Builder to build in DubaiMar 14, 2013 by Guest Writer
Dubai Maritime City (DMC), a high-tech facility providing maritime services, has signed a yacht manufacturing workshop lease agreement with Vitmar Yachts, a custom luxury yacht manufacturer, according to a story by the TradeArabia News Service.
“We are delighted to have reached this agreement with Vitmar as this would provide an impetus to our focus on catapulting the region on to the global yacht building map,” said Drydocks World Chairman Khamis Juma Buamim after signing the deal.
Vitmar Yachts is a new brand founded by Sheikh Tariq Al Khalifa, president, and Antonio Amatuzzo, CEO, with the cooperation of Italian designers and builders. Vitmar will build yachts from 35m-72m.
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