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03 December 2023

RTA exhibits air-conditioned abra in Dubai International Boat Show

By Staff

For the 11th year running, the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) is taking part in the Dubai International Boat Show organised by the Dubai World Trade Center.

This year’s event will be held in Jumeirah at the entrance of the Dubai Water Canal, starting from Tuesday 27 February up to March 3.

The event is aimed at boosting the effective interaction between the RTA and partners through showcasing RTA’s marine transit services and lifting participants and visitors of this event descending on Dubai from all corners of the globe.

The newly air-conditioned abra will feature RTA’s participation in this renewal of the Exhibition.

“The RTA has been keen on participating in this annual event since 2008 as it firmly believes in the importance of enhancing the offering of diverse marine transportation services to a wide spectrum of Exhibition visitors. During the event, the RTA will also offer operational services through commuting participants and visitors from Al Habtoor City Marine Transport Station at the Dubai Water Canal to the venue of the event. We will also have a stand for exhibiting key marine transport projects of the RTA the newly air-conditioned abra which reflects RTA’s vision of supporting marine transport means with the latest mobility means and meeting the needs of abra riders,” said Mansour Rahma Al Falasi, Acting Director of RTA’s Marine Transport.

“RTA’s continued participation in this Exhibition is instrumental in keeping abreast of the latest trends and operating systems in use in the manufacturing of marine motors, especially environment-friendly motors. The event will also avail us the opportunity to get acquainted with designers and manufacturers of boats worldwide, and review the best models that help us upgrade our marine services,” he continued.

“RTA’s stand this year is expected to attract huge folks of visitors and specialists more than any time before. Visitors will be keen on acquainting with various marine transit modes provided to the public such as the Dubai Ferry, Water Taxi, Water Bus and Abras, be it electric or diesel-powered. A team of competent staff will be in place to communicate with interested visitors and provide them with more information about RTA’s marine transport services,” added Al Falasi.