Al Kathiri: UAE confidently moves towards global leadership in the maritime sector

Sea and land transport infrastructure is the cornerstone for building economic and growth capabilities, and the driver for urban, industrial and commercial development. In the UAE, which is strategically located in the centre of international maritime trade routes, the Federal Transport Authority for Land and Maritime takes the responsibility of developing strategies that ensure UAE’s leadership in the transport sector.


Engineer Yasser Zaghloul, CEO of National Marine Dredging Company

National Marine Dredging Company is considered a leading public shareholding in marine dredging projects with a history extending to nearly 4 decades of accumulated expertise through the completion of several leading projects, thanks to its capacity, expertise and team it has become one of the world’s most important companies in marine dredging, digging canals, ports and deepening them; in addition to different marine construction works.


Buamim: UAE aims for the status of maritime hub

The UAE maritime sector has always grown from strength to strength. The importance of UAE as a country of great relevance in the maritime industry was underpinned by the huge successes of its maritime cluster and strength of its industry and port operation such as Jebel Ali Port, Khalifa Port, fujairah port and the world class operators such as DP World and ADPC. Maritime trade and broader economic success continue to enjoy a symbiotic relationship.


IMO 2020 – Tough new environmental regulations will soon hit the shipping industry

Tough new environmental regulations will soon hit the shipping industry. The IMO 2020 sulfur cap and Ballast Water Treatment rules look set to cause massive disruption, and the continued implementation of worldwide Emission Control Areas (ECA) present fuel buyers and suppliers with new fuel choices, prices, equipment, logistical issues and quality challenges.