Theme selected by IMO this year was Maritime
Education and Training.
has a fully-delivered fleet of 46 vessels, comprised of 21 VLCC newbuildings and 25 vessels on the water consisting of seven VLCCs, 11 Suezmaxes, four Aframaxes, two Panamax tankers, and one Handymax tanker, together comprising over 11 million deadweight tons with an average age of less than 5.
The second edition of the biennial event launched the inaugural Dubai Maritime
Summit which gathered the UAE's high-ranking government officials and prominent leaders from the International Maritime
Organization (IMO), the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS), the International Federation of Independent Tanker Owners (Intertanko), and Maritime
The first-of-its-kind summit began with extensive discussions on ways to improve various components of the maritime
sector, with special focus on the latest global industry developments.
WMU is pleased to enter into the Agreement with EIMA to support the regional and international maritime
educational goals of the Academy.
Taib said that King Abdulaziz University, which is the first university in the Kingdom to introduce a maritime
college, is planning to train Saudi youth in the maritime
domain in order to boost employment opportunities in the industry.
Another critical priority for operating unmanned maritime
systems is the seamless integration into the global maritime
This event validates the UAE's ability to host top events in the maritime
industry and to keep pace with rapid developments at all levels.
Day is celebrated every year in London during the last week of September by the IMO and all member states.
Rachel, who is married with two children, became curator of maritime
collections in 1997.
With the tremendous pace of maritime
development across the UAE and all over the region, the number of yachts is expected to increase exponentially within the next few years.
At the plenary session of the House of Councillors on Friday, a majority endorsement was given to the basic maritime
law, which was drafted by lawmakers from the Liberal Democratic Party and its coalition partner New Komeito, as well as the main opposition Democratic Party of Japan.