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MENAFN Press - 31/12/2013

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(MENAFN Press) Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai's maritime sector, has officially launched a handbook titled "The Dubai Powerboat Handbook" available in both Arabic and English versions. The move forms part of DMCA's ongoing commitment to develop, organize, promote and build a robust and safe maritime industry as well as keep pace with rapid local, regional and international maritime developments,

The handbook is the first of its kind to be released in Arabic in the region and includes extensive information on the proper and safe use of powerboats. It provides a comprehensive reference on the best international operational and environmental practices in protecting the marine environment and dealing with climate variability. The Dubai Powerboat Handbook includes in-depth information about laws and regulations regarding manoeuvring, operation, traffic, anchoring and speed, as well as information about navigation systems, marine buoys, maritime areas of activity, best practices concerning helicopter search and rescue operations and planning, boating knots, boat towing techniques, maritime safety standards, emergency response procedures, Life Saving Signals, and marinas in Dubai.

Nawfal Al Jourani, Director “ Communications, Dubai Maritime City Authority, said: "The Dubai Powerboat Handbook represents a significant shift in terms of defining best practices and the latest regulations for ensuring adherence to the highest standards of maritime safety and operational efficiency within the local maritime sector. DMCA is very keen on actively contributing to promoting excellence in Dubai in terms of full integration among marine infrastructure, operational processes, legislation and regulations to ensure the highest levels of readiness and competitiveness at par with regional and international standards."

"DMCA aims to spread awareness among marine transportation users about marine safety and how to exercise proper caution by sharing knowledge on best practices in the operation and use of marine transportation in Dubai. We would like to thank the Royal Yachting Association (RYA) for helping us develop comprehensive regulations and guidelines. We will work closely with our government partners and non-government entities such as marinas and marine clubs to make our handbook available for free for marine transportation users in Dubai. Interested parties can obtain the material from DMCA's office in Dubai as well," he added.

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