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Tuesday, April 9, 2024
STRAIT OF HORMUZ (May 3, 2023) A screenshot of a video showing fast-attack craft from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy swarming Panama-flagged oil tanker Niovi as it transits the Strait of Hormuz, May 3, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo
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Iran Says it Can Close the Strait of Hormuz, But Won’t For Now

DUBAI, April 9 (Reuters) – The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard’s navy said on Tuesday Israel’s presence in

April 9, 2024
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Tuesday, February 13, 2024
Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the United Arab Emirates, meets with Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India, during a reception at the Presidential Airport in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 13, 2024. Mohamed Al Hammadi/UAE Presidential Court/Handout via REUTERS
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India, UAE Sign Pact on Trans-Continental Trade Corridor

DUBAI/NEW DELHI, Feb 13 (Reuters) – India and the United Arab Emirates on Tuesday signed an agreement on a trade corridor that aims to connect Europe

February 13, 2024
Total Views: 1060

Tuesday, January 9, 2024
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UAE Bans Tankers Flying Cameroon Flag On Safety Concern

(Bloomberg) — The United Arab Emirates banned ships arriving in its waters that sail under the flag of Cameroon — a move that distances the emirate

January 9, 2024
Total Views: 3019

Monday, December 4, 2023
The first offshore wind turbine at the Dogger Bank wind farm
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UAE’s Masdar Acquires Stake in World’s Largest Wind Farm in UK

German energy company RWE has entered into a partnership with United Arab Emirates state-owned renewable energy company Masdar to develop the Dogger Bank South

December 4, 2023
Total Views: 917

Wednesday, June 7, 2023
Stricter UAE Ship Insurance Rules Look to Cut Oil Spill Risks
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Stricter UAE Ship Insurance Rules Look to Cut Oil Spill Risks

LONDON, June 7 (Reuters) – Tougher requirements for some ship insurers covering United Arab Emirates ships are aimed at boosting environmental

June 7, 2023
Total Views: 681

Tuesday, June 6, 2023
File photo of an oil tanker at sea
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UAE to Tighten Insurance Cover for Ships Flying Its Flag

LONDON, June 6 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates is tightening insurance requirements for vessels registered under its flag, according to a

June 6, 2023
Total Views: 826

Wednesday, May 31, 2023
STRAIT OF HORMUZ (May 3, 2023) A screenshot of a video showing fast-attack craft from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy swarming Panama-flagged oil tanker Niovi as it transits the Strait of Hormuz, May 3, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo
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UAE Says it Has Stopped Taking Part in US-Led Gulf Maritime Coalition

DUBAI, May 31 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates said on Wednesday it was no longer taking part in operations by a U.S.-led task force protecting

May 31, 2023
Total Views: 12888

Friday, May 5, 2023
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Ports

Middle East’s Biggest Port Prompts Rare Private Debt Deal

By Silas Brown and Nicolas Parasie (Bloomberg) — Pension manager Caisse de Dépôt et Placement du Québec financed its stake in a Dubai port with $900

May 5, 2023
Total Views: 1279

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
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UAE Bunkering Hub Falling Behind on Alternative Fuels

By Jeslyn Lerh DUBAI, March 15 – UAE’s Fujairah must step up investments for storage and supply of new alternative fuels as these markets

March 15, 2023
Total Views: 1604

Monday, March 6, 2023
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Russian Crude Heads to UAE as Sanctions Divert Flows

By Alex Lawler LONDON, March 6 (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates has been taking more cargoes of Russian crude oil, according to ship tracking data

March 6, 2023
Total Views: 4573

Wednesday, December 21, 2022
Aerial shot of big Jebel Ali container port
Ports

Saudi Arabia Invests $2.4 Billion in Key Dubai Ports

By Adveith Nair and Matthew Martin (Bloomberg) — Saudi Arabia is buying stakes in three flagship DP World developments in the United Arab Emirates for

December 21, 2022
Total Views: 1898

Thursday, July 28, 2022
UAE Navy boats next to Al Marzoqah Saudi Arabia tanker are seen off the Port of Fujairah
Ports

Ships Bypass Fujairah For Cheap Iraq Bunker Fuel

Some Middle Eastern exporters are bypassing Fujairah, the region’s main bunkering hub, to avoid excessive port delays. Cargo ships departing Kuwait,

July 28, 2022
Total Views: 3001

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Fujairah Bunker Fuel Sales Fall to Four-Month Low in June
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Fujairah Bunker Fuel Sales Fall to Four-Month Low in June

By Jeslyn Lerh SINGAPORE, July 19 (Reuters) – Marine fuel sales at the United Arab Emirates’ Fujairah, third largest bunkering hub in the world,

July 19, 2022
Total Views: 918

Sunday, September 19, 2021
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Ports

Jordan To Build New Cruise Terminal As Gateway To The Red Sea

Abu Dhabi, UAE – Sept 19, 2021: AD Ports Group, has signed a Heads of Terms agreement with the Aqaba Development Corporation to establish a

September 19, 2021
Total Views: 1623

Friday, July 23, 2021
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News

Top Secret Israeli Oil Pipeline To Bypass Suez Canal

By Amy Teibel (Bloomberg) Israel’s new government will reexamine a deal to ship oil from the United Arab Emirates via a top-secret Israeli pipeline

July 23, 2021
Total Views: 5305

Friday, January 8, 2021
UAE to Reopen All Entry Points with Qatar as Gulf Dispute Thaws
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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

January 8, 2021
Total Views: 1104

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

August 20, 2020
Total Views: 12

Thursday, June 18, 2020
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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

June 18, 2020
Total Views: 103

Tuesday, December 17, 2019
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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

December 17, 2019
Total Views: 30

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
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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

December 11, 2019
Total Views: 34
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