ITC and Abu Dhabi Ports Discuss Cooperation Opportunities with Japan
The Integrated Transport Centre (ITC) of the Department of Municipalities and Transport and Abu Dhabi Ports discussed the cooperation opportunities with Japan Cooperation Centre for the Middle East (JCCME).
This comes as part of enhancing the economic and investment relations in the fields of transport and logistics.
This was during a workshop hosted by the ADJEC Infrastructure Working Group with the attendance of a Japanese delegation included business leaders and representatives of government and private entities.
The workshop addressed cooperation opportunities and knowledge exchange in the fields of surface transport, sustainable mobility, logistics, sea freight and ports. That is along with other development projects and investment opportunities within the strategic partnership between all parties.
During the workshop, ITC discussed the importance of utilizing big data in the planning for the future of transport in Abu Dhabi Emirate and how it will benefit in supporting the decision-making processes, strategic planning to develop the transport sector and setting suitable development policies.
ITC stated that applying big data in the Strategic Transport Evaluation Assessment Model (STEAM) helps in foreseeing the future of this sector and setting strategic plans that support the investment opportunities.
Abu Dhabi Ports showcased a detailed presentation on its leading role in promoting global trade and linking international markets as well as its technical innovations provided by Maqta Gateway that are leading the drive to digitally transform the region’s trade and logistics sector.
During the workshop, Abu Dhabi Ports also exhibited how its Industrial Cities and Free Zone cluster, which includes Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD) and ZonesCorp, provides a range of unique advantages that are critical to attracting increased foreign direct investment.