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Dubai Maritime Authority - CHAIRMAN MESSAGE



I have great pleasure in welcoming you to DMA’s website. Through this website, we aim to build bridges of communication with our strategic partners and stakeholders in Dubai’s maritime sector.

In line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, may God protect him, DMA was established to develop, organize and manage the maritime sector in Dubai according to best international practices and the highest standards. DMA’s main goal is to create a vibrant and safe maritime environment in Dubai. To achieve this goal, DMA aims to revolutionize and transform maritime legislation and regulations and operational strategies in order to improve the performance, safety and competitiveness of the local maritime sector, as well as boost the leading status of Dubai as a world-class maritime hub.

DMA enjoys a leading role in the region and globally in enhancing the competitiveness of the local maritime sector, and developing an integrated, vibrant and safe maritime environment that responds proactively to rapid changes, keeps pace with emerging trends and attracts investment. This is in line with our mission to strengthen the contributions of the maritime sector in advancing economic development and meeting future needs.

At DMA we appreciate the important role of cooperation in achieving future aspirations. Hence, our focus is centered on building strong strategic partnerships with various government bodies, non-governmental institutions and stakeholders in the maritime sector in Dubai.
The scope of our work at DMA is based on a set of corporate values centered on leadership, creativity, cooperation, customer service, excellence in human resources, integrity and maritime safety. These are the building blocks that will enable us to enhance Dubai’s position as a leading maritime hub regionally and globally.

His Excellency Sultan bin Sulayem

Dubai Maritime Authority (DMA) Chairman