DMCA showcases Dubai as maritime hub at Seatrade ME
The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has joined national, regional and international players at Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2016.
The event is running from October 31 to November 2 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre (DICEC) on the side-lines of Dubai Maritime Week 2016.
DMCA’s participation will highlight Dubai's transformation into one of the most competitive and comprehensive maritime clusters in the world.
The DMCA pavilion will also demonstrate the features of the local maritime sector, as well as possible opportunities for international investors.
Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2016 has drawn the attention of leading companies in the local, regional and global maritime sector. It hosts 7,500 participants including decision makers, experts, businessmen and those working in the maritime industry looking for major developments and find collaboration opportunities that would bring the maritime industry to a new level of growth and sustainability in line with best practices and latest technological innovations.
The current edition has several interactive sessions in its agenda, hosting a group of the most important spokespersons in the sector, including Ahmed Essa Hareb Al Falahi, CEO of Gulf Energy Maritime (GEM), Katharina Stanzel, Managing Director of INTERTANKO, Dr. Naji Abi Aad, COO of Petroleb and Fazel A Fazelbhoy, CEO of Synergy Offshore.
Amer Ali, executive director of DMCA, said that Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2016 continues to make a positive impact by building the platform for effective communication among pioneers of the local, regional and global maritime sector.
He stressed that DMCA is committed to support international efforts in facing the current challenges, identifying emerging opportunities and developing a clear roadmap for optimizing the available growth opportunities in the sector and meet the industry’s comprehensive and sustainable development objectives.
“Our participation in this leading international event, held on the side-lines of the Dubai Maritime Week 2016 is attributed to our belief in the importance of opening direct channels for knowledge transfer and exchange of experiences between the top companies in the maritime industry,” he said.
“Out of our commitment to support Dubai's transformation into one of the world's best maritime capitals, we aim to focus on some key elements, including smart maritime shipping and maritime innovation as strong foundations to create an integrated maritime environment,” Ali added.