Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has announced the move to increase the number of licensed vessels to 12 ships, for supplying fuel across the emirate’s territorial waters.
The decision was made in conjunction with the move to resume maritime operations in Dubai anchorage areas, including ship repair and maintenance operations and in compliance with the controls applied to ensure the highest levels of security and safety of ship crew members and visitors.
DMCA has announced a move to strengthen its bunkering fleet in Dubai waters as part of an advanced step towards organizing, facilitating and enhancing maritime activity.
The DMCA has increased the number of approved vessels to 12 vessels to supply fuel in the territorial waters of the emirate. The decision was taken in conjunction with the move to resume maritime operations in the Anchorages of Dubai, including ship repair and maintenance work, and in full compliance with the controls applied to ensure the highest level of safety of ship crew members and visitors, it said in a statement.
Eng Mohammad Al Bastaki, Director, Marine Anchorage Operations Department, said: “Strengthening the bunkering fleets represents a quality focused addition to the efforts aimed at providing guarantees for the return of momentum to the local marine sector, particularly in the present scenario, when there is an easing of restrictions in Dubai and in conjunction with the completion of the National Disinfection Programme.”
Mohammad Al Bastaki, director, marine anchorage operations department, Dubai Maritime City Authority, said, “Strengthening the bunkering fleets represents a quality-focused addition to the efforts aimed at providing guarantees for the return of momentum to the local marine sector”
“We look forward to providing the necessary support for all services offered in Dubai anchorage areas to ensure the return of maritime operations with strong momentum, in line with the ongoing inclination to receive international tourists again. We affirm our continuous commitment to provide the best services that meet the aspirations of the marine sector pioneers, while applying best practices that guarantee maritime safety, safe navigation and operational efficiency, in order to enhance Dubai’s position as a leading destination on the global marine map,” Al Bastaki added.
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