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DMCA holds Dubai Maritime Week 2014 on October 27th

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai’s maritime sector, has completed its preparations to host the second edition of Dubai Maritime Week which will be held this October under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council. DMCA organizes this event as part of its goals to support and promote Dubai’s status as leading global maritime hub.

The Dubai Maritime Week 2014 is poised to attract international maritime leaders, senior government officials, decision-makers, industry professionals, leading experts, and ship owners from the UAE and the region. It will be a platform for discussing the latest regional and international maritime trends and exploring the best industry practices to help promote sustainable development across Dubai’s maritime sector.

DMCA aims to leverage Dubai’s leading position as a regional and global trade and economy hub and transform it to a strategic hub that includes various companies that operate in marine-related activities, including maritime transport and marine services management, research and development, boat repair and maintenance, as well as yacht repair and maintenance.

Amer Ali, Executive Director, DMCA, said: “DMCA announced the expansion of the agenda of the Dubai Maritime Week via the inclusion of Dubai Maritime Summit – an important international maritime event. This year’s edition of the event follows the successful inaugural edition of the Dubai Maritime Week in 2012 and supports our continuing efforts to consolidate Dubai’s position as a global maritime centre, as well as our goal to reinforce Dubai’s footprint in the international maritime landscape, guided by the directives of our wise leadership”.

“Dubai Maritime Week 2014” is set to host a series of conferences, panel discussions, forums, along with events and activities, as well as a series of programs aimed at increasing awareness of the important role played by the maritime sector in the emirate and support its growth and expansion in collaboration with a number of strategic partners from government agencies in Dubai.

The second edition of Dubai Maritime Week will also feature Seatrade Maritime Awards 2014 and Seatrade Middle East Maritime Exhibition (SMEM). SMEM 2014 will unveil the latest global maritime trends and services that will appeal to the industry because of great importance. In addition, DMCA will host a DMCA partners appreciation gathering to acknowledge the efforts of its public and private partners in supporting its plan for the emirate’s maritime sector.

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