Dubai Maritime City announced its partnership with SalMar ASA, a major Norwegian salmon farming company. The Dubai Cooperative Society for Fishermen, a Dubai government entity is supporting the new partnership. The ambitious venture a ‘first-of-its-kind’ in Dubai proposes to build a state-of-the-art 'salmon house' in the Emirate.
Dubai Maritime City (DMC) has been supporting the specific needs of Fishermen collaboratively with the Dubai Cooperative Society for Fishermen. His Excellency Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World & Maritime World said, “This is a novel initiative and would encourage the growth of similar such ventures that would be highly beneficial for the local fishing community. We are working closely with the Dubai Cooperative Society for Fishermen on more such ventures that would alleviate the conditions of local fishermen and bring them into the commercial mainstream so that they can compete on a global scale.”