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Mr. Muhammad Tahir Lakhani Shipping - Managing Director and Chairman of Dubai Trading Agency (DTA) in Dubai UAE

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Mr. Muhammad Tahir Lakhani Shipping is the Managing Director and Chairman of Dubai Trading Agency (DTA) in Dubai UAE and is associated with the Propeller Club of the US, UK.

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Mr. Muhammad Tahir Lakhani Shipping - Managing Director and Chairman of Dubai Trading Agency (DTA) in Dubai UAE

  1. 1. MUHAMMAD TAHIR LAKHANI Managing Director and Chairman of Dubai Trading Agency LLC in Dubai UAE
  2. 2. TAHIR LAKHANI BIOPGRAPHY The founder and chairman of Dubai Trading Agency LLC (DTA) in Dubai, Mr. Muhammad Tahir Lakhani is the global shipping leader and also a prominent part of the Propeller Club of the US. His childhood days were also filled with achievements in tennis. He also represented Pakistan at the international level. He played Junior Wimbledon and Davis Cup. Later on, he tested his fate in the shipping business.
  3. 3. HIS CAREER IN PAKISTAN Born on April 27, 1962, Mr. Muhammad Lakhani comes from a reputed background in Pakistan. He always desired to fulfill his life goal himself. He started his career in a shipyard of his friend in Pakistan in his early 20s. He supervised the incoming and outgoing of steel plates for 3 years with dedication. The process included cutting the plates from vessels to sell them to the traders on-site. Mr. Tahir Lakhani was in charge of the whole process.
  4. 4. HIS VOYAGE TO THE UK Mr. Tahir Lakhani chose to relocate to the UK with his family as he needed an international platform to expand his business of ship recycling in 1999 from UAE. He explored more business horizons to build his connections to expand and achieve more. He started his own business of ship recycling in the UAE named “Dubai Trading Agency LLC” in 1985. Mr. Tahir Lakhani is the MD and Chairman of DTA. He bought three VLCC’s Adriatic tankers and delivered them to breakers in his own country from international waters outside the UAE. He made the biggest deal in ship demolition back then.
  5. 5. HIS VOYAGE TO THE UK Mr. Tahir Lakhani's business became very successful in 1997 in the shipping industry, and he was among the leading ‘cash buyers’ in the UAE for trading in around 100 ships per year. Since he joined the ship recycling yard of his friend, Mr. Lakhani started learning everything about the shipping process. He gained ample experience in the ship recycling business in Pakistan. Later on, he moved to Dubai and started buying and selling old ships to the recycling yards. Mr. Tahir Lakhani achieved UK citizenship by 2009, and he kept on visiting Dubai to expand the scale and volume of his business.
  6. 6. KEY PROFESSIONAL AND PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENTS • He is a member of Port of Monaco and the Propeller Club of the US. • He was associated with the UAE Shipping Association as the Vice Chairman until 2019 and represented the UAE. • He held Dubai’s first Green Recycling Conference in association with Tradewinds, the world's leading maritime media. • He was the first to become the ‘cash buyer’ of ships, and he was dealing in over 100 ships every year till 1997. • He was a tennis player in his early years, and he played Junior Wimbledon. • He also played Davis Cup to represent Pakistan.
  7. 7. MUHAMMAD TAHIR LAKHANI DTA CONTACT Managing Director and Chairman of Dubai Trading Agency LLC in Dubai UAE Website | Twitter | Pinterest | Instagram | Tumblr | Crunchnews| Weebly | Wix |About.me

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