|27 August, 2017

EMAC, Fujairah Ports, Fujairah Chamber of Commerce discuss cooperation

EMAC delegation discussed boosting cooperation with Port of Fujairah General Manager.

DUBAI, 27th August, 2017 (WAM) -- The Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre, EMAC, last week met with senior executives in two key meetings in Fujairah, as part of its commitment to work with key industry bodies in the region’s maritime sector.

In the first meeting, the EMAC delegation discussed boosting cooperation with Port of Fujairah General Manager, Captain Mousa Murad, and Harbour Master, Captain Tamer Masoud, to support further growth of the maritime sector in the emirate.

Speaking on the occasion, Majid Obaid bin Bashir, Acting Chairman to the Board of Trustees and Chairman to the Executive Committee and Secretary-General at EMAC, said, "We recognise the significance of working together with maritime entities in the region and it is our responsibility to find ways to drive the sector forward now and into the future." Captain Murad commented, "These meetings reflect our commitment to working with all entities within the region’s maritime sector to help drive forward the sector in the UAE in line with international best practices and the country." The EMAC team also visited the Fujairah Chamber of Commerce and Industry where they discussed means of enhancing collaboration with the Chairman of Board of Directors, Khalifa Khamis Mattar Alkaabi, and Director-General, Khalid Mohammed Al Jassim.

"The Chamber is ready to support EMAC to benefit the industry" said Khalifa Khamis Mattar Alkaabi. "We welcome hosting future EMAC sessions in Fujairah to continue building awareness of EMAC’s arbitration and mediation services, specifically established to support maritime companies."

© Copyright Emirates News Agency (WAM) 2017.

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