Mourjan Marinas IGY, the appointed marina management company of Almouj Marina at The Wave, Muscat, has welcomed the announcement by The Wave that Technomarine has been awarded the main pontoon contract for their 400 berth marina within the masterplanned development.
Commenting on the announcement, Michael Lenarduzzi, CEO The Wave, Muscat said " This world-class Marina promises to be a unique and vibrant centre for on and off water activities in the Gulf region, providing unrivalled facilities for sailing and boating enthusiasts and a first-of-its-kind integrated marina lifestyle in Oman. The awarding of the pontoon contract to Technomarine will further boost our efforts to make Almouj Marina one of the region’s leading marinas."
Technomarine is a company that specializes in the building and design of custom marina systems. It will be responsible for delivering The Wave and Mourjan Marinas IGY’s design and vision for the marina, with phase one expected to be completed by the end of 2011 and consisting of 113 berths, a 40metre fuel dock with high flow diesel pumps, pumpout and yacht provisions, as well as VIP berthing for megayachts. A specialized dinghy ramp, which provides quick and easy access to the water, will be available for Oman Sail, which utilizes sailing to help revive Oman’s maritime heritage and develop young Omanis.
Matthew Bate, Director of Operations at Mourjan Marinas IGY, said: “Almouj Marina is progressing very well and we are pleased to now be working with Technomarine who have brought innovative technology to ports and marinas for over 30 years.”
“This is another important milestone in the development of this exciting marina which will be Oman’s flagship yachting destination and an ideal location for sailing enthusiasts locally and from across the globe. It also adds to Mourjan Marinas IGY’s growing portfolio of world-class marinas in the Middle East.”
Mr Bate added that with construction now getting underway at the marina, interested boaters are being encouraged to enquire about berthing at Almouj Marina to ensure they secure a berth at what will be among the region’s leading marinas. “It’s very much full steam ahead and we are encouraging interested boaters to start enquiring with us about berthing now rather than later as we are expecting a lot of interest,” he said.
Claude Barbeau, Technomarine President and General Manager, said: “Technomarine is proud to be the selected contractor for this prestigious marina in Muscat. The opportunity to collaborate with The Wave and Mourjan Marinas IGY presents the challenge of working with some of the highest standards in the industry.”