Nov 16 | 2020
Standards agency DNV GL has signed a memorandum of understanding with Abu Dhabi Ports to accelerate sustainable development of the emirate’s maritime ecosystem.
The landmark agreement will see both companies advance digital transformation, through the deployment of autonomous technology, artificial intelligence, machine learning, electrification, as well as logistics and supply-chain authentication based on blockchain.
“A vital aspect in Abu Dhabi’s philosophy is constantly researching and developing smarter ways to do things, and then integrating them into our local environment … we are committed to instilling a new generation of Emiratis with a strong ethos that values a sustainable model for economic growth, and embraces decarbonisation and digitalisation across the entire maritime and logistics supply chain,” said Capt. Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, group CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports.
Abu Dhabi Ports owns and manages 11 ports and terminals in the UAE and Guinea, including the Khalifa Industrial Zone and Khalifa Port.
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