Al-Futtaim Engineering’s elevator division wins contract for Ocean Heights in Dubai

To maintain six ultra-high speed Hitachi elevators

PHOTO: Dawood Ozair, senior managing director of Al-Futtaim Engineering and Technologies, said the company had won a “comprehensive maintenance contract.” Credit: Supplied

Al-Futtaim Engineering’s Elevators division has won an annual maintenance contract from Damac to maintain the Hitachi elevators in the developer’s Ocean Heights Tower in Dubai Marina, it has been announced.

The contract will see the division service, maintain and provide for necessary spare parts for six ultra-high speed elevators in the residential tower, which is 310m tall, with 83 floors.

The Ocean Heights Tower is currently the fifth tallest luxury residential building in the world, and it is the fourth tallest residential building in Dubai.

“We are extremely pleased to have won this comprehensive maintenance contract from Damac Group. This contract further reiterates our commitment to not only providing best-in-class products but an after sales service to match,” said Dawood Ozair, senior managing director of Al-Futtaim Engineering and Technologies, in a statement.

Headquartered in Dubai, Al-Futtaim Engineering’s Elevator division represents major international brands such as Hitachi, Lift Material (LM) and BLT Elevators.

The division has previously supplied elevators for several prestigious projects including Sulafa Tower, Marriot Hotel, Dubai Chamber of Commerce, IKEA Abu Dhabi and the ADCB headquarters building.

Earlier this year, Al-Futtaim Engineering launched a new business division that will carry out design, installation and maintenance of fire protection and detection systems.

The Control and Life Safety division will undertake design, engineering, supply, installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance of firefighting, emergency lighting services, gas fire suppression systems, fire alarms, BMS, Lighting and Access control and CCTV systems for commercial, residential, industrial, retail, hospitality and infrastructure projects.


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