New Goltens facility opens at DMC
Dubai, May 4, 2013
Dubai Maritime City (DMC), a world-class mixed-use development for maritime business, announced the grand opening of the new Goltens facility, which will support operations worldwide.
“We are delighted at the opening of the modern state-of-the-art Goltens faciity. Goltens is spearheading the surge of maritime business within DMC. We are partners in providing added value services to the small-to-mid-size vessel segment and are supporting the industry thrust towards high-quality service delivery in the minimum time frame and at in a cost-effective manner,” said Khamis Juma Buamim, chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World.
“We are committed to strengthening our business relationship in the future and will strive to work on joint projects that are beneficial to the industry at large.”
“We are honoured to have the presence of the Norwegian Ambassador to the UAE Ms Åse Bjerke for the event. Goltens Worldwide group of companies, currently located at 21 locations around the world, offer specialist diesel and in situ repair and maintenance services for the marine, offshore and stationary power markets around the world. Our new purpose built 100,000 sq ft specialist diesel and mechanical repair and docking facility in DMC, offers the latest technology and processes to serve the marine, offshore and industrial market segments in the UAE and the Middle East region. We are delighted with our new facility in Dubai Maritime City which will be a valuable contributor towards building up the marine and offshore capablilities in DMC, Dubai and the region in general,” said Paul Friedberg, president Goltens Worldwide Services.
Dubai Maritime City project is built over 2.27 million sq m in area and offers a multi-use environment for commercial, industrial, residential and recreational use. This man-made peninsula is strategically located between Port Rashid and Drydocks World – Dubai and offers real estate and shipyard facilities.
The real estate facilities in the industrial district comprise ship repair plots, yacht manufacturing workshops, warehouses, industrial workshops, retail shops, showrooms and cafeterias.
The marine operational facilities consists of two ship lifts - one 6,000 tonnes lifting capacity and the other of 3,000 tonnes with a total of 42 berths equipped with permanent facilities. The Marine District of DMC primarily consists of real estate plots for development of residential and recreational facilities including marinas. – TradeArabia News Service