'Amphibious car' launched in Dubai Creek

The amphibious car developed by Dubai Customs. (Al Bayan)

During its participation in Gitex Technology Week 2015, held at the Dubai World Trade Centre from October 18 to 22 2015, Dubai Customs officially launched the ‘amphibious car,’ one of the innovations of the department to improve its performance.

Dubai Customs is keen to adapt modern techniques to do daily work with the highest quality and achieve its vision of ‘a world leading customs administration in supporting legitimate trade,’ to protect society and promote economic development.

The ‘Amphibious Car,’ one of the tools developed by Dubai Customs in recent times, received praise from His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, during his visit to Dubai Customs stand at the 35th Gitex Technology Week.

The idea of ‘Amphibious Car’ was also supported by Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, and he expressed his happiness during the opening of the exhibition.

The amphibious car is an environment-friendly car, fitted with 10 sophisticated inspection equipment, all solar-powered, and this innovation is the first of its kind in customs work in the UAE, and helps to save time and detect marine risks of steamboats and wooden vessels which arrives in large numbers at the coastal  ports of Dubai.
 

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