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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…

GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd. Attain ISO Certification

Jan 21, 2013

GAC Bunker Fuels Ltd. awarded ISO 9001:2008 Management System Standard certification by DNV.The ISO 9001:2008 certificate awarded by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) recognises GAC Bunker Fuels’ best management practices in the trading and brokerage…

Bahri Reports 2012 Annual Profits Up

Jan 20, 2013

Bahri announce the Interim Consolidated Financial Results for the 12-month period ended 31st December, 2012.The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) report that Net profit, for the 12-months totaled SAR 500.4 million compared to SAR 287…

Fincantieri Deliver Two Warships to UAE Navy

Jan 08, 2013

'Abu Dhabi' ASW corvette and 'Ghantut' FALAJ2 patrol vessel deliverd to United Arab Emirates Navy by Fincantieri's Muggiano Shipyard.Abu Dhabi-class CorvetteThe 'Abu Dhabi class' project has evolved from the 'Cigala Fulgosi' one, which…

VLOC Delivered to Oman Shipping Co.

Jan 07, 2013

Oman Shipping Company (OSC) has taken delivery of its third Very Large Ore Carrier (VLOC) 'Vale Saham' in China.The giant bulk carrier will be used to transport iron ore from Brazil to Sohar, Oman. OSC has one more vessel of its class under…

First Middle East Call for Juggernaut Containership

Jan 07, 2013

Khorfakkan Container Terminal (KCT) became the first terminal operator in the Middle East to handle the world’s largest container ship, 'CMA CGM Marco Polo'.With a length of four standard football pitches (396 metres), 54 metres beam and requiring a draft of 16m…

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JSI Alliance Completes Scope of Work in Basrah Refinery Upgrading Project

JSI Alliance Completes Scope of Work in Basrah Refinery Upgrading Project

Singapore Marine Biofuel Premiums Drop Further on Soft Demand

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SAMPOL Awarded Shore Power Contract from Port of València

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