DMCA, Dubai Civil Defence discuss maritime strategy
Dubai, August 6, 2013
Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently held a joint meeting with officials from the Directorate General of Civil Defence, Dubai to discuss the latest developments in implementing the Dubai Maritime Sector Strategy (MSS).
The meeting was aimed at achieving a change across the local maritime industry and ultimately positioning Dubai as a leading international maritime hub.
The officials from both sides commended the progress made towards efforts to achieve sustainable development of Dubai’s maritime industry, while enhancing its ability to respond to market changes and emerging trends and attract regional and international investors.
The meeting shed light on implementing Dubai’s MSS, especially in terms of ensuring compliance with the highest standards of maritime safety, the best environmental practices and the local and international resolutions related to maritime operations management.
Major General Rashid Thani Al Matrooshi, Director General, Dubai Civil Defence, said: “The meeting provided an ideal platform to learn about the latest achievements in managing the local maritime industry and discuss various initiatives such as issuing well-developed regulations and implementing strategic programs to enhance maritime safety and quality standards.”
“In line with our vision aimed at positioning the UAE as one of the safest and most secure countries in the world and spreading preventive awareness, we look forward to discussing ways of cooperation with the Dubai Maritime City Authority to achieve our shared vision,” Al Matrooshi said.
The meeting offered an interactive platform to discuss the accomplishments and results achieved, in terms of identifying the mechanisms of joint action in order to develop maritime industry components and leverage opportunities to strengthen Dubai’s position as one of the leading maritime hubs in the world.
The MSS follows a vision aimed at promoting Dubai’s leading position as a key international hub for maritime navigation and services, based on the main fundamentals and values of leadership, customer service, creativity, cooperation and human excellence, while maintaining a safe maritime environment. - TradeArabia News Service