IMO’s Maritime Safety Committee is set to discuss and approve new guidance for designing and operating dynamic positioning (DP) systems on vessels.
QORVAL is pleased to announce the formation of QORVAL Marine, a new division that will offer world-class restructuring and strategic solutions services to the maritime sector.
The Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) hosted the first of its series of 2017 events in the UAE Capital, Abu Dhabi to further promote its services to local maritime stakeholders. Taking place on Wednesday January 18 at Jumeirah Etihad Towers, the event featured a panel of key speakers from EMAC, including: Vice Chairman and Secretary General, Majid Bin Bashir; Captain Mohamed Juma al Shamisi, member of EMAC Board of Trustees and CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports; Richard Briggs, member of EMAC Board of Trustees and partner at Hadef & Partners; and Edward Newitt, member of EMAC Board of Trustees and partner at Stephenson Harwood LLP.
The U.S. Justice Department has ordered top executives from several container shipping lines to testify in an antitrust investigation into an industry that is the backbone of global trade, the companies said on Wednesday.
Shipping's implied mandate to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions was back in the public eye this week, with Lee Adamson, Head of Media and Communications at the International Maritime Organization (IMO), discussing the matter in a new interview with CNN.
Saudi security forces posted on the Kingdom’s borders will not show any leniency to people found crossing into the country illegally, the Ministry of Interior announced on Sunday.
Efforts by Sri Lanka’s shipping professionals to initiate discussions with the government on a policy for its ports and shipping sector have been unsuccessful despite the new regime’s professed commitment to transparency and dialogue.
The woman whose sailor husband was taken hostage by Somali pirates said he and the rest of his crew were forced to call home to speak to their families "for the last time".
The hostages, who were on board a UAE-managed tanker, were given less than a minute to say "final goodbyes" to relatives in Sri Lanka last week during an exchange of fire with Puntland counter piracy forces off Somalia’s north-eastern coast.
Amidst uncertainty regarding the current U.S. administration’s continued support for Ukraine and commitment to NATO, the alliance is scaling up its own engagement in the Black Sea and with Ukraine.