Drydocks World, the established player is ship repair, conversion and new building participated in the Sea Japan exhibition that was organised at the Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Center from 18-20 April 2012. Nearly a tenth of the vessels received by Drydocks World belong to Japanese owners and most of these vessels are Very Large Crude Carriers (VLCC). Around 13 percent of the company’s business comes from Japan.
“We are putting intense efforts at developing this market as it is of great significance to us. We have a dedicated team with Japanese and Korean speaking skills to address customer queries and implement our customer service programmes. We also have specialized, dedicated highly skilled and experienced team to handle projects. In order to further networking and implement client-servicing, we have an office in the Far East, in close proximity to the client-base to update them on our services, to advance networking possibilities and to assess areas of co-operation with Japanese companies,” said Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks and Maritime World.