Ain Dubai ... world’s tallest observation wheel on Bluewaters.

Ain Dubai ... world’s tallest observation wheel on Bluewaters.

Poma Group to provide capsules for Ain Dubai

July 2019

Poma Group, a leading provider of ropeway transportation solutions, has been signed up by Hyundai Engineering & Construction (E&C) as a major partner for Ain Dubai, the world’s tallest observation wheel being built on Bluewaters, Meraas’ sophisticated island destination in the emirate.

It is strategically positioned at 1,600 ft off The Beach, the laid-back beachfront destination by Meraas, located opposite JBR and near Dubai Marina which includes entertainment and retail zones.

The scope of work includes engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) and also  the provision of 48 high-tech capsules for Ain Dubai. The project management, engineering and procurement work has already commenced, it added.

With over 8,000 lifts built worldwide over the past 83 years, the Poma Group is a leading player in ropeway transportation solutions, says the company.

The leading French group is renowned for its ability to design, build, install, operate and maintain innovative, sustainable and durable transportation solutions. All over the globe, it has already demonstrated its know-how and expertise in ropeway transportation in both urban and mountain areas in the tourist, entertainment, science and industrial sectors, it says.

For many years, Poma has been chosen to provide capsules for observation wheel projects, such as the London Eye in the British capital or the High Roller in Las Vegas, delivering engineering expertise and strong project execution, says the company.

This latest award further demonstrates the ability of the company to innovate and design the right engineering solutions that ensure a safe, effective and cost-efficient project delivery, it adds.  

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