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  • 17 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of the maritime sector in Dubai, announced that it has begun preparations to host the second edition of the Dubai Maritime Week which will take place in November 2014. Held once every two years, the first-of-its-kind event in Dubai […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has held a joint meeting with the National Transport Authority (NTA) to reveal a new initiative aimed at enhancing existing services provided to ship-owners in Dubai. The meeting, which was held at the DMCA headquarters in the presence of owners of commercial vessels and their representatives, discussed current challenges […]

  • 17 January 2014
    Business & Finance

     The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) is proceeding with the implementation of its Maritime Safety Policy as part of the first-of-its-kind maritime sector strategy’s initiatives for developing, organizing and promoting Dubai’s maritime industry. The new policy reflects the commitment of local government authorities to providing all forms of support to consolidate Dubai’s position as a […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    A high-profile delegation from Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), met with His Excellency Mr Koji Sekimizu, Secretary-General of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), in London and discussed the latest developments regarding the implementation of Dubai’s Maritime Sector Strategy (MSS) strategy, which is aimed at developing, regulating and promoting the various components of the maritime field […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Carnival Corp and Meraas partner up on the future Dubai Cruise Terminal at Dubai Harbour.

  • 2 November 2009
    Project & Tenders

    Construction of the first of The World islands, situated off Dubai’s coast, is expected to start as early as next month, while its other site developments await final clearances and permissions from the regulatory body, Trakhees… Source: New Civil Engineer, November 2, 2009;

  • 25 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) is considering setting up a USD 1 billion fund to boost investments in shipping and spur on Dubai’s maritime sector, Reuters cited sources familiar with the matter as saying.  The investment fund will be available to Dubai-based companies, the sources told Reuters. DMCA has initiated discussions on the plan so far, […]

  • 5 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) announced on July 3 that it is launching the first ever Dubai Maritime Week, to be held in November this year. In collaboration with several strategic partners from Dubai Government, DMCA will organize a number of maritime industry-related activities and events, including conferences, discussion panels and forums, as well as […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dubai has launched the Maritime Advisory Council (MAC), led by the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), an ambitious initiative aimed at engaging more closely with maritime businesses from both the private and public sectors. The MAC push supports both the Dubai Strategic Plan 2021, which aims to build an integrated and sustainable maritime economy, and Dubai […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of the maritime sector in Dubai, took part in the 30th annual ‘Cruise Shipping Miami’ conference in Miami, Florida. The delegates briefed the attendees on the strategic advantages enjoyed by the maritime sector in Dubai. They […]

  • 9 October 2014

    The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has announced the approval of Danish company Monjasa as the dedicated Oil Spill Responder (OSR) for Tier 2 and 3 spills in Dubai’s anchorages and offshore waters.   As the dedicated OSR for Dubai, Monjasa is committed to keeping a vessel on standby 24/7 for immediate response to major offshore spills. […]

  • 14 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    The importance of a strong legal framework in building a sustainable business was underlined during a visit by Dubai Courts to DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali port recently. Top officials from Dubai Courts led by Dr. Ahmed Saeed Bin Hazim, Director General of Dubai Courts, were welcomed by HE Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah, Vice Chairman, […]

  • 20 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has announced today at a press conference, the official launch of the inaugural Dubai Maritime Week that will run from November 25 to 30, 2012 in Dubai, gathering high-profile government officials, industry professionals, experts, operators and ship owners in the UAE and across the region to discuss the latest maritime […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently held a joint meeting with the Marine Transport Department of the Dubai’s Road and Transport Authority’s (RTA) Public Transport Agency to discuss a proposed Maritime Safety Policy. The session was also attended by representatives from Det Norske Veritas (DNV), a consulting firm specializing in maritime policy development, strategic planning […]

  • 11 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dubai Harbour will have a second cruise terminal in addition to the one already revealed in January 2017, Dubai-based holding company Meraas informed. “Dubai Harbour will be the first cruise destination to build two terminals simultaneously which when completed will accommodate 1,200,000 passengers annually,” the company said. Each terminal will be approximately 14,000 square metres in size […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Nakheel, a Dubai-based real estate developer, has appointed marine engineering contractor Van Oord to deliver 23.5 km of coastline and breakwaters at Deira Islands, its new 15.3 sq km waterfront city in Dubai.  The AED387 million (around $105 million) contract, signed today with Van Oord Middle East Limited Dubai Branch, includes beaches, quay walls, rock […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    H.E. Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, President of the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), emphasized the enormous development opportunities the iconic Expo 2020 represents to Dubai. “Expo 2020 is an economic catalyst that will energize trade in the emirate in the coming years. The continuous improvement of operational and logistical efficiencies across maritime-related segments is instrumental […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently held an extensive meeting with the Dubai Shipping Agents Association to discuss key performance indicators of the maritime services industry and review the progress made on modernizing maritime legislation and regulations. The meeting also covered the application of new requirements for ensuring the management of marine operations in accordance […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently received an official delegation from the Republic of Malta. The trade delegation, which composed of representatives from the Malta Freeport Corporation, received a briefing on Dubai’s maritime strategy and the key business opportunities present in the emirate today. The Maltese contingent praised the efforts of the DMCA in its […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of the maritime sector in Dubai, has initiated the Dubai Maritime Sustainability Program (MSP) in collaboration with the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and DP World. The program is an extension of Dubai’s government vision for sustainable growth across […]

  • 21 August 2018

    Dubai has been selected as one of the world’s top five shipping centers in the latest ISCD.

  • 19 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has been awarded the contract for Dubai Harbor marine works, a prestigious mega project in Dubai. Execution of this capital project will take place from September 2017 to May 2019, Dutch dredging contractor said in its announcement. “Our responsibilities will include dredging the 12-kilometer navigation channel, reclaiming land and executing vibro compaction,” said […]