Dubai Maritime Authority
The "Dubai Maritime" Stand concludes its participation in the Dubai International Boat Show 2023 with more than 20,000 Visitors
Sunday, March 05, 2023
The Dubai Maritime Authority of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation concluded its participation in the Dubai International Boat Show 2023, the international exhibition specialized in the maritime sector, which was recently hosted by the "Dubai Harbor" waterfront from the 1st to the 5th of March, amid the welcome and response of more than 20 thousand visitors to view and learn about the services. Introduction and the latest innovations presented in the marine sector.
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Media Council, was briefed on the portfolio of initiatives and technologies provided by the Dubai Maritime Authority at the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation for the benefit of investors and pioneers of the maritime sector in the Emirate of Dubai, in a way that provides a distinguished experience for residents and visitors of boat and yacht owners. To enhance Dubai's position as a leading global destination for recreational activities and marine sports.
Sheikh Dr. Saeed bin Ahmed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum, Executive Director of the Dubai Maritime Authority, stated that the Maritime Authority is proud of its presence among about a thousand participating parties in the Dubai International Boat Show at its 29th session this year, adding that the authority's participation comes within its endeavors towards organizing the maritime sector in the waters Dubai and providing many facilities to facilitate procedures related to marine activities and recreational water sports in Dubai waters.
During the days of the exhibition, His Excellency Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, visited the Dubai Maritime Authority platform in the “Luxury Yachts Life” pavilion at the exhibition, where he was briefed on the portfolio of qualitative initiatives that the authority’s platform displays, foremost of which is the innovation of new ways to carry out the mandatory technical examination of the vehicle. Marine through instant self-technical examination (smart inspection) to facilitate procedures for the benefit of customers when licensing or renewing a marine craft license, in addition to providing theoretical training to obtain a marine craft driving license via the Internet.
The Dubai Maritime Authority of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation also signed a strategic partnership agreement with Al Yousuf Motors to facilitate procedures for providing marine craft registration services to customers. The agreement was signed by Sheikh Dr. Saeed bin Ahmed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum, Executive Director of the Dubai Maritime Authority. On the part of Al-Yousef Motors, His Excellency Youssef Ahmed Al-Youssef, Chief Operating Officer of Al-Youssef Group, which stipulated the cooperation of the two parties in providing marine craft registration services and related services, whereby the customer can purchase the marine craft from “Al-Yousef” company and register it directly through them. Through their various outlets, through the authority's electronic system and within a legal framework governed by the concluded agreement.
Sheikh Saeed explained that the Dubai Maritime Authority is keen to strengthen strategic partnership relations with the private sector in a way that contributes to achieving government directives and facilitates procedures for customers, in accordance with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, regarding the provision of The best experience for every customer with the Dubai government, and he added: "The authority seeks to regulate the licensing of marine craft operating in Dubai by strengthening means of cooperation between all concerned authorities and by supporting all the required capabilities and mechanisms