DMA to strengthen ties in maritime sector in Dubai
The Dubai Maritime Authority (DMA), which regulates the shipping and maritime sector in Dubai under the Ports, Customs, and Free Zone Corporation, has launched a program aimed at strengthening partnerships across the sector in the emirate.
The program seeks to engage decision-makers from maritime transport companies to enhance the sector's contribution to Dubai's economy. The program was introduced during an interactive meeting, attended by representatives from international, regional, and local organizations that contribute to Dubai's shipping and maritime sector, and DMA officials.
The program aims to establish a regular platform for periodic engagement with representatives of maritime companies to discuss market realities with the goal of improving operational efficiency, promoting transparency, standardizing procedures, maximizing opportunities, strengthening investments, and enhancing the maritime industry's contribution to Dubai's economy.
During the event, Sheikh Saeed bin Ahmed Al Maktoum, Executive Director, DMA stated the recent legislative decree issued by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, with Law No. (3) of 2023, marks a new phase in enhancing the navigation and marine transport sector in Dubai.