NFC Discusses Details of Khasab-Dubai Route - Wednesday, 27 July 2016



A joint meeting between the National Ferries Company (NFC) and the Executive Management of Rashid Port was held in Dubai to complete discussion of technical and logistic details to operate Khasab-Dubai Route in the upcoming period. The meeting reviewed and discussed all the facilities to be provided to the ferries in the event of starting the implementation of the journey program between Khasab and Dubai. The two sides agreed on principle to carry out an experimental journey to Rashid Port to find out all the technical details that must be provided in the port s berths. The meeting touched on the opportunities for NFC to take advantage of the international forums and gatherings in Dubai, especially Dubai International Expo 2020, which is considered as one of the prominent international exhibitions that attracts many visitors from around the world. The management of Rashid Port expressed full readiness to provide all the facilities required for the activation of the route between Khasab Port and Rashid Port. Mehdi bin Mohammed al-Abduwani, CEO of NFC said that Khasab-Dubai Route is part of its regional expansion plan and within the framework of the partnership, cooperation and promotion of economic relations between the Sultanate and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), especially the growing tourism activity between the two countries in general and between the Wilayat of Khasab and the Emirate of Dubai in particular, as well as the desire of NFC to provide sophisticated transport services. He praised the cooperation of the management of Rashid Port in the provision of facilities for NFC fleet of ferries, especially that Rashid Port is in the process of transformation to be one of the best attractive destination for marine tourism in the world.