Dubai: Dubai Police, represented by the Ports Police Station, has collaborated with Dubai Neighbourhood Councils to launch the “Mariners’ Meet” initiative. This initiative aims to improve communication with the maritime community, including fishermen, residents, strategic partners in the maritime sector, and officials of private and government clubs.
Colonel Dr. Hassan Suhail Al Suwaidi, Director of the Ports Police Station, emphasised that the initiative is driven by the station’s commitment, under the guidance of Lieutenant General Abdullah Khalifa Al Marri, Commander-in-Chief of Dubai Police, and the follow-up of Major General Pilot Ahmed Mohammed Bin Thani, Assistant Commander-in-Chief for Ports Affairs, to monitor the outcomes of the initiatives and services provided by the Ports Police Station to the public, particularly those working in the maritime sector.
The initiative further includes the “Yazwa” initiative, which aims to enhance the security of coastal and local ports and marine clubs in the emirate.
Mr. Al Suwaidi emphasised the importance of monitoring the outcomes of the initiatives and services provided by the Ports Police Station and the commitment of the Dubai Police to the safety and security of the maritime sector.
“These meetings will be held regularly to address the needs of fishermen and mariners, provide explanations about the services of the Ports Police Station, and highlight important communication channels, such as the “Sail Safely” service on the Dubai Police Smart App, enhancing the security of fishermen at sea, especially with its unique features such as maritime distress calls, trip tracking, late-trip warnings, diving area identification, and trip sharing,” the Director remarked.
At the end of the event, Mr. Al Suwaidi thanked all attendees, including partners and citizens, emphasising the importance of their cooperation in developing suggestions and recommendations that elevate the quality of life in Dubai, particularly in the maritime sector.