Dubai Maritime Summit 2018 Conference

Following the successful launch of the Dubai Maritime Summit in 2014, Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) are planning to expand the summit of the next edition to include a series of conference sessions looking at the state of the global shipping industry, global shipping markets, maritime arbitration, innovation in shipping technology and maritime regulation.

Organised by Dubai Maritime Cluster Office (DMCO) in cooperation with Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the Dubai Maritime Summit 2018 will take place on Sunday, 28 October at The Address Dubai Marina and is expected to bring together high-profile government officials, industry professionals, regional and international experts as well as shipowners and operators from the region.

Discover the latest insights

Our extensive conference programme offers you an opportunity to hear all about the latest insights and innovations with industry heavyweights from around the globe.


Summit will be held at The Address Dubai Marina, which is within close distance of Dubai Media City, Dubai Internet City, Knowledge Village and Jebel Ali Free Zone.

2018 Key Features

The 2018 Summit featured a number of exciting sessions, including Container Transport and Logistics, China’s Belt and Road Initiative and Finance for Shipping.