Abu Dhabi ports launches digital vessel management system

Vessel registration, voyage declaration, vessel call requests to be done digitally

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Ports on Tuesday announced the launch of its digital vessel management system to offer customers and stakeholders complete automation of all vessel management processes and services through its Port Community System, Maqta Gateway.

Vessels arriving at any of Abu Dhabi’s commercial ports can use the system for registration, voyage declaration, vessel call requests, as well as requesting port clearance, marine services, berth shifting among others, according to Abu Dhabi Ports.

“The vessel management system was built around the needs of local industries and will play an integral role in streamlining and facilitating the import and export activities at our commercial ports, further boosting Abu Dhabi’s position as a leading maritime trade hub in the region,” Captain Mohammad Juma Al Shamisi, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports, said in a statement.

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