Bluesail Signs MOU with Dubai

Wednesday, August 06, 2008

Dubai World Security (DWS), the security solutions arm of Dubai World, signed a memorandum of understanding with Bluesail, the Middle East’s leading maritime training company based in , to provide training to the DWS Marine Division. Under the agreement, Bluesail will develop and deliver a bespoke maritime training programme that will enhance and sharpen the skills and expertise of DWS’s marine security personnel and senior officers.

Dubai World Security’s maritime activities are currently focused on ensuring the safety and security of the Nakheel waterfront and island developments such as The Palms and The World projects. The advanced training programme will include enabling all DWS marine personnel to achieve the internationally recognised standards of the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) National Powerboat Certification Level 2.

Mahmoud Amin, Chief Executive Officer of Dubai World Security, said: “We follow a very professional and responsible approach towards providing world standard maritime training to our operational staff. We are particular that the security services we deliver to our clients are of the highest quality with no room for lapses. The MoU with Bluesail underlines our focus on quality.”

Greg Boyle, Bluesail Director, said: “We are delighted to be working closely with Dubai World Security on this project. The programme that we are delivering utilises the most advanced maritime safety and security techniques that are currently deployed by the top international agencies around the world. Our team of experienced instructors has the background and skills to provide this type operational training at the highest level."

Over the next year Dubai World Security and Bluesail will continue to work together on related maritime safety and security issues to ensure that a formidable force is in place monitoring and patrolling the Nakheel island developments in .

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