The Dubai Maritime City Authority, DMCA, has announced that it will showcase the latest developments in the maritime sector that are based on maritime innovation and smart transformation as part of its participation as a government entity supporting the Dubai International Boat Show 2018, DIBS, which will be held from February 27 to March 3 at the Dubai Water Canal.
Amer Ali, Executive Director of the DMCA, said, “Our participation in the Dubai International Boat Show 2018 is part of our efforts to support Dubai and the UAE as a global destination for leisure navigation.”
The DMCA’s participation in the upcoming event is part of its commitment to achieving a sustainable, secure, sustainable, inclusive and modern maritime sector, capable of implementing maritime activities in line with economic diversification goals that would lead the country towards a post-oil economy, he stated.
“Futuristic solutions, smart applications and maritime licensing procedures are the main highlights of our participation in the 26th edition of the pioneering regional event. This is part of our relentless efforts to make innovation and smart transformation the core of our activities which will shape the future of the maritime sector. The sector plays a key role in making Dubai a leading global economic hub in line with the objectives of the Dubai Plan 2021,” Ali added.
He pointed out, “We are looking forward to showcasing the competitive advantages of Dubai’s maritime sector in terms of infrastructure, legislation and logistics capabilities to our visitors and exhibitors and highlight the facilities, initiatives and innovative services that enhance the level of confidence of regional and international investors in the local maritime cluster, which has become the best in the world. We also look forward with confidence and optimism to the Dubai International Boat Show 2018, which has proved to be a key player in making Dubai a destination for maritime leisure activities and a regional centre for luxury yachts, boats and water sports.”
DMCA’s participation in the latest edition of the largest maritime event in the Middle East is focussed on pioneering initiatives that will drive the sustainability and competitiveness of the local maritime community based on innovation, in line with the efforts to build a secure and sustainable maritime sector, which will strengthen Dubai’s position among the world’s most competitive maritime clusters.
The Authority will showcase several smart and innovative electronic applications and platforms that complement Dubai’s smart transformation initiatives and promote the UAE Innovation Month of 2018. The services include Smart Customer, Smart Marine Weather, Dubai Maritime Intelligence, Sea Dubai, Dubai Maritime Virtual Cluster, Smart Test and Smart Navigation.
DMCA’s portfolio of smart and innovative maritime solutions is expected to attract great interest from visitors because of their interactive and smart advantages which make government services easier, faster and simpler.
Source: Emirates News Agency