Southern Tourism Company, a subsidiary of Bahrain Mumtalakat Holding Company, has signed an agreement with Abu Dhabi Maritime, the custodian of Abu Dhabi’s waterways, to explore development in key business areas.

The signing of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) took place at Abu Dhabi International Boat Show in the presence of Ahmed Al-Aseeri, Chairman of Southern Tourism Company and the representative of Mumtalakat, Yusuf Al-Manea, CEO of Southern Tourism Company and Captain Saif Al Mheiri, Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Maritime.

Ahmed Al-Aseeri said: “We are pleased to partner with Abu Dhabi Maritime to explore joint services related to maritime transportation and logistics in the region. This will enable Southern Tourism Company to enhance its contribution to the national economy in alignment with Mumtalakat’s objectives”.

Yusuf Al-Manea said: “This agreement will enable us to exchange knowledge, technical know-how and expertise to explore opportunities and build strategic collaboration in the region”.

Capt. Saif Al Mheiri, Managing Director of Abu Dhabi Maritime commented: “Abu Dhabi Maritime is delighted to team up with Southern Tourism Company, to consider the development of Bahrain’s maritime infrastructure and services. As the custodian of Abu Dhabi’s waterways, Abu Dhabi Maritime looks forward to sharing our insights and expertise on marine transport, logistics and services with our friends in Bahrain.”

The MoU will enable both parties to work closely together to develop solutions for sea transportation logistics and the development of marine facilities as well as ferry services. – TradeArabia News Service