4000 permits to anchor ships in the waters of the Emirate of Dubai
Dubai Maritime Authority: 800 marine driving licenses during the first half
Saeed bin Ahmed: "We are working to establish a renewable and secure marine sector, capable of meeting the requirements of sustainable economic development in Dubai."
The Dubai Maritime City Authority at the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation has confirmed that it is working to regulate and develop the maritime sector in the Emirate of Dubai, through legislative regulations it issues in accordance with the highest standards of excellence and quality, revealing that 800 marine driving licenses were issued during the first half of this year.
Sheikh Saeed bin Ahmed Al Maktoum, Executive Director of the Dubai Maritime City Authority, said that the authority is working to establish a renewable and safe maritime sector, capable of meeting the requirements of sustainable economic development in Dubai, by developing effective policies that contribute to the application of the highest standards of maritime safety, and the launch of the best Initiatives that are consistent with local and international laws, in order to create a safe and sustainable marine environment, suitable for managing operational operations and the success of marine businesses of all kinds
He explained that the authority is working on regulating the sector of practicing marine activities in Dubai waters, and granting licenses and permits to enhance security and safety aspects, pointing out that it has issued 4000 mooring permits for ships during the first half of this year 2021, while the shipping agent of the ship must apply for a license. A permit to anchor ships in the waters of the Emirate, and specifying through the application the period and purpose of anchoring.
Sheikh Saeed bin Ahmed stated that the authority worked to grant 800 marine driving licenses and issue about 700 marine licenses during the same period this year, which reflects the wide interest in practicing marine activities in the territorial waters of the Emirate of Dubai, as it is a safe and renewable marine environment characterized by competitiveness, sustainability and attractiveness. .
The Executive Director of the Dubai Maritime City Authority pointed out that during the past month, the authority issued a circular regarding easing restrictions imposed on berthing and practicing marine recreational activities, stressing the need to follow the recommendations contained in the circular represented in staying away from prohibited areas, privately owned areas, and not obstructing Entry lanes to ports, marinas or marine installations, in addition to ensuring that the movement of other marine means is not obstructed.
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