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Dubai police urge owners to register boats

Dubai Police has called on boat owners to register their boats to help the Rescue Department locate them in case of an emergency, Gulf News has reported. Boat owners are advised to register in the department's electronic marine navigation system provided to make sure they are reachable if they need help. "Although we have been trying to inform the public about this service, which can save their lives, since it was launched, very few people use it," Major Ahmad Atiq Bu Ruqaiba, deputy director of the Rescue Department was quoted as saying by the daily.