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Sunday, July 21, 2019

Dubai Maritime City Authority News

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Dubai Maritime City Authority to Develop UAE’s Maritime Sector

The Department of Transport in Abu Dhabi signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) with an aim to promote the development, consolidation and regulation of the maritime sector based on competitiveness, sustainability, excellence and innovation.The MOC is a result of relentless efforts by both parties to establish effective strategic partnerships to elevate the UAE’s position as one of the world’s best maritime centers.The agreement was signed by Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem…

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Bahri Highlights Big Data’s Potential

Bahri Data showcased its Big Data capabilities at the Maritime Innovation and Digitalization Day 2017, organized by Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA). Representing Bahri at the event which was recently held in Dubai, Anwar Siddiqui, President of Bahri Data, shared insights on Big Data analytics for the shipping industry, drawing attention to the latest trends in Big Data adoption, while identifying key challenges and significant growth drivers for data innovation in the maritime industry.

Captain Khamis Weld Ghumail, Director of Maritime Traffic Management, DMCA  (Photo: DCMA)

DMCA Celebrates Dubai Training Achievements

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently evaluated the achievements of the Dubai Maritime Training Center (DMTC) for its major accomplishments in establishing new standards for professional maritime training, which is being conducted through integrated training programs designed in collaboration with international experts in order to adapt to rapid changes regionally and internationally. With the goal of making Dubai a leading global destination for maritime training and an ideal market for leading maritime companies…

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DMCA Shares Maritime Experience with Abu Dhabi

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) shared its renowned experience in implementing world-class maritime registration and licensing services with the Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport in Abu Dhabi (DMAT) during their recently held meeting. Both parties also exchanged expertise to achieve their common goals of further improving the marine licensing system according to the highest international standards and reinforcing the UAE’s position as one of the most important maritime and logistics capitals in the world.

Amer Ali, Executive Director of DMCA, and his team receiving Mr. Simon Duran, the Director General of “GAC EnvironHull Limited” at the DMCA HQ in Dubai. (photo: DMCA)

Officials Mull Future of Dubai Maritime Cluster

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) officials recently met with officials of maritime company GAC Group to discuss current and future aspects of maritime freight and logistics services in light of the successive achievements of Dubai which ranked in the top 10 Maritime Capitals for 2017. According to DMCA , the move is in line with the its commitment to establishing direct communication channels with leaders of the global maritime industry with a presence in Dubai, and forms part of its continuous efforts to drive the growth of the local maritime cluster…

Dubai Maritime City Authority visits Seacor Marine to further reinforce local maritime sector in partnership with private sector. Photo: Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA)

DMCA Visits Seacor Marine

Dubai Maritime City Authority visits Seacor Marine, a major operator of offshore marine support vessels, to further reinforce local maritime sector in partnership with private sector. Led by Amer Ali, Executive Director of DMCA, and Nawfal Al Jourani, Chief Officer of the Dubai Maritime Cluster Office, the DMCA’s delegation discussed best solutions and efficient measures to further capitalize on promising opportunities and address current and emerging challenges facing Dubai’s maritime community.

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Dubai Mulls Maritime Clusters

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently brought together the high-level representatives of key Dubai maritime associations at its headquarters to engage industry leaders in insightful discussions according to the Dubai Maritime Sector Strategy’s goal (DMSS) of catapulting the emirate into the ranks of the world’s most vibrant, highly competitive, and safest maritime capitals. The meeting chaired by DMCA Executive Director Amer Ali formed part of the periodic gatherings organized to provide leaders…

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DMCA Signs ‘Maritime Innovation Cooperation Agreement’ with DNV GL

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai’s maritime sector, has announced the signing of an agreement with DNV GL today at the DNV GL National Committee, which started this morning, on Tuesday (November 15, 2016), to collaborate on several maritime innovation initiatives. The agreement was signed in Dubai between Amer Ali, Executive Director of DMCA, and Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen, CEO DNV GL Maritime.

