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Maritime Industry Council Established in Dubai

Apr 24, 2013

Dubai Council for Marine and Maritime Industries, the umbrella industry body representing the marine and relevant industry, had its first introductory member’s meeting. The meeting sought to introduce the members, lay the broad framework for future operations…

UAE Navy Receives Fincantieri Patrol Boat

Apr 22, 2013

Fincantieri Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard in Italy has delivered the patrol boat 'Salahah' to the United Arab Emirates' Navy.The new ship's sister the Ghantut was delivered last January together with an 'Abu Dhabi Class' corvette. The two…

UASC Poised for Expansion, Appoints New Executives

Apr 22, 2013

The United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) announce two senior executive appointments to further position the company for its next phase of growth. The company says its major transformation and investment program which is underway, calls for a new operating model to support the business…

Dubai Maritime Cluster Introduced to Ship Owners

Apr 21, 2013

Dubai Maritime City's facility & services were introduced at a specially convened Ship Owner’s meeting at The Capital Club at the Dubai International Financial Centre. The recent meeting was attended by Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World…

Raytheon Anschütz Systems for New Oman OPV's

Apr 09, 2013

Raytheon Anschütz to supply Integrated Bridge & Navigation Systems to four Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV) for the Royal Navy of Oman. Under the contract, Raytheon Anschütz will equip Oman’s new Al-Ofouq-class OPVs with a complete, new-generation Integrated Bridge and Navigation Systems…

Two Arabian Gulf Contracts for McDermott

Apr 08, 2013

A McDermott International subsidiary has been awarded two projects valued at approximately US$ 900-million.The first project includes engineering, procurement, construction and installation of a new tie-in platform, with a 3,200-tonne topside and six-pile jacket…

Seafaring Tradition Perhaps Key to DP World's Growth

Apr 08, 2013

At DP World's annual gala dinner the chairman noted the company's success was rooted in UAE's rich maritime tradition.The UAE’s rich sea-faring tradition supported and drove DP World’s rise from a local port operator to today being third largest marine terminal operator globally…

Bulk Carrier Catches Fire, Sinks off Oman

Apr 03, 2013

The Liberian-flag bulker 'Atlantik Confidence' reported an engine room fire and sank over the Easter week-end.Rescue of the 21-member Turkish crew was supervised by USS Nicholas which was dispatched from routine NATO Task Force counter-piracy operations in the area…

Dubai Launch Maritime Green Initiative

Mar 28, 2013

Drydocks World & Maritime World's initiative aims to encourage all-round environmental excellence in maritme & allied sectors.The initiative was inaugurated in the presence of key decision-makers from government and industry, underlined by…

Abu Dhabi Speeds Port Paper Work

Mar 25, 2013

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has signed a MoU with Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) & several government agencies with the aim of speeding up port formalities.The MoU, signed on the sidelines of the recent World Ports and Trade Summit 2013 (WPTS)…

Dubai Maritime City Land Development

Mar 24, 2013

DAMAC Properties continues its investment programme with plans to develop prime real estate in Dubai Maritime City.DAMAC’s plot of land on the sea-front at Dubai Maritime City will be home to a high-rise luxury tower of serviced hotel residences…

Saudi Aramco Charter 3 VLCC's for U.S. Crude Import

Mar 17, 2013

The very large crude carriers (VLCC's) will load at Ras Tanura terminal for deliveries to a US Gulf Coast port next month.The very large crude carriers will each load 280,000 metric tons of oil at Saudi's Ras Tanura terminal between April…

OFAC Iranian Financial Sanction Update

Mar 15, 2013

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has amended the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations to implement various statutory changes. The amendments come into effect immediately. 78 Fed. Reg. 16403Story courtesy of www.brymar-consulting.com.

MTU Engines First Choice for Emirates Boatbuilder

Mar 06, 2013

MTU distributor Al Masaood and Arabian yacht builder Gulf Craft sign preferred partner agreement.Under the agreement, the Arabian shipyard Gulf Craft will soon offer MTU Series 2000 and 4000 engines in its Majesty Yachts as its primary engine option…

Qatar Shell Order Offshore Solution's OAS

Mar 05, 2013

Offshore Solutions expand its Offshore Access System (OAS) operations in Qatar with another contract.Offshore Solutions BV (OSBV), the joint venture between AMEC and Cofely Nederland NV, continues to build on recent successes in The Gulf,…

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