Foreign investors interested in the maritime industry can choose Dubai for opening various types of businesses. Whether they decide for mainland Dubai or for one of the free zones, there are plenty of opportunities for doing business here. Among the free zones dedicated to maritime activities, the Dubai Maritime City Free Zone is an excellence center in the world and in the Middle East. Those who want to open companies in Dubai Maritime City Free Zone can benefit from many advantages related to the registration procedure and the taxation of their businesses.
Below, our company formation agents in Dubai explain a few of the advantages of setting up a company in Dubai Maritime City Free Zone.
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The location – one of Dubai Maritime City’s advantages
When operating in the maritime industry the location is one of the most important advantages for those seeking to attract clients from every corner of Dubai. This is what Dubai Maritime City Free Zone offers: a location right at the heart of mainland Dubai.
Dubai Maritime City is made up of 5 districts, among which are the Harbor Offices, the Maritime Center and the Marina District.
Services available in Dubai Maritime City Free Zone
Those who want to open companies in Dubai Maritime City Free Zone will be able to offer a wide range of services, among which:
- manufacturing services – all types of boats can be built here thanks to the large capacity of the free zone;
- vessel repair and maintenance services can also be offered in Dubai Maritime City Free Zone;
- warehousing services for trading companies importing or exporting goods in/from the UAE;
- all types of supply services for those who operate vessels in Dubai Maritime City.
In order to be able to offer such services, an investor must register a company in Dubai Maritime City Free Zone and apply for one of the available licenses issued by the Dubai Maritime City Authority.
Our company registration consultants in Dubai can help foreigners who want to register companies in this free zone.
At the moment, the Dubai free zone is undergoing the expansion of its infrastructure which will lead to a better connection with the other free zones and mainland Dubai.
If you are interested in opening a company in Dubai Maritime City Free Zone, please contact us.