UAE Formally Submits Candidacy for Category B Membership of the International Maritime Organization

UAE Formally Submits Candidacy for Category B Membership of the International Maritime Organization
30 July 2017 -
  • UAE Formally Submits Candidacy for Category B Membership of the International Maritime Organization
    UAE Formally Submits Candidacy for Category B Membership of the International Maritime Organization UAE Formally Submits Candidacy for Category B Membership of the International Maritime Organization

The UAE has officially submitted its candidacy for subscription right into the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Classification B throughout its involvement in the organization's General Conferences held in London. The plenary sessions, which was chaired by His Excellency (HE) Abdullah Belheif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Framework Advancement and Chairman, Federal Authority for Land and Maritime Transport, reviewed essential and prompt concerns associated with the maritime industry together with its global finest techniques.

The UAE provided its candidacy throughout a control meeting arranged by the Member States of the IMO, in the existence of Minister Al Nuaimi. The discussion consisted of the payments of the country in upgrading the maritime field and its engagement in the arrangements of the international maritime system, in addition to its reliable and prominent duty in sustaining the aquatic field in your area, regionally and globally.

IMO Member States shared their affection for the UAE's proposal for membership into Group B. Actually, Kitack Lim, Secretary General, IMO, admired the distinguishing characteristics of the UAE's maritime industry.

"The UAE is actively contributing to the development and assistance of the global delivery market - reinforcing their duty as one of the most important members of the IMO. Throughout the years, we have considerably taken advantage of its experiences that are shared throughout our public meetings and we eagerly anticipate working very closely with the UAE for the further development and growth of the worldwide maritime transportation market," stated Lim.

On the sidelines of the basic meetings, HE Al Nuaimi stressed that the UAE is seeking to sign up with the Executive Council in the group B section and is seeking to include even more worth to worldwide trade and worldwide delivery. He included that the UAE is an excellent prospect for Category B membership due to its worldwide online reputation, which allows it to be a solid executive in the organization and an active participant in the advancement of regulations and laws. Al Nuaimi also shared that the country is a pioneer in the global signs of sea ports worldwide, and ranks third in the world in regards to the high quality of port infrastructure.

Al Nuaimi exposed that the UAE has been a long-time member of the IMO - going back to 1981. Derived from its abundant maritime heritage, the nation is considered as among the most important worldwide maritime trade centers in the Gulf and the world and among the most economically and commercially established nations in the Middle East. He likewise shared the UAE's critical experience as an incubator for 20 of the world's leading ports with some being amongst the top 10 ports in terms of innovative infrastructure in the area of transport and delivery. It likewise runs greater than 56 ports outside the UAE.

The UAE is the only Arab member nation of the IMO Executive Council. 11 leading nations in the area of worldwide maritime trade led by Germany, Sweden, the Netherlands, Brazil, Argentina, France and Australia are likewise vying for membership. Participants will be chosen at the 30th Ordinary General Assembly meeting in between November 24 and December 5, 2017.