Friday, January 8, 2021

UAE to Reopen All Entry Points with Qatar as Gulf Dispute Thaws

DUBAI, Jan 8 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates will reopen all its land, sea and air entry points with Qatar starting Saturday, state news agency WAM reported on Friday....

January 8, 2021
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Thursday, August 20, 2020
Iranian Gunboats
Maritime News

Iran Says It Detained A UAE Registered Ship

by Parisa Hafezi (Reuters) – Iran seized a United Arab Emirates-registered ship violating its territorial waters this week, Iran’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, adding that UAE coastguards killed two...

August 20, 2020
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Thursday, June 18, 2020
bunkering operations
Maritime News

Virus Drives Down Bunker Sales at UAE’s Port of Fujairah

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, June 18 (Reuters) – Ship fuelling activity in Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates, a bunkering and fuel storage hub in the Middle East, fell in...

June 18, 2020
Total Views: 77

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
containership ship bunkering
Maritime News

UAE Signals Leniency on IMO 2020 Enforcement

By Verity Ratcliffe (Bloomberg) –The world’s oil tanker owners can breathe a sigh of relief: a vital Middle East shipping hub is going to start enforcing sweeping new rules on...

December 17, 2019
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
khalifa port abu dhabi
Maritime News

Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port Plans $1 Billion Expansion

ABU DHABI, Dec 11 (Reuters) – The capacity of Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port will increase by 50% by the end of 2020 as part of a 3.8 billion dirham ($1...

December 11, 2019
Total Views: 9

Sunday, November 24, 2019
French Base Navale, UAE

Abu Dhabi To Host HQ For European Safety Of Navigation Mission

by Sylvia Westall (Reuters) – A French naval base in Abu Dhabi will serve as the headquarters for a European-led mission to protect Gulf waters that will be operational soon,...

November 24, 2019
Total Views: 7

Tuesday, July 30, 2019
UAE Navy boats next to Al Marzoqah Saudi Arabia tanker are seen off the Port of Fujairah
Maritime News

Rivals Iran and UAE to Hold Maritime Security Talks

DUBAI, July 30 (Reuters) – Iran was to revive maritime security talks on Tuesday with traditional foe the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in an apparent bid to calm tensions in...

July 30, 2019
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Maritime News

UAE Eases Qatar Shipping Ban Amid Continuing Dispute

By Alexander Cornwell, Lisa Barrington and Eric Knecht DUBAI/DOHA, Feb 20 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates has eased a ban on the shipping of goods between it and Qatar...

February 20, 2019
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
containership ship bunkering
Maritime News

UAE Inquiries for Marine Fuel Spike Amid Tainted Singapore Bunkers

By Roslan Khasawneh SINGAPORE, July 31 (Reuters) – Inquiries for marine fuel supplies in the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) Fujairah oil hub have spiked as shippers try to avoid loading tainted...

July 31, 2018
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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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Tuesday, July 25, 2017
uae flag

UAE: Merchant Ship Collided With UAE Navy Boat in Persian Gulf

DUBAI, July 25 (Reuters) – A merchant ship collided with a United Arab Emirates navy boat as it was taking part in a routine mission off UAE territorial waters in...

July 25, 2017
Total Views: 22

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Maritime News

Cosco Shipping Signs $738 Million Deal to Expand U.A.E. Port

  By Mahmoud Habboush   (Bloomberg) — Cosco Shipping Co., a unit of China’s biggest shipping group, agreed to build and operate a new container terminal in Abu Dhabi, securing a foothold...

September 28, 2016
Total Views: 2

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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Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Hamriyah lamprell
Engineering News

Lamprell Awarded Super 116E Jack-Up Newbuild Contract from Jindal

UAE-based shipyard Lamprell announced today that it has been awarded a newbuild contract from Dev Drilling for the construction and delivery of a completely outfitted and equipped, LeTourneau-designed, Super 116E...

February 6, 2013
Total Views: 18

Monday, June 4, 2012
Qatar 's Janan Research Ship
Press Releases

R/V Janan – Qatar’s Newest Research Ship

The model research facility Janan – named after the island located in the western part of the Qatari peninsula – was donated to the University by H.H. the Heir Apparent...

June 4, 2012
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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Pirates Handed Life Sentences in UAE

The UAE federal court has sentenced a group of pirates responsible for the 2011 hijacking of the M/V Arrilah-1 to life in prison. According to Associated Press, the sentence was...

May 23, 2012
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Monday, February 20, 2012

Somali Pirates Hijack UAE-Owned Vessel Loaded with Charcoal

Somali pirates have hijacked the UAE-owned M/V Savina-Fahad, Somalia Report has confirmed citing a Somali businessman in Dubai and a local pirate source. According to the report, the M/V Savina-Fahad...

February 20, 2012
Total Views: 21

Thursday, June 30, 2011
Engineering News

Robert Allan delivers first-in-class designed escort tug

Photo courtesy Robert Allan Ltd. IRSHAD, a joint venture between ADNOC and Lamnalco, have taken delivery of their latest high-performance terminal support/escort tug from Astilleros Balenciaga SA, of Zumaia, Spain....

June 30, 2011
Total Views: 21

Wednesday, March 2, 2011

McDermott Wins Contracts Totaling More Than $700 Million

HOUSTON — McDermott International, Inc., announced today that certain of its subsidiaries in the Middle East and Caspian region were recently awarded a number of contracts for offshore engineering and...

March 2, 2011
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Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Maritime News

DP World handled 50 million TEU in 2010; 14% gain over 2009

Dubai, UAE, 25 January 2011: – Global marine terminal operator DP World today announced it handled 49.6 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent container units) across its portfolio of 50 operating terminals...

January 25, 2011
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