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Dr Khaled Al Mazrouei wins Seatrade Personality of the Year Award

Posted On: 03-11-2016

Dr Khaled Al Mazrouei wins Seatrade Personality of the Year Award Abu Dhabi Ship Building CEO named Personality of the Year at prestigious Seatrade Maritime Awards 2016 Dr Khaled Al Mazrouei, Chief Executive Officer, Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) was revealed as Seatrade Personality of the Year Award 2016 during the prestigious Seatrade Maritime Awards on Monday night (31st October 2016). Dr M..readmore

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DP World Group Chairman opens Seatrade

Posted On: 03-11-2016

DP World Group Chairman opens Seatrade HE Sultan bin Sulayem opens region’s leading maritime event - Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2016 addresses continuing impact of the global downturn and importance of sector to regional economies Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2016 (SMME), which is taking place at the Dubai World Trade Centre until Wednesday 2 November, was officially inaugurated today by H..readmore

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Drydocks World wins the Shell Contractor ‘Most Noteworthy Effort in HSSE for 2015-2016’ Award

Posted On: 03-11-2016

Drydocks World wins the Shell Contractor ‘Most Noteworthy Effort in HSSE for 2015-2016’ Award United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 30th, October, 2016: Drydocks World the international service provider to the shipping, offshore, oil, gas and energy sectors has been recognized at the Shell HSSE Contractor Workshop Awards 2015-2016. The award ceremony was held at the Radisson Blu Edwardian in Heathro..readmore

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Abu Dhabi Ports scoops three awards at the 2016 Maritime Standard Awards - 2016

Posted On: 03-11-2016

Abu Dhabi Ports scoops three awards at the 2016 Maritime Standard Awards Abu Dhabi-UAE: October 29, 2016 – Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate’s commercial ports and industrial zone, has won three prestigious awards at the 2016 Maritime Standard Awards of the Middle East and Subcontinent. The company was recognised for its excellence in the maritim..readmore

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3rd international conference and exhibition «Geological exploration 2016»

Posted On: 27-10-2016

The 3rd international conference and exhibition «Geological exploration 2016» will gather 150+ decision-makers of oil and gas companies Subject: the 3rd international conference and exhibition «Geological exploration 2016» Date: 9 November 2016 Venue: Moscow, Hotel Baltschug Kempinski Vostock Capital will hold the 3rd annual conference and exhibition «Geological exploration 2016» ..readmore

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Marine Offshore Oil and Gas Summit Qatar organized by Biz Events Management concluded successfully at Movenpick Hotel , West Bay , Doha Qatar, on 30th August , 2016.

Posted On: 01-09-2016

Marine Offshore Oil and Gas Summit Qatar Marine Offshore Oil and Gas Summit Qatar organized by Biz Events Management concluded successfully at Movenpick Hotel , West Bay , Doha Qatar, on 30th August , 2016. Marine Offshore Oil and Gas Summit Qatar aimed at providing the latest updates in the industry and cater to the diversified knowledge sharing amongst the maritime community of the Middle..readmore

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Rolls-Royce to Design and Kit Out Hurtigruten Polar Cruise Ships

Posted On: 28-07-2016

Rolls-Royce has signed a contract worth about USD 33 million with the ship building company Kleven in Norway for design and ship equipment to two new polar cruise vessels, with an option for two additional vessels. The contract between Kleven and Rolls-Royce follows the conversion of a letter of intent into a firm contract signed between Kleven and Hurtigruten. “The ships soon about to take s..readmore

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New Container Facility at Krishnapatnam Port

Posted On: 28-07-2016

Krishnapatnam Port, India's largest all-weather, deep water port on the east-coast of India has inaugurated CONCOR’s - Port Side Container facility – a Government of India undertaking. This event is a significant turning point for the port, as the opening up of the Port Side Container facility will ensure the expansion and growth of the container terminal in the port. It will also help keep th..readmore

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China Joins UN Trucking Treaty

Posted On: 28-07-2016

Fifteen years after joining the World Trade Organization (WTO), China is hoping a revival of its ancient trading corridor to the west will help boost its slowing economy. Becoming a member of TIR, an international guarantee scheme that will enable Chinese freight containers to travel all the way to Ireland without being opened up for time-consuming customs checks, is a first step towards putting..readmore

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NEW CHAIRMAN OF THE SUBCOMMITTEE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF INTERNATIONAL MARITIME ORGANISATION ( IMO) INSTRUMENTS (III), 2017

