UAE Is Regarded As a Leading Global Maritime Hub

The Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) returns this time, with the Dubai Maritime Cluster to the most demanding shipping event on the globe, Nor-Shipping that is going to be held from 4th to 7th June, 2019 in Oslo, Norway.

Mr. Majid Obaid bin Bashir, Acting Chairman and Secretary General of EMAC stated that portraying the UAE under the Dubai Maritime Cluster is a clear message to the industry that the nation is mutually working towards showing the UAE as one of the leading maritime hubs in the world. It is for the second time that they are participating in this forum, and they feel that it is the best global arena for them to connect and engross with their existing and future stakeholders.

He further mentioned that Nor-Shipping is not just another maritime event; it’s also a dais to assemble the best-in-class shipping and maritime companies under one roof.

Seminars and roundtable topics would be touching upon a digitalized future in the maritime sector, crucial issues such as gender mainstreaming and seafaring, in accordance with the World Maritime Day’s (WMD) theme for 2019. Last but not least, addressing a greener future by optimizing fuel consumption would be on their agenda.

Since 1965, Nor-Shipping event has been taking place in Norway every other year. It is one of the chief international shipping events and a significant meeting place and forum for the shipping industry.

Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) was set up in line with Emiri order No. 14/2016 by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, in April 2016, with a formal start of its services in November of the same year.