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Middle East props up underperforming sea freight sector

Middle East props up underperforming sea freight sector

Middle East and Indian Subcontinent see strongest growth despite uncertain global container trade market.

 •   REPORT: What EMAC means for UAE logistics and shipping
 •   Hamad Port now a firm fixture for MSC Shipping
 •   Clyde & Co expands MENA shipping practise


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REPORT: KOTC is building a future-proof tanker fleet

REPORT: KOTC is building a future-proof tanker fleet

How Kuwait Oil Tanker Company is building one of the most advanced, fuel-efficient tanker fleets in the world.
 
Al Nahrain completes major Umm Qasr cargo project

Al Nahrain completes major Umm Qasr cargo project

Al Nahrain Group has transported a consignment of multipurpose dredgers, floats and containers from Umm Qasr Port, Iraq, to Ministry of Water locations throughout the country.
 
Drydocks World celebrates 30 years of shipbuilding

Drydocks World celebrates 30 years of shipbuilding

Drydocks World the international service provider to the shipping, offshore, oil, gas and energy sectors commemorated the yard’s 34th anniversary with a celebration to mark the yard’s achievements and recognize employees for over 30 years of service.
 
Al Sharqi chosen by Sharjah Seaports to test new system

Al Sharqi chosen by Sharjah Seaports to test new system

Al Sharqi Shipping has been chosen to take part in a focus group to test a new electronic supply chain service from Sharjah Seaports & Customs.
 

 

Legend of the Seas leaves Dubai for last time

Legend of the Seas leaves Dubai for last time

Royal Caribbean’s last ever cruise by Legend of the Seas departs Dubai Cruise Terminal.
 
Bahri and Bunge establish dry bulk VJ in Dubai

Bahri and Bunge establish dry bulk VJ in Dubai

Bahri Dry Bulk Company (BDB) has entered a joint venture agreement with the Netherlands-based Koninklijke Bunge (Bunge) to establish a company in Dubai that will support the import and export of dry bulk in Middle East.
 
Rovco dives into international waters

Rovco dives into international waters

UK ROV company completes first overseas contracts in the Middle East and South East Asia.
 
Pakistan upgrades submarine fleet with SharpEye radar

Pakistan upgrades submarine fleet with SharpEye radar

Kelvin Hughes has been contracted to supply the I-band SharpEye Doppler submarine radar system as part of a mid-life upgrade program for the Pakistan Navy’s Agosta 90B-class submarines.
 
Bahri opens office in India to support growth

Bahri opens office in India to support growth

Bahri has opened a new office in Mumbai to strengthen its presence in the fast-growing Indian maritime industry.
 
Al Masaood opens largest boat centre in Middle East

Al Masaood opens largest boat centre in Middle East

The Al Masaood Centre for Boat Services and Maintenance is the largest of its kind in the Middle East. The centre will provide a full range of services for all the clients of Al Masaood, for both local and international clients.
 
Tristar Silver Hessa arrives in UAE

Tristar Silver Hessa arrives in UAE

One of the six new MR Product Tankers the Tristar Group in Dubai ordered from South Korean shipbuilder Hyundai Mipo Dockyard has reached the UAE.
 
Clyde & Co expands MENA shipping practise

Clyde & Co expands MENA shipping practise

Global law firm Clyde & Co has expanded its MENA shipping practice with the addition of Ian Chung as partner in its Dubai office.
 
Incorrect container packing causes 65% of cargo damage

Incorrect container packing causes 65% of cargo damage

European Shipping Week will take place in Brussels from 27 February to 2 March and there delegates will focus on the correct packing of Cargo Transport Units (CTUs) and the safety issues that result from poor work practices.
 
Bahri takes delivery of 37th VLCC

Bahri takes delivery of 37th VLCC

Bahri has announced that ‘AMJAD’, a 300,000 DWT Very Large Crude Carrier (VLCC) built by Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) in South Korea, has become the latest addition to its growing fleet.
 
Hamad Port now a firm fixture for MSC Shipping

Hamad Port now a firm fixture for MSC Shipping

Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) has announced it will be providing a direct call at Hamad Port in Doha, Qatar in 2017.
 




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