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KCF Smart Tether Helps Assess Red Sea Habitat

Oct 01, 2012

Submerged Recovery & Inspection Services help King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals gather marine data used near proposed oil dril sites.The company used a VideoRay Pro4 ROV to complete more than 200 kilometers (or, approximately…

Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port Deploys Navis SPARCS N4

Oct 01, 2012

Region’s first semi-automated terminal relies on SPARCS N4 to handle next generation container ships & higher rates of container exchange.Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation, announce that Khalifa Port, located in Abu Dhabi, UAE, has successfully…

DP World Orders Operating System for Jebel Ali Terminal

Sep 25, 2012

CyberLogitec, a Korea-based IT company to provide its OPUS Terminal Operating System (TOS) for Terminal 3, at the expanding port complex.OPUS TOS has modules to support the sophisticated operational requirements of the new terminal as…

Traditionally-built Ocean-going Ship Launched in Dubai

Sep 23, 2012

The Obaid bin Suloom Establishment for Manufacturing & Repairing Ships launch the first ocean-going ship of its kind 100 percent locally-made.According to a report on the Khaleej Times, the ship, named ‘Obaid’, was floated out into the water in the Al Jurf area of Deira…

New Middle East Container Terminal Crane Orders

Sep 20, 2012

DP World orders cranes for its new Jebel Ali container terminal from international and local suppliers.DP World, UAE Region signs agreements with local and international companies for the supply of 19 Ship To Shore (STS) quay cranes and…

Marine Diesel Engine Crankshaft Annealing GL Approved

Sep 17, 2012

Dubai-based Goltens Worldwide secures Germanischer Lloyd approval for In-situ crankshaft annealing for medium speed 4-stroke diesel engines.This certification follows a formal review by Germanischer Lloyd of the crankshaft annealing process and related governing documents and procedures…

ABB Turbocharger Service Facility for Dubai

Sep 13, 2012

ABB Turbocharging to open a dedicated service point in the Drydocks World facility in Dubai.This new cooperative agreement was marked formally by signing a Memorandum of Understanding at a ceremony in conjunction with the SMM in Hamburg…

New Abu Dhabi Container Terminal Receives First Ship

Sep 02, 2012

Khalifa Port commences commercial operations on schedule in support of Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030.Khalifa Port formally received its first ship from a commercial customer on target time set in the original 100 steps construction plan…

Counter-Piracy Force Boosted by New High-speed Patrol Craft

Sep 02, 2012

Specialised Spanish counter-piracy patrol vessel joins EU Naval Force in Gulf of Aden.The EU’s counter piracy task force (EUNAVFOR) has been augmented by the addition of the offshore patrol vessel ESPS RELAMPAGO of the Spanish Navy.The…

Ship Service Provider GAC Announces Senior Appointments

Aug 30, 2012

The GAC Group announces key management appointments for its head office and local operations in Oman and the United Kingdom.Group Vice President for Human Resources Jan Farnelid will retire on 31 August and take on a consulting role with the Group until the end of the year…

US Warship Answers Persian Gulf Help Call

Aug 22, 2012

Guided-missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) renders medical assistance to Panamanian-flagged, bulk carrier M/V Belde.Winston S. Churchill responded to a distress call following a cargo-handling accident aboard Belde.


Off Somalia Two Pirated Vessels Freed in Three Days

Aug 15, 2012

EU Naval Force Somalia (EU NAVFOR) Operation Atalanta & NATO disrupt 2 pirated dhows in the Gulf of Aden & free hostage crew.A suspicious dhow, reportedly pirated in Bosaso – Somalia, was located off the coast of Oman by the Spanish EU NAVFOR Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (MPRA)…

British Warship Home from Middle East

Aug 14, 2012

Portsmouth-based 'HMS Westminster' returns home from a Middle East deployment which included a £14-million drugs bust.During seven months away - clocking up more than 44,000 miles (71,000km) - the ship disrupted three groups of suspected pirates…

US Warship Collides with Tanker

Aug 12, 2012

Navy destroyer 'USS Porter' and a Japanese-owned tanker collide near the Strait of Hormuz.The impact tore open the destroyer’s starboard side but left both crews unharmed, 5th Fleet said in a news release.The circumstances of the collision — whether the collision was in the channel…

New Charters, AHTS Acquitions by Topaz

Aug 12, 2012

Topaz signs over $65 million of new charters and announces the acquisition of two AHTS.Renaissance subsidiary, Topaz Energy and Marine (“Topaz”), a UAE-based oil field services company, has been awarded two new long term charters, totalling over $65 million…

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