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DIMO Coastline Pvt Ltd Clinches Prestigious Recognition at South Asian Business Excellence Awards 2023

DIMO Coastline Pvt Ltd, a formidable joint venture between DIMO and Coastline Investments in the Maldives, has been honored with the esteemed title of ‘Best Support Services in the Maritime Industry’ at the recently concluded 7th Edition of the South Asian Business Excellence Awards. The event, held at the exquisite JEN Maldives Malé by Shangri-La, served as a platform to acknowledge and reward outstanding achievements within the corporate domain, highlighting DIMO Coastline’s exceptional contributions to the maritime sector. 

DIMO Coastline’s core business encompasses the drydocking and maintenance of marine vessels, along with providing general engineering services to resorts and other institutions in the Maldives. The company operates its state-of-the-art dockyard on Thilafushi Island, enabling the efficient docking of landing crafts, supplying dhonies, and repairs and maintenance of speed boats.   

Gahanath Pandithage, the Group Managing Director/CEO of DIMO, expressed his gratitude for the international recognition, stating, “This accolade reaffirms DIMO Coastline’s commitment to excellence in marine engineering. We are honored to help fuel dreams and aspirations of communities beyond borders through our joint venture. This recognition will further empower DIMO Coastline to elevate its business not only in the Maldives but also within the South Asian region.”

DIMO Coastline boasts the capability to handle vessels with dimensions of up to 12 meters in width and 60 meters in length. Focused on delivering quality service to client satisfaction, the company’s engineers possess extensive international training and working experience gained from reputed shipyards in the region.

Established in 2017, DIMO Coastline Pvt Ltd has strategically expanded its services to numerous resorts in the Maldives, seizing opportunities within the thriving tourist destination’s general engineering sector.

Looking ahead, DIMO Coastline plans to extend its operations to include air conditioning, various electrical services, and repairs within the Maldivian market, further solidifying its position as a versatile and dynamic player in the region. 

DIMO Coastline stands as the preferred choice for comprehensive marine and general engineering solutions, offering a diverse range of expert services backed by advanced technical knowledge and international experience. With robust infrastructure capabilities, DIMO Coastline is well-equipped to handle a spectrum of marine services, including hull blasting and painting, plate renewal, tail shaft and propeller repairs and alignment, engine and thrusters overhaul, electrical repairs, installation and repairs of valves and pumps, engine works, design and construction of landing crafts, barges, deck barges, and bunker barges, non-destructive testing (NDT), and fiberglass repairs (GRP). In the realm of general engineering, DIMO Coastline excels in the installation, testing, commissioning, and maintenance of generators, as well as the installation, repair, and maintenance of all types of valves, pumps, and electrical systems. The services extend to fabrication, installation, and repairs of exhaust systems, pipelines, and steel structures while undertaking annual maintenance contracts for resorts. 


About DIMO

Diesel & Motor Engineering PLC (DIMO) is involved in a number of related fields and represents many prestigious principals – Mercedes-Benz, Siemens, Jeep, KSB, TATA Motors, MTU, Komatsu, Michelin, Zeiss, MRF, Bomag, Claas, TK Elevator, Mahindra Tractors and Stanley to name a few. From a company known for vehicles, DIMO today has diversified into many areas. Medical Engineering, Building Management Systems and Services, Power Generation and Distribution, Material Handling, Storage and Warehouse solutions, Power Tools, Agricultural Equipment, Total Lighting Solutions, Power systems and Generators, Refrigeration, Ship Repairing and Driver Training Courses are some of the areas into which DIMO has entered during the past few decades. DIMO has also diversified into fertilizer and agriculture input market. DIMO successfully entered into overseas markets in the Maldives and Myanmar, by expanding their Marine and General Engineering services through partnerships in the Maldives and their automobiles and automobile servicing segments into Myanmar. DIMO is currently working to consolidate on current overseas operations with new markets in East Africa.



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