Middle East Offshore
Support Journal Conference 8-9 May 2017, Dubai

Middle East Offshore<br /> Support Journal Conference

Middle East Offshore Support Journal Conference

Cost optimisation through technology and innovation

View the conference photos here

The 3rd Annual Middle East OSJ Conference brings together the leading shipowners, oil and gas majors, shipbuilders and technology experts to discuss innovative approaches to managing costs effectively, improving safety and efficiency and the current market opportunities.This conference is the region’s most definitive event focused on offshore support.

This year's Middle East OSJ Conference will focus on ensuring operations adapt to fit today's environment. The conference provides an invaluable opportunity to communicate, collaborate and hear from your peers, business partners and customers.

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What will be covered at this year's event:

  • Regional and global implications of the low oil price
  • Opportunities, threats and challenges and local and global offshore support markets
  • Bolstering resilience, recognizing market opportunities and ensuring operations adapt to today’s environment
  • Chartering strategies and opportunities in the Middle East
  • Iran's offshore potential in a post-sanctions era
  • Low CAPEX vessels: Construction vessels for general use in shallow waters
  • Improving efficiency without compromising safety
  • Cost effective solutions for shipbuilding, operations and maintenance
  • Addressing cost challenges through standardisation, simplification and innovation
  • Special focus on Africa
  • Leadership and success stories of companies who operated in India, Caspian, Mediterranean and Red Sea and Mexican markets


Advisory Board:


Dagher D. Al Marar 
Arnstein Eknes 
Segment Director - OSVs and Special Ships
DNV GL - Maritime
Sunil Chaudhary
C.S. Offshore 
David Foxwell
Offshore Support Journal
Edwin Lampert
Group Managing Editor
Riviera Maritime Media


Photos and videos





View photos from our last Dubai conference here

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Event Coordination
Louise Smith
t: +44 20 8370 7794
e: louise.smith@rivieramm.com

Event Sales - rest of the world
Ian Glen
t: +44 20 8370 1722
e: ian.glen@rivieramm.com

Event Sales - Middle East
Rigzin Angdu
t: +65 6809 3198
e: rigzin.angdu@rivieramm.com

Feedback from 2014

"Very interactive and open-discussion event. I found all the market players on one platform"

Aykut Erol, V.Ships

"It has been an excellent conference, good venue and good service. Interesting topics and speakers. I'll be back!"

Lars. R. Djupevag, TTS Offshore

"Good interaction with panel & audience. Good opportunity to learn latest market developments and network."

Sybrand Boschma, Damen Shipyards