Middle East

Qatargas UASC and Shell to Partner in Development of LNG as Marine Fuel in the Middle East

25th April, 2016

Qatargas, United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) and Shell signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to explore the development of LNG as a marine fuel . . Read More

Members Fail to Agree on Climate Change Response During IMO Meet

23rd April, 2016

The shipping sector’s response to the Paris climate agreement was left in disarray after governments attending a meeting of the International Mariti. . Read More

Iran Struggles to Find Enough Tankers for Oil Exports

20th April, 2016

Iran faces a struggle to increase oil exports because many of its tankers are tied up storing crude, some are not seaworthy, and foreign shipowners re. . Read More

DP World to Enforce Tougher Pollution Control Norms at Jebel Ali

19th April, 2016

In a far-reaching move to tackle hazardous liquid pollution at its flagship Jebel Ali Port, DP World UAE Region signed a Memorandum of Understanding w. . Read More

Naming Ceremony for RNO HSSVs Held at Austal Shipyard

16th April, 2016

Austal welcomed the Commander of the Royal Navy of Oman (CRNO), Rear-Admiral (RADM) Abdullah bin Khamis bin Abdullah Al Raisi to the company’s Austr. . Read More

Port of Aden Resumes Bunker Supply After a Year

13th April, 2016

The Yemeni port of Aden resumed bunker supply operations on Friday, April 8 following a year-long suspension of activities amid a civil war that resul. . Read More

Pirates kidnap Six Turkish crew from Tanker off Nigeria’s coast, says Nigerian Navy

12th April, 2016

Six Turkish members of a cargo ship’s crew have been kidnapped by pirates off the coast of Nigeria, a spokesman for the Nigerian navy said on Mo. . Read More

UASC Welcomes MV Linah to KCT

12th April, 2016

United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) and Gulftainer have marked the maiden call of UASC’s 15,000 TEU M.V. Linah into Khorfakkan Container Terminal (K. . Read More

India Plans to Invest $20B in Iranian Port

12th April, 2016

On Saturday, Iran’s official oil and gas media outlet, Shana, announced that India intends to spend $20 billion on developing energy and petroch. . Read More

Saudi Arabia and Egypt Draw up Maritime Borders

11th April, 2016

Saudi Arabia and Egypt have signed agreements to specify maritime borders, a cabinet statement said on Saturday, allowing both countries to benefit fr. . Read More

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