DMC opens maritime business centre
Dubai, November 3, 2012
Dubai Maritime City (DMC) has opened a high-end multi-purpose maritime business centre which will host its sales and marketing unit apart from the governmental and international maritime agencies and all other important customer services activities.
The maritime business centre located within the DMC was opened today by Lieutenant-General Saif Abdullah Al Shafar, the undersecretary, Ministry of the Interior, UAE.
The centre will form the nucleus of DMC, which is evolving rapidly into a hub of maritime commerce, business and trade with a series of leading regional and international companies setting shop within the district, recently, remarked Khamis Juma Buamim, the chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World.
“All components have fallen into place as envisaged within our long term strategy for DMC, which is to develop the mixed-use maritime hub as a key contributor to the country’s economy as a driving force behind the growth and progress of maritime and relevant business in the region," he noted.
"The opening of the Maritime Business Centre will greatly facilitate the growth of the City," he added.
The top-notch centre comprises ten floors, including three floors of dedicated parking and seven floors of over 80,000 sq ft of office space. The centre also offers an expansive sea view, in addition to a panoramic view of Dubai and has several amenities.
The structure is built to Green Building concept and techniques and has open plan offices, said the official. The Maritime Business Centre will host 63 top maritime companies and representatives offices within its premises, he added.-TradeArabia News Service