Clarksons Platou's Inaugural Seminar at DMCA’s Dubai Maritime Week

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) is set to facilitate a first-of-its-kind seminar dedicated to Middle East shipping and offshore activities. The event will be conducted by Clarksons Platou, a global leader in maritime brokerage and investment banking, as part of Dubai Maritime Week 2016 – the third edition of the region’s first comprehensive maritime event organized by the Authority, which will run from October 30 to November 3. The seminar is expected to attract several…

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DCMA to continue Organizing Anchorage of Maritime Crafts in Dubai

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai’s maritime sector, revealed its continuing efforts in organizing anchorage of maritime crafts across Dubai waters. Dubai is witnessing a big turnout of maritime crafts ranging from business and tourism, to sports and entertainment, due to its strategic position as a global business and tourism hub. The continuous follow-up of these procedures…

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More PPPs Needed to Enhance Dubai Maritime

The Marine Advisory Council has met to discuss the best ways to continue leading the march to excellence pursued by the Dubai Maritime Authority in upgrading the components of Dubai’s maritime sector. The council during the meeting, its fourth since its establishment in2014, examined the need to modernise infrastructure, developed legislative, legal and logistics aspects, and further diversify investment opportunities to enhance the efficiency and competitiveness of the local maritime community.

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DMCA Showcases Local Maritime Leadership

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) showcased Dubai's global maritime leadership in the presence of a high-level delegation from City of Glasgow College who commended the manner in which the outstanding experiences of the UAE maritime sector has transformed it into an internationally renowned maritime community. This was done during a visit by an academic delegation from the UK College to the DMCA head office in Dubai to promote collaboration in the vital fields of maritime training, research and studies.

His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi Photo Maracad

MARACAD to Focus on Training in Dubai

Three of the maritime industry’s most respected global professional bodies have announced their commitment to September’s Maritime Academic Conference and Expo in Dubai, demonstrating the priority they are giving to regional education and training needs. The Nautical Institute, the Institute of Marine Engineering Science and Technology and the Royal Institution of Naval Architects have confirmed participation in MARACAD - which will be staged September 20th–21st September at Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE. His Excellency Dr.

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MARACAD Returns to Dubai

After an extremely successful debut in 2015, the MARACAD Conference and Expo returns to Dubai once again in 2016. Under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Public Works Chairman of the Federal Transport Authority – Land and Maritime, the event is the result of a high level strategic partnership with the Dubai Maritime City Authority. MARACAD 2016, which is organized by Cham Events, will take place on 20th – 21st September at Dubai World Trade Centre UAE…

L to R: Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman, DMCC and Amer Ali, Executive Director, DMCA.

Dubai Maritime Club Launched

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai’s maritime sector, has committed its full support for the Dubai Maritime Club, a not-for-profit initiative aimed at nurturing a dynamic network of maritime professionals. Launched in collaboration with DMCC (Dubai Multi Commodities Centre), the authority on trade, enterprise and commodities in Dubai, the Club will facilitate regular meetings for members irrespective of the location of their activity…

Amer Ali, Executive Director of DMCA (Photo: DMCA)

Marine Industry Records Strong Growth in Dubai

While many sectors of the global maritime market recorded slowdowns in 2015, one area of the Middle East reports impressive growth figures. Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai’s maritime sector, has announced the registration of 1,623 marine crafts (compared to 945 in 2014) and the issuance of 2,396 marine crew licenses (compared to 945 in 2014) to date. The figures reflect a…

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DMCA's Pact with TRAKHEES

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai’s maritime sector, has signed a strategic service-level agreement (SLA) with Trakhees, a regulatory arm of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone in Dubai, UAE, for sustainable development of the maritime city. Under the terms of the agreement, Trakhees will process all types of permits and approvals along with ancillary activities for all civil engineering and environment…

Executive Chairman of DMCC, Ahmed Bin Sulayem and Amer Ali, Executive Director, Dubai Maritime City Authority. Photo by DMCA

DMCC, DMCA to Promote Dubai’s Maritime Sector

DMCC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (‘MoU’) with the Dubai Maritime City Authority to help promote Dubai to the maritime sector as a global destination for companies wanting to set up and expand into the GCC and MENA region. The MoU provides a collaborative framework for DMCC Free Zone and Dubai Maritime City Authority to work toward this goal, and will also jointly explore the development and implementation of m-Government initiatives relevant to the maritime sector in Dubai in accordance with the Dubai Smart Government initiative.

