13 - 15 December 2021

Dubai Exhibition Centre, Expo 2020

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Conference Overview

An Unmissable Learning Experience

An indispensable arena for learning and education, the conference at Seatrade Maritime Middle East is where high profile leaders unite to share actionable insights, expertise and knowledge into the most pressing issues
facing the regional market.

2021 Agenda Coming Soon

The full agenda and speaker line up for this year will be announced shortly. For more information, you can sign up for event updates.

Previous Conference Sessions Include:

The Parliamentary Debate

  • This House Believes that the Shipping Industry is not Ready to Embrace Smart Shipping



Keynote Forums

  • Smart Ports and Smart Carriers
  • Maritime's Human Backbone
  • Can Going Green Save the Green?

Breakout Sessions

  • Mitigating Cyber Security Risks
  • Ballast Water Management: Knowledge is Compliance
  • Navigating Connectivity While At Sea

Witness Inspiring Thought Leadership

Access Our Industry's Brightest Minds

Join 70+ leading visionaries, experts and influencers as they share essential insight into the biggest challenges facing future industry development. 

Previous Speakers Include

  • H.E. Eng. Hessa Bint Ahmed Al Malek Advisor to the Minister for Maritime Transport Affairs, The UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure
  • Mohammed Al Muallem Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director UAE Region - DP World
  • Dr Noura Al Dhaheri Head of the Digital Cluster, Abu Dhabi Ports and CEO of Maqta Gateway LLC
  • Capt Ali Shehab Ahmad Acting CEO and Deputy Chief Executive Fleet Operations, Kuwait Oil Tanker (KOTC)
  • René Kofod-Olsen CEO, V.Group
  • Katharina Stanzel Managing Director, INTERTANKO

New Conference Track

Seatrade ShipTech Middle East

Join ground-breaking debate during the Seatrade ShipTech – the leading shipping technology conference for professionals from across the Middle East's maritime market.

Taking place as part of Seatrade Maritime Middle East, Seatrade ShipTech brings together market experts to share insight into the impact of technical innovation, regulatory change and operational efficiency requirements across the regional maritime market. 

A full agenda and speaker line-up will be announced shortly.