DMCA discusses licensing of marine craft
Dubai, June 24, 2013
Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently held a meeting with officials from industry-related government agencies to discuss implementing regulations for licensing of marine craft in the emirate, to ensure a safe maritime sector.
The DMCA gave three presentations to shed light on its role as a maritime authority and introduced the audience to the latest industry news and resolutions for marine craft licensing in Dubai.
Nawfal Al Jourani, the director of communications, delivered a presentation on the vision, mission, values and objectives of DMCA and its contributions to boosting the industry’s competitiveness through the adoption of best international practices and regulations.
Mohammed Al-Bastaki, the director of Maritime Operations spoke about the maritime activities entrusted to DMCA, including the allocation of dedicated coastal zone areas to facilitate access to the various marine craft, allocation of new anchorage areas, vessel refueling, marine buoys and warning signs system management and other initiatives.
Adel Kalantar, the head of Registration and Licensing Department introduced the licensing and registration mechanisms covering recreational, tourism and commercial craft and traditional wooden dhows. - TradeArabia News Service