Sunday, February 28, 2021
Maritime Security Incidents

RoRo Hit By Explosion Hobbles Into Dubai For Assessment

Reuters) – An Israeli-owned ship hit by an explosion in the Gulf of Oman strategic waterway has arrived at a port in Dubai, where is it is due to be...

February 28, 2021
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Saturday, September 28, 2019
Stena Impero

Stena Impero Docks In Dubai After Detention By Iran

by Anna Ringstrom (Reuters) A British-flagged tanker that was detained by Iran for 10 weeks, docked in Dubai on Saturday, after a standoff that has stoked tensions along a vital...

September 28, 2019
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Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Maritime News

Drewry Sees DP World’s Traffic Jarred by Politics, Rival Port

By Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) –U.S. sanctions against Iran and competition from Abu Dhabi are reducing traffic at DP World Plc’s home ports in Dubai, according to industry consultant Drewry. Traffic Woes...

July 24, 2019
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Monday, September 18, 2017

DP World to Buy Dubai Maritime City and Drydocks World for $405 Million

DUBAI, Sept 18 (Reuters) – DP World, one of the world’s largest port operators, has agreed to buy two fellow state-owned maritime companies from its parent for $405 million. DP...

September 18, 2017
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Thursday, April 28, 2016
Maritime News

Uber Launching UberYACHT This Weekend in Dubai

The world’s most popular ride sharing app is expanding its ever-growing modes of transportation to include luxury yachts. Silicon Valley-based Uber has announced the launch of UberYACHT to debut this...

April 28, 2016
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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Maritime News

Dubai’s DP World Kicks Off $1.6 Billion Jebel Ali Port Expansion

  By Tom Arnold DUBAI, July 28 (Reuters) – DP World, one of the world’s largest port operators, has started building a new $1.6 billion container terminal in Dubai in...

July 28, 2015
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Thursday, December 12, 2013

UAE, Oman Plan to Take On Caribbean as Major Cruise Destination

Two Gulf Arab countries aim to take on the Caribbean as it seeks to become a major destination for cruise tourism, especially during the winter months in the northern hemisphere.

December 12, 2013
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Thursday, January 17, 2013
queen elizabeth 2 qe2 dubai
Engineering News

Drydocks World to Convert QE2 Ocean Liner to 5 Star Luxury Hotel

The Queen Elizabeth 2, the ocean liner known as the QE2 that plied the Atlantic for almost 40 years, will be moored in Asia as a 400-room luxury hotel after...

January 17, 2013
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Monday, July 16, 2012
USNS Rappahannock

Security Team on U.S. Navy Supply Ship Fires On Skiff Off Dubai, Killing One [UPDATED]

Update: The vessel fired on was a fishing boat whose owner is from the United Arab Emirates, according to Al Arabiya television. The fisherman who was killed and the three...

July 16, 2012
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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Queen Elizabeth 2 to Anchor Port Rashid Makeover

By Asa Fitch Dubai’s decision to turn the Queen Elizabeth 2 into a floating hotel has ended years of uncertainty about the fate of an asset snapped up at the...

July 3, 2012
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Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Engineering News

Drydocks World Considers Major Restructuring, Possible Sale of Southeast Asian Operations

DUBAI (Dow Jones)–Drydocks World, Dubai’s shipyard arm, is considering the sale of its entire Southeast Asian ship-building and repair operations in an effort to advance the restructuring of $2.2 billion of the...

February 7, 2012
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Monday, January 30, 2012
Press Releases

Dubai Cruise Terminal Berths 4 Cruise Ships Simultaneously

DP World’s cruise facility demonstrates capability to welcome cruise tourism growth in Dubai Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 29, 2012:- For the first time in its history, DP World’s Dubai...

January 30, 2012
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Wednesday, April 29, 2009

A Cruise Ship For The Seasick

One of the first questions I routinely get asked when people find out I work aboard ship is “Do You Get Seasick”. I find this question rather amusing considering that...

April 29, 2009
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Friday, October 17, 2008

Q.E. 2 Makes Her Final Visit to New York

(Image Courtesy of New York Times) After 40 year’s in service, the famed Q.E. 2 arrived at Pier 90 early this morning for its 710th and final visit to New...

October 17, 2008
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Thursday, August 21, 2008

London Gateway Project

DP World, a Dubai-government controlled holding company and one of the largest marine terminal operators in the world, awarded a £400m contract yesterday to British firm Laing O’Rourke and Belgium’s...

August 21, 2008
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Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Dubai Maritime City

Adding to Dubai’s portfolio of lucrative development projects, Dubai Maritime City looks be yet another world first.  Mark Burns from explains: Described as the world’s first purpose built maritime...

August 5, 2008
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Friday, May 2, 2008

A Solution For Dubai’s Future – Floating Buildings

NPR brings us the latest developments from Dubai… Constructing floating houses or restaurants or even villages is an idea that first came to him in his native Holland, where land...

May 2, 2008
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Wednesday, October 10, 2007

qe3? cunard lines orders a new ship

The BBC tells us: Cunard Lines is to build a 92,000 tonne liner which will be called the Queen Elizabeth. The ship, which will be based at Southampton, will carry...

October 10, 2007
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