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  • Abu Dhabi Ports Launches Khalifa Port Free Trade...

    Largest Industrial Global Gathering sees Massive interest in Newly Awarded Free Zone Area in KIZAD

    Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate's commercial and community ports as well as Khalifa Industrial Zone (KIZAD), is participating in Hannover Messe Exhibition, the world's leading industrial fair, held in Germany, from 24-28 April, 2017 for the seventh consecutive year. This year, Abu Dhabi Ports chose this global platform to announce the largest free zone area in the Middle East, to the European market.

  • Nakilat Says Expanding Shipmanagement Activities...

    Nakilat organised the 21st Qatar Project Shipping Forum (QPSF) in London from 18th– 19th April 2017. The bi-annual Forum gathered Nakilat’s joint venture partners, ship operators and charterers to discuss numerous matters concerning the Nakilat fleet as well as the general shipping and maritime industry. This semi-annual Forum brings together many owners of leading international shipping companies along with ship charterers such as Qatargas and RasGas.

  • In Response to the “Year of Giving” Initiative...

    Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate's commercial and community ports as well as Khalifa Industrial Zone, signed an MOU with Emirates Red Crescent to promote humanitarian partnership between the two entities, in response to the “Year of Giving”.

  • Dubai Maritime City Authority reiterates call for...

    Move part of efforts to make Dubai one of the world’s leading maritime hubs with highest safety standards  

    The Maritime Inspection Department of the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating, and supervising all aspects of Dubai’s maritime sector, continues to follow-up with all owners of floating restaurants operating in the emirate to strictly adhere and comply with the DMCA’s safety and high quality operational requirements in light of the increasing maritime traffic in Dubai in order to ensure the enhancement of maritime safety and the efficiency of maritime navigation within Dubai waters.

  • Abu Dhabi Ports Annual Football Challenge Kicked...

    Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate's commercial and community ports as well as Khalifa Industrial Zone, announced the kick off of their annual Stakeholders & Partners Football Tournament 2017. The tournament, which is the second to take place, has become known to attract highly competitive teams from different partners and stakeholders of the ports.

  • The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference 2017 -...

    The second annual The Maritime Tanker Conference will take place on Tuesday 24th October 2017 at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Dubai. The event is expected to attract over 150 top executives from across the regional tanker business, as well as global participants.

  • Dubai Maritime City Authority launches ‘Maritime...

    Uniform standards to ensure maritime safety and promote Dubai’s global competitiveness

    In keeping with its long-standing efforts to develop, regulate, and enhance the maritime sector, the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently launched the ‘Maritime Signage Design and Guidelines’ available in both Arabic and English. The guidelines serve as an integrated framework for implementation of uniform standards in designing and placing of signage, safety boards, and guiding arrows off Dubai waters, including coasts and waterways, according to best international practices. By launching the guidelines, the DMCA aims to ensure maritime safety in local maritime community and enhance Dubai’s maritime competitiveness at both regional and international levels.


  • MAQTA Gateway Achieves Complete Digitalization of...

    Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of commercial and community ports in the Emirate, as well as Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), announced today the introduction of a new stream of digital services in the field of import and export operations for RORO and General Cargo. This is a substantial offering that will provide customers and stakeholders the accessibility to new benefits they can now reap from the automation of operational processes and services through its Maqta Port Community System (PCS).


DMCA’s Achievements and Maritime Dubai Initiative Draw Attention of International Maritime Leaders at Nor-Shipping 2017

The Dubai Maritime City Authority’s (DMCA) participation at the Nor-Shipping 2017 – the leading maritime event week, taking place from May 30 to June 2, 2017in Oslo and Lillestrøm, Norway, draws an unprecedented attention with its successive achievements building a maritime sector that supports sustainability and growth. The Authority’s presence at the event is well-timed as Dubai has recently been elected as the first Arab city to lead the region at par with top maritime leaders. Dubai ranked 5thamong the world’s most competitive and attractive maritime clusters, and moved three places to be 10thinternationally in the list of the world’s best maritime capitals in 2017.


Dubai named as one of the world’s Top 10 maritime capitals

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) is taking part as an exhibitor at Norshipping, Norway, (May 30-June2) shortly after Dubai’s recognition in an influential report as one of the Top 10 global maritime capital cities. The DMCA is largely responsible for the emirate’s spectacular rise as one of the world’s maritime capitals, helping to attract many ship owners and shipping companies to transfer their headquarters to Dubai.


DMCA shares pioneering experience on maritime sector with Ajman Tourism Development Department

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) hosted a high-level delegation from the Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD). The meeting was a part of its efforts to share its pioneering experience at the national level to position the UAE’s maritime sector at the highest levels of competitiveness, inclusiveness and excellence in the global maritime industry.


UK military supply ship docks in Dubai

Crew aboard the UK’s one-stop replenishment ship Fort Victoria say they couldn’t provide logistics and supplies to an international maritime military fleet patrolling the Gulf without the exceptional Port Rashid services it enjoys several times a year.