Dubai Maritime City & Arab Sea Ports MOU

Monday, May 18, 2009

Dubai Maritime City Authority recently held a meeting in Cairo with the Arab Sea Ports Federation (ASPF) to activate the memorandum of understanding signed by both parties earlier this year, which aims at identifying and capitalizing on joint opportunities for cooperation and mutual growth between the two parties.

One of the most important steps approved during the meeting was the establishment of a mechanism that ensures full capitalization by ASPF of Emirates International Maritime Academy’s offering, whereby the Academy will send details of its experts and trainers to the Federation, which in turn will share them with the different members. In addition, the Academy will continuously update ASPF and its members on its course offerings and programmes, as well as providing a range of benefits for members including the reduction of tuition fees and granting of scholarships.

Commenting on the occasion, Abdulla Al Hayyas, Senior Manager – Emirates International Maritime Academy and Dubai Maritime City Campus, stated “Our partnership with the Arab Sea Ports Federation is an integral part of Dubai Maritime City Authority's programme to engage in long-term business relationships with leading regional and international maritime institutions and help expand our relationships and presence across the Arab world, especially within key maritime centres of the region.”

On his part, Rear Admiral Essam Eddin Badawy, Secretary General of ASPF, stated "As a federation representing the Arab maritime community, it is vital that we take advantage of the strengths and services that such a leading Arab authority has to offer, especially when it comes to Emirates International Maritime Academy, as there is a dire need for its expertise and offering by all members of the federation. In addition, this partnership will provide further boost to our strategic initiatives and enhances our ability to capitalise on new business prospects that Dubai Maritime City Authority will open.”

(www.dubaimaritimecity.com)

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