Tuesday 11 December 2018

Officials at the signing ceremony in Dubai.

DMC inks deal with communication firm

DUBAI, September 18, 2017

Dubai Maritime City (DMC) has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Tactics Maritime Creative Communication, the company responsible for managing and publishing “Marasi News”, the first maritime specialised media platform in the Middle East.

In return, Marasi News shall provide integrated media services for companies operating in DMC, in order to help them increase their sales and enhance their presence in the market, through giving them professional and specialised media services that satisfies the needs of shipping and maritime companies.

"Through this partnership we aim to enhance the maritime services sector and create media momentum that will open up more business opportunities for the companies that operate in DMC," remarked Ali Al Suwaidi, the general manager of Dubai Maritime City after signing the deal with Mohammed Bin Dakhin Al Matroushi, the editor-in-chief at Marasi News and the chairman of Tactics Creative Communication.

Al Suwaidi said: "Since the establishment of DMC, we have realised that our success depends on providing the incentives and the abilities that help our companies to deliver their maritime services in both professional quality and economic feasibility."

"This new media partnership with Marasi News is aimed at fulfilling the needs of maritime companies operating in DMC, in order to obtain professional media services provided by a professional team that understands and speaks the maritime sector language," he added.

Al Matroushi ointed out that this partnership was an important step towards strengthening maritime economy in the UAE, as it was one of the main pillars contributing in building a sustainable economy away from oil revenues.

"Over the years, we realized the great opportunities lies in the maritime sector, where UAE’s total amount of expenditure on this sector exceeds Dh272 billion ($74 billion) a year," stated the official.

"This means that the maritime sector brings great revenues and whoever invest in it by enhancing their media presence and launch professional marketing campaigns will definitely gain a bigger share in the market and a higher sales and revenues," he added.-TradeArabia News Service

Tags: media | DMC | Tactics Maritime |

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