Dubai Maritime City is billed as the world’s first purpose-built maritime centre
Construction work is said to be progressing at pace at the Dubai Maritime City (DMC) development, DP World has announced.
Around 70% of the road and infrastructure works within Phase I of the residential and commercial development at DMC has been completed.
The works will provide DMC an efficient and sustainable infrastructure to support a modern business community, and enable the vision of sub-developers, the statement said.
Phase I is said to be on-track for completion next year.
The development is intended to consolidate DMC’s status as a ‘leading maritime services provider’.
DP World also noted contractors have completed all underground services on Sheikh Rashid Road, one of the project’s main arteries providing access to the sub-developer plots located alongside the project’s corniche area.
DP World said the other parts of the works advanced during this period, which apply to the overall development, include the completion of approximately 90% of deep sewerage and drainage services, and around 80% progress on the potable water, fire, irrigation and telecom networks.
Other essential works currently under execution include the main pump stations, water storage and discharge points, the company explained.
“It is a source of pride for all of those who have worked on this important project at Dubai Maritime City. Teams have been able to execute their tasks in a timely manner despite the unprecedented challenges associated with COVID-19 restrictions and precautions. The efforts made on the project have assured the overall Phase I completion by Q1, 2021, delivering all major and minor infrastructure expected from a modern and sustainable community which will provide users and sub-developers with the optimal environment and lifestyle,” said DP World group chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem.
He added: “We look forward to DMC’s continued success and contribution to the economy.”
While its main focus is corporate maritime, the mixed-use development will cover every aspect of industrial, commercial and leisure requirements for the maritime fraternity. Its sea-based location offers easy access to thriving businesses and stunning views of Dubai’s coastline and the harbour, DP world stated.