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  • 16 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Kuwait Oil Company’s new ASD Tug 3212 was launched end of March at Damen Shipyards Galati, Romania. The ceremony marks the first in a 14-terminal tug contract between the two companies whose working relationship spans more than 25 years. This substantial contract consists of two vessel types, representing Damen’s newest as well as their […]

  • 9 May 2016

    Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest crude oil exporter, on Saturday appointed Khalid al-Falih, chairman of the state oil giant Saudi Aramco, as its new energy minister, replacing Ali al-Naimi, who had held the post since 1995.

  • 21 June 2011

      Kuwait Oil Tanker Co. (KOTC) announced Monday it received a giant tanker from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co. The tanker, nam…  (Kuna) [mappress] Source: Kuna, June 21, 2011;

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Qatar-based marine transport and logistics conglomerate Milaha said that its President and CEO, Khalifa Ali Al-Hetmi, will retire in September.  Having joined Milaha 31 years ago, Al-Hetmi has been at the helm of Milaha for the past 7 years. During his tenure as CEO, he oversaw the strategic acquisition of Qatar Shipping and Halul Offshore Services […]

  • 3 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI) launched its International Accreditation Programme for Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs). The SAMI Accreditation Programme will see maritime security providers, within the Association’s membership undergo a 3-stage process of due diligence, systems checks and site visits. The programme will be managed by SAMI, with accreditations performed by […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Maritime security issues continue to grab headlines across the shipping industry, and 2012 is on track to be a record year for growth in the sector. However, many believe this evolution has not been matched by services which maritime security providers themselves need. As the industry becomes more competitive, maritime security companies are seeking innovative […]

  • 16 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    Cosco Shipping Lines adds first ever boxship to receive a descriptive note cyber AL3 by Lloyd’s Register.

  • 21 June 2011

    Kuwait Oil Tanker Co. (KOTC) announced Monday it received a giant tanker from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering Co. The tanker … (kuna) [mappress] Source: kuna, June 21, 2011;

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Qatar-based marine transport and logistics conglomerate Milaha said that its President and CEO, Khalifa Ali Al-Hetmi, will retire in September.  Having joined Milaha 31 years ago, Al-Hetmi has been at the helm of Milaha for the past 7 years. During his tenure as CEO, he oversaw the strategic acquisition of Qatar Shipping and Halul Offshore Services […]

  • 3 October 2019

    The UK’s South Hook liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal is set to receive a couple of cargoes from Ras Laffan over the coming days. 

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    SAM Electronics, an L-3 company, has equipped Viking Line’s new 57,000-gt passenger ferry, Viking Grace, with a NACOS Platinum integrated navigation control system together with a Valmatic Platinum integrated automation system from its associate company, L-3 Valmarine. Built by STX Finland at its Turku yard and designed for cruising the shallow waters of the Finnish […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    The services and facilities of DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port have once again been recognised at the prestigious annual Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATA) 2014. For the sixth year, the ‘Shipping Port of the Year’ has been awarded to Jebel Ali Port. The award was received on behalf of DP World by Abdulla […]

  • 16 December 2015
    Vessels

    Belgium’s Zeebrugge terminal is expected to receive a cargo of liquefied natural gas from the world’s largest producer of the fuel, Qatar. The 148,800 cbm Al Jassasiya departed from the Qatari port of Ras Laffan on Wednesday and is set to dock at the Fluxys-operated terminal’s jetty around January 1, port data shows. The Zeebrugge terminal […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Vessels

    The 210,100 cbm Al Oraiq, which recently crashed with Dutch freighter Flinterstar off Belgium, is currently being repaired in Belfast Harbor in Northern Ireland. The Q-Flex carrier, managed by K Line LNG Shipping (UK), entered into Harland and Wolff ship repair facility on Saturday, where repairs on the vessels’ bow began immediately, Belfast Harbor said. According to data by […]

  • 22 November 2010

    Al Jarraf, meaning ‘dredging vessel’ in Arabic, has been launched on Wednesday October 27 at the ASL Shipyard in Singapore. VOSTA LMG is responsible for the design, supplied the components and developed the dredging technology together with MEDCO and DEME. VOSTA LMG built the main dredging components in Asia, 100% to European standards. Owner of […]

  • 19 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Union Dredgers and Marine Contracting (UDMC), a Dubai based coastal marine contracting company, has been awarded the offshore project works for a new desalination facility at Al Hamra in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE. According to their official announcement, the scope of works will include dredging, HDPE welding, concrete block fabrication, sheet piling, installation and launching […]

  • 11 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Singapore-based breakbulk, project cargo and heavy lift carrier AAL and Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-LG, a shipping company from Germany, have launched a new service – ‘Asia-Middle East-Europe’, following up their cooperation on multipurpose tramp solutions.  The joint semi-liner service offers multipurpose heavy lift tonnage and a full-service of chartering, engineering and operations. The route is said to be connecting […]

  • 27 May 2016
    Equipment

    Danish oil company Maersk Oil is reportedly facing fierce competition over the operatorship of Qatar’s largest offshore oil field – Al Shaheen. According to Reuters, which cited anonymous sources, oil majors such as, Shell, BP, Total, Chevron, and ConocoPhillips have all submitted bids to take over the field. The Danish company, which reportedly also submitted […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port of Amsterdam and Port of Rotterdam, two largest ports in the Netherlands, have renewed their partnership agreement by another five years. “This partnership enables us to create value for our ports while at the same time improving the international competitive position of the Netherlands,” said Port of Rotterdam CEO Allard Castelein. As part of the […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Members of The Alliance have revealed plans according to which ten of their services will call at DP World’s container terminals at London Gateway and Southampton. The Alliance, which comprises Hapag-Lloyd, K Line, Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL), Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK Line) and Yang Ming, said that all of its mainline UK calls will be […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of a scheduled tour of the UAE, Abu Dhabi Ports Company welcomed H.R.H. Prince Joachim of Denmark to Khalifa Port yesterday, where he was shown around the new state-of-the-art facilities of the Gulf Region’s only semi-automated, deep-water port. Showing a keen interest in the developments of the recently opened Khalifa Port and adjacently […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of a scheduled tour of the UAE, Abu Dhabi Ports Company welcomed H.R.H. Prince Joachim of Denmark to Khalifa Port yesterday, where he was shown around the new state-of-the-art facilities of the Gulf Region’s only semi-automated, deep-water port. Showing a keen interest in the developments of the recently opened Khalifa Port and adjacently […]