Community at Sea

Abu Dhabi Maritime is dedicated to ensuring the implementation of the highest standards of health, safety, environment and quality in Abu Dhabi waters.

To support this, Abu Dhabi Maritime provides users with access to regulations and codes of practice, best practice handbooks and information on tides and weather forecasts.

Regulations & Codes Of Practice

Abu Dhabi Maritime issues Codes of Practice to supplement the regulations issued by the Abu Dhabi Leadership which govern the safety of the maritime ecosystem

Regulation

Marine Transport Regulations
(General & Port Operations)

Regulations related to the safe operation of ports in Abu Dhabi waters.

Regulation

Jet Ski Regulations

Regulations related to the safe operations of jet skis (Personal Water Crafts) in Abu Dhabi waters.

Code of Practice

Design Code For Maritime Infrastructure

Design Code for detailing the technical requirements for construction of maritime infrastructure in Abu Dhabi waters.

Code of Practice

Marina Operations

Code of Practice for detailing the operational requirements for marinas operating in Abu Dhabi waters

Abu Dhabi Maritime Best Practice Handbooks

Abu Dhabi maritime issues best practice handbooks for end users to safely operate in the maritime ecosystem of Abu Dhabi.

Guide to Safe Boating

Guide to Safe Boating: A Handbook designed to help boat users operate safely across Abu Dhabi waters

Knowing the basics of boating safety will give you peace of mind and let you make the most of your time on the water. Whether you are a sailor, fisherman, diver or water sports enthusiast, there are some basic rules and information set out in this guide that you need to be aware of before setting out.

Personal Watercraft Handbook - Jet Ski

Personal Water Craft Handbook: A Handbook designed to help personal water craft (Jet Ski) users to operate safely across Abu Dhabi waters

Everything you want to know about your Personal Watercraft (PWC) also known as Jet Ski. A PWC may also be called a water bike, jet ski, power ski, a wave runner and can include other similar vessels. This handbook contains information about the rules and requirements for operating a PWC, and tips on how to use your PWC safely.

MPA Visitor Guidelines

Marine Protected Areas Visitor Guidelines: guidelines are designed to ensure visitors have a safe and enriching experience in Abu Dhabi’s Marine Protected Areas.

Everything you need to know about Abu Dhabi’s Marine Protected areas, including location, attractions, available marine infrastructure on site and recommended routing.

Yas Slipway

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Active Service

Yas Slipway

Abu Dhabi Maritime actively manages a wide range of marine infrastructure in Abu Dhabi waters
including the Yas Slipway.

Located strategically on Yas Island, the slipway provides access
to waters
surrounding Yas Island, Ramhan Island and Al Raha Beach.

  • 20m (length) X 6m (width)
  • 11 dry berths
  • 12 car parking bays

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Al Sadr Slipway

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Active Service

Al Sadr Slipway

Abu Dhabi Maritime actively manages a wide range of marine infrastructure in Abu Dhabi waters
including the Al Sadr Slipway.

Located strategically in Al Sadr area, the slipway provides
access to
waters east of Al Aliah Island.

  • 25m (length) X 10m (width)
  • 30m pontoon
  • 15 dry berths
  • 21 car parking bays

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Marine Infrastructure

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Marine Infrastructure

Abu Dhabi Maritime strives to provide world-class marine facilities to the seafaring community in Abu Dhabi and is developing the infrastructure at multiple sites to improve user access to Abu Dhabi waters including Marinas, Ferry Terminals, Slipways and Dry Berths.

There are 26 publicly available slipways in the emirate. Information on locations, working hours and contact details of the slipway operators are listed below:

Download the list

Tides and Weather Forecast

The National Center of Meteorology aims to unite the sources of meteorological information across the UAE, providing detailed information on maritime weather. To effectively plan and ensure safety on the marine ecosystem, please review tides and weather forecast.

Contact Us

To find out further information on Abu Dhabi Maritime or to discuss specific service requirements, please contact us:

Timings

Days: Sunday to Thursday
Working Hours: 7:30 to 15:30

Phone

Abu Dhabi Police Emergency:
999

CICPA Emergency in the Sea:
996

Abu Dhabi Ports Emergency:
800 112

Customer Services:
800 10 20 30

Customer Direct:
+971 50 447 31 87

Location Address

Abu Dhabi Maritime Office,
ZonesCorp Main center,
IT Building ICAD

Inspection Centre Musaffah
Abu Dhabi Industrial City I, M41,
Al – Mu-asasat Street,
Musaffah, Abu Dhabi,

Inspection Centre Al Mirfa Port
Al Mirfa Port Admin Building