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Open a Business for Repair of Boats and Ships in Dubai

Updated on Tuesday 09th January 2018

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Open-a-business-for-repair-and-maintenance-of-boats-and-ships-in-DubaiAmong the best performing industries in the UAE is the maritime sector which more developed in Dubai. The emirate’s location along the coastline of the Persian Gulf provides many investment opportunities to investors interested in exploring the maritime industry for trading, but also for leisure purposes.

Those who want to open a company in the maritime sector in Dubai have plenty of choices, one of the most prolific being the creation of a repair and maintenance of ships and boats business. Also, the Dubai Maritime City Free Zone is one of the best locations to start this type of activity.

Our Dubai company formation agents can assist foreign investors who want to register companies for the repair and maintenance of boats and ships.

Requirements to register a vessel repair and maintenance business in Dubai

The registration of a company in the maritime industry with activities in the repair and maintenance branch does not imply any special licenses from the authorities, however the investor must comply with the Commercial Code when it comes to the incorporation of the business.

Foreign enterprisers should know that they must have a local partner or sponsor to set up the company in mainland Dubai, while full foreign ownership is possible in Dubai free zones.

Once the structure is registered, the business must also obtain the license for starting operating.

Our company incorporation advisors in Dubai can assist with the registration process of a company for repair and maintenance of ships and boats.

Licenses related to offering boat repair and maintenance services in Dubai

If registering the business for repair and maintenance of boats and ships is not different from other types of companies in the maritime sector, hiring specialists who can provide the services is necessary.

Also, depending on the materials used for the services, the Dubai company must also obtain certain licenses related to waste disposal.

Speaking of the services to be offered by a company for repair and maintenance of vessels, among the most sought in Dubai are:

  • -          cleaning;
  • -          equipment installation;
  • -          carpentry;
  • -          preparing for the winter season;
  • -          commissioning.

For assistance in setting up a business for repairing and maintaining boats and ships, please contact our consultants in Dubai.


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