Drydocks World and Maritime World received high-level delegation from the Suez Canal Authority, chaired by H.E Admiral Mohab Mohamed Hussien Mameesh, Chairman & Managing Director of the Suez Canal Authority, the delegation included Eng. Nader Abbas Mohamed Fors, Board Member & Shipyards Director and Eng.Ahmed Mohammed Elmanakhly, Board Member & Transit Director.
They were received by HE Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World and senior executives of the Group.
HE Khamis Juma Buamim gave a detailed explanation on the existing plans and future business in Drydocks World and Dubai Maritime City, adding that the leadership of Dubai supports the marine industry, which in turn enhances the prestige maritime sector and its global significance. Dubai has a spirit of challenge and unhindered positivity, which is embodied under the approach of “we can achieve and progress.”
In turn, H.E Admiral Mameesh praised the extraordinary excellent relations between the UAE and Egypt and the deep appreciation of the Government and people of Egypt for the honorable and brotherly stand of the UAE government and people. He stressed the important role played by the UAE in general and Dubai in particular and its leading experience in the promotion and development of the marine industry. Admiral Mameesh expressed his admiration of the potential and recent development of maritime industries and clusters in Dubai, “which underlines our ambition to learn and gain from the knowhow, knowledge and best practices propagated at Drydocks World and Dubai Maritime City and explore future opportunities for cooperation between the two countries in the marine and maritime sector.”
H.E Admiral Mameesh highlighted the existing opportunities and possibilities in the Canal Zone from North to South and the future master plans.
This was followed by discussion on international and regional variables in the maritime sector, and ways to strengthen maritime cooperation and integration in order to strengthen the Suez Canal Authority new plans and future opportunities for cooperation between the two parties. The two sides agreed to develop cooperation and the formation of a working group to exchange experiences and discuss potential joint projects within the strategic plans for Suez Canal development.
Then the high-level delegation, accompanied by Eng / Ali Al Suwaidi , Vice President – Business Development & Commercial at Drydocks World, and Dr. / Markus Johannes Voege, Vice President – Operations and Production toured the facilities of Dubai Maritime City and Drydocks World, where the delegation expressed delight at the visit and showed surprise at the tremendous possibilities, services and the extraordinary global projects being implemented in Dubai for the world.
Press Release, October 14, 2013