• Hamdan approves Dh35m project for maritime...

     Projects worth Dh35 million for maintenance of marine facilities and coastal protection for the next two years were approved by Shaikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Municipality.

  • Best PSC Perfomance Award to the vessel Aegean...

    DNV GL and Arcadia Shipmanagement Co. Ltd. have announced the award of “BEST PSC PERFORMANCE” to ARCADIA’s oil tanker AEGEAN POWER, for best PSC performance in DNV GL’s Region South East Europe and Middle East, with zero detentions and zero deficiencies over the entire life of the vessel, and for a period of 10 years.

  • DNV GL: Diversification, consolidation and...

    New research by DNV GL, the technical advisor to the oil and gas industry, shows oil and gas companies seeking to rebalance business portfolios and reorganizing for a new era. In a period of drawn-out recovery, almost half (49%) of senior oil and gas professionals surveyed expect their businesses to diversify into, or invest more in, opportunities outside of oil and gas. Still, almost eight out of ten see long term opportunities for gas.

  • ABS Enhances Safety in Expanding LNG Supply Chain...

    ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, has published the ABS Guide for LNG Bunkering. This new Guide provides standards for the design, construction and survey of LNG bunkering systems that are on board a vessel.


ABS Executive Delivers Wakeup Call on Cyber Risks

ABS, a leading provider of classification and technical services to the marine and offshore industries, participated in the 32nd annual CMA Shipping Conference and Exhibition in Stamford, CT, where ABS Chief Operating Officer Tony Nassif shared his perspective on cyber-related challenges faced by the marine industry.


DMCA reviews cooperation and joint work with various maritime associations in Dubai

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently brought together the high-level representatives of key Dubai maritime associations at its headquarters to engage industry leaders in insightful discussions according to the Dubai Maritime Sector Strategy’s goal (DMSS) of catapulting the emirate into the ranks of the world’s most vibrant, highly competitive, and safest maritime capitals.


ABS, Industry Experts Tackle MODU Safety Issues

ABS, the leading provider of classification and technical services to the offshore industry, collaborated with industry experts during its annual Special Committee Meeting held recently to discuss the ABS Rules for Building and Classing Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (MODUs), with the goal of assuring that Rule requirements align with industry nee


KOGAS Moves to Develop South Korean LNG Bunkering Protocol

Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS), through a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), DNV GL, and KC LNG Tech Co., Ltd. (KC LNG Tech), is set to develop a protocol for liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering in South Korea, IHS Fairplay reports.