تحت رعاية صاحب السمو الشــيخ محـمـد بن راشــد آل مـكـتوم، نائب رئيس الدولة رئيس مجلس الوزراء حاكم دبي "رعاه الله"

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai

28th February – 1st March 2018

Rashid Hall F and C

Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre

28th February – 1st March 2018

Sheikh Rashid Hall F and C, Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre

"Navigating the future and facing the challenges"

Message From The Chairman

H.E. Khamis Juma Buamim
Conference Chairman
Offshore Arabia 2018

Welcome To Offshore Arabia 2018

"Navigating The Future & Facing The Challenges"

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President, Prime Minister of United Arab Emirates, Ruler of Dubai.

It is an incredible delight that I invite you to participate in the 9th Offshore Arabia 2018 Conference and Exhibition which will initiate on 28 February and 1 March 2018 at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Join us to connect, network, do business and share your strategies facing the growing challenges in the new offshore landscape, at the heart of a hydrocarbon regional powerhouse the United Arab Emirates and its most ambitious futuristic city Dubai, a compelling destination for corporate meetings and a stand out success.

Today with the new theme ” Navigating the Future, and Facing the Challenges.” we are introducing another award-winning comprehensive conference housing globally renowned speakers addressing;

The Outlook on Oil & Gas, Financing within the Offshore Industry, the legal issues our industry is facing, Future Projects and Technologies and most of all, you will find a strong commitment to sustainability and the environment on our stage.

The exhibition aims to expand cooperation with other international companies which possess advanced technologies in Oil and Gas and the Marine and Maritime sector and can provide the best solutions for our stakeholders to save them their time and money in the struggling markets.

I would like to extend my appreciation to all those who support Offshore Arabia, including the UAE Ministry of Environment and Climate Change, the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, The Dubai Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing, as well as the Executive and Technical Committees, Exhibitors, Sponsors, Delegates, Visitors and Media Partners.

We look forward to welcoming you and wish you a fruitful business at Offshore Arabia 2018.

Chairman Background

H.E. Khamis Juma Buamim is the Board Member and Managing Director and Group CEO of Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC, he was appointed in April 2016.
 
Mr. Buamim is the Chairman of the Dubai Council for Marine and Maritime Industries (Dcmmiemirates), the specialized industry council (non-profit trade and industry) and it was formed to promote the interests of the offshore and maritime industry in Dubai and the UAE. He is also the Chairman of the Federal Committee for the Revision and Update of the UAE Maritime Law, the committee was created to review and update the UAE Commercial Maritime Law and formulate a new & futuristic law that will propel and govern the ongoing potential growth of business and the maritime industry in the UAE and the region.
 
Mr. Buamim is the former Chairman and Chief Executive officer of Drydocks world and Maritime world and Chairman of the Board of DDW-PaxOcean Asia pte, Singapore and has successfully led the organization through its restructuring during the global financial crisis. His leadership and direction have been instrumental in the company being able to acquire several pioneering projects on a global scale. This leadership has seen the company move from close to financial failure, create major synergies, recognize potential and place the organization firmly on a path driven to sustainable profitability and growth.
 
Mr. Buamim is a Leading veteran in the oil and gas industry worked with Conoco and ConocoPhillips for 26 years and held various corporate and management positions, including vice president of Dubai oil company (DPC), a subsidiary of ConocoPhillips in the United Arab Emirates. He was also the President and Chief Executive Officer of Regional Clean Sea Organization (RECSO) the oil industry environmental arm in the Gulf region.
 
Mr. Buamim is also involved in a number of leading private & public organization, he is member of the Dubai Government Crises and Disasters Management Team, member of the Advisory board of Emirates Classification Society (Tasneef) , Vice Chairman of the Federal Transportation Authority Technical Committee, Advisor to the Career Gulf Development and Senior Advisor in the Middle East and North Africa- Business strategies & International Energy.
 
Mr. Buamim has won many Awards and life time achievements, including being recognized as the most influential maritime top 50 personalities in the world by Tanker Shipping & Trade magazine of London 2015, HH. sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Business Award 2014, The Tatweej Personality Award for leadership, management and business 2014, The “Outstanding Lifetime Achievement” award from Lloyd’s List London for Business 2014, The year personality award in the field of marine and maritime industry by International Ships Techniques 2013, Sword of Honors from the British Safety Council, London 2014, The International Prize in Human Resource Management, The Archimedes Achievement Award “for excellence and exchange of knowledge” – United States of America and so many other.
 
Holds Bachelor of Business Administration and Economics – United Kingdom and the National Administration degree in Crises Management and incident Command – United States of America and the High-accreditation on international human resources management (IPM).