Indian Navy Thwarts Piracy Attempts in Gulf of Aden

Three piracy attempts in last four days in the Gulf of Aden have been thwarted by the Indian Navy which neutralised ...

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UAE: Abu Dhabi Terminals, Dalosy Industrial Systems Ink ...

  The container terminal at Khalifa Port is scheduled for opening in 4th quarter 2012. It will be the region’s ...

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UK: ICS Stresses Importance of Treaty Ratification

  Governments must not impede the smooth operation of a global maritime regulatory regime by failing to ratify ...

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UAE: DP World Increases Capacity at Jebel Ali Port to ...

  DP World announced yesterday the construction of a 400 metre quay extension at its flagship Jebel Ali Port, ...

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Leading Shipmanagement Companies Call for More ...

  The heads of two leading shipmanagement companies are calling for more co-ordinated action among all ...

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Saudi Arabia Gives Boost to IMO Djibouti Code Trust ...

  Saudi Arabia has made a significant contribution to the IMO Djibouti Code Trust Fund, giving a welcome boost ...

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DMCA, Maritime Stakeholders to Establish Professional ...

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government entity in-charge of regulating and supervising all aspects of ...

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Switzerland: UNCTAD Expert Meeting Scheduled for September 29

Ports are likely to be affected directly and indirectly by climate changes, such as rising sea levels, extreme ...

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UAE: DP World Chairman Welcomes UK Trade and Investment ...

Cooperation and ongoing projects were at the centre of talks yesterday between DP World Chairman HE Sultan Ahmed ...

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Armed Dutch Marines to Protect Dockwise’s Vessel ...

  Armed Dutch marines will be on board the specialist semi-submersible vessel Mighty Servant 3 when it makes a ...

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UK: Lloyd’s Register Course – Basic Principles of ...

Lloyd’s Register is offering training courses in the properties of marine materials, welding techniques and ...

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Oman: Port of Sohar in Expansion Mode

The second unit of Vale Oman’s pelletising plant at the Port of Sohar is due to come on stream before the end of ...

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Aqaba CEO Discusses Reforms with Jordan’s King Abdullah

Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) CEO Soren Hansen was one of several representatives of international investors in ...

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UK: IMO Approves Further Interim Guidance on Privately ...

Further interim guidance on the use of privately contracted armed security personnel (PCASP) on board ships to ...

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U.S. Removes Israeli Company From Iran Sanctions List

  The United States on Tuesday removed an Israeli holding company from a sanctions blacklist for trade with ...

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UK: InterManager Calls for Free Choice in Deploying ...

  InterManager members have called for more proactive methods to be developed in the protection of ships ...

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Russia: Navy Continues Rotation of Anti-Piracy Forces

Russian Navy’s task unit conducting anti-piracy and convoy-escorting activities in the Gulf of Aden and off the ...

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UAE: ADPC Starts Construction of Two New 32 m Escort Tugboats

  ADPC has celebrated the keel laying ceremony for two new 32 metre escort tugboats specially designed for ...

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International Economy Loses USD 12 Billion Annually Due ...

The international economy suffers losses amounting to 12 billion US dollars annually due to piracy at sea, an ...

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Russian Warship Severomorsk Ends Anti-Piracy Mission in ...

A Russian task force from the Northern Fleet led by the destroyer Severomorsk has concluded its anti-piracy mission ...

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International Chamber of Shipping Urges Shipowners to ...

The Board of Directors of the International Chamber of Shipping (ICS), whose member national shipowners’ ...

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NSCSA Exercises Option to Build Two RoCon Vessels with ...

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) announced on Monday, the 12th September, 2011 that it ...

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Wood Mackenzie Says Speculative LNG Tanker Orders Face ...

Energy research consultancy Wood Mackenzie Tuesday warned about the possibility of a declining freight market with ...

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LNG as Alternative Fuel on Middle East Workboats 2011 Agenda

The future of LNG as a viable and sustainable alternative marine fuel for working vessels is one of the most ...

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Ports Sector in Oman Continues to Grow

Oman’s ports sector continues to grow on the back of an energetic, ongoing programme aimed at modernising and ...

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Iran: ISOICO Launches Third Home-made Oceangoing ...

Iran’s third home-made oceangoing ship named ‘Iran Kashan’ launched in the southern waters of the ...

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Global Shipping Industry Calls for UN Armed Force ...

The global shipping industry (represented by the Round Table of international shipping associations) has called for ...

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