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What's On During UAE Maritime Week 2023


An ambitious programme of events is scheduled for May 2023... 

Look forward to some great content and networking at:

Exhibition & Conference | 16-18 May 2023

The flagship event of UAE Maritime Week, Seatrade Maritime Logistics Middle East connects the regional industry with outstanding maritime and logistical suppliers across an essential three-day exhibition and conference.


SMLME VIP Gala Dinner | 16 May

SMLME will host a who’s-who of VIPs at this exclusive Gala Dinner directly after the exhibition and conferences come to a close on the opening day. Guests will have an opportunity to network, enjoy a four-course meal and have face-to-face discussions that help drive the performance of the industry. 


15 May - Course TBA

One of Dubai’s leading courses will host a full compliment of maritime golf enthusiasts to kick off UAE Maritime Week and SM&LME with a hole in one!

16 May (AM)

Directly following the opening and VIP tour of Seatrade Maritime & Logistics Middle East, the Keynote Forum will provide a strategic and macro introduction to the three days of content to follow.

16 May (PM)

An exciting new addition to the event, the Innovation Incubator will give a stage to start-ups and innovators creating some of the latest technology, projects and processes set to enhance sector.

17 May (AM)

The latest challenges in the legal landscape and the  challenges and opportunities for maritime CFOs in today’s boardrooms including.

17 May (PM)

Cadets and recent post-graduates witness a masterclass panel of industry leaders talk about working in maritime & logistics in an industry where skills and opportunities are changing everyday. 

17 May

The return of Seatrade’s highly popular technical conference will fill the Al Multaqua Ballroom for a day of innovation, technical prowess and operational excellence.

18 May

This vital one-day conference will bring together experts from maritime-related logistics concerns, ports and shipowners to debate opportunities and risks throughout this market segment.

18 May

The return of Seatrade’s high-level conference celebrating all things offshore marine will bring together the serious players in the offshore marine services space.

19 May - TBA

A series of networking events and tours of some of Dubai's most presitigious port facilities. Full details to be announced in the new year.