His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Environment Agency - Abu Dhabi (EAD), has witnessed the signing of a three-year agreement between EAD and AD Ports Group’s SAFEEN to manage, operate and maintain a marine research vessel to be launched by EAD in 2022.

His Highness also witnessed the signing of three agreements between EAD and UAE University, Khalifa University and Abu Dhabi University, to cooperate in research and development and support the vessel’s environmental mission.