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Dubai Establishes Maritime Arbitration Centre

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) is in the final stages of completing the rules for the first maritime arbitration centre in the Middles East: the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) says Al Tamimi & Company, Advocates and Legal Consultants. The move to set up EMAC reflects Dubai’s commitment to creation a full-fledged legal environment within the maritime sector with an aim to develop, regulate and enhance the emirate’s competitiveness as a global maritime hub.

His Excellence Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman of Dubai Ports, Customs, and Free Zones Corporation, Chairman of DMC

Dubai Maritime Vision 2030 Launched

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has announced its firm commitment to supporting the Dubai Maritime Vision 2030 plan of creating a vibrant and safe maritime environment in the next two decades and establishing Dubai as a leading global maritime hub. His Excellence Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman of Dubai Ports, Customs, and Free Zones Corporation, Chairman of DMCA, said: “Dubai Maritime Vision 2030 is of strategic significance as it underpins efforts to improve the local maritime sector.

Amer Ali, Executive Director, Dubai Maritime City Authority.

DMCA Moves Forward with Maritime Safety Policy

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) is proceeding with the implementation of its Maritime Safety Policy as part of the first-of-its-kind maritime sector strategy’s initiatives for developing, organizing and promoting Dubai’s maritime industry. The new policy reflects the commitment of local government authorities to providing all forms of support to consolidate Dubai’s position as a leading global maritime hub. It will promote maritime development and safety by requiring higher levels of operational performance and advanced…

Amer Ali, Executive Director, Dubai Maritime City Authority, among marine driver’s license holders with senior officials in DMCA during the ceremony at DMCA headquarters.

DMCA Commends Marine Driver’s License Recipients

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of the maritime sector in Dubai, recently congratulated the first 20 recipients of the marine driver’s license in Dubai. The move aims to encourage the society to adhere to best practices that promote safe navigation and maritime safety in Dubai. Recipients of the marine driver’s license were honoured during a special ceremony that was held at DMCA’s headquarters and was attended by senior executives and employees.

DMCA Discuss Marine Driving License Issuance

Maritime Security Executive Committee of the Office of H.H. the Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces and DMCA discuss marine driving license issuance services and MSS achievements. Discussions aimed at strengthening joint cooperation in maritime sector development. Officials from the Maritime Security Executive Committee of the Office of H.H. the Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces recently visited the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) to discuss ways to strengthen bilateral cooperation…

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Bunker Provider Meeting Concludes in Dubai

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of the maritime sector in Dubai, announced that it has recently concluded the semi-annual meeting of bunker providers in DMCA’s offices. The meeting discussed the annual issuance of the DMCA certificate of authorization as well as various key industry issues, in line with DMCA’s commitment to promote public-private partnership in the maritime sector.

DMCA Seeks Best Safety Practices

Dubai Maritime City Authority meets jet ski operators to discuss ways of improving maritime safety in line with best practices. As part of the continuous cooperation between various public and private sector entities in Dubai, Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government entity in-charge of regulating and supervising all aspects of the maritime sector in Dubai, recently met several jet ski companies and agencies in Dubai. This initiative reflects DMCA’s keenness to implement best practices and get a comprehensive understanding of the requirements of the private sector…

A safety drill conducted at a cruise ship visiting Dubai.

DMCA Adopts Cruise Safety Measures

Dubai Maritime City Authority adopts best practices to increase safety and security of cruise ships. New measures implemented in collaboration with Dubai Tourism & Commerce Marketing. Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the maritime government entity charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising the maritime sector in Dubai, has announced the establishment of a cruise ship task force in line with its continued efforts to ensure the safety of cruise ships arriving in Dubai and to reinforce Dubai’s preparedness to deal with potential maritime accidents.