Marfa and Marasi
Dubai is a key destination for dhow ships carrying various types of merchandise and goods from MENA region countries.
Dhows transport over 1.3 Million MT of goods through Dubai annually. We reinforce the attractiveness of dhows and their unfailing utility in sustaining intra-regional shortsea trade. Directly connected to DP World’s holistic ecosystem, it creates an end-to-end logistics landscape that's unique to the region. We collaborate with all dhow trade stakeholders to create value and opportunities. We believe in pursuing growth in a sustainable manner. We focus on having a positive impact on society and people through our endeavours.
LOGISTICS: MARFA AND MARASI
- Marfa is located in Deira Wharfage, with 31 berths to accommodate wooden dhows of various sizes.
- Marfa has a cargo handling capacity of over 1 Million MT annually.
- Marasi is located further downstream along Deira Creek, closer to the Deira Spice Souk and Gold Souk.
- Marasi has 13 berths, equipped with a handling capacity of over 500,000 MT of cargo annually.