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  • 17 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Somali pirates have freed the Comoros-flagged bunkering tanker Aris 13 and its crew, according to Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP). The vessel was released on March 16 following negotiations between the Puntland Maritime Police Force (PMPF), local Somali authorities, clan elders in the Xabo region, and the pirates to free the ship and its crew. […]

  • 16 March 2017

    Somalia’s maritime forces have exchanged gunfire with the pirates, who hijacked the Comoros-flagged bunkering tanker Aris 13, in the country’s Puntland area, John Steed of Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) informed via social media. Steed added that the 1990-built vessel, which was hijacked while it was sailing near the Horn of Africa, has moved along the coast of Somalia. EU Naval […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    An international agreement on repressing piracy and armed robbery against ships in the western Indian Ocean and the Gulf of Aden has been broadened to cover other illicit maritime activities, including human trafficking and illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing. A high-level meeting of signatories to the Djibouti Code of Conduct, held in Jeddah, Saudi […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Equipment

    Construction of the South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 5 (SEA-ME-WE 5) submarine cable has been completed, SEA-ME-WE 5 consortium informed. The cable connects Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Djibouti, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey, Italy and France. “The completion of the SEA-ME-WE 5 project is a landmark system […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    French container shipping major CMA CGM has launched REX3, a new service connecting Asia and the Red Sea.  The new service will link Djibouti, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, Singapore and China. In addition to the calls offered in the company’s REX2, MEX1 and EPIC lines, CMA CGM said it now operates an additional stop, Djibouti, […]

  • 17 November 2016
    Equipment

    PCCW Global, the international operating division of HKT, has selected the Djibouti Data Center (DDC) to help facilitate network expansion and the provision of colocation and undersea fiber cable access services in East Africa. The Djibouti Data Center has been built to Tier III data center standards and serves as a meeting point for undersea […]

  • 10 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based container shipping company APL has decided to expand its Asia-Middle East and Latin America networks by adding new services to these routes. To its Asia-Middle East coverage, the company has added the Red Sea Express 2 (RE2) Service, which will link China to the Red Sea ports of Jeddah, Sokhna and Aqaba. The new […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Vessels

    The vessel that attacked Teekay’s LNG carrier Galicia Spirit on October 25, 2016, off the coast of Yemen near Bab al-Mandab Strait, carried a “substantial amount of explosives” an investigation of the incident showed.

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Another merchant vessel was attacked by pirates and fired at off the coast of Yemen while it was transiting the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait, Al Arabiya cited Brigadier General Ahmad Hassan Asiri. Namely, the pirates reportedly fired a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG) at the 1997-built oil tanker Melati Satu, which is sailing to the Indian Port of Chennai. […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Vessels

    Teekay’s LNG carrier, the 2004-built Galicia Spirit with the capacity to transport up to 137,814 cubic meters, has come under attack off the coast of Yemen.

  • 26 October 2016

    The liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker Galicia Spirit, owned by shipping company Teekay, experienced a suspected piracy attack on October 25 while it was off the coast of Yemen, according to the owner. Crisis management and response consultancy NYA said that the tanker was approached by a small vessel and fired at utilizing a rocket-propelled grenade (RPG). “No […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dubai-based port and terminal operator DP World has won a 30-year concession with an automatic 10-year extension for the management and development of a multi-purpose port project at Berbera, Republic of Somaliland. DP World will set up a joint venture with 65% control together with the government of Somaliland to manage and invest in the […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    DP World has won a 30-year concession with an automatic 10-year extension for the management and development of a multi-purpose port project at Berbera, Republic of Somaliland. The Port of Berbera opens a new point of access to the Red Sea and will complement DP World’s existing port at Djibouti in the Horn of Africa. […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based container shipping company APL plans to set up a new weekly service – the India Pakistan Europe (IPE) Service, that will connect India and Pakistan to major ports in Europe starting from October. The IPE service will call the ports of Port Qasim (Pakistan), Nhava Sheva, Hazira, Mundra (India), Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), Djibouti (Djibouti), Southampton […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has added the Polish port of Gdansk into its network of regular shipping links after one of Poland’s manufacturers of railway cars and a Saudi railway operator entered into a tank delivery deal. Under the tank delivery agreement, the tanks would be delivered from the south of Poland to the […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    French container shipping company CMA CGM plans to launch two new weekly services, EPIC 1 and EPIC 2, between the Arab Gulf, Pakistan, North West India and North Europe, in addition to the existing Epic service on this route. EPIC 1 will offer a direct connection between North Europe, Pakistan and North West India. In […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Equipment

    Omantel has announced the landing of the Asia Africa Europe-1 (AAE-1) submarine cable system in Oman, local media reported. AAE-1 is a 25,000 km system owned by a consortium of 19 global service providers that will connect Southeast Asia to Europe across Egypt. The cable connects Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Myanmar, India, […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Indian Supreme Court has made a decision to enforce The Hague Court of Arbitration’s order to free one of the two Italian Navy marines being held in India after they were accused of killing two Indian fishermen in February 2012 while on anti-piracy duty, according to the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs. In late April, The Hague Court of […]

  • 5 May 2016

    One of the two Italian Navy marines, being held in India after they were accused of killing two Indian fishermen in February 2012 while on anti-piracy duty, was granted permission to return to Italy until the arbitration process, which began in June 2015, is concluded, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation cited a ruling from the […]

  • 4 May 2016

    The United Nations Security Council has launched an inspection mechanism of commercial shipments to Yemen based in Djibouti, following a request by the Government of Yemen. The inspection mechanism will replace the one previously conducted by the Saudi-led coalition forces, which proved to be very slow.  According to a ban imposed by Yemen’s Ministry of Foreign […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    The Saudi Telecommunication Company (STC) announced the landing of the South East Asia-Middle East-Western Europe 5 (Sea-Me-We 5) submarine cable in Yanbu, Saudi Arabia. Tethered from Singapore to France, 19 international operators invested in the cable, which connects Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Oman, the United Arab Emirates, Djibouti, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    TE SubCom, a TE Connectivity company, and the consortium behind the Asia-Africa-Europe-1 (AAE-1) cable system, announced the deployment of a large-scale wavelength equipage to the system. The equipage will utilize TE SubCom’s 100 Gbps optical transmission equipment. AAE-1 is a 25,000 km system owned by a consortium of 19 global service providers that will connect […]

  • 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 […]