of work with no major incident,” he added.        

The show is a major draw among the Japanese shipping fraternity and is a unique opportunity to network with people from various sections of the industry, like suppliers and manufacturers while providing a forum to meet existing and frequent clients and strengthen relationships. Major vessel owners and management companies have utilized the shipyard’s facilities in the past and continue to be repeat customers. This list of customers from this very important market segment continues to grow. Besides, Drydocks World continues to maintain excellent business relations with Japanese classification society ClassNK.

Drydocks World has been offering highly specialized repair and maintenance services round the clock throughout the year around the world through its Global Offshore Services (GOS) arm. GOS has a dedicated and experienced team assisting the owners of offshore drilling rigs and ocean going ships around the world including off Japanese shores.
 

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