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AD Ports invests in VTMIS technology to enhance safety

AD Ports is to implement the latest Vessel Traffic Management Information System (VTMIS) across its UAE operations, as the company continues to invest in innovative solutions to drive safety, security, and efficiency.

The new technology is set to be installed across Khalifa Port, Zayed Port, Free Port, Musaffah Port, and Port of Al Dhafra.The investment marks the latest move by AD Ports Group to deploy advanced digital solutions in the UAE in support of the country’s efforts to develop a world-class maritime and ports sector.

The implementation of an advanced and fully integrated VTMIS is a vital requirement in developing an enhanced Ports Community System and ensuring the Safety of Life at Sea.

The system is used to ensure integration and interconnection of all assets in a port and maritime environment, integrating tools such as radar, CCTV, radios, meteorological systems, radio direction finders and towers.

This provides port operators with access to real-time information and improves vessel-to-vessel and vessel-to-shore communication.

Captain Ammar Al Shaiba, Acting CEO, Maritime Cluster and Safeen Group, AD Ports Group said, “We have made this investment to maximize safety, security, and efficiency of our port and maritime operations.

This demonstrates our drive to improve quality and safety in accordance with the global standards and assists our marine services team in making better decisions.”


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