Dubai World, Nakheel in key marine security deal
Dubai, September 28, 2008
Dubai World Security, the security solutions arm of Dubai World, and Nakheel, creator of the iconic island development The World, have signed a major marine security services contract aimed at providing end-to-end marine security cover for The World.
Under the contract signed by Hamza Mustafa, managing director of The World, the Dubai World Security will deploy its full service capabilities, making use of highly trained manpower and ultra modern equipment to ensure safety and security to the upcoming island community.
The contract is considered to be an important step for the security service provider in its drive to maintain a qualitative edge in the area of large-scale multi-layered operations.
'It is also an important milestone for The World, which is progressing towards completion. The two sides aim to put in place a comprehensive security mechanism which will be operational by the time the project is completed,' said Mustafa.
'Ensuring safety and security to an icon like The World is a major responsibility. It calls for maximum preparedness to put in place a system that can deal with any kind of emergency. The task needs highly trained manpower and efficient equipment. Dubai World Security is proud to claim these qualities,' he opined.
“As the security solutions provider to Dubai World’s flagship projects, we have the experience and expertise to deliver the best of services. I am confident that the Marine Security Services assignment at The World will enhance Dubai World Security’s reputation for service excellence,” Mustafa added.
Under the contract, Dubai World Security will provide two lines of security through highly trained Marine Service personnel.
Well-equipped power boats with top-of-the-line navigation and communication facilities such as radar, GPS and portable radios will be used for patrols.
Through its round-the-clock security cover to The World, Dubai World Security aims to set a new benchmark for quality excellence.-TradeArabia News Service