Welcome to SHIPTEK 2024

Since its inception in 2008, this most popular name SHIPTEK in the maritime industry has traveled worldwide - Dubai, Singapore, Hongkong, Greece, Hamburg, India etc., making it one of the finest maritime events globally. ShipTek International Maritime Conference & Excellence Awards 2024 UAE will be a physical event aimed at key decision makers and high-level policymakers. The forerunners of ShipTek were all billed as ideal events which orchestrated turnarounds in the maritime industry. ShipTek has been blessed with a continuum of leader’s foresight and is an event setting a revolution in the Maritime world. ShipTek Conference focuses on key market trends, giving attendees a unique insight into the current opportunities. The intention is that attendees will leave the event with a much clearer idea about future trade patterns and market influences so they are better placed to build the foundations for longer-term business growth.
This mega event will comprise the following integral segments:
  • Two-days International Conference
  • ShipTek International Awards 2024
ShipTek 2024


H.E Eng Hessa Ahmed Hamdan Almalek

Advisor to the Minister for Maritime Transport Affairs, The UAE Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure

Nabil Ben Soussia

Group CCO
IEC Telecom Group.

Hamad Al Maghrabi

Chief Executive Officer , Ofco Offshore International

Capt. Mohamad Al Ali

Senior VP, Offshore Logistics, Adnoc L&S

Vivek Seth

Senior Vice President, Marine Services ADNOC Logistics & Services

Capt. Yasser Hashem

Director Fleet Personnel Department, Bahri Ship Management

Dr. Effat Mostafa

Founder & General Manager, Seascope Mena

Christopher Kirton

Managing Director, ITM (V.GROUP)

Natalie Jensen

Partner, Ince & Co

Jamil Al Ali

Head of Commercial & BD Middle East Marine & Offshore, Bureau Veritas.

Gireesh Menon

Managing Director Aries Marine & Engg.

Jaideep Vohra

Fleet Performance and Drydocking Director

Veronika Aspelund

Vice President – Mooring solutions, Wilhelmsen Ships Service

Xanthos Kyriacou

Regional Managing Director , Columbia Shipmanagement

Hanan Ekhzaimy

Head Of Competitiveness & Marine Quality Moei UAE

Sarah Al Qahtani

Chartering Manager (Commercial & Operations), Bahri Dry Bulk

Captain Saif AL Mheiri

Managing Director , Abu Dhabi Maritime

Capt. Abhay Nimbalkar

CEO Greenfield Marine Technologies

Capt.Thomas Varghese

Managing Director Synergy Mideast Ship Management

Nikolaos Michas

Global Tanker Segment Director, Lloyds Register

Willem Moelker

Sales & Marketing Director Albwardy Damen

Ramee Rashid

Owner & Director Seamaster Maritime

Dr. Jayakumar

Chief Executive Officer and Director Vizhinjam International Seaport Limited

X A J Kitherian

Founder & CEO , Entoss Technologies

Tim Coffin

CEO - Maritime Logistics Division, Tristar Group

Rajeev P. Rao

Regional Manager - ME, Africa & EU IR CLASS

Nooshin Rahmani

Partner, Ruby Maritime

Tobias Giese

Technical Manager

Nitin Mehta

COO & Head of Strategy, Lila Global (GMS Group)

Capt. Dheeraj Sharma

Regional Director Business Development ABS Dubai (ME & Africa)

Capt. Vikas Pandey

Co-Founder , ShipFinex

Michael Sonderby

Managing Director and Partner, Head of BCG Digital Ventures China


ShipTek International Awards 2024 is back to celebrate the remarkable & noteworthy contributions of the Individuals/Organizations In the maritime/ Offshore/Oil&Gas/Port & Logistics sectors. A proud symbol of celebration & recognition, the award ceremony gained its popularity and credibility through its forerunners. The award ceremony shall be organized in concurrence with ShipTek International Conference. So don’t wait and miss out to place your nomination for the respective category and be a participant in the final race among other top organizations & individuals
Become a part of this Grand Evening of Achievements where Excellence Matters..!!
  • Tanker Operator of the Year
  • Ship Operator of the Year
  • CSR Award of the Year
  • Best Ship Agency of the Year
  • Best HSE Initiatives.
  • Sustainable Organization of the Year
  • Excellence in Ports Infrastructure
  • Excellence in Marine Services
  • Best Employer of the Year
  • Ship Repair Yard of the Year
  • Best Training Institute
  • Green Shipping Award
  • Port of the Year
  • Best Project - Innovation
  • Best Classification Society of the Year
  • Ship Manager of the Year
  • New Building Yard of the Year
  • Rising Star – Organization
  • Rising Star - Individual
  • Law firm of the Year
  • Young Women Achiever of the Year
  • ShipTek – Women Personality of the Year
  • Best Service Provider - Marine
  • Best Service Provider - Offshore
  • Best Service Provider - Oil & Gas
  • Best Maritime Association
  • CEO of the Year
  • ShipTek - Maritime Personality of the Year
  • ShipTek Life Time Achievement Award - Entrepreneur
  • ShipTek Life Time Achievement Award - Services


Gold Sponsor

Lenol logo

Silver Sponsor

silver sponsor

Dinner & Cocktail Sponsors

Faisal M Higgi & Associates

Delegate Bag Sponsor


Badge & Lanyard Sponsor

Lunch & Coffee Sponsor

Lunch & Coffee Sponsor

Conference Session Sponsors

Faisal M Higgi & Associates
Faisal M Higgi & Associates
Faisal M Higgi & Associates

Associate Sponsors


Media Partners

Association Partner


Supporting Association

About Conference

Event Schedule

  • Day 01 24 January 2024
  • Day 02 25 January 2024
09:30 AM
09:40 AM

Inauguration Ceremony

09:40 AM
09:50 AM

Keynote Address

H.E Eng Hessa Ahmed Hamdan Almalek
Executive Advisor to Minister for Maritime Transport Affairs, UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure
09:50 AM
10:00 AM

Presidential Address

Sir Sohan Roy
President, International Maritime Club
Founder Chairman & CEO, Aries Group
Conference 1st Session
09:40 AM
10:00 AM

Topic :

Alternative Fuels and ESDs for Tankers

Nikolaos Michas
Global Tanker Segment Director, Lloyds Register
10:00 AM
10:05 AM

Q & A Session


Why Attend ShipTek?

Networking Opportunities

Meet and connect with experts from the industry, gain knowledge on the opportunities and challenges of the industry and interact with the global players to understand the ins and outs of the industry.

Case Study Presentations

Increase your awareness about modern Asset management / advanced inspection technologies used in Oil & gas production, petrochemical, power generation, and manufacturing industries through real-time case studies of experts.

Lead Generation

Connect with industry colleagues, meet prospective clients and create new sales opportunities by strengthening your brand awareness at the event.



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17th March, 2023

Cutting-Edge Maritime Technology Takes Center Stage at ShipTek International Conference 2023 – Dubai Edition

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22nd March, 2023

UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure wins “Excellence In Governance - Maritime” award at ShipTek Awards 2023

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24th March, 2023


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