Drydocks launches global offshore services
Dubai, April 2, 2013
Drydocks World, the largest shipyards engaged in ship repair, conversion, new building, Rigs and offshore construction, has launched its global offshore services arm at a special ceremony organised at Dubai Maritime City, the new business units located in Fujairah and Dubai Maritime City and Drydocks Dubai.
The new unit, Drydocks World - Global Offshore Services, has at its disposal highly efficient technical teams ever-prepared to be mobilized at short notice to service vessels at distant offshore locations, said the Dubai ship builder in a statement.
High and well-equipped workshops in Dubai and Fujairah offer sophisticated support services, it added.
"The reinforcement of Drydocks World - Global Offshore Services with an extension in Fujairah supporting our main workshop in Dubai is part of our long-term business strategy," said Khamis Juma Buamim, the chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World.
"Our vision is to broaden the reach of our services and to cater to repair and maintenance needs of vessel, Rigs and Yacht owners at offshore locations and overseas," he stated.
The new global offshore services unit has the capacity of equipments, energies and expertise to execute most projects overseas, including the maintenance and repair during the vessel journey from one country to another, said the statement.
Also provides added strength to the main yard for technical and specialist assistance, when necessary. The teams have been active in far flung areas such as the Far East, Indian Ocean, Middle East, North and West Africa and the Arabian Gulf, Arabian Sea, Europe and the Americas, it stated.
"The unit works 24 hours and week (24/7). It is a move to provide the know-how and technical expertise far and wide. The accumulated expertise and experience of the shipyard further adds value to the services that we offer,” Juma Buamim added.-TradeArabia News Service