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Abu Dhabi Maritime launches an award program for the best marinas in the Middle East, North

ABU DHABI : Abu Dhabi Maritime, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports Group, in cooperation with the Department of Municipalities and Transport, announced the opening of applications to participate in the “Abu Dhabi Maritime Awards” program (in its first edition for marinas). It is a new awards program that aims to select and honor the best distinguished and leading marinas in the MENAT region for their excellence.

This new program provides an open platform for Al Marasy to showcase its achievements across various categories including Best in Safety, Services, Sustainability, Environmental Protection and Reputable Practices.

This initiative, the first of its kind, provides a unique opportunity for all licensed marina owners and operators in the MENAT region to participate and submit their applications. It should be noted that the participation of anchors in the award is not a requirement, but they must be innovative and creative and possess the ability to make a positive change within a specific category of the award categories, in order to be eligible to participate.

Each berth will be evaluated by a committee of professional experts in the maritime sector from prestigious institutions and bodies with wide fame and good reputation, ensuring the integrity of evaluation and arbitration and winning the berth that deserves the award with all merit and credibility.

Today, all marina owners wishing to participate in the Abu Dhabi Maritime Awards 2023 can submit their applications until September 30, and the list of the best candidates will be announced prior to the award ceremony scheduled for November 10, 2023 within the activities of the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show. This major event is a unique opportunity for the pioneers and professionals of the marine industry to get acquainted with the owners and operators of the winning marinas who have contributed to the development and improvement of the maritime sector and the preservation of the environment, in addition to improving the customer experience.

Commenting on the launch of these awards, Captain Ammar Al Shaybah, Acting CEO, Maritime Sector and Seven Group, Abu Dhabi Ports Group, said: “With the launch of the Abu Dhabi Maritime Awards, we renew our commitment to achieving excellence and renew our relentless efforts to advance the maritime sector in the Middle East, North Africa, Turkey and beyond. around. It is our pleasure to receive all applications submitted by the pioneers and innovators of the maritime industry who share the goals and aspirations that we seek to achieve in our group, in line with the vision of our wise leadership to create a prosperous and sustainable maritime community. 

For his part, Captain Saif Al Muhairi, Director General of Abu Dhabi Maritime, said: “With the launch of the Abu Dhabi Maritime Awards initiative, we highly appreciate the exceptional achievements of marinas in the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey, and we are working to honor the efforts of those in charge of them. As the entity responsible for managing and regulating waterways in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, these awards come as further evidence of the success of the business strategy pursued by Abu Dhabi Maritime, which focuses on moving towards a more prosperous and bright future, and reflects our commitment to promoting innovation, sustainability and best practices in the maritime industry.”

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