Abu Dhabi Maritime, part of the AD Ports Group, in collaboration with the Ministry of Municipalities and Transport, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tadweer, Abu Dhabi Waste Management Company, to promote the protection of the Emirate’s waterways.
Under the terms of the MoU, Abu Dhabi Maritime and Tadweer will set up a framework for exploring joint opportunities to keep Abu Dhabi’s waterways safe, clean, and free from debris and obstructions.
Abu Dhabi Maritime's managing director, Captain Saif Al Mheiri, commented: "We are extremely pleased to be collaborating with Tadweer in this effort to establish best-in-class safety and cleanliness of Abu Dhabi's waterways. Abu Dhabi Maritime remains committed to sustaining the environment, ensuring that our waterways are safe and clean for all users, and we take pride in protecting marine ecosystems, leaving a positive impact on our environment for future generations."
Dr Salem Khalfan Al Kaabi, director general of Operational Affairs at the Department of Municipalities and Transport, said: "This cooperation reinforces our dedication to preserving the environment and ensuring the safety of Abu Dhabi's waterways. Proactive collaboration plays a pivotal role in conservation, and this MoU signifies a commitment to combining our resources and expertise and our determination to protect the marine ecosystem, setting a precedent of environmental stewardship in line with our leadership's vision."
Tadweer's managing director and CEO, Ali Al Dhaheri, stated: "We are proud to partner with Abu Dhabi Maritime and combine our strengths and resources to ensure the safety and cleanliness of Abu Dhabi's waterways. Together, we will diligently work towards safeguarding the environment, adhering to the highest local and international standards while delivering exceptional results. Tadweer remains steadfast in its commitment to create an integrated waste management system and protect the Emirate's environment to ensure a sustainable future for coming generations."
Clean waterway strategy adopted in Abu Dhabi