YoungShip UAE

YoungShip UAE is a non-profit, non-political organization run on volunteer efforts and a member of the global YoungShip organization. Our goal is to provide a platform for competence and network development and promote young professionals in the UAE's Maritime Cluster.

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Supporting the future of UAE's Maritime Cluster

YoungShip Dubai has been active for over 8 years and has done a lot for the attraction, retention and education of young people in UAE’s Maritime Industry. Our efforts in this field were recognized when YoungShip Dubai received the Next Generation Shipping Award at the Lloyds List Middle East and Indian Sub-Continent Awards in December 2015, as well as the Contribution to the Maritime Cluster award at the Seatrade Awards Ceremony in October 2014.

In 2021 YoungShip Dubai expanded to the rest of the UAE becoming YoungShip UAE and encompassing Abu Dhabi.

YoungShip UAE organizes monthly events for people in the Maritime industry under 40 years of age. YoungShip’s purpose is to provide its members with a platform and opportunity to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the shipping industry through seminars, networking events and outings. In YoungShip we work purely out of our passion for shipping and our motivation is based on our conviction that young people are the most important element to ensure our industry's ongoing growth and success.

By joining YoungShip UAE you are not only accessing 100s of past and present members in all walks of shipping in the UAE, but also our worldwide network of branches. YoungShip UAE has organized on average an event every month since its inception in April 2012 and our efforts have been recognized as we won awards at the Seatrade Middle East Awards in 2014 and Lloyds Maritime Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards in 2015. We are looking for young shipping professionals who share our passion and want to join an organization that is underpinning the future of shipping in the UAE, so come join us to open up an ocean of opportunities!

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Marwan Mubarak

Marwan Mubarak

President YoungShip Dubai
Sultan Al Saadi

Sultan Al Saadi

Treasurer YoungShip Dubai
Ghazalah Moloobhoy

Ghazalah Moloobhoy

Board Member YoungShip Dubai
Rashed Alfalasi

Rashed Alfalasi

Board Member YoungShip Dubai
Santosh Iyer

Santosh Iyer

Board Member YoungShip Dubai
Gina Panayiotou

Gina Panayiotou

Board Advisor
Saana Azzam

Saana Azzam

Board Advisor
Johnny Kollin

Johnny Kollin

Board Advisor
Ritjana Ceveli

Ritjana Ceveli

Board Advisor
Hari Krishna

Hari Krishna

Board Advisor