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The forum’s objectives were to promote Dubai as an important player on the global maritime map The forum’s objectives were to promote Dubai as an important player on the global maritime map

DMCA Reveals Workshop to Promote Dubai’s Maritime Sector

In line with Dubai Plan 2021 to make the emirate a leading hub in the global economy and in support of Dubai Industry Strategy, Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently held the exclusive Dubai Maritime Innovation Quattro Helix Partnerships workshop.

The workshop aimed to reinforce its coordination with government, academicians, private sectors and research and development institutions in Dubai to build a leading and pioneering maritime cluster, help diversify the economy, and meet the needs of the future.

“All these efforts will enhance Dubai’s position as a world-class maritime centre,” explained Amer Ali, executive director, DMCA.

Ali pointed out that DMCA is fully committed to the directives of the wise leadership to establish the foundation for a vital and sustainable economy based on research, development and knowledge. DMCA’s workshop was held to give maritime industry leaders and academic institutions a platform to develop a framework and a comprehensive plan to support research and development, innovation, maritime education and training programmes. The discussions included the development of a clear vision on how to enhance collaboration among maritime stakeholders to discuss and identify solutions to challenges in maritime education, training, and innovation.