Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (DIMDEX 2016), is the international maritime naval defence and security exhibition held for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. DIMDEX is proudly organised and hosted by the Qatar Armed Forces for the advancement, prosperity and development of the State of Qatar in line with the vision of His Highness the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani.
Marsol International showcased the VPS VERSADOCK PERFORMANCE – AIR ASSISTED SYSTEM, a military grade air assisted drive on docking system specifically designed as a bespoke robust drive on platform for the armed forces to accommodate large RIBs and high speed motor launches to a maximum weight of 26 tonnes. VPS Versadock is purposely designed to give rapid docking and disembarking, allowing uncomplicated access to the water and dry docking combined with unlimited access for maintenance to the boat, engines, kit and hardware.
Marsol International holds the rights to the master distributorship in the Middle East region for VersaDock, a modular floating drive on dock system focusing on commercial and residential applications. This modular floating product is ideal for the construction, leisure and private markets with specific focus on the island development in the Arabian Gulf.
Next in Marsol’s product line is RHINO CRAFT which also took part at DIMDEX 2016 by presenting its military and security features. Marsol International is the Middle East distributor for Rhino Craft, a High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) robust & virtually indestructible workboat. The Rhino Craft boats are fabricated primarily for use in the offshore and marine construction environments, the offshore oil and gas industry, and for military use. Rhino boats have been developed as a replacement to conventional RIB’s and have virtually indestructible HDPE hulls that are specifically designed to handle in tough commercial environments. Marsol International is working closely with Rhino Marine to further develop client-specific suitability and provide maritime, ancillary, military and security solutions to the market.
Hosted and organised by the Qatar Armed Forces, the 5th edition of Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition & Conference – DIMDEX 2016 –took place in Doha from the 29-31, March 2016.