Drydocks World has announced it had 37 simultaneous projects underway, a record for the Dubai shipyard. The list of projects included work on dredgers, rigs, gas carriers, tankers and box ships for clients including Chevron Shipping, Saudi Aramco...
In a shock development, Khamis Juma Buamim, the flamboyant personality who became the embodiment of Dubai’s shipping ambitions, has left Dubai’s Drydocks World and Maritime World sources tell Seatrade Global.
Drydocks World – Dubai’s success in the rig repair field continues.
Kvaerner has returned to Drydocks World for the fabrication of components for a riser jacket platform.
Dubai-based German lawyer Jasamin Fichte is calling on the UAE’s Federal Transport Authority (FTA) to galvanise shipping oversight in the ambitious emirate to allow it to make good on its status as a growing maritime hub and challenge Singapore.
Drydocks World is forecasting a good year for rig projects with nine rigs currently in its Dubai yard.
Thoresen Shipping has expanded into the Middle East with a new office in Dubai.