Sustainability in the heavy lifting industry

Cost efficiency and sustainability, two topics that are frequently discussed in the offshore and maritime industry. There are many developments and innovations going on in this area.

Iran’s Destroyer Thwarts Pirate Attack on Oil Tanker

  An attempt by pirates to hijack an Iranian oil tanker in the Red Sea​ was foiled after an Iranian fleet of ...

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Qatar: Dimdex, RUSI Qatar Partner for Middle East Naval ...

Qatar - Dimdex, RUSI Qatar Partner for Middle East Naval Commanders ConferenceQatar - Dimdex, RUSI Qatar Partner for Middle East Naval Commanders Conference

The third Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (Dimdex 2012) has announced that the Royal ...

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UAE: Lamprell Receives Order for New Jack-Up Rig

UAE - Lamprell Receives Order for New Jack-Up Rig

Lamprell , a leading provider of specialist engineering services to the international offshore and onshore oil ...

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UAE: DP World Welcomes British Transport Minister at ...

HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, has welcomed visiting British Transport Minister, Mike Penning ...

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Somali Pirates Release Crew Members of Algerian Bulk ...

Somali pirates Thursday morning released 25 of the crew members of Algerian bulk carrier MV Blida, hijacked on the ...

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Denmark: Clipper Partner Urges Shipowners to Join ...

Clipper Partner Urges Ship Owners to Join Forces in Piracy Battle

Clipper Group partner Per Gullestrup says the nationality of seafarers taken hostage in piracy attacks has had a ...

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Iraqi Navy Receives Sixth Coastal Patrol Boat

Iraqi Navy Receives Sixth Coastal Patrol Boat

The Navy formally delivered the sixth 35-meter patrol boat (P-305) to the Iraqi navy at the Umm Qasr naval facility ...

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Deliveries of New Containerships Surpasses 1 Million ...

  According to maritime consultant Alphaliner, deliveries of new containerships have surpassed the 1 million ...

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UAE: Topaz Announces Refinancing Deal

Topaz Announces Refinancing Deal

UAE-based Topaz Energy and Marine, a leading oilfield services multinational and subsidiary of Renaissance ...

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Rents for Capesize Ships Fell

Rents for capesize ships that haul iron ore and coal fell for a fifth session as the number of the vessels ...

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UN Agencies Launch ‘The Blueprint for Ocean and ...

UN Agencies Launche 'The Blueprint for Ocean and Coastal Sustainability' in Paris, France

United Nations agencies in Paris ( 1 November 2011) launched a plan to improve the management of oceans and coastal ...

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Greek-owned Chemical Tanker Hijacked in Gulf of Aden

Somali pirates have hijacked a Greek-owned chemical tanker in the Gulf of Aden with a crew of 22 people on board ...

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UK: IMO Secretary-General Urges States to Bring 2010 ...

IMO Secretary-General Urges States to Bring 2010 HNS Protocol into Force

IMO Secretary-General Efthimios E. Mitropoulos urged States to take steps to bring the 2010 Protocol to the ...

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UK: Sustainable Shipping Initiative’s Vision Signed

UK - Sustainable Shipping Initiative’s Vision Signed

The Sustainable Shipping Initiative (SSI), a coalition of global companies including Wärtsilä, and NGOs spanning ...

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Israel Inks Deal with Micoperi for LNG Terminal Off Hadera

  State-owned Israel Natural Gas Lines said on Monday it signed a deal with Italian marine contractor Micoperi ...

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General Organisation of Sea Ports, Georgian Ministry of ...

General Organisation of Sea Ports, Georgian Ministry of Economy Sign MoU

The General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP) signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry ...

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UAE: ADPC CEO Presents Latest Developments of Kizad and ...

UAE - ADPC CEO Presents Latest Developments of Kizad and New Khalifa Port

Mr. Tony Douglas, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports Company, presented to 150 attendees at the Deliotte Middle East Partners ...

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Saudi Arabia: Wartsila Provides Propulsion Package for ...

  Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions provider, has been awarded the contract to supply the ...

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UAE: Abu Dhabi Reaches New Milestone in Its Cruise ...

UAE - Abu Dhabi Reaches New Milestone in Its Cruise Tourism Development

Abu Dhabi has reached a new milestone in its cruise tourism development with the arrival at Mina Zayed’s new ...

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UK: Arms Race May Develop Between Pirates and Shipping ...

UK - Arms Race May Develop Between Pirates and Shipping Industry, Warns ITF

An arms race may develop between pirates and the shipping industry given the widespread use of security teams to ...

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UAE: Port Rashid to Become Middle East’s Largest ...

  Global marine terminal operator DP World today announced it is expanding Port Rashid cruise terminal ...

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WSS Wins Seatrade Middle East Ships Agency Award for ...

WSS Wins Seatrade Middle East Ships Agency Award for Second Year Running

For the second year in a row, Wilhelmsen Ships Service (WSS), was named Ships Agent of the year 2011 at last week’s ...

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UAE: DP World Reports Another Strong Performance in ...

  DP World’s global portfolio of container terminals has delivered another solid quarter handling gross ...

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Iraq: Unique System Participates in Leighton Offshore Project

Iraq - Unique System Participates in Leighton Offshore Project

Unique System FZE, a Unique Maritime Group company, has recently been awarded a $5.2m contract to supply a 12 MAN ...

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Iranian Navy Thwarts Pirate Attack on Oil Tanker

  An attempt by the Somali pirates to hijack an Iranian oil tanker was thwarted after the Iranian Navy fleet ...

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UAE: Cutter Suction Dredger CSD 500 Launched at Al ...

  The launching of Cutter Suction Dredger (CSD 500) took place at Al Jadaf Dockyard, Dubai on Sunday October ...

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Nigerian Minister Visits Jebel Ali Port

  HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, hosted Nigerian Minister of Transport, HE Senator Idris ...

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