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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,…

Maritime Community Majalis Opened in Dubai

Mar 03, 2013

Special Majlis (traditional meeting place) at Jadaf to serve the maritime community opened by Majid Bin Mohammed.The Majlis constitutes amenities and large meeting spaces including a prayer hall and is situated in a serene location close to Dubai Creek…

Sohar Port, Oman, Fully Operational by January 2014

Feb 24, 2013

Construction of the new 70-hectare container terminal at Port of Sohar begins shortly, operational in 2014.As part of the expansion deal, container-terminal operator Hutchison Whampoa has signed an agreement for developing the 70-hectare container…

Lamprell Delivers Wind Turbine Installation Vessel 'Bold Tern'

Feb 20, 2013

The Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Windcarrier 2 has been delivered to Fred Olson from Lamprell's Jebel Ali UAE facility.Completion and delivery o f the vessel, five months after the delivery of its sister vessel, the Windcarrier 1 'Brave Tern'…

GAC Bahrain TRACE Certified

Feb 19, 2013

GAC Bahrain has its commitment to ethical business practices confirmed with certification by TRACE International.TRACE International Inc. is a non-profit membership association that offers practical and cost-effective anti-bribery and anti…

A USV Franchise Grows Strong in Abu Dhabi

Feb 14, 2013

As the evolution and integration of robotics in maritime vehicles continues to reshape missions and capabilities inland, near-shore and at sea, Maritime Reporter & Engineering News last month was on hand in Abu Dhabi for the unveiling of a new Unmanned Surface Vessel family…

Drydocks World hosts the German Dignitary

Feb 09, 2013

Drydocks World recently welcomed Prof. Dr. Hans-Jörg Schmidt-Trenz, CEO, Hamburg Chamber of Commerce, Germany. He was accompanied by Ms. Kirsten Staab, Director of the Hamburg Representative Office in Dubai. He met Mr. Khamis Juma Buamim, Chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World…

UAE Shipyard Wins Offshore Rig Contract

Feb 06, 2013

Lamprell signs contract to build & equip a LeTourneau designed, self-elevating Mobile Offshore Drilling Platform.The mobile platform is to a Super 116E (Enhanced) Class design, for operation in water depths of up to 350 feet and will have a rated drilling depth of 30…

Dubai's Ports Container Throughput Milestone

Feb 05, 2013

DP World celebrates the 100 millionth container to pass through DP World, UAE Region terminals in ten years.The 100 million TEU record was achieved between January 2003 and January 2013 and covers all container boxes handled in both Mina Rashid and Jebel Ali Port…

Korean Yard Delivers First of Six New Ships for Bahri

Feb 05, 2013

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) receives the 'Bahri Abha' from South Korea's Hyundai Mipo shipyard.The new ship, of 26,000 dwt, was built especially for the general cargo trade and is the first to be delivered of six…

Transas Installs Jordan VTS System

Feb 04, 2013

Transas Middle East instals & commissions standalone AIS solution at the Port of Aqaba, Jordan. Transas standalone AIS solution incorporates the latest VTS technology and meets all international standards. At the core of the system is Transas AIS Base station T214…

Dubai Trade Award for WSS

Jan 30, 2013

Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS) awarded 'Freight Forwarder of the Year' prize at the Dubai Trade awards ceremony.The awards recognise the achievements of the region’s most active online performers and were attended by representatives from DP…

Subsea Solutions Firm Celebrates Anniversary

Jan 28, 2013

Subsea & offshore solutions provider Unique Maritime Group (UMG) subsidiary Unique System celebrates its 20th anniverary.Founded in 1993 with 3 employees, UMG through its expanding network of companies has now become a specialist in the provision…

QM2 Visit Boosts UAE as Cruise Ship Destination

Jan 24, 2013

Cunard cruise ship 'Queen Mary 2', is set to make its maiden call in the capital on 29th January.Queen Mary 2’s stop in Abu Dhabi is part of her 2013 World Voyage – a 106-day voyage from Southampton in the UK which will take in five continents…

Momentum Engineering Achieves ISO & OHSAS Standards

Jan 23, 2013

Offshore & onshore drilling specialists Momentum awarded Environmental, Health & Safety management certifications.In a statement Momentum's Managing Directore Mr. James C. Larsen said: 'We are honored to receive both [ISO 14001: 2004 and…

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