Computational Fluid Dynamics

Over just the past fifteen years, the use of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) has become mainstream in ship design.

Little Nora Arrives Safely into Abu Dhabi, UAE

Little Nora Arrives Safely into Abu Dhabi, UAE

Nora Bheag, a near century old Galway ‘Hooker’ boat, has arrived safely into Abu Dhabi after an ...

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Iran to Return Three Rented Oil Tankers to Oman

  Iran will soon return three rented oil tankers to Oman. The tankers have been deployed within the Iranian ...

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Oman: Ministry of Transport Signs MoU on Ship ...

Ministry of Transport Signs MoU on Ship Monitoring and Inspection

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) signed an agreement with the Commission of Al Riyadh Memorandum ...

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HMAS Parramatta Provides Life Saving Assistance to ...

HMAS Parramatta Provides Life Saving Assistance to Iranian Flagged Vessel

HMAS Parramatta has provided essential life saving assistance to an Iranian flagged vessel in distress on Christmas ...

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Egypt: Fairmount Sherpa Tows Jack-up Rig Baharia I to ...

Egypt - Fairmount Sherpa Tows Jack-up Rig Baharia I to Gulf of Suez

Tug Fairmount Sherpa has successfully towed jack-up drilling rig Baharia I to her new position in the Zeit Bay oil ...

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Commercial Maritime Concerns About Iranian Naval Exercises

Commercial Maritime Concerns About Iranian Naval Exercises

Further Iranian naval exercises evoke a considerable concern regarding the potential shipping risk. Upon conducting ...

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Sinopec Supplies First Shipping Fuel Cargo in Middle East

  China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, a majority owned subsidiary of state owned company Sinopec ...

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Italian Tanker Enrico Levoli Hijacked Off Oman

Italian Tanker Enrico Levoli Hijacked Off Oman

Enrico Levoli, an Italian oil and chemical tanker, was attacked and hijacked by pirates off the coast of the ...

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Iranian Navy Thwarts Pirate Attack on Saudi Oil Tanker

Iranian Navy Thwarts Pirate Attack on Saudi Oil Tanker

Several unknown pirate boats were unsuccessful in their attempt to hijack a Saudi oil tanker as the Iranian ...

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Palestinian Authority Plans to Construct Port in Gaza Strip

  The Palestinian Authority has planned the construction of an international airport near Jerusalem and a port ...

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UAE: DP World Achieves Top Recognition from ACCA

UAE - DP World Achieves Top Recognition from ACCA

DP World, UAE Region has been globally recognised by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) as ...

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EU NAVFOR Maintains Guard at Sea Over Holiday Period

EU NAVFOR Maintains Guard at Sea Over Holiday Period

Anticipating that the pirates will not take a break over the holiday period, neither will the EU NAVFOR units ...

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UAE: Grandweld Shipyards to Build Three Fast Aluminum ...

Grandweld Shipyards to Build Three Fast Aluminum Crew Boats for Zamil Offshore

Grandweld Shipyards concludes a successful year by securing contract to design, build, and deliver three 33.5M fast ...

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Qatargas Receives Green Award for Three LNG Vessels

Qatargas Receives Green Award for Three LNG Vessels

Qatargas received the Green Award for three more of its chartered Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) vessels – a ...

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UK: ICS Calls Shipowners to Comply with STCW in 2012

  ICS is advising shipping companies to ensure they comply with the Manila amendments to STCW, particularly in ...

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STCW Manila Seafarer Training Amendments Enter into ...

STCW Manila Seafarer Training Amendments Enter into Force on 1 January 2012

Major revisions to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for ...

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USS Pinckney Disrupts Group of Suspected Pirates Near Yemen

USS Pinckney Disrupts Group of Suspected Pirates

Guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91), assigned to Combined Task Force (CTF) 151, disrupted a group of ...

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Somali Pirates Free Italian Oil Tanker ‘Savina ...

Somali Pirates Free Italian Oil Tanker 'Savina Caylyn'

After more than 10 months of being confined, an Italian oil tanker was released by Somali pirates. The 105,000-ton ...

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UAE: Two Maiden Visits for Mina Zayed Cruise Terminal

UAE - Two Maiden Visits for Mina Zayed Cruise Terminal

A glorious welcome ceremony to mark the maiden calls of Costa Favalosa and Aida Blu cruise ships to Dubai was ...

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Six Leading Container Shipping Lines Create new Far ...

Six Leading Container Shipping Lines Create new Far East-Europe Alliance

Six leading container shipping lines have agreed to create one of the largest vessel networks in the Far ...

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UAE: Jebel Ali Port Sets New Productivity Record

UAE - Jebel Ali Port Sets New Productivity Record

DP World, UAE Region has achieved a new vessel productivity benchmark when its state-of-the-art cranes hit a record ...

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IMO’s Anti-piracy Campaign Contributes to ...

IMO's Anti-piracy Campaign Contributes to Reducing Piracy Attack Proportions

At the end of a year in which the World Maritime Day theme of “Piracy: orchestrating the response” has been central ...

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BAM Inks Contract for Construction of New Port in Jordan

BAM Inks Contract for Construction of New Port in Jordan

BAM International has been awarded the contract to build the new port in Jordan. The new port will be situated 15 ...

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Bahrain: General Organisation of Sea Ports Holds 27th ...

The General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP) held its 27th Board Meeting, which was chaired by Shaikh Daij Bin ...

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UAE: ADPC Signs MoU with Duisport

UAE - ADPC Signs MoU with Duisport

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (APDC) signed a MoU with Duisport in the presence of a high ranking trade mission from ...

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UK: Ports, Carriers Call for Weighing Containers

  The International Association of Ports and Harbors (IAPH) has joined with the World Shipping Council (WSC), ...

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NATO Warship USS De Wert Disrupts Suspected Pirate Activities

NATO Warship USS De Wert Disrupts Suspected Pirate Activities

NATO warship USS De Wert prevented a suspected pirate dhow from engaging in acts of piracy and forced it back to ...

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