About DCMMI

The Dubai Council for Marine and Maritime Industries (DCMMI) is a specialized industry council (non-profit trade and industry council) formed in 2013 to promote the interests of the marine and maritime industry in Dubai and the UAE. DCMMI represents a wide cross-section of the UAE’s marine and maritime industry such as Offshore & Engineering, Ship Repair & Maintenance, Shipbuilding & Conversion Rig Building, Chandlery
and Yacht Services.

These sectors are represented by operators, ship owners, charterers, marine legal service providers, ship managers, brokers, P&I clubs, port operators, marine insurance companies, ship chandlers and yacht manufacture, maintenance and management companies. As well as most of the established local and international manufacturers and suppliers of marine and offshore components, it also represents marine and offshore engineering contractors and companies whose activities are directly related to the industry including classification societies and marine consultants.

About the Industry it Represents

The Dubai and the UAE marine and maritime industry is a world-class industry with an international clientele. Dubai is one of the world’s premier ship repair and shipbuilding centres and a world leader in the offshore engineering and conversion of Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) and Floating Storage and Offloading (FSO) units. It is a niche player for the building of customised and specialised vessels and structures covering a wide spectrum of advanced marine technology.

Dubai is becoming a global leader in the building, repair and overhaul of jack-up rigs and a major builder of semi-submersible drilling rigs and vessels. Its’ rig-builders are capable of building, repairing, upgrading and converting rigs and other offshore platforms for operations in deep water and harsh environments.