| Attend Dubai Maritime Summit

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 City Authority (DMCA), the Dubai Maritime Summit 2020 will take place on Sunday, 6 December at Dubai Exhibition Centre as part of UAE Maritime Week 2020,  and will be co-located with Expo 2020 Dubai. The 2020 Summit 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

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


Dubai Maritime Summit 2020 will be held at Dubai Exhibition Centre (DEC) as part of UAE Maritime Week 2020.

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.