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Doha Port Getting Ready to Welcome Giant Cruise Ships

Officials launch dredging project in Doha Port

Qatar's Doha Port is to expand its capacity in order to be able to accommodate the largest cruise ships.

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Poten: Repositioning the Empties

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A lot of “empties” have to be repositioned from the Pacific to the Atlantic.

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Milaha to Upgrade Its Mesaieed Shipyard

Abdulrahman Essa Al-Mannai, Milaha CEO

Milaha selected Royal HaskoningDHV to develop plans to upgrade its shipyard facilities in Mesaieed.

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Navis: 6 Emerging Trends to Keep an Eye on

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There are some emerging trends that owners should be watching closely.

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Three Key Ship Types to Watch in 2019

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There are three major ship types to keep a close eye on in 2019.

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Industry First: ADNOC Loads LPG, Propylene onto Same Ship

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ADNOC has completed the industry's first co-loading of LPG and propylene onto the same vessel.

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IMO MSC to Tackle Safety Issues Related to Marine Fuel Use

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The IMO's MSC has committed to take actions to tackle safety issues related to the use of marine fuel.

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Goldilocks Takes 18.3 Pct Share in Gulf Navigation

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Goldilocks, a UAE-incorporated fund, has acquired an 18.3% stake in Gulf Navigation.

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BIMCO Unveils Two 2020 Sulphur Clauses

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BIMCO has published two sulphur content related bunker clauses.

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COSCO, Abu Dhabi Ports Open New Terminal at Khalifa Port

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COSCO Shipping Ports and Abu Dhabi Ports inaugurated today CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal at Khalifa Port.

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HRAS: 40 Seafarers Left Stranded in UAE

M/V Azraqmoiah

Forty crew members have been stranded at the Port of Sharjah in the UAE for over two years.

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Ship Recycling Transparency Initiative's Online Tool Is Live

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A tool for sharing information on ship recycling to drive responsible practice was launched earlier today.

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Ports Need to Be Climate Change Proofed Urgently

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Ports and coastal infrastructure need to be prepared urgently for the projected impacts of the climate change.

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OPEC Cuts to Test the Strength of Tanker Market Recovery

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OPEC and Russia agreed to cut oil production by 1.2 million barrels.

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Need a Brain for Your Container? Welcome to Container Utopia

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Small and mid-size shipping companies are invited to apply to have their entire container fleet digitalized.

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Iran's President: No Oil Will Be Exported from the Gulf

Hassan Rouhani, Iran's President

Rouhani: If the U.S. wants to stop our oil sales, no oil will be exported from the Persian Gulf.

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EGCSA Slams Singapore's Wash Water Discharge Ban

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EGCSA criticized the decision of MPA Singapore to ban the discharge of wash water from open loop scrubbers.

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EU Gives Green Light for DP World's Unifeeder Takeover

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EU has approved DP World's acquisition of Denmark-based Unifeeder Group.

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ADNOC, INPEX to Partner Up on LNG Bunkering in UAE

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ADNOC, INPEX signed a partnership deal on LNG bunkering in the United Arab Emirates.

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Competitive Landscape Could Change Completely in Liner World

Maersk Lamanai, Monte Azul container ships

Global carriers are starting to distinguish themselves with new corporate strategies.

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Qatar Withdrawing from OPEC to Focus on Natural Gas

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Qatar revealed its plans to withdraw from OPEC effective January 1, 2019.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

These are the most read stories of the past week.

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Abu Dhabi Terminals Orders Konecranes ASC System

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Konecranes to supply an automated stacking crane (ASC) system for Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT).

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Yemen: Shipments at Hodeidah Port Down 50 Pct

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Around 50% of the shipment of food to Yemen has been cut as many ships are refusing to dock at Hodeidah.

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Vopak Expands Share in Pakistan's LNG Terminal

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Royal Vopak today is to acquire 44% in Elengy Terminal Pakistan Ltd (ETPL).

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QTerminals Gets Green Light to Develop Hamad Port Phase 2

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QTerminals has received an approval to design, develop and operate Phase II of Hamad Port.

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Kitack Lim Wins Second Term at the Helm of IMO

Kitack Lim, IMO Secretary General

Kitack Lim has been given a second four-year term as Secretary General of IMO.

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