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  • Oil Companies Defend Big Bets on Gas

    The world’s biggest oil companies have defended their giant bets on natural gas at a major energy conference, saying demand will soon emerge for the huge supplies of fuel they are bringing to the market.

  • Shipping Ministry to revert to royalty model for...

    The Shipping Ministry proposes to revert to the royalty model for deciding the award of public private partnership (PPP) contracts at Central government-owned ports to check scope for “manipulations” by private terminal operators when they get freedom to set rates after the port trusts are converted to Authorities.

  • Getting the UAE to number 1 in the shipping...

    The maritime industry in the UAE is constantly evolving and the UAE is now ready to voice its ambitions to become the leading international shipping hub. In this article we tackle what makes the country number 1 in the shipping industry and comment on what the UAE is doing to improve its position as the world maritime centre and to get ahead of its competitors.

  • Collaboration for Future Ready Shipping

    “No stakeholder, alone, can deal with the complexities the planet faces in addressing the challenge of climate change”, said IMO’s Director of the Marine Environment Division, Stefan Micallef, as he opened the joint Singapore-IMO International Conference on Maritime Technology Transfer and Capacity-Building also known as Future-Ready Shipping Conference 2017, held in Singapore (25-26 September).

  • Shipping’s new technologies will help address...

    A ship owner investing in a newbuilding today has in front of him a flurry of options to consider in order to comply with the upcoming new regulations. In a recent weekly report, shipbroker Intermodal said that “an undoubtedly interesting market lately is the newbuilding market, in which we are witnessing numerous orders across all sectors and sizes. 

  • Jamaica Deposits Instrument Of Accession To The...

    Jamaica deposited its instrument of accession to the Ballast Water Management Convention on September 11. Ballast water is used to control the stability of a ship to ensure its safe operation when it is empty or partially loaded, and the convention seeks to prevent and reduce the transfer of harmful aquatic species and pathogens carried in ballast water.

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Oil Companies Defend Big Bets on Gas

The world’s biggest oil companies have defended their giant bets on natural gas at a major energy conference, saying demand will soon emerge for the huge supplies of fuel they are bringing to the market.

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Getting the UAE to number 1 in the shipping industry

The maritime industry in the UAE is constantly evolving and the UAE is now ready to voice its ambitions to become the leading international shipping hub. In this article we tackle what makes the country number 1 in the shipping industry and comment on what the UAE is doing to improve its position as the world maritime centre and to get ahead of its competitors.

English

Collaboration for Future Ready Shipping

“No stakeholder, alone, can deal with the complexities the planet faces in addressing the challenge of climate change”, said IMO’s Director of the Marine Environment Division, Stefan Micallef, as he opened the joint Singapore-IMO International Conference on Maritime Technology Transfer and Capacity-Building also known as Future-Ready Shipping Conference 2017, held in Singapore (25-26 September).

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Shipping’s new technologies will help address pollution concerns

A ship owner investing in a newbuilding today has in front of him a flurry of options to consider in order to comply with the upcoming new regulations. In a recent weekly report, shipbroker Intermodal said that “an undoubtedly interesting market lately is the newbuilding market, in which we are witnessing numerous orders across all sectors and sizes. 

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