Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman and CEO, has helped break ground for Infrastructure Phase 1 development of the Dubai Maritime City (DMC), a leading cluster which looks to bring together regional industry and commercial needs under one umbrella.
In a statement, DP World, one of the world’s biggest terminal operators, said the purpose of the project was to integrate DMC in the Mina Rashid area, which will also include several other commercial and residential facilities. It is expected to be completed in early 2021.
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Following the ground-breaking ceremony, work will now begin on new roads and paving, sewage and storm and water systems, irrigation, telecom connectivity, lighting, electrical works, a pump station and maintenance of existing services.
Speaking about the announcement of DMC, Bin Sulayem said: “Development of Phase I comes at an important time with upgraded facilities and services to existing and potential customers. We look forward to its continued success and contribution to the economy, creating jobs at the heart of Dubai.”
DP World has a portfolio of approximately 150 operations in over 45 countries across six continents, all with the aim of improving the flow of goods through the highest level of technological innovation.