• In recognition of its implementation of the...

    Drydocks World and Maritime World the leading provider of maritime and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors has received the Clean Shipping Award at the Seatrade Awards ceremony for the “Chariot Robotics” technology implemented in the yard.

  • Global expansive operations and comprehensive...

    Drydocks World Group the leading provider of maritime and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors met with experts from the global offshore energy industry that came together from around the world for the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) from May 4th-7th in Houston, Texas.

  • Paving The Way To Paperless Ships

    The regulatory measures adopted by the European Commission and currently under discussion at the IMO represent the first important step towards paperless ships

  • The mirage of a wrongful vessel arrest claim in...

    Ships are arrested everyday in the UAE. The Courts of Cassation analysed many facets of ship arrests under Federal Law 26 of 1981, the Commercial Maritime Law (“CML”). However, there has not been a single case of wrongful arrest. This cannot be mistaken to mean that there has never been a wrongful arrest.

  • Abu Dhabi Attracts Record Number Of Cruise...

    Abu Dhabi welcomed a record number of passengers during its cruise season from October 2014 until May 2015, with the last ship, Seven Seas Voyager, calling at Zayed Port on 2nd May, 2015, according to a statement from Abu Dhabi Port.

  • UAE Maritime Law and International Treaties:...

    Due to well established practice as well as the absence of international treaties and agreements, Maritime Carriers previously used to stipulate within the carriage by sea contracts clauses purporting to exempt the Carriers from the entire liability for compensating for damage that occurs to the goods during the carriage by sea process.


UAE shipping firm announces record load onboard vessel

ultra-large container vessel is carrying 18,601 TEUs. United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) announced today a record breaking load of 18,601 TEUs onboard MV Al Muraykh, one of the world’s three greenest vessels currently operated by UASC.


Russian and Turkish Ships Spar Over Disputed Rigs

Turkish media have reported that two Russian military vessels intervened in an altercation between a Turkish-flagged merchant ship and a convoy of towed Ukrainian jack-up rigs, ending what Russian sources called an illegal attempt to block the tow. Ukrainian authorities described the rig relocation by Russian-backed operators as an “internationally wrongful act.”


U.S. Needs 100 LNG Ships, 30 Years

The U.S. is expected to change from a net importer of natural gas to a net exporter, with those exports destined for different regions of the world, especially Asia.