Drydocks World discusses future projects
Manama, June 2, 2013
Drydocks World & Maritime World recently hosted a meeting with its business and commercial agents to discuss the latest projects handled by the company and to understand the requirements for the future.
Welcoming the agents, chairman Khamis Juma Buamim unveiled the vision and strategy set for the organization going forward.
In his presentation titled “DDWMW-Vision to the Future”, Buamim, addressed key issues related to setting the broad vision for the organization as well as the strategy and the areas of thrust determined for the business.
“Strong networks keep communication channels open with clients as well as being able to determine the nature and type of projects which are being envisaged in the industry. Your role as our business partners will be to ensure that we are represented globally in the areas in which our future business is forecast to grow," remarked Buamim.
During his address, the top official also emphasized the business planning process and provided details of the world leading projects currently handled by Drydocks World and Maritime World.
These include the Dolwin Beta, the HVDC Offshore Wind Energy Platform, the Prelude FLNG Turret, the Solan subsea oil storage tank, the underwater Discus hotel and the MCV conversion projects of the Eagle Louisiana and the Eagle Texas.
In his address, Ali bin Towaih Al Suwaidi, the VP Business Development & Commercial, Drydocks World stressed upon the need to put in place concrete action plans to ensure that the agreed strategy was achieved.
On its achievements, Al Suwaidi said the company had repaired and refurbished 11 offshore drilling rigs and 279 large vessels in 2012. This year, the company has already repaired and refurbished 8 rigs, well on the way to beating last year’s record.
The company’s top clients include the UAE, Singapore, Greece, Germany, India, Japan, UK, US, Netherlands, Belgium, Korea, Norway, China and Cyprus.
Later in the day, mementos were presented to the agents by Ali Al Suwaidi and Dr Markus Voege, VP, Production & Operations, Drydocks World.-TradeArabia News Service