Dubai to host marine insurance conference

Majid Obaid bin Bashir, chairman and secretary-general, EMAC
Updated 17 September 2019

Dubai to host marine insurance conference

The second edition of Dubai Marine Insurance Conference (DMIC) focusing on offshore energy will be held on Sept. 24.

The event, held under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al-Maktoum, crown prince of Dubai, is part of the UAE Maritime Week. 

The inaugural edition of DMIC was launched in November 2018 hosted by the Dubai Maritime City Authority and supported by the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Center (EMAC).

With the theme “Manage Your Risk,” the second edition of DMIC’s sessions and panel discussions will be elaborating on risk management in addition to sharing new researches and exploring potential solutions to tackle some of the most critical issues facing the oil and gas industry in the Middle East.

Majid Obaid bin Bashir, chairman and secretary-general, EMAC, said: “EMAC will continue to show support for the maritime and offshore energy sectors by participating at key industry events like DMIC. Especially that this year’s agenda highlights the risks impeding the maritime industry and we look forward to contemplating on how organizations can work together to support the energy and maritime economies.”


Saudi Electricity Company celebrates new graduates

Updated 20 October 2019

Saudi Electricity Company celebrates new graduates

  • Senior SEC officials praised the graduates for the technical capabilities that they gained from their training at the institute
  • The training program is part of the company’s policy of bolstering its manpower with young, highly capable Saudi professionals

JEDDAH: The Saudi Electricity Co.’s (SEC) Higher Training Institute in Jeddah celebrated the graduation of fresh trainees on Sunday.

This is the SEC’s final celebration of graduates this year. The training program is part of the company’s policy of bolstering its manpower with young, highly capable Saudi professionals who will help it better serve its customers and maintain its leadership in the industry.

Senior SEC officials praised the graduates for the technical capabilities that they gained from their training at the institute.

Graduate Ibrahim Al-Bakri delivered a speech on behalf of his peers, thanking the SEC and the trainers for caring for them throughout the training period.

In a speech, Abdulrahman Al-Obayed, senior vice president of human resources, who patronized the event, welcomed the graduates to the SEC.

He encouraged them to maintain their drive, move up through the company’s ranks and be proud staff members. He then honored the year’s standout students and trainers.