Press and Media Room

The Latest News, Press Releases and Media Information

Welcome to the Press and Media Room for Seatrade Maritime Middle East


This is where you will find the latest news, press releases, information on press registration and application details for media partnerships.

Press Registration Opens Summer 2020

Press badges are available for working media journalists, editors and influencers within the maritime and business industries. 

To qualify for a complimentary media pass, applicants must cover the maritime industry or related vertical on a regular basis and present at least one article from the past six months if requested.

All members of the press in attendance at Seatrade Maritime Middle East will be required to prove coverage of the event within one month of the event trading.

What's Included in Press Accreditation?

Press accreditation at Seatrade Maritime Middle East gives access to the full event and press office from Monday 7 September through to Wednesday 9 October 2020. The event is co-located with Expo 2020 at the new Dubai Exhibition Centre. 

The list of accredited media may be shared with exhibiting companies, partners and speakers for the purpose of organising media coverage of their participation in the show. 

Further information will be released shortly.

About Seatrade Maritime Middle East

Seatrade Maritime Middle East is the leading B2B event for the Middle Eastern maritime market, bringing together over 7,000 buyers and suppliers from 86 countries and every industry sector. Here, attendees are able to take advantage of a global opportunity to explore avenues for new and renewed business within the prosperous, dynamic and innovative region of the Middle East.


The three-day exhibition hosts the largest gathering of the maritime market within the Middle East, with nearly 300 suppliers from all sectors coming together to meet with a powerful network of ship owners, operators, managers and buyers.


As the digital landscape of maritime continues to evolve, the conference at this year’s Seatrade Maritime Middle East is powered by Seatrade ShipTech Middle East, allowing attendees to learn from influential experts on the biggest themes and latest trends in order to keep their operation viable and attractive.


This year, Seatrade Maritime Middle East will take place from 7 – 9 December 2020  at the new Dubai Exhibition Centre, which is co-located within Expo 2020 and a part of UAE Maritime Week 2020. Seatrade Maritime Middle East is slo part of the Seatrade portfolio, which is now an integral part of the Maritime, Transport and Logistics vertical within Informa Markets, the largest organiser of B2B events globally. 

Seatrade Maritime Middle East and Expo 2020


Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2020 will co-locate with Expo 2020, and take place at the new Dubai Exhibition Centre. 


Expo 2020 is the first expo to be hosted within the Middle East and surronding regions, and is set to be the largest event ever staged in the Arab world. Over 190 countries are expected to be welcomed by warm Emarati hospitality and experience over 60 events each day over the course of 173 days.



UAE Maritime Week


UAE Maritime Week is a week-long series of events, focused on promoting the UAE as a first-class maritime destination and a gateway for global trade. Seatrade Maritime Middle East and Seatrade ShipTech Middle East will once again form an integral part of the week.


Hosted by Dubai Maritime City Authority, UAE Maritime Week will take place from 6 – 10 December 2020 in Dubai. 


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