Cat-owned Mak Middle East opens workshop in Dubai Maritime City

The shop will provide product support services in the Middle East for Caterpillar’s MaK, CM and EMD branded medium-speed engines

Alan Naisby, managing director of Mak Middle East and Mak Asia.
Alan Naisby, managing director of Mak Middle East and Mak Asia.

Mak Middle East, a Caterpillar company established in 2017, has opened a new workshop in Dubai Maritime City to provide product support services in the Middle East for its MaK, CM and EMD branded medium-speed engines. 

MaK Middle East is the only factory authorised distribution operation for MaK, CM and EMD brands in 10 Middle Eastern countries including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Syria, Jordan and Lebanon. 

Alan Naisby, managing director of Mak Middle East and Mak Asia, said: “The new office and workshop in Dubai Maritime City will help us expand the business model we have successfully deployed over the last eight years with Mak Asia based in Shanghai and Singapore. The new state-of-the-art workshop in Dubai is equipped with top-quality, dedicated machines to provide high quality component overhauls. It also serves as the base for the factory trained service engineering team offering a wide range of services including troubleshooting, turnkey repairs, supervision and scheduled overhauls.”

“Service exchange components are stocked in the facility and new parts are stocked in the Jebel Al free trade zone. Initially, the Maritime City facility will employ 16 marine trained professionals and field service engineers with back-up coming from Singapore and the UK,” he added.

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