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Bahri Voted Best Managed Shipping Co. in Middle East

Nov 20, 2012

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia ('Bahri' )named by Euromoney as the best managed in the transport & shipping sector, 2012.Bahri was ranked first before all transport and shipping companies in the Middle East. The award…

Kuwait Invests to Capitalize on Strategic Location

Nov 18, 2012

Kuwait invests $1.2 billion in bid for Northern Gulf gateway for new port facilities as regional market competition intensifies.A recent World Bank report ranked Kuwait in 36th place out of 155 countries in terms of the movement of goods and services through its ports…

WISTA UAE Group DP World Event

Nov 15, 2012

WISTA (Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association) UAE Chapter announce forthcoming meeting, port tour.WISTA is an international organisation for women in management positions involved in maritime transportation business and related trades…

Grandweld Delivers Aluminum Crew Boat

Nov 14, 2012

Grandweld Shipyards delievered “Zamil 101” the first of three fast aluminum crew boats to Zamil Offshore. The vessel was part of a contract, which was signed in November 2011, to build and deliver three sister crew boats. The 33.5m fast…

US-based 1EM to Provide Dubai Company With Compact SAT System

Nov 11, 2012

1 Engineering & Manufacturing (1EM) develops compact Saturation Diving System (SAT) for Dulam International of Dubai.After three months of internal design work that utilized the company’s years of experience in building 10 large-scale Saturation Diving Systems (SAT Systems)…

Subtech Wins Qatar Subsea Services Contract

Nov 08, 2012

Mermaid's Subtech Qatar Diving & Marine Services unit wins US$ 25-million contracts from international upstream oil & gas operator. This contract will be performed utilizing Mermaid’s specialized DP Barge ‘Mermaid Siam’ and its associated…

McDermott Wins Two Arabian Gulf Contracts

Nov 05, 2012

McDermott awarded North Dome and PDM projects for Saudi Aramco in the Abu Safah, Marjan and Safaniya fields in the Arabian Gulf.The two projects consist of six topsides and a bridge that connects to the existing Marjan facilities. In addition…

IMO SecGen Receives ASRY Donation at Bahrain Event

Oct 22, 2012

Following Bahrain's 2012 IMO World Maritime Day Parallel Event, Mr. Sekimizu received US$50,000, from ASRY towards IMO’s maritime security activities.The cheque from local shipbuilding and repairers ASRY was presented by Daij Bin Salman Al Khalifa…

MASTECH Sharjah Conference 2013

Oct 21, 2012

Industry rofessionals will confer at ‘MASTECH 2013’ on naval architecture, shipbuilding, oil & gas during the Gulf Maritime Trade Fair in UAE.For the second consecutive edition, MAST the Middle East Alumni of Ship Technology and Expo Centre Sharjah…

Globe Express Opens Saudi Terminal Yard

Oct 21, 2012

Globe Express Services (Overseas Group) opens terminal yard in Dammam to complete logistics facilities in Jeddah & Riyadh.The company's Dammam Terminal Yard, is a 23,000 sqm facility that includes an open storage area, warehouses, and office…

Tankship 'Stolt Valor' to be Scrapped at ASRY

Oct 19, 2012

Decision made: ASRY, Bahrain, to scrap 'Stolt Valor, seriously damaged by explosion & fire in the Arabian Gulf in mid-March 2012.The  2004-built 25,268dwt chemical tanker arrived at the yard under tow at the end of June, following a major salvage operation carried out by Holland’s Smit…

Grandweld Opens New Dubai Shipyard

Oct 10, 2012

Grandweld Shipyards' new facility inaugurated in a ceremony at its location in Dubai Maritime City.Over the years, the company has experienced a rapid growth necessitating expansion to a larger facility. In 2011, Grandweld  invested approximately…

UAE-based Lamprell Leadership Shake-up

Oct 08, 2012

Lamprell, provider of diversified engineering & contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas industries makes sweeping Board changes.Nigel McCue is standing down as Chief Executive and as a director of the Company. Peter Whitbread…

Maersk Oil Qatar Charter 'FSO Africa'

Oct 05, 2012

'FSO Africa', owned by TI Africa, on long-term contract to Maersk Oil Qatar (MOQ) for services on the Al Shaheen Field.The contract has a fixed duration of five years from 1 October 2012 with an option granted to MOQ to extend the contract period for either one or two years…

American Company to Modernize Historic Iraq Port

Oct 03, 2012

North America Western Asia Holdings (NAWAH) agrees to modernize Maqal Port, located in Basra’s urban center on the Shatt al Arab waterway.The formal agreement is between Iraq’s Ministry of Transportation, the General Company for the Ports of Iraq…

Logistics News

New Operator Sought for International Ag Shipping Terminal on Lake Michigan

New Operator Sought for International Ag Shipping Terminal on Lake Michigan

Rosario Ports Operating Normally Despite Strike

Rosario Ports Operating Normally Despite Strike

Japan’s Dry Bulk Imports Fall 4%, says BIMCO

Japan’s Dry Bulk Imports Fall 4%, says BIMCO

Headwinds Hamper the Poseidon Principles

Headwinds Hamper the Poseidon Principles

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