UAE Maritime Week to return with a personal event during EXPO 2020 The event will support growth during the Post-Covid period Dubai: The UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure has unveiled the UAE Maritime Week, with its flagship event, Seatrade Maritime Middle East, from 12 – 16 December 2021 at Dubai Exhibition Center at Expo 2020 Dubai. The UAE Maritime Week, organized by Seatrade Maritime, part of Informa Markets, aims to bring together maritime markets in the Middle East through shipowners, industry suppliers and key decision-makers from the region on a common platform. bring to discuss and plan on the future of the maritime industry over a course of five days. The event includes Seatrade Maritime Middle East; Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent and Africa; Maritime Leaders Forum and Experience Maritime. A day will be dedicated to terminal operators and associated industries as part of the global TOC brand, also part of Informa Markets. “The UAE has always been at the forefront of strengthening the maritime industry and ensuring the continued progress of the sector through initiatives that guarantee resilience and success of organizations working under its umbrella,” said Suhail bin Mohammed Al Mazrouei. Minister of Energy, said. and infrastructure.
‘In the midst of the crisis, our ports and logistics operators have shown greatness and determination. In 2020, despite an unstable market, DP World recorded 11 percent revenue growth. This year, they recorded a gross increase in container volume by 10.2 percent year-on-year in the first quarter. The Khalifa port, the deep-water facility in the Abu Dhabi ports, has made significant progress in the now-operating South Quay and the development of Khalifa Port Logistics (KPL). ” Over the years, UAE Maritime Week has established itself as an epicenter of a variety of maritime activities, and a common platform to unite the maritime industry. Participants include prestigious influential names from key organizations such as Abu Dhabi Ports, ADNOC, Al Masaood, Albawardy Damen, Allianz Marine, Bahri and DP World. “We are confident that the 2021 issue will help the industry to continue its upward progress, as things gradually recover and return to normal. We are grateful to the wise leadership of the UAE for their continued support for the event and their efforts to promote the development of the maritime sector, ”said Chris Hayman, Chairman of Seatrade. The 2021 edition will focus on maritime safety, the future of the supply chain, digitization and data, regulatory updates, carbon dioxide and sustainable shipping. Participants will also have the opportunity to learn from powerful influencers and thought leaders from the industry.