Posted On: 25-07-2016

Mr Aji Vasudevan, Deputy Chief Ship Surveyor and Senior Deputy Director General of Directorate General of Shipping, Govt of India, has been elected as the chairman of the subcommittee for the Implementation of International Maritime Organisation ( IMO) Instruments (III), 2017. Mr Aji is alumnus of the Dept of Ship Technology, Cochin University of Science and Technology and World Maritime Universi..readmore

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Top Firms Join Forces to Boost LNG as Marine Fuel

Posted On: 22-07-2016

A number of companies have decided to join forces in a new cross-industry initiative called SEA\LNG, to accelerate the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel. Over 90% of global trade moves by sea and this trade is expected to increase substantially over the coming years. In terms of tonne miles, shipping is the world’s cleanest form of transport. However, the volumes moved are so ..readmore

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Maersk Line Plots New Asia-US East Coast Course via Panama Canal

Posted On: 22-07-2016

World’s biggest container carrier Maersk Line is rerouting its TP12 Asia – US East Coast service through the expanded Panama Canal and turning it into a standalone, around-the-world service. From the Far East to the US East Coast the TP12 service will transit the new Panama Canal locks and call the ports of Newark, Norfolk and Baltimore on the US East Coast. On the return leg to Asia, the TP..readmore

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Cochin Shipyard Cleared to Build USD 268 Million Drydock

Posted On: 22-07-2016

India’ Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval for construction of a new drydock within the existing premises of Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) at an estimated cost of INR 1,799 crore (USD 267.7 million). The objective of the project is to increase the shipbuilding and ship repair capacity of the country and tap the market potential of building specialized and technologicall..readmore

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US Navy Ship Tests 100% Alternative Fuel

Posted On: 11-07-2016

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Port Hueneme Division's (NSWC PHD) Self Defense Test Ship (SDTS), ex-Paul F. Foster went underway for final-phase testing of two alternative fuels, May 31. The SDTS traveled to San Diego, where it took on approximately 30,000 gallons of two types of alternative fuels. The ship then proceeded on a normal cruise, demonstrating that the alternative fuels could functi..readmore

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New Panama Canal Brings US LNG Closer to Asia

Posted On: 11-07-2016

The newly expanded Panama Canal has significant implications for LNG trade, reducing travel time and transportation costs for LNG shipments from the US Gulf Coast to key markets in Asia and providing additional access to previously regionalized LNG markets, according to US Energy Information Administration (EIA). Furthermore, the canal will be able to accommodate 90 percent of the world’s curre..readmore

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EU Council Approves New Port Transparency Rules

Posted On: 11-07-2016

The EU Council’s Permanent Representatives Committee approved on June 29 new rules to increase the financial transparency of ports and create fair conditions for access to port services across Europe, confirming the agreement reached with the European Parliament on June 27. The new rules set out to make ports more efficient and ensure fair competition in the sector, aiming at boosting the comp..readmore

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KERALA CM PINARAYI VIJAYAN TO BE CHIEF GUEST AT COASTAL SHIPPING AND IWT SUMMIT

Posted On: 11-07-2016

Chief Minister of Kerala Shri Pinaryi Vijayan will be the chief guest at the 4th edition of The Coastal Shipping & IWT Business Summit to be held at Crowne Plaza, Kochi, Kerala on 5 August. Besides addressing the business summit in the evening, Shri Pinarayi Vijayan will also grace the India Seatrade Award 2016, a most coveted award for excellence in Coastal Shipping & Inland Water Transport, th..readmore

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OFFSHORE / OIL & GAS SUMMIT – KSA

Posted On: 22-07-2016

Biz Events Management, a subsidiary of Aries Group of Companies, is organizing a One Day Conference on OFFSHORE / OIL & GAS SUMMIT – KSA on 17th August 2016, at Mercure Hotel, Al Khobar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). The one day event attended by the experts from Marine/Offshore/Oil and Gas Sector aims to network and discuss on prevailing market outlook and prospects. General event proceeding..readmore

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Brexit Could Boost UK – EU Crude Oil Trades

Posted On: 01-07-2016

The UK’s vote to exit the European Union after being a member since 1973, could have a positive impact on the tanker market in terms of movement of oil products between the UK and EU countries, according to Poten & Partners. Namely, given the short-haul nature of the UK – EU crude oil and product trades, any changes in trade-flows as a result of Brexit could be positive for ton-mile demand,..readmore

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Ovation Of The Seas Sets Sail From China

Posted On: 01-07-2016

Royal Caribbean christened their third Quantum class cruise ship, Ovation of the Seas, in a ceremony in Tianjin, China. It is the first time a Royal Caribbean ship has been named in China, and actress Fan Bingbing became the “godmother” for the vessel. The celebrations culminated with the maritime tradition of breaking a Champagne bottle on the hull of the ship, wishing good fortune on th..readmore


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