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  • 7 September 2016

    Russia and Bahrain signed a number of agreements during the working visit of Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to Russia, including a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the field of LNG.

  • 3 April 2018

    Bahrain has said it has made a huge oil discovery off the west coast of the country, “the largest oil discovery since 1932.”

  • 6 April 2018

    Following the news on Bahrain making its largest oil discovery ever, the country has also put a number to it –“at least 80 billion barrels.”

  • 22 February 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Bahrain’s first LNG floating storage unit (FSU), the Bahrain Spirit, reportedly arrived in the Persian Gulf this week.

  • 2 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Bahrain is to raise around USD 32 million through its planned initial public offering (IPO).

  • 9 May 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Project & Tenders

    Towage and marine services provider Smit Lamnalco has secured a 20-year contract with the National Oil and Gas Authority of Bahrain (NOGA) to supply marine services to the Bahrain LNG import terminal. Smit Lamnalco said in a statement it would deploy four LNG terminal compliant 70TBP tugs to provide escort, berthing and un-berthing of LNG […]

  • 13 March 2012

    A tender to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in Bahrain will be awarded by the end of 2012, Bloomberg reported, citing Abdul Hussain bin Ali Mirza, Bahrain’s oil minister. Bahrain plans to import 400 million cubic feet of natural gas, he said. Recently, he said that Bahrain is in talks with Russia’s […]

  • 28 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      A fund for promoting and supporting maritime education and training through scholarships to Bahraini students has been announced by the General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP) as the second annual Bahrain Maritime Festival (BMF) kicked off. The proposal for establishing the Bahrain Maritime Education Fund was given the green light by GOP’s Board of […]

  • 4 February 2020

    Italian energy conglomerate Eni has signed a memorandum of understanding with Bahrain’s Tatweer Petroleum to collaborate in the energy sector. 

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Bahrain, the operators of the state-of-the-art Khalifa bin Salman Port, (KBSP), welcomed the inaugural Hanjin/NYK service. Shipping companies will now have access to a new and direct service to and from United States West Coast and Korea, a first for the Kingdom of Bahrain. The agreement was signed by APM Terminals Bahrain with […]

  • 22 August 2012

    The General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP), the custodian of Bahrain’s rich maritime legacy, is gearing up to host the World Maritime Day (WMD) Parallel Event scheduled to take place on 17th and 18th October, 2012. Based on the 2012 theme – “IMO: One hundred years after the Titanic” preparations are underway to organise maritime […]

  • 27 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    The General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP) announced yesterday that the Liberian vessel (MV “Stolt Valor”) has been granted permission to take refuge in Bahrain’s waters. The operation to move the tanker to the Arab Shipbuilding and Repair Yard (ASRY) began early Tuesday morning, where the ASRY team will begin preparing it for its onward […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    The General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP), in its role as regulator of Bahrain’s maritime affairs and custodian of the state-of-the-art Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP), arranged and hosted a meeting to formulate a collective strategy aimed at enhancing Bahrain’s position as an international cruise liner hub. The meeting was attended by several senior government […]

  • 16 November 2011

    The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with world-renowned Italian high-tech shipbuilders Rodriguez Cantieri Navalli, controlled by the Italian Immsi Group (Rodriquez), to establish a marine boat manufacturing industry in the Kingdom. The agreement will build on the already successful marine industry that exists in Bahrain today through the […]

  • 20 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    APM Terminals Bahrain,(APMT) the operators of the state-of-the-art Khalifa bin Salman Port, (KBSP), yesterday welcomed the largest container vessel yet to enter Bahrain’s waters. APL Antwerp, on route from Asia docked in Bahrain for one day. The vessel is on its Asia-Middle East schedule calling at Jebel Ali, Bahrain and Dammam before heading eastbound to […]

  • 22 August 2012

    The General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP), the custodian of Bahrain’s rich maritime legacy, is gearing up to host the World Maritime Day (WMD) Parallel Event scheduled to take place on 17th and 18th October, 2012. Based on the 2012 theme – “IMO: One hundred years after the Titanic” preparations are underway to organise maritime […]

  • 14 March 2012

      The General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP) announced that the Kingdom of Bahrain has been selected as the venue for the World Maritime Day Parallel Event 2012 by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Council. This high-profile event will focus on maritime-themed activities based on the 2012 theme – “IMO: One hundred years after the […]

  • 16 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with world-renowned Italian high-tech shipbuilders Rodriguez Cantieri Navalli, controlled by the Italian Immsi Group (Rodriquez), to establish a marine boat manufacturing industry in the Kingdom. The agreement will build on the already successful marine industry that exists in Bahrain today through the […]

  • 6 March 2012

    Bahrain is in negotiations with Russia’s Gazprom to buy about 3 million mt of LNG per annum. The LNG will be delivered to Bahrain’s terminal expected to open by 2015. “Originally we would start off with say 400 million cfd of gas and that could be slowly ramped up,” Abdul-Hussain bin Ali Mirza, Bahrain’s energy minister […]

  • 16 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    As the Kingdom of Bahrain gears up to host the 2012 World Maritime Day Parallel Event in October under the theme “IMO: 100 years after the Titanic”, maritime safety and protection of the environment has always been the top priority for the General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP) in the on-going operations on the damaged […]

  • 6 July 2005

    Durrat Al Bahrain has signed a $150m agreement with Durrat Al Bahrain and Great Lakes-Nass for reclamation, dredging and shore protection for the second and final phase of the project, reported Gulf Daily News. The work is expected to be finished within two years. Durrat Al Bahrain is co-owned by Kuwait Finance House and the […]

  • 7 December 2009

    Bahrain’s new $361 million Khalifa bin Salman Port will attract more than 100,000 cruise tourists to Bahrain during the season, officials have said. Bahrain, as a market and a port, is a strategic location for all shipping lines and such projects will further develop many industries, including the tourism sector, according to industry leaders.