Drydocks World the most prolific shipyard in operation in the Middle East, announced that constructive talks were held by its high level delegation led by Mr. Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World with senior personnel of Lürssen Werft, a German shipbuilding company that designs and builds yachts, naval ships and special vessels, on the sidelines of SMM – Hamburg.
The company is one of the leading builders of custom super yachts.
The two companies aim to work together on implementation of navy projects not limited to UAE’s naval fleet, by sharing scope of work and knowledge sharing on technical and project management aspects. The plan is form a joint set up at the Dubai Maritime City (DMC) facility to cooperate in the yacht repair business. DMC is already an established centre for yacht repair repairing over 60 yachts annually.
“We are delighted to have reached this agreement with Lürssen, a world leading player in the yacht and specialized business. Our facility in DMC is well placed to become a key destination outside Europe for yacht owners for service and maintenance. This co-operation will further strengthen and provide definite direction to our aspiration to become the preferred choice for maintenance of yachts,” said Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World.
Shipbuilding Tribune Staff, September 7, 2012; Image: Drydocks World