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  • 10 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem met with the President of Uganda Yoweri Museveni at DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali port in Dubai yesterday to discuss areas of future cooperation and mutual interest between Dubai and Uganda. The meeting provided an opportunity for the global marine terminal operator to share with Mr. Museveni […]

  • 11 January 2018

    Greek authorities seize a Tanzanian-flagged cargo ship carrying materials to Libya intended to make explosives.

  • 11 June 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    French tidal energy technology developer, Blue Shark Power System, will install one of its turbines off the coast of Djibouti in early 2019 as part of a large-scale project planned for the country situated on the Horn of Africa. 

  • 23 January 2012

    IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu met Secretary-General Ban on Friday, 20 January 2012, at UN Headquarters in New York, and discussed matters related to IMO’s work and cooperation between the UN and the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to combat Somalia-based piracy. It was the first time the two had met after Mr. Ban’s reappointment as Secretary-General […]

  • 7 March 2016

    Two Indian sailors have died in a fire that broke out on board the Al Sadaa tanker in Yemen, according to India’s Minister of External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj. As informed, three more seafarers, also all of Indian nationality have been injured in the incident. “The three sailors injured in Yemen are all Indians. They are […]

  • 7 July 2014

    Over the previous week pirates were lurking on ships sailing in the immediate vicinity of the Bab al Mandeb a strait between Yemen on the Arabian Peninsula, Djibouti and Eritrea, north of Somalia and along the Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor, the United Kingdom Marine Trade Operations (UKMTO) said in the latest report.   The majority […]

  • 17 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Storage, Technology

    MarineEnergy.biz has compiled the top news from marine energy industry from June 11 – June 17, 2018.

  • 27 June 2016
    Equipment

    Vietnam’s mobile network operator, Viettel, has invested USD 50 million in Asia Africa Europe-1 (AAE-1) subsea fiber optic cable offshore station at Vũng Tàu. According to Vietnamese local media, the offshore station is set to be operational by the end of the year. The AAE-1, which also recently landed in Oman, is a 25,000 km […]

  • 9 August 2011

    Germany dispatches the second frigate – Köln – to the Gulf of Aden under EU anti-piracy operation Atalanta, reports German Navy’s official website. Köln will leave Wilhelmshaven late in Aug. German frigate Niedersachsen was stationed off Somalia in the port of Djibouti till Aug 4, when she relinquished command over German troops to frigate Bavaria […]

  • 26 February 2012

    The outcome of a UK-hosted conference on Somalia has been welcomed by IMO Secretary-General Koji Sekimizu. The conference, held at Lancaster House, London on Thursday 23 February, saw a wide-ranging examination of the many problems currently afflicting Somalia, including piracy. Convened by UK Prime Minister David Cameron, it dealt with issues such as security, local […]

  • 5 June 2018

    An offshore support vessel on a humanitarian mission was attacked by pirates in the Red Sea, offshore Yemen, on Tuesday evening. 

  • 18 August 2011

      Russian Navy command appraises anti-piracy actions of Russian warships in the Gulf of Aden and near Horn of Africa as effective. Large ASW ship Severomorsk securing civil shipping in those regions on Aug 17 arrived in the central part of the Arabian Sea to start forming a new convoy of merchant vessels; the convoy […]

  • 17 May 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The Asia Africa Europe-1 (AAE-1) submarine cable system has landed in Cambodia. Optic Marine Offshore and the crew of the cable laying barge ‘Cable Orchestra’ have completed the shore end lay at Sihanoukville, Cambodia. AAE-1 is a 25,000 km system owned by a consortium of 19 global service providers that will connect Southeast Asia to […]

  • 1 June 2015

    A UN-chartered ship carrying humanitarian aid to Yemen was shelled by rebel forces thus preventing the ship from docking in the country’s port of Aden. As informed, the ship loaded with 7,000 tons of food is believed to had been targeted by the Shiite Huthi rebels when it was within a nautical mile of the port […]

  • 9 April 2019

    All 31 crew were rescued by the Saudi Arabian navy and border guards.

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    On Friday 4 October, during their recent visit to the Port of Djibouti, EU Naval Force warship ESPS Meteoro conducted a diving exercise with the Djiboutian Navy and Coastguard, organised in cooperation with EUCAP Nestor. The Djiboutian Forces and EUCAP Nestor team were welcomed on board by the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Commander Juan Carlos Perez […]

  • 29 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) announced the agreement to install a new submarine cable named AAE-1. The agreement was signed in Hong Kong with 17 operators, and the cable is expected to link countries of the Far East to Europe through the Middle East and Africa. The submarine cable will be layed over a distance of 25,000 […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Maersk Line has launched a new Middle East 5 (ME5) service to enhance direct connections between South India, Middle East and Western Mediterranean markets. This service will also improve the company’s  coverage of the Eastern Mediterranean market with faster transit times into Turkey, Egypt and Russia. The first vessel/voyage on ME5 service was the Maersk Idaho, phasing in on Colombo on January 9, […]

  • 13 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Huawei Marine has, in conjunction with Tropical Science, started work on desk study and marine survey for the construction of the Pakistan East Africa Cable Express (PEACE) submarine cable. The cable, with a total length of 13,000km, will connect South Asia (Pakistan) and East Africa (Djibouti) and Kenya, with a northern expansion to Egypt and further […]

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based Rickmers Trust Management (RTM), a trustee-manager of Rickmers Maritime, has entered into a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the sale of Kaethe C. Rickmers, a Panamax containership.  The vessel is securing senior loan facilities extended by HSH Nordbank AG, Singapore Branch and DBS Bank (the HSH Syndicate) to the trust (the HSH Facility). The net proceeds […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Dutch EU NAVFOR warship HNLMS VAN AMSTEL completed two escorts of World Food Programme (WFP) chartered merchant vessels Mary Ann Hudson and Golden Bridge, on a tour between 14 and 17 April from Berbera to Bosaso and back. Both escorts in this high risk area were carried out smoothly and without any incident. During the […]

  • 3 June 2011

      As part of the EU/UN co-operation, EU NAVFOR is providing protection to the UN chartered vessels supplying the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). AMISOM is mandated to conduct Peace Support Operations in Somalia to stabilize the situation in the country in order to create conditions for the conduct of Humanitarian activities and an […]