The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) discussed the processes and guidelines covering the licensing of jet skis being used across international championships, encouraging and supporting national athletes in their move to achieve more in global tournaments. The discussion took place during a recent meeting attended by Sheikh Saeed Bin Ahmed Bin Khalifa Al Maktoum, Executive Director, DMCA and H.E. Huraiz Al Mur Bin Huraiz, President, UAE Marine Sports Federation (UAEMSF). The meeting was held in an effort to enhance the cooperation between the two entities, especially in the move to create and develop joint processes in the licensing of jet skis for Emirati athletes taking part in regional and international championships.
During the meeting, both sides emphasized the importance of creating integrated processes to register and license the jet skis to be used across global tournaments, reaffirming the importance of coordination between the DMCA and UAEMSF to enable athletes to practice rigorously and ensure that they are well-prepared to compete internationally, while observing optimal safety and security. Both parties agreed that such partnerships will play a key role in reinforcing the UAE's leading position in global marine sports events.
DMCA continues to update the processes of licensing various types of watercrafts, including water racing bikes, to enhance the competitiveness of Dubai’s maritime sector to be among the world’s best, as well as modernize the legal frameworks aimed towards regulating the different aspects of marine sports and maritime activities to be at pace with the latest trends worldwide. DMCA is committed to adopt the best practices and enhance the maritime services provided in terms of quality and scope, harnessing technology and innovation to promote Dubai’s prestigious position as a key player in marine recreational activities and events.