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His Excellency, Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman Drydocks World & Maritime world has been recognized by Tanker Shipping & Trade as being among the top 50 most influential people in the tanker industry worldwide & is one of only 4 Chairmen globally to be so recognized.
The publications annual survey profiles 50 of the sectors most influential leaders whose range of achievements is broad, covering most, if not all facets of the industry. What is not in doubt is that all those profiled represent outstanding examples of leadership, especially given their achievements against the backdrop of some of the most challenging trading conditions in a generation. The list represents leaders from 21 countries representing all of the continents & includes 4 women.
In nominating HE Buamim, the publication noted that after coming on board in 2010 to first rescue & then stabilizes DDW, the company five years on, is on an even keel winning prestigious & technically innovative & challenging projects. The nomination also commented on His Excellency’s increased role on the international stage championing green technologies, sensible regulations and greater international awareness. Special mention was made of the project championed by Buamim to convert two Aframax tankers to modular capture vessels for AET operating in the Gulf of Mexico USA