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Jalboot Marine Network Sails Into Qatar International Boat Show

Jalboot Marine Network LLC (Jalboot), which operates Abu Dhabi’s only private scheduled passenger ferry service, has made its maiden debut at the Qatar International Boat Show (QIBS) that runs in the Doha’s Mourjan Marina, Lusail City until the 14th of November 2015.
The company is at the show, in partnership with Qatar’s Sora Marine, to demonstrate its marine transport credentials and expand its region-wide industry network.
Commenting on their participation, Mohammed Roestali, General Manager of Jalboot said, “It is a privilege to showcase the Jalboot ferry at the Qatar International Boat Show. We at Jalboot strive to set the bar in terms of maritime transportation in the region and are encouraged by the uptake of our service in Abu Dhabi since the soft launch in October. Our partnership with an esteemed company such as Sora Marine allows us to obtain great insight from top players in the maritime industry as well as expand our knowledge and network in the Middle East.”
Sora Marine, a well-established and recognised Qatari company, has a wealth of experience supporting the country’s marine and maritime industry through services, such as marine public transportation, consultation, training programmes, ship management and inspections. 
Jalboot is presenting its 16.7 metre catamaran during the show. The boat is fully enclosed, air-conditioned and boasts panoramic windows for passengers to take in the view from their leather, business class-style seating. Propelled by high speed twin water jets and two fuel efficient diesel engines of 700 brake horse power (bhp) each, the ferry can complete a full emergency stop within two boat lengths from its maximum speed of up to 35 nautical miles per hour (35 knots).  The Jalboot ferry is based on a latest generation German design, custom-made in the UAE to Jalboot specifications and can accommodate up to 42 passengers and three crew members.  
In addition to the ferry service, the company provides private and commercial boat charters. 
About Jalboot
As Abu Dhabi’s only private, scheduled passenger ferry service, Jalboot gives tourists and residents a new perspective of the UAE capital and its surrounds through 100 kms of scenic waterway. Seating up to 45 passengers and crew, with a host of on-board facilities, the ferries are the latest generation German design, fully air-conditioned, high-speed and are custom fitted for a safe, comfortable and exciting passenger experience. 
Jalboot ferries conveniently link key Abu Dhabi destinations with four strategically located stops which include Etihad Towers, The Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Yas Marina and Abu Dhabi Mall, with further stops to be incorporated in the near future.  The route offers a 360 degree view of Abu Dhabi and provides a leisurely day out, as well as the perfect means to avoid traffic during a daily commute. Panoramic windows and skylights, air-conditioning and comfortable leather seating, enable passengers to sit back and relax while they take a different approach to touring or travelling through Abu Dhabi. 
With a crew expertly trained and qualified to international standards in safety and customer service, Jalboot is setting new levels of service for an enjoyable, comfortable, reliable and unique experience on the water.  
Jalboot is a home-grown brand that was founded in 2013 by Emirates Consortium, its parent company. In addition to the ferry service, the company provides private and commercial boat charters. 

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