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Apply for Renting Vessel Lifts to Lift/Drop Marine Vessels

This service enables you to lift or drop your private boats using the shift lift available at Al Garhoud Marine Maintenance Centre workshop. The maximum acceptable vessel length is 20 meters.

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All marine maintenance specialised companies, businesses related to marine vessels and private boat owners, who want to lift or drop their vessels to/from the water, are eligible to benefit from this service.
Required documents
  1. Insurance copy
  2. Certificate of registry/licence
  3. Vessel GA drawing
  4. Vessel docking plan drawing.
Service fees
  • 100 AED / meter length of vessel for docking/undocking services with a discount up to 20% for governmental and semi-governmental entities.
Process time
  • 2 days.
  1. The customer fills and submits the form on RTA website, attaching the required documents.
  2. The customer receives an email notification from RTA within 2 working days with the status of the request and payment details if it was approved.
  3. The customer settles the required fees at any Self Service Machine and receives the payment details through email or SMS.
  4. The customer sends the payment details to the Marine Transport Department via email (
  5. The Marine Transport Department issues a work order to lift the vessels on the booked date and time.
Average waiting time
  • Instantly.

Valid until the service is provided.

What you will get

Rental of vessel lifts to lift/drop for marine vessels.

Terms and conditions
  • The vessel should not be longer than 20 meters, heavier than 16 tons, and less than 5 meters wide.
  • The crew must be present on behalf of the boat owner if he is not available, to protect the property of each vessel.
  • Al Garhoud RTA Marine Facility is not responsible for any damages such as boat sinking, fire, natural disasters, fatal accidents, etc., or any unsafe work located in Al Garhoud yard or in the wharfage.
  • Any violation of RTA rules and regulations will be chargeable as per RTA guidelines and tariffs.

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