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SABIC Contracts Two New LNG-Powered Tankships

Dec 04, 2012

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) says it is the world's first chemical company to commission LNG-run gas carriers.SABIC's new tankships will be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) to transport its olefins products, in anticipation…

Middle East Coatings Supplier In Joint Venture

Dec 02, 2012

AkzoNobel signs J/V agreement with Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo group of companies for supply of the company's International Paint brand.The new deal strengthens the existing joint venture between AkzoNobel and Kanoo, which only covers the supply of the company's International Paint brand…

Uncharted Dubai Wrecks Pinpointed

Nov 29, 2012

Royal Naval survey ship 'HMS Enterprise' discovers two previously uncharted wrecks in Port Rashid Harbour.Making use of its new hi-tech, smaller motor launch, the Plymouth-based ship discovered two sunken dhows in one of the world's busiest ports at the beginning of a nine-month deployment…

Astrium Highlights New Brand Image & Broadband Solutions

Nov 25, 2012

Partners and customers to benefit from extensive multi-technology service portfolio by provider of global satellite-based mobility services.Astrium Services will showcase their latest innovations in maritime communications at the upcoming Seatrade Middle East 2012 from 27 to 29 Nov in Dubai…

Oman-owned Dutch Megayacht Shipyard Set for Expansion

Nov 22, 2012

Oman's MB Holding Company, set to expand its newly aquired Oceanco. Rotterdam, shipyard facility.MB Holding Company, one of the largest oilfield services firms in the Middle East, has acquired Oceanco, a specialist in building luxury superyachts since 2010…

Aker Pulls the Plug on NPS Energy Acquisition

Nov 21, 2012

Aker Solutions has ended the process to acquire the Dubai-headquartered oil services company NPS Energy.Aker Solutions announced an agreement to buy the shares in NPS Energy on 21 May 2012. The agreement was conditional upon a series of…

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…

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