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Gas, Tanker Business Drives Milaha's Profit Up

Abdulrahman Essa Al-Mannai, Milaha CEO

The company's net profit increased by 6 percent to QAR 316 million in first half of 2019.

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Stena Bulk Demands Access to Seized Stena Impero

Seized tanker Stena Impero

Stena Bulk, Northern Marine Management consider "it imperative" to be granted access to Stena Impero.

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UK Destroyer Arrives in Persian Gulf to Protect UK Shipping

Royal Navy's HMS Duncan

Royal Navy ships will be deployed to the region until a "diplomatic resolution" is found.

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Readers' Picks of the Week

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Here are the most read stories of the previous week.

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Rouhani Suggests Exchange of Iranian, UK Tankers

Tanker

Iran might release the UK-flagged Stena Impero if the UK does the same with the Iranian ship it detained in Gibraltar.

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UK Releases Footage of Military-Escorted Convoy in Hormuz

Stena Important and Sea Ploeg

The UK government will aim to protect British-flagged ships transiting the Strait of Hormuz.

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US Sanctions Chinese Firm for Buying Iranian Crude Oil

Iran sanctions

A Chinese oil trading company and its chief executive are the latest entities to be sanctioned.

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ADNOC, Wanhua Chemical Sign Shipping JV

ADNOC, Wanhua Chemical

The shipping JV will cover the operation of two very large gas carriers.

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King Abdullah Port in Mega Crane Delivery

All cranes are expected to begin operating at the beginning of next year.

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Stena Bulk Gets in Touch with Crew of Detained Tanker

Stena Impero

The company established communication with the crew five days after the vessel was seized.

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Claims of Stena Impero's Involvement in Collision Denied

Stena Bulk

Stena Bulk has denied reports about a collision involving Stena Impero, the UK-flagged tanker seized by Iran.

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Gulf Navigation Widens Net Loss in First Half 2019

Tanker

The company delivered a net loss of AED 27.8 million (USD 7.5 million) in first half of 2019.

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EU-Led Task Force Taking Shape to Protect Ships in Hormuz

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A European-led maritime protection mission is being established in the Strait of Hormuz, the UK government said.

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NOC: Crude Oil Loadings Halted at Libya's Zawiya Port

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Libya's National Oil Corporation declares force majeure on crude oil loadings at Zawiya port.

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Stena Bulk Waiting Permission to Visit Stena Impero's Crew

Stena Impero

Stena Bulk submitted a formal request for permission to visit the 23 crew members Stena Impero.

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Iran Seizes UK-Flagged Tanker in Strait of Hormuz

Stena Bulk

Iran seized a British-flagged, Swedish-owned oil tanker while transiting the Strait of Hormuz Friday.

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IMO Condemns Tanker Attacks in Strait of Hormuz

Tanker

Kitack Lim said that threats to ships and their crews "are intolerable".

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Egypt Unveils Shipping Incentives

Egypt shipping incentives

The country wants to increase the number of ships calling at its ports and transiting Suez Canal.

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Israel's Largest STS Crane Arrives in Ashdod

STS Crane at Ashdod Port

The port has options to purchase a further nine similar cranes.

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McDermott Bags FEED Contract for Sohar LNG Bunkering Project

LNG bunkering

Sohar LNG Bunkering Project would establish Oman as a regional LNG bunkering hub.

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Qatargas Ships 3000th LNG Cargo to Japan

Al Jasra

Qatargas has set another milestone as it successfully delivered the 3,000th LNG cargo to Japan.

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Bihar International Orders Up to Eight Tankers in China

Tanker

The company ordered two 110,000 dwt and two more 50,000 dwt units. The deals include two options each.

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Fleet Expansion Drives Nakilat's Profit Up

Nakilat LNG carrier

The company's profit increased to QAR 476 million in the first half of 2019, a rise of 7%.

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Gibraltar May Release Iranian Tanker

Tanker

Gibraltar, the UK would facilitate the release of the detained Iranian Grace 1 if there are certain guarantees.

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Hapag-Lloyd Introduces Global Vessel Risk Surcharge

Hapag-Lloyd

Hapag-Lloyd is to implement a vessel risk surcharge (VRS) following recent maritime incidents.

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Abu Dhabi, Mauritius Ink Cooperation Deal

Abu Dhabi Ports, Mauritius Ports Authority sign MoU

Abu Dhabi Ports, Mauritius Ports Authority aim to enhance the maritime sector across the Indian Ocean.

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K Line Ships First Bauxite to UAE Under Long-Term Contract

Cape Taweelah

Cape Taweelah's arrival marked the first memorable visit of a fully-laden Capesize vessel at a GCC port.

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