Dubai Municipality hosts hydrographic summit
Dubai, November 20, 2011
Dubai Municipality said its Coastal Zone and Waterways Management section teamed up with Unique Maritime Group to host the fifth Middle East Hydrographic User Conference.
Unique Maritime Group is a leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution provider.
The duo showcased various tailor made solutions and products for hydrographic and met-ocean data collection during the conference.
On the last day of the conference, the participants had a field session where they enjoyed a live demonstration showcasing the deployment of high-tech survey equipments and the collection of marine data.
The demo included a Kongsberg EM 3002 Multibeam system, Simrad EA 400, TSS Gyro, TSS Motion Sensor and all related equipments.
The Coastal Zone section presented an oral presentation on the topic ‘Dubai Coastal Zone Monitoring Programme’ on the second day.
The presentation described the monitoring programme established within CWMS over the years for managing Dubai’s coastline effectively.
“As a UMG customer, we are happy to host this demonstration,” said Alya AbdulRahim Al Harmoudi, head of Coastal Zone & Waterways Management Section, Environment Department of Dubai Municipality.
'Unique Maritime Group has successfully implemented many systems for Dubai Municipality. Their trained engineers have custom built solutions based on our specific requirements, trained our staff and have helped maintain the proposed equipments”, she continued.
Ian Huggins, Unique Maritime general manager said, “Listening to customers is the key to success, and that is why the conference has proven to be the ideal platform to bring together all stakeholders to exchange knowledge, address issues, and finally present new products and discuss innovative solutions to help everyone stay on top of their game.”
'Also, the live demos will provide our customers with an opportunity to better understand how to optimize the performance of their products, from various manufacturers, with the correct synchronization and experience hands on operation of a complete system,' he added.
The four day conference included a variety of product and project presentations and product exhibits.-TradeArabia News Service