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  • Mohammad Bin Rashid launches leisure island project

     An integrated island project for tourism and leisure services at Jumeirah Beach, near Burj Al Arab, was launched on Tuesday by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

  • UAE denies targeting Somali refugee boat

    An official source in the UAE Armed Forces has said that the UAE Armed Forces did not target the Somali refugee boat which was travelling from the coast of Yemen to Sudan.

  • TASNEEF showcases key achievements for the first quarter of 2017

    Emirates Classification Society “TASNEEF” recently showcased its key 2017 first quarter achievements at the Naval Defence Exhibition and Conference 2017 “NAVDEX” in Abu Dhabi. The event also provided the opportunity for TASNEEF to establish strategic partnerships with similar organisations exhibit its projects and connect with customers.

  • Drydocks World celebrates 3 decades of maritime excellence

    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.

  • Somalia ship hijack: 'Pirates' demand ransom

    Hijackers holding an oil tanker off the coast of Somalia are demanding a ransom, the European Union anti-piracy naval force says.



  • Eshiptrading Announces Complete Ship Brokerage Services From Technical...

    Ship buying is not an easy task, particularly for a person who has no idea about ships. For all people or companies interested to purchase ships, eshiptrading now offers professional ship buying services, which include finding a suitable ship, offering technical consultation and even arranging finances for serious buyers. They offer complete consultation and ship buying services for a person to purchase the best ship by paying the best price.


    A recent study done by 1Cover Travel Insurance has found that a staggering 30 per cent of Australian travellers did not take out travel insurance on their last cruise.

  • Governments to carefully weigh up shipping ETS ‘insurance policy’

    MEPs’ proposal to include shipping in the EU emissions trading system (ETS) from 2023, if the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) fails to agree a global measure to reduce shipping emissions, should be a wake-up call for the UN agency, a senior European Commission official has said. The remarks come as EU governments weigh up what’s described as a necessary ‘insurance policy’ in case the IMO again fails to act.

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  • EU provided more than 2.2 billion euro to water and sanitation projects

    The European Union has provided more than 2.2 billion euro to water and sanitation projects in more than 62 countries worldwide since 2007 and is determined to continue supporting people affected by natural and man-made disasters, by providing life-saving access to safe and clean water.

  • Mississippi River Maintenance Called Inadequate, Threat to Trade

    Barges make their way down the Mississippi River with corn and soybeans, coal, chemicals, steel and other commodities destined for foreign shores. Whether originating along the river’s 2,320-mile stem or entering from arteries like the Ohio and Missouri rivers, the cargo—including 60 percent of all U.S. grain exports—heads for container ships docked in Louisiana.

  • Rare dugong entangled in illegal fishing net rescued

    Adnoc team conducts rescue operation to save distressed dugong near Bu Tinah


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