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New Regulation on Dubai's Waters

Posted: Nov. 20th, 2012  |  By Michael Pearse

To accommodate its marinas that grow ever busier, the Dubai Maritime City Authority has set new laws for navigation aids for their waters. All aids that wish to be put in place must receive a No Objection Certificate from the DMCA.

Dubai: The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has announced new rules and initiatives concerning the deployment of navigation aids (navaids) as it focuses attention on safety in navigation channels and seeks to eliminate the risk of maritime accidents amid large-scale development across the emirate — including a number of off-shore projects.

Navaids are typically placed in busy maritime areas to assist passing vessels steer a safe course. They are designed to help vessels head in the right direction, warn them of treacherous waters or any imminent danger, or warn other vessels that a certain vessel has encountered a problem such as engine failure.


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