4th UAE SUMMIT OF MARINE AND MARITIME LEADERS 2017
January 24th, 2017
Armed Forces Officers Club and Hotel
The UAE Summit of Marine and Maritime Leaders (held in 2016)
The UAE Summit of Marine and Maritime Leaders 2017
Under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi
Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman of the Federal Transport Authority – Land and Maritime.
Following the three very successful conferences held in 2014 2015 and 2016 in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, we are happy to present the “4th UAE Maritime Forum 2017 - The UAE Summit of Marine and Maritime Leaders – The Summit will be held on Tuesday 24 January 2017 in Abu Dhabi, UAE. and is again hosted by TASNEEF and organized by Mare Forum
The event accentuates the importance of the growth of the Maritime and Shipping sector in the Emirates and its growing recognition as a global maritime centre.
The Forum will bring together leaders of both the local, the regional and international marine, maritime, shipping, trade and commodities, banking, maritime tourism representatives, energy and services industries and will be the fourth of a series of international forums in the Emirates with the focus on the world-wide attention to the growing importance and emerging stature of the region within industry circles.
Analyzing UAE’s significant role in the region, and the world, the current and future trade and shipping trends, the conference will examine the future of the promising Maritime Cluster and maritime hub of UAE and the Golf. It will examine the dynamics of today and by focusing on 2030 explore how maritime UAE will look like in the next 15 years and beyond, and what strategies and goals for this sector will come into play, including topics relating to shipping, shipbuilding yachting, logistics, taxes, finance, shipping law, ship repair, manufacturing, tourism, port and terminals and crew manning services industries.
The entire local and international maritime supply chain will gather at this distinguished event where the exchange of information and ideas will provide for a great conference experience. This will all take place in an open, stimulating, free-flowing and attractive environment combined with informal discussions which once again will demonstrate the successful hallmark of the Mare Forum formula.
Views will be shared and debated by ship-owners and ship-operators, shipbuilders and ship repairers, equipment providers and manufacturers, crew manning agents, industry associations, charterers, traders, analysts, bankers, consultants and entrepreneurs, classification societies, policy-makers, regulators, maritime lawyers, port and terminal operators, yacht owners and yacht services representatives, the media and other members of the maritime community from the region and all over the world who will take an active part at this prestigious conference. The conference will provide an interactive forum to participants to network, learn, discuss and debate all contemporary and future themes in the shipping, marine, yachting and maritime industries in UAE, the Region and the World.
If you are interested in Global and Middle East maritime and shipping business, and if you want to know what’s next in Middle East and globally we invite you to attend the 4th UAE Summit of Marine and Maritime Leaders. You will find your answers here.
Together with a very high profile international audience, participants will plunge in a pool of booming business and new network opportunities, which focus on the Middle East, South Asia and Africa (MESAA) region.
We look forward to welcoming you in Abu Dhabi,
MARE FORUM & TASNEEF
The Speakers & Pannelists to be announced soon. Stay tuned!
Dr Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi
Federal Transport Authority – Land & Maritime
Khamis Juma Buamim
Chairman / Board Member | MD & Group CEO
Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries / Gulf Navigation
Ioannis (Jannis) Kostoulas
Founder, Owner and President
Yasser Nasr Zaghloul
Chief Executive Officer
National Marine Dredging Company
Mohamed Al Ali
Senior Vice President Operations
ADNATCO and NGSCO
Fahmi Omar Mukhayer
Al Huqooq Advocacy and Al Huqooq Legal Practice (HLP)
Ahmad Al Mutaiwei
Business Development Manager
Emirates Classification Society (TASNEEF)
Fichte & Co. Legal
Chief Executive Officer
Red Sea Marine Management (DMCC)
Chief Executive Officer
MERCMARINE Group of Companies
Marine & Offshore Manager - Middle East & Africa
Lloyd’s Register Marine
Gulf Craft Inc.
McQuilling Shipping Services DMCC
Moore Stephens LLP
Tufton Oceanic (Middle East) Limited
Head of Energy / Marine Corporate and Institutional Banking Group
National Bank of Fujairah PSC
Marine Partners Monaco
A. Joel Walton
Cayman Registry, Maritime Authority of the Cayman Islands
Ever since its opening, the prestigious Armed Forces Officers Club and Hotel continues to intrigue and enthral its guests. With its internationally acclaimed architectural design and unmatched Arabic hospitality the luxurious 5-star hotel has come to establish itself as unique property in the modern urban landscape of the United Arab Emirates. Nowadays, Officers Club & Hotel is fully open to the public.
All its 294 elegantly appointed guest rooms and luxurious suites are embraced by an impressive, inner garden, which is one of the world’s largest assemblies of 142 species of plants in an indoor location. Not surprisingly, the hotel was honoured with the prestigious British Association of Landscape Industries “BALI” Landscape Award in 2002
Relax in your room and watch your favorite movie on the LCD television. If you require extra workspace our business centre is complete with all modern facilities and equipment. When it’s time to put your workday aside, relax and rejuvenate in our health club which boasts extensive, world-class sports and leisure facilities. During a vacation, nothing is better than indulging in great food. We have more than eight restaurants and lounges serving diverse cuisines ranging from ambient lounges to European fine dining.