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DP World container volumes up 2.2% in first 9 months of 2016

Posted On: 14-11-2016

DP World handled 47.5 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals during the first nine months of 2016, it said in a statement on Tuesday. Gross container volumes grew by 2.2 per cent on a reported basis, and up 1 per cent on a like-for-like basis. European and Indian subcontinent terminals delivered robust performance, while conditions in Austra..readmore

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Maritime arbitration centre launches

Posted On: 14-11-2016

The Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) — the first of its kind in the region — was launched at the Dubai Maritime Summit on Wednesday. The centre will enable disputes previously heard in arbitration centres in London, New York, or one of a handful of other specialist centres to be heard locally, executive committee member Edward Newitt, a partner at lawyers Stephenson Harwood, said i..readmore

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Libya’s largest oil port may be ready next week for shipments

Posted On: 14-11-2016

Libya’s largest oil export terminal may reopen as early as next week in a move that would provide relief for the cash-strapped country holding Africa’s largest crude reserves. Tankers may be able to load at Es Sider port by next week as maintenance work at the terminal is almost complete.Es Sider hasn’t exported crude since force majeure, a legal status protecting a party from liability if ..readmore

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GulfNav’s Quarterly Income Surges

Posted On: 17-10-2018

Dubai-based owner and operator of chemical tankers Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC (GulfNav) has seen its net income for the three months ended September 30, 2016 surge to AUD 116.8 million (USD 89.6 million) from AUD 5.6 million (USD 4.2 million) seen in the third quarter of 2015. The company’s net income for the nine-month period stood at AUD 131.1 million, up from AUD 15.6 million, “We a..readmore

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20TH GULF ENGINEERING FORUM IN COLLABORATION WITH 4th ARABIAN TUNNELLING CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN DUBAI 21-22 February 2017 at the Ritz Carlton –DIFC. Dubai

Posted On: 07-11-2016

Dubai, UAE – 8 November 2016: Rapid industrialization, best survival knife, population growth, urbanization are the driving forces for design and construction demands in the GCC. These forces have pushed stakeholders to discuss strategies to meet the rising demands and support continued economic growth. Over..readmore

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Symbol of national pride raised to the highest point in the Drydocks World yard.

Posted On: 03-11-2016

United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 3rd, November, 2016: Drydocks World, the international service provider to the shipping, offshore, oil, gas and energy sectors, celebrated UAE Flag Day with a ceremony to mark the importance of celebrating national unity and UAE values. The yard raised the flag to the highest point in the yard—the 2,000 tonne crane, and played the national anthem whi..readmore

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Drydocks World wins The Shipyard of the Year Award

Posted On: 03-11-2016

Drydocks World wins The Shipyard of the Year Award United Arab Emirates, Dubai, 3rd, November, 2016: Drydocks World, the international service provider to the shipping, offshore, oil, gas and energy sectors was successfully awarded “The Shipyard of the Year” award at the Maritime Standard Awards. This recognition was awarded to our company for providing excellent services to our clie..readmore

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New IMO clean fuel regulations could push prices up by 70%

Posted On: 03-11-2016

New IMO clean fuel regulations could push prices up by 70% Maritime industry professionals warned at Seatrade Conference in Dubai that new IMO regulations could increase operating costs ‘overnight’ – the replica watches uk experts are confident increases can be shared between owners and operators Maritime professionals attending Seatrade Maritime Midd..readmore

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Abu Dhabi Ports announces winners of MAFNOOD 2016

Posted On: 24-10-2016

Abu Dhabi Ports announces winners of MAFNOOD 2016 Abu Dhabi-UAE: November 1, 2016 – Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of commercial ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone in the Emirate, announced the winners of the second cycle of its internal excellence award, MAFNOOD (Arabic for “distinguished”). Launched under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Z..readmore

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Dr Khaled Al Mazrouei wins Seatrade Personality of the Year Award

Posted On: 31-10-2016

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: 31-10-2016

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: 29-10-2016

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: 29-10-2016

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 shipbuilding company Kleven in Norway for best camping hammocks 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 int..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 Nike Shoes For Sale) Instruments (III), 2017. Mr. Aji is an alumnus of the Dept of Ship Technology, Cochin U..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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