Drydocks World has picked up the “Best International Enterprise” award at the 2014 Socrates Awards in London, while its chairman His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim received the “Best Manager of the Year” at the same award ceremony.
The awards are organised and presented by the International Socrates Committee of the Europe Business Assembly which is supported by non-governmental organisations, professional and creative bodies from around the world.
The Awards were presented at Achievements-2014, a gala ceremony held at the British Institute of Directors in London.
The event was attended by Sheikh Mohammed bin Maktoum bin Rashid Al Maktoum, First Secretary of the Embassy of the United Arab Emirates to London and international leaders in various fields including public service, politicians, and prominent business owners, and leaders of chambers of commerce and business associations and trade unions.
Drydocks World received the ’Best Enterprise’ Award for its excellent business reputation, effective management and constant growth of the enterprise.
Buamim received the title ‘Manager of the Year’ and a personal certificate, for successfully leading and building the organisation into a well-known brand through his vast experience and by utilising professional and modern management techniques.
Buamim expressing his pleasure and gratitude said the award recognises Drydocks World untiring efforts to provide effective and efficient services to the global maritime and marine, offshore oil and gas and energy sectors.
“We have successfully renewed and adapted and are in a state of continuous improvement while inculcating cutting edge strategies for business excellence in our organizational psyche. We have also placed great emphasis on Innovation to gain competitive advantage and this has resulted in our successful foray into new fields of activity, thus achieving major business success,” Buamim said.