Dubai’s superyacht repair and refit facilities will be enhanced from October when the Industrial Precinct at Dubai Maritime City (DMC) finally starts operating.

The dedicated shipyard zone will have lift facilities capable of up to 6,000t along with 42 dry berths for vessels up to 100m.

Platinum Yachts plans to set up a base in DMC for new builds and refit while several other service companies have started relocating from Jadaf Dubai