DMCA: Maritime Industry Workshop in Dubai

(Press Release)
Monday, June 25, 2012

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority in charge of regulating and supervising all aspects of the maritime sector in Dubai, has held today (Monday, June 25, 2012) the first-ever maritime industry workshop in Dubai attended by key maritime industry partners in the emirate.
  The workshop was organized in line with the strategic cooperation and collaboration between DMCA and its industry partners to create an integrated ecosystem that complies with the highest international standards of sustainability and maritime safety. The initiative likewise aims to reinforce Dubai’s position as a leading international maritime hub.
Officials from different entities were invited to attend the workshop, which is expected to be organized annually. Among the attendees were representatives from Dubai Customs, Dubai Ports Police Station, DP World, Drydocks World, Dubai Municipality, Department of Tourism, Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) and Dubai Maritime City Authority. DMCA expects to gather more participants from various industry segments and governmental and non-governmental bodies in the future editions of the workshop.
Serving as a roundtable meeting, the event included presentations by all participating entities from the maritime industry to shed light on their roles in promoting the maritime sector,  while maintaining sustainable development and ensuring close communication and collaboration.
Led by DMCA, the workshop also featured an in-depth discussion of pressing issues related to the Emirate’s efforts to boost its maritime competitiveness at the regional and global level. The participants also exchanged knowledge and experiences to achieve their mutual goals and aspirations.
“The workshop is the first of its kind in Dubai to gather such extensive participation from key industry players in the country to discuss the development of the maritime industry,” said Amer Ali, CEO, Dubai Maritime City Authority. “Organizing regular workshops, meetings and seminars with industry stakeholders can contribute to the establishment of effective channels of cooperation and communication to benefit the Emirate and support its strategies to promote maritime services. The participation of strategic industry partners demonstrates the ongoing efforts to achieve better results in line with our mutual aspirations to support vital businesses and promote integration and development in the country and region.”
“We have touched on all the issues of mutual interest, with particular focus on the organization and development of the maritime sector and promotion of maritime safety, sustainability and competitiveness. We believe that this meeting will play a significant role in our attempt to lay down more effective strategies that can strengthen Dubai’s foothold as a leading hub for maritime development and excellence,” he added.
 

Maritime Reporter September 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

Education/Training

Decade Old India Shipping Summit Makes History

In ten years, India Shipping Summit held consistently in Mumbai, has sailed on a robust growth course despite the worldwide witnessing recessionary waves buffeting any endeavors to grow and gain.

Transas to Supply TechSim Solutions to SUNY Maritime

The Navsim Services and Transas Americas Team, have been awarded contracts for supply of a combination of full mission, classroom and cloud based Transas Technical

EUCAP Nestor Train 30 Somali Coast Guards

On 21 October, the European Union’s Maritime Capacity Building Mission in the Horn of Africa and Western Indian Ocean (EUCAP Nestor) celebrated the successful completion of a two month Mentoring,

Maritime Safety

USCG to Ensure Safety During World Series

The Coast Guard and local agencies are working to ensure the safety of boaters and baseball fans during World Series games at AT&T Park this weekend. The

Navy to Commission Submarine North Dakota

The Navy will commission its newest attack submarine North Dakota, during a ceremony Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut.

UN: Ship Inspections near Somalia for Arms, Charcoal

The United Nations Security Council authorized the inspection of boats suspected of carrying illegal shipments of charcoal or weapons to and from Somalia on Friday,

 
 
Maritime Contracts Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Offshore Oil Pipelines Pod Propulsion Shipbuilding / Vessel Construction Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1542 sec (6 req/sec)