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Who We Are

Our World of Destinations

P&O Marinas is DP World’s collection of world-class luxury marinas and picturesque harbours, leading the way in establishing Dubai as the capital of boating and yachting destinations in the Middle East. Our beautifully crafted marina portfolio caters to a variety of vessel types including sailing yachts, motor yachts, cruise ships and several of the world’s most extravagant superyachts.

Bringing together the national and international elite who share a passion for luxury yachts and the accompanying lifestyle, P&O Marinas was launched with our global hub Mina Rashid Marina. We have since extended our management and operations to further marinas in Dubai, all with open sea access located along the azure coast of Jumeirah.

With a total capacity of 1,200 wet berths, 600 dry berths, and an ability to accommodate 60 superyachts ranging between 25m and 160m, our assemblage of marinas is one of the most comprehensive in the Middle East. Our aim is to create a lifestyle destination that not only provides services and facilities but also a memorable experience for local and international visitors alike.

As part of DP World Group of companies, we have the support of a global trade enabler that showcases a network of 80 operating marine and inland terminals plus a luxury cruise ship port in Mina Rashid, Dubai that can handle seven mega-cruise vessels or 25,000 passengers in a single day.

Our guiding principle

Our Mission

Our core purpose is to develop and promote Dubai as a comprehensive maritime hub and a global destination for marine tourism. It is our mission to cultivate the city as a premiere connection hub for luxury sea travellers.

Our Vision

What we believe

Our Vision

We lead the way in establishing Dubai as the global capital of yachts and superyachts, welcoming owners from all over the world. As a world-class hub for nautical tourism, our marine sports and leisure experiences bring together the global seafaring community at our pristine locations, creating memories to last a lifetime.

P&O Marinas, Luxury Destinations with Everlasting Memories

Meet the team

Our management is responsible for driving the company forward through strategic leadership practices that take the marine industry to new heights.

Hamza Mustafa
Chief Executive Officer, P&O Marinas
Esam Ahmed Ali Abughazyain
Senior Manager - Business Management
Fabiana Maccarini
Head – P&O Marinas Strategy
Saeed Al Marri
Senior Manager - Marinas, P&O Marinas

We Care

Social responsibility and inclusiveness

P&O Marinas respects the marine environment and makes a daily effort to improve social and cultural life, sustain the natural ocean habitats and develop marine rationale within the local community and region.

Hamza Mustafa

Hamza Mustafa

Chief Executive Officer, P&O Marinas

As CEO of P&O Marinas, Hamza Mustafa is responsible for overseeing all strategic initiatives, partnerships and international expansion plans, as well as creating, implementing and driving forward the company’s vision and mission.

Prior to joining P&O Marinas, Mustafa served as CEO of PCFC Investments, a wholly owned subsidiary PCFC (Ports, Customs, Free Zone Corporation), a Government of Dubai corporation. Here, he oversaw the investments and management of assets spanning real estate, hospitality, and retail, including the successful turnaround and launch of the iconic 50-year-old QE2 into a floating hotel, event and entertainment destination in Dubai.

Earlier he served as Executive Managing Director of Istithmar Real Estate, where he oversaw the successful exit of an $8 billion portfolio of commercial and hotel investments in North America, Asia, and Europe. Impressively, this was achieved after rising through the ranks of Nakheel, transitioning from sales to development and management, culminating in his role as the Managing Director for The World.

With an impressive track record of turning his game-changing ideas into reality, Mustafa is a hands-on leader who is always ready to tackle any challenge thrown at him. He is renowned for transforming organisations and increasing the overall efficiency and value of an asset.

Mustafa also holds an Executive Development Degree from The Wharton, University of Pennsylvania and a BS from Dubai Higher College of Technology in Financial Services and Information Technology.

Esam Ahmed Ali Abughazyain

Esam Ahmed Ali Abughazyain

Senior Manager - Business Management

With more than 15 years’ experience in the shipping industry, Esam Ahmed Ali Abughazyain was appointed as Senior Manager – Business Management of P&O Marinas in 2018, where he oversees all commercial aspects of the company in respect to sales and customer care.

No stranger to the company, Esam started his career with DP World in 2005 as a graduate trainee, and since then has held the roles of Sales Executive – Commercial Department for the UAE region, and Account Manager – Bulk Break and Bulk Cargo where he was responsible for overseeing the sales and account management of all clients using the Jebel Ali General Cargo Terminal. In 2015, he transferred these skills to the handling of Mina Rashid and Mina Hamriya when he was appointed Commercial Manager of both ports.

Esam received his Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from the American University of Sharjah, and has also completed its DP World Leadership Development Program. He is a highly-valued and indispensable member of the team.

Fabiana Maccarini

Fabiana Maccarini

Head – P&O Marinas Strategy

Dr. Fabiana Maccarini joined P&O Marinas in 2018 with a vast amount of industry experience under her belt. As Head of Strategy, she is responsible for selecting and evaluating worldwide marina projects and yachting destinations with a view to acquisition, development and operation by P&O Marinas, all while ensuring Dubai remains a world leader for yachting and superyachts, with Mina Rashid Marina at its heart.

Prior to joining P&O Marinas, she worked as a consultant and development manager for numerous marina developments, providing planning, design, engineering and construction consulting services to public and private clients both in the United Arab Emirates and internationally. She has also commanded the position of International Business Developer of an Italian construction company for commercial ports and touristic marinas.

Maccarini has both a degree in Environmental Engineering and a PhD in Geotechnical Engineering, and is at the top of the game when it comes to superyacht facilities, ports, marinas and waterfront development. She regularly shares her wisdom in articles with renowned international publications and journals, and through international seminars and conferences on the planning, design and management of these facilities.
Maccarini is also the Italian representative for the Recreational Navigation Commission (RecCom) of PIANC, the World Association for Waterborne Transport Infrastructure, based in Brussels, Belgium, while subsequently acting as a selected Member of MEDA (Marina Excellence Design ‘J. Nichol’ Award), co-contributor for MDTP (Marina Design Training Program), and selected Member and Co-author of PIANC WG 134 ‘Design and Operational Guidelines for Superyacht Facilities’.

Saeed Al Marri

Saeed Al Marri

Senior Manager - Marinas, P&O Marinas

Saeed Al Marri joined the DP World UAE region in 2002, and during his time at the company has been promoted to several positions in terminal management in both container and non-container business at Jebel Ali. In his current role as Senior Manager of P&O Marinas, he effectively oversees all five marinas under the group, including development, strategy planning, leasing, acquisition and more.

Not only has he been actively involved in the adoption of best practices through the company, specifically in yard planning and management that has resulted in the increase of operational efficiencies, Al Marri is a strong, passionate leader who has successfully completed the DP World Leadership Development Program. Today he channels these leadership skills through effectively developing the various phases of P&O Marinas that ensure the company remains an industry pioneer.

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