Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of Defence held the second UAE Worthiness and Safety Conference under the patronage of Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Bowardi, Minister of State for Defence Affairs, as part of the 7th Naval Defence and Maritime Security Exhibition (NAVDEX) and the 16th International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX), held at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).
Major General Salem Saeed Al Shamsi, Commander of the National Defence College, officially opened the two-day conference. Senior officers from the Ministry of Defence, professionals, and experts in worthiness and safety are also there, as well as formal delegations from friendly nations.
The conference’s second edition will bring together a wide range of pertinent professionals who will talk about the most recent developments in the fields of worthiness and safety in order to create an excellent forum for discussion and the sharing of knowledge and expertise.
Additionally, it intends to strengthen the effectiveness of safety programmes, safeguard the lives of Ministry of Defence recruits from potential threats, as well as develop self-protection knowledge and enhance cooperation between military and civil organisations.
The conference includes a series of lectures and workshops that cover themes relating to land and maritime worthiness and safety. These sessions offer attendees a noteworthy chance to get insight from the knowledge and experience of pertinent experts. The event serves as a perfect forum for discussing current trends in safety and worthiness and is also consistent with the UAE’s objective to strengthen its cooperation with the international community.
The UK’s Approach to the Classification of Military Ships was the topic of a speech by William Johanson Langton, Registrar of Shipping & Principal Inspector in the Defence at the UK Ministry of Defence.