Dubai Maritime City supports boating community

The world's first purpose-built maritime centre, Dubai Maritime City, has announced that it is poised to support the region's rapidly growing boating community.
Dubai Maritime City supports boating community
By Lucy Taylor
Thu 13 Mar 2008 02:10 PM

The world's first purpose-built maritime centre, Dubai Maritime City, has announced that it is poised to support the region's rapidly growing boating community.

The centre's ship repair and maintenance facility situated in the Industrial Quarter, to be managed by Dubai Drydocks, will have a top capacity of over 80 vessels - considerably more than existing facilities.

Dubai Maritime City chief operating officer Ali Al-Daboos said: "Dubai Maritime City has been established not just to cater to the requirements of the maritime sector, but to add more value to the whole maritime community by enabling full integration and easy interaction among maritime businesses and services.

"Dubai Maritime City's self-contained development concept provides unparalleled benefits to investors, business organisations and all boat owners in terms of efficiency, productivity and comfort. This dream project is something the entire boating community can truly call its own,"

On completion, the development will encompass six distinct districts: Harbour Offices, Harbour Residences, Maritime Centre, Marina District, Academic Centre and the Industrial Quarter.

The project will offer investors and businesses incentives such as free-zone benefits, responsive government support, a tax-free business environment and an effective port structure.

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