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Dubai establishes new standards of maritime training

DUBAI, October 17, 2015

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) said it has established new standards of maritime vocational training in bid to enhance human resource investment and solidify Dubai’s leading position in local and global maritime industry.

The government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai’s maritime sector, DMCA lauded the operations of its training centre which represents a valuable addition to its initiatives aimed at enhancing the performance, safety and competitiveness of the local maritime sector.

The training centre is an initiative developed by the Dubai Maritime Creativity Lab, which was launched earlier by DMCA.

The centre work revolves around supporting the government’s efforts to introduce and position Dubai as a safe and sustainable maritime hub via the implementation of comprehensive set of world-class workshops and training programs.

Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, the chairman of Dubai Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation and president of DMCA said: "The training centre represents an important step into achieving its vision of fully developing maritime human resources segment, which is deemed as an essential element in promoting Dubai as a global maritime hub while also helping bolster the country’s economic sector and addressing its future needs."

Implementing the centre’s training programs will help DMCA to equip a generation of human resources that can continue the current development of the local maritime sector, he stated.

Amer Ali, the executive director, DMCA, said the workshops and training courses introduced by the centre have been created based on highly accurate and comprehensive methodology, industry knowledge exchange and the integration of theoretic maritime education and practical training.

DMCA, he stated, has initiated a wide-scale plan to renovate and update training facilities and provide it with the latest world-class technologies and equipment.

"We are preparing a series of training programs specifically tailored to equip floating restaurant employees and owners of jet skis and leisure boats with the latest information and practical competency needed to insure highest safety levels. We are committed to expand the range of training programs to include all the needs of water sports enthusiasts and marine craft operation managers as well," he added.-TradeArabia News Service




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