The Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries has successfully announced its collaboration with the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association ?HELMEPA? in order to establish the first of its kind non-profit ?United Arab Emirates Marine Environment Protection Association- UAEMEPA?. Both parties prepared and signed a Declaration of Voluntary Commitment titled ?To Save the Marine Environment?, based on HELMEPA?s founding Declaration ?To Save the Seas?.
UAEMEPA offers the opportunity, for all those who care for the environment and are interested in safeguarding it, to learn about the significance of the ?marine environment” for our economic prosperity, social well-being and quality of life.
The agreement was signed during the 9th Offshore Arabia Conference and Exhibition 2018 between H.E Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of The Dubai Council for Marine and Maritime Industries ?DCMMI? & Chairman of Offshore Arabia 2018 and Capt. Dimitris C. Mitsatsos, Secretary of the International Marine Environment Protection Association ?INTERMEPA and with the presence of H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO , Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), H.E. Kitack Lim, Secretary-General, International Maritime Organization (IMO), as well as H. E. Sheikh Talal Al Khaled Al-Sabah, Chief Executive Of?cer of Kuwait Oil Tankers Company (KOTC) & H.E. Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Chairman of INDEX Holding.