03 Mar Dubai Maritime City invests $38.1mn into infrastructure including fire defences
Dubai Maritime City (DMC) has announced they will invest $38.1million into an infrastructure development project.
The project will cement DMC’s position as a multi-purpose maritime hub, and further strengthen Dubai’s status as a global maritime centre. Part of the ongoing work will include developing networks for deep sewage, stormwater, irrigation as well as fire defences.
According to a statement, the project is said to be part of the ongoing efforts to boost Dubai’s economy and enhance the efficiency of the logistics sector.
DP World group chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, said: “The principles of innovation, constant development, and excellence are key pillars of Dubai Maritime City, which features a diverse range of industrial and commercial facilities. The timely launch of the infrastructure project is part of our commitment to enhance the growth of the UAE’s maritime sector. The new upgrades will certainly bring about a radical change.”
Executive VP Mohammed Al Muallem added: “The major upgrade to the roads and infrastructure at Dubai Maritime City is part of our efforts to support the Dubai Maritime Vision 2030, which aims to develop, regulate and enhance the local maritime industry and strengthen Dubai’s position as a world-class, premiere international maritime hub.
“As the world’s leading, multipurpose maritime centre, DMC caters to the local and the regional maritime community by providing all the necessary facilities to conduct their businesses.”