Set to enhance Dubai’s local maritime competitiveness and make it one of the leading maritime capitals in the world, The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) launched the Innovation Quay initiative.


The initiative is open to major manufacturers, owners of research institutions, and individual innovators who are engaged in field studies covering cutting-edge technologies, including drones, 3D, and smart and autonomous ships. They will be provided with the latest equipment supporting maritime innovation, development, and training.


Amer Ali, executive director, DMCA, said the launch has paved the way for a new phase of excellence in enhancing the maritime cluster’s competitiveness, attractiveness, and comprehensiveness. All these will be achieved through innovation, creativity, and technological progress in line with the economic diversification policies of Dubai and the UAE.