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Shipowners gathering in Dubai

Dubai: Dubai Maritime City's facility and services were introduced at a specially convened shipowners meeting at The Capital Club at the Dubai International Financial Centre yesterday.

The recent meeting was attended by Khamis Juma Buamim, chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World, Nikolas Veniamis, president of the Hellenic Shipping Association, Greece and also the owner and chairman of Golden Union Shipping in Greece, Vinod Shah from India’s Adani Group, Robert Murhead, ceo of Mur Shipping and Tahir Lakhani, chairman, DTA Ship Trading and Ali Lakhani, managing director – DTA Ship Trading. The discussions revolved around mutual collaboration and future co-operation.

Veniamis said he visited DMC and Drydocks World Dubai and discussed potential business and set up of operation in Dubai.

“We were able to discuss the diverse portfolio of services offered at Dubai Maritime City and the growing demand for these from within and outside the region. Additionally, we have launched the Dubai Maritime Green Initiative, which is an industry leading initiative that explores the possibility of using green technology in shipping and encompasses a plethora of programmes," said Khamis.  [22/04/13]

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