UAE-based construction group ASGC has been appointed to build the new Dubai Cruise Terminal at Dubai Harbour.

Dubai Cruise Terminal will bevome the main hub for international cruise ships visiting or deployed in the region and is part of Dubai Harbour. Dubai Cruise Terminal will become the main hub for international cruise ships visiting or deployed in the region and is part of Dubai Harbour. The terminal is located between Bluewaters and Palm Jumeirah.

Work conducted by ASGC on the project will include the construction of two main cruise terminal buildings on a 1 kilometre quay in addition to service buildings, a central unit building with all associated fit out works, external works, and all fixtures, fittings and equipment.

Bishoy Azmy, CEO of ASGC, said that each cruise terminal will create an environment of “complete luxury and comfort” for passengers and crew alike, with leisure and retail offerings.

More than 40 million people worldwide will be travelling on cruise ships annually by 2030, representing a 40 percent increase from 2017, according to the Cruise Lines Industry Association. The UAE’s maritime tourism sector is expected to contribute more than AED1.5 billion to Dubai’s economy by 2030.

Source: Arabian Business

Fulya Altunyay/fulyaaltunyay@realestatecoulisse.com

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