Maritime City to take part in Seatrade Europe

DUBAI - Dubai Maritime City team will participate in Seatrade Europe to be held in Hamburg from October 29 - 31 as part of the DTCM stand.

By A Staff Reporter

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Published: Wed 29 Oct 2003, 12:26 PM

Last updated: Wed 1 Apr 2015, 9:45 PM

"We were invited by DTCM to join them at their stand. We have participated at Seatrade London and INMEX India over the past months and look forward to networking opportunities at this event," said Amer Ali, DMC project manager.

Dubai Maritime City includes a sector for ship design and manufacture and is an integrated state-of-the-art development that will provide every element of infrastructure required by key marine and maritime related industries. It will be the world's largest maritime development, on a man-made peninsula measuring 25 million square feet. Located between Dubai's Port Rashid terminal and Dubai Drydocks and will be connected to the mainland by a causeway.

The project will be the hub for maritime businesses from six large and diverse sectors including: marine services; marine management; product marketing; marine research and education; recreation; ship design and manufacturing. Dubai Maritime City will offer world-class facilities and services to maritime businesses in the region, and worldwide.

The exhibitor profile of Seatrade Europe includes ship builders and repairers, marine equipment manufacturers and suppliers, classification societies. cruise ports, ship agents, cruise and ferry lines, cruise associations. These are included in the sectors targeted by Maritime City. Over 250 companies from 31 countries exhibited to more than 2,400 visitors at the first Seatrade Europe held two years ago. This year, Seatrade Europe 2003 aims to exceed these results.

"Ports and destinations have registered as exhibitors in large numbers this year ranging from the Baltic Sea area throughout the European continent, down to the Mediterranean Sea, Indian Ocean, and Middle East with representations from Dubai, Oman and Iran," said Andrew Callaghan, Seatrade's sales director.

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