Oct 15, 2017

KEO secures master planning & infrastructure contract with Dubai Maritime City

KEO International Consultants, a leading design, engineering and project management firm, has been selected to provide master planning and infrastructure consultancy services for the Dubai Maritime City (DMC). DMC is a mixed-use development located in Dubai and divided into two parts: a Commercial and an Industrial District.

The DMC master planning and infrastructure project will support the organisation’s vision, which aims to capitalize on Dubai’s market strengths and position it as a regional and global maritime hub. The Project intends to create an urban lifestyle for the maritime community.

Youssef Khalifeh, Vice President of Corporate Business Development & Special Projects said: “It is a privilege to work with the Dubai Maritime City to develop a master plan and the necessary infrastructure to support the country’s vision in being a regional and global maritime hub. Our understanding of the market and our agile leadership in adapting to our clients’ needs are at the core of our business development strategy. We continue to build on our strong reputation in the market by working closely with clients such as the DMC to fully realize their aspirations.”

KEO`s consultancy services will include the development of the DMC final Master Plan; Infrastructure Master Plan and Traffic Studies as well as the preparation of Infrastructure Design & Build documentation for the first phase of the project.

Glenn Platt, Managing Director of KEO-Infrastructure said: “We are honored to build and lead strong, trusted partnerships with clients such as the DMC. I am confident that KEO’s team of international professionals will work admirably on this project to support DMC’s vision and solidify Dubai’s place as a leader in the maritime industry. Excitingly, this project adds to KEO’s expanding portfolio of some of the region’s most prestigious infrastructure projects.”

The Contract was signed during a recent ceremony attended by members of the key stakeholders involved in the project including: Ali bin Towaih Al Suwaidi, General Manager of the DMC; Fadil Binshafi, KEO Dubai Partner; Glenn Platt, Managing Director of KEO-Infrastructure; Glen Sullivan, KEO’s Director of Infrastructure Services; Gamal Ahmed, KEO’s Business Development Manager of Infrastructure and Prathish Unni, Senior Project Manager in the Infrastructure Division.

KEO has contributed to many of the region’s most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities. The firm has enabled clients to deliver their most complex and major projects across the Middle East.