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Mourjan Marinas IGY celebrates a year of growth and achievement

Celebrating a year of Mourjan Marinas IGY
Celebrating a year of MOURJAN MARINAS IGY
Monaco, September 22nd, 2010: MOURJAN MARINAS IGY, the Dubai-based developer and manager of luxury marinas and yachting lifestyle destinations, is celebrating a year of achievement and significant growth since forming in September 2009.

The company, participating in the Monaco Yacht Show which opened today, was re-branded and established this time last year as a result of the strategic alliance between IGY Marinas and the Malta based corporation G-Marin.

Since its formation MOURJAN MARINAS IGY has quickly positioned itself as one of the world's leading luxury marina and yachting lifestyle development and operations companies.

Michael Horrigan, CEO of MOURJAN MARINAS IGY, said:

"We have moved rapidly since being formed under the new brand last year and the results have been very pleasing. It has been a tremendously busy and very successful year not only on a local level but also internationally."

"We have announced our involvement in some major projects which we are very proud to be a part of. In a short period of time we have further built on our strong reputation in the industry and we've been delighted to secure some of the most prestigious marina development contracts on offer since the company was formed.

"We are confident the next 12 months will be just as successful for us and we are looking forward to a continued period of further growth and development."

Recent announcements and key milestones for MOURJAN MARINAS IGY over the past year includes:

  • Its undertaking the full responsibility for design, construction and operation of all marinas in the Lusail City's development in Qatar
  • Its alliance with the Moroccan investment firm, Libra Capital, to start the master planning process for an exclusive waterfront project located South West of Morocco.
  • Its undertaking of the marina development in Russia with the transformation of the port of Sochi, announcing that it has signed a binding agreement with Russian company Sochi Grand Marina, part of leading Russian shipping company Sovcomflot. A new mixed use development at Sochi, including a 300 yacht marina, will help this strategically placed Black Sea port prepare for its role as host city of the 2014 Winter Olympics.
  • Partnership with Global Real Estate Development Co. (GREDCO) for the development of two marinas as part of the upcoming Marsa Al Seef project in the Kingdom of Bahrain.
  • Recognised with the Innovation and Excellence Award (Marina & Management) in the Arab Maritime World at a high profile awards ceremony in Lebanon.
  • Revealed key developments in its executive leadership team with the formalization of Iain Bell's role as Director of Development and Matthew Whatman's promotion to Senior Project Manager.
  • Unveiled its new brand identity as Mourjan Marians IGY and the company at the forefront of the marina industry in the Middle East.
  • Revealed the redevelopment of its official website
  • Renewed its long term partnership with Dubai Festival City to continue its management of Festival Marina, who will continue to utilise its design, engineering, management and marketing expertise to benefit one of Dubai's most stunning waterfronts.

MOURJAN MARINAS IGY provides services including planning, design, development, operations and marketing consultancy. Its aim is to create unforgettable marinas and yachting lifestyle developments which offer a sense of place for owners, crew and visitors. The company achieves this by providing commercially astute solutions in every area of marina development and operations.

Join the Festival Marina’s first ever Nautical Flee Market  



Dubai, UAE, 14 September 2010:  Mourjan Marinas IGY (MM IGY), the developer and manager of luxury marinas and yachting lifestyle destinations, is inviting you to the first nautical flee market debut on 16 October 2010 at Festival Marina. This nautical event will take place on the third Saturday of every other month from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Festival Marina’s Nautical Flee Market is an opportunity for lovers of the maritime world to directly sell and buy any pre-owned nautical item. Professionals and amateurs alike can find everything they need: water sports equipment such as fishing, diving, wakeboarding; boat equipments such as anchors, radars, ropes and outboards as well as yachts up to 40 meters.

This is the place for bargains in all types of maritime items! Buy that hard to find nautical treasure for pennies... So to all you sea enthusiast do not pass out the chance to participate in this unique event and share your know-how and interest. .

The market will be taking place in three different sections: on water, on land, and on the Boardwalk. The boats on water can moor in Festival Marina basin; for the trailers carrying boats and Jet- ski’s there will be a designated area on the marina promenade close to the marina office, and the boardwalk will be dedicated for small items and equipments.

All boats and trailers need to pre registered, and pay a small fee of 100 dirhams for boats on water, and 50 dirhams for trailer boats.

Ghanim bin Saad Al Saad & Sons Holding