Regulations & Codes of Practice
Abu Dhabi Maritime issues Codes of Practice to supplement the regulations issued by the Abu Dhabi Leadership which govern the safety of the maritime ecosystem
Marine Transport Regulations
(General & Port Operations)
Regulations related to the safe operation of ports in Abu Dhabi waters.
Code of Practice
Design Code For Maritime Infrastructure
Design Code for detailing the technical requirements for construction of maritime infrastructure in Abu Dhabi waters.
Abu Dhabi Maritime Best Practice Handbooks
Abu Dhabi Maritime issues best practice handbooks for end users to safely operate in the maritime ecosystem of Abu Dhabi.
Guide to Safe Boating
Guide to Safe Boating: A Handbook designed to help boat users operate safely across Abu Dhabi waters
Knowing the basics of boating safety will give you peace of mind and let you make the most of your time on the water. Whether you are a sailor, fisherman, diver or water sports enthusiast, there are some basic rules and information set out in this guide that you need to be aware of before setting out.
Personal Water Craft Handbook - Jet Ski
Personal Water Craft Handbook: A Handbook designed to help personal water craft (Jet Ski) users to operate safely across Abu Dhabi waters
Everything you want to know about your Personal Water craft (PWC) also known as Jet Ski. A PWC may also be called a water bike, jet ski, power ski, a wave runner and can include other similar vessels. This handbook contains information about the rules and requirements for operating a PWC, and tips on how to use your PWC safely.
MPA Visitor Guidelines
Marine Protected Areas Visitor Guidelines: guidelines are designed to ensure visitors have a safe and enriching experience in Abu Dhabi’s Marine Protected Areas.
Everything you need to know about Abu Dhabi’s Marine Protected Areas, including location, attractions, available marine infrastructure on site and recommended routing.
Tides and Weather Forecast
The National Center of Meteorology aims to unite the sources of meteorological information across the UAE, providing detailed information on maritime weather. To effectively plan and ensure safety on the marine ecosystem, please review tides and weather forecast.
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