Why Visit?

Seatrade Offshore Marine & Workboats Middle East attracts an international audience of more than 5,000 offshore marine and workboats industry professionals. Over the three-day event, over 200 exhibiting companies will showcase their products and services. The accompanying 2017 conference programme will give you the latest news, industry information and networking opportunities, to help keep you ahead of the game.

200+ Exhibitors

Meet with over 200 offshore marine and workboat companies, listen and learn from some of the industry’s leading personalities.

5,000+ Visitors

Attendance of the event grows significantly each year attracting the biggest names from within the offshore marine and workboat industry.

Keynote Sessions

Access our free-to-attend conference programme to hear and learn from industry experts, government officials and thought-leaders.

Power 30s & 60s Targeted sessions


Join us for a series of targeted sessions aimed at problem solving. Consolidated information with Q&A sessions to share your experiences and meet with peers.


Knowledge theatre - Masterclass

Oil Price decline

A panel of experts will look at the changing oil price this year and will discuss options for learning how to remain buoyant in this market to ensure the industry is ready for the new future.

Cyber Security: Protecting the Industry

Cyber Security

Join this keynote session, which will look at the potential threats faced by the shipping industry, the risks of cyber-attack and how to guard against this threat.



  • Be a part of the largest Workboat and Offshore Marine event outside of the USA.
  • Meet with over 200 offshore marine and workboat companies under one roof
  • Be part of the exciting new wave of the construction boom and offshore growth of the Middle East
  • Network with the largest concentration of ship owners & operators
  • Meet with key NOCs, IOCs and EPCs
  • Gain access to one of the world’s most lucrative and developing markets


This show personifies high probability clients rather than just the number game. I dare say that it is the quickest way to put a finger to the pulse of the Middle East workboat market.
Tee Jin, Manager (Yards and Marine Division), KTL Offshore PTE LTD, Singapore

The event provides a great opportunity for delegates to discuss and share ideas and knowledge and to view the latest technologies and methods.
Darwish Al Qubaisi, General Manager, ESNAAD

The show represents an important platform for the industry in light of current developments and land reclamation underway in Abu Dhabi. There are a large number of marine projects including new islands, gas and oil operations which require marine transport and other related services.
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Chairman, National Transport Authority.