Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO), one of the leading engineering companies in Sri Lanka, has expanded its Marine and General Engineering business to Maldives with the unveiling of DIMO Coastline (Pvt) Limited, (DCL) a joint venture between DIMO and Coastline Investments (Pvt) Limited - Maldives. As a leading engineering brand in Sri Lanka, DIMO will provide the technical expertise in this new partnership while Coastline Investments will tap into its experience as a business powerhouse in Maldives to bring in the much-needed local business expertise and the necessary infrastructure to the DIMO Coastline venture.
DIMO Coastline’s general engineering business consists of repairs and installation of generators, turbines, pumps, boilers and other machineriesin Maldives and in particular in the hospitality sector. The company is also in the process of developing a state-of-the-art facility in Maldives to provide all Marine repair and servicing including Hull (Steel, Aluminium and Fibre), Propulsion, Engine and Deck and Electrical repairs. This facility will include one of the highest capacity boatlifts in Maldives and an ample space for dry berths to do necessary repairs and services.
Backed by its superior technical know-how coupled with the advanced infrastructure facilities, DIMO Coastline will soon be well-positioned to extend unparalleled solutions in the Marine and General Engineering space in Maldives. DIMO’s role as the Sole Distributor for MTU engines for both Sri Lanka and Maldives will further strengthen the operations of DIMO Coastline.
Expressing his views about the joint venture, Ranjith Pandithage - Chairman and Managing Director of DIMO stated, “The foundation of this joint venture is DIMO’s track record for innovation and reputation for reliability and Coastline Investments’ deep understanding of the Maldivian hospitality, travel and construction industries. The vision of DIMO Coastline is ambitious yet simple: to provide the highest quality Marine and General Engineering services in Maldives”.
DIMO branched out into marine engineering over 30 years ago and has established a reputation as the leader in its field. The company has partnered with world-renowned brands MTU and John Deere with world-class facilities for machining, pump calibration and fuel injection repairs as per the international Bosch Centre standards contributing greatly to the high-quality ship repair service provided to clients.
Sources : Ada Derana