His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World & Maritime World, the internationally renowned provider of maritime and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors, held discussions on co-operation with Mr. Ravi K. Mehrotra CBE, Executive Chairman of Foresight Limited and Executive Chairman and Co-Chairman - Europe India Chamber of Commerce, Belgium, and in the presence of Mr. Ali Bin Towaih, VP business development, Commercial and Project Management , Drydocks World and Mr. Amulya Mohapatra, Head of Shipping Cyprus . A number of topics of mutual interest was discussed – the foremost being business opportunities for developing the rig business. The discussions revolved around opportunities to build a number of offshore drilling rigs of the type “LeTourneau Super 116E” at Drydocks World yard for Foresight Limited Group.
Offshore drilling and tankers and multipurpose ships form part of the fleet owned by Foresight Limited. These are managed from Cyprus. Considering the emerging leadership role of the UAE in the international maritime arena and its rapid evolution into a hub for maritime activity, the company now wants to shift its base and run its operations from the UAE. Dubai Maritime City will offer support and assistance for the company to establish itself in the region.