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  • DNV GL reveals the new Veracity industry platform...

    DNV GL recently organized its 4th DNV GL recently organized its 4th Middle East Committee and Technical Meetings in Dubai‭, ‬to share knowledge and exchange best practices among industry experts‭, ‬as well as to discuss the DNV GL’s innovations and landmark achievements in the region‭. ‬Both committees represent top decision makers from ship owners and shipyards as well as senior executives from other maritime related companies and legal consultants‭. ‬

  • ABS improves the global classification industry...

    Since its founding in 1862‭, ‬the American Bureau of Shipping‭ ‬“ABS”‭ ‬has been committed to setting standards for safety and excellence as one of the world’s leading ship classification organizations‭. ‬Exclusively interviewed for the first time in the MENA region‭, ‬Mr‭. ‬Christopher J‭. ‬Wiernicki‭, ‬Chairman‭, ‬President and CEO of ABS reveals how ABS works alongside tackling the most recent challenges with innovation‭ ‬so the marine and offshore industries can operate safely‭, ‬securely and responsibly‭.‬

  • US$1 million boost for IMO technical cooperation...

    IMO’s technical cooperation activities have received a boost of US$1.0 million. The funds, donated by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, will be allocated to a range of activities, including training and supporting women in the maritime sector; as well as combating piracy and other illicit activities that threaten the safety of navigation.

     

  • SAFEEN reinforces the rapid growth and remarkable...

    Over the years‭, ‬SAFEEN has also strengthened its reputation as one of the safest and most environmentally responsible global service operators across its range of services that include vessel assistance‭, ‬navigational support‭, ‬inspections and shipping maintenance at Abu Dhabi’s ports and harbours‭. ‬Speaking on the achievements‭, ‬Captain Maktoum Al Houqani‭, ‬Chief‭  ‬Marine Services Officer‭, ‬SAFEEN‭, ‬clarifies how the company contributes effectively to the wider growth of Abu Dhabi’s maritime sector and consolidate its reputation as the destination of choice for maintenance and marine support services‭.‬

  • GMS redefines the significance of Ship Recycling...

    Ship recycling plays an indispensable role in the lifecycle of a ship and it is fundamental to the successful commercial and sustainable progression of the industry‭. ‬GMS’s Green Team is making headway towards addressing issues of safety‭, ‬occupational health‭, ‬welfare and environmental protection

  • Mina Rashid to harbor 5,000 luxury yachts and...

    His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum inaugurated today the new Mina Rashid Marina: “Marinas” which will harbor 5,000 yachts and boats and will accommodate 20,000 in the next few years. It is expected to be a new world class touristic maritime and entertainment attraction.

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UAE is First Arab Country to Win Category B Membership of IMO Council

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has now become the first Arab country to win Category B membership into the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Council. The win was the triumphant result of an election that included nominees from 11 leading countries in the international marine trade sector such as Germany, Sweden, Netherlands, Brazil, Argentina, France and Australia.

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Dubai investors targeted for Sokhna project

Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and Chief Executive, DP World, and Admiral Mohab Mamish, Chairman of the Suez Canal Authority and Chairman of the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone), recently met with Dubai-based investors to present them with details of the recent agreement to develop an integrated industrial and residential zone at Sokhna in Egypt.

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ADSB reports high levels of utilisation

ADSB’s Mina Zayed-based floating dock operations have been busy over the course of this year and particularly over the last three months, when the facility has achieved a 100 per cent occupancy rate. 

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IMO honours KOTC rescue mission

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has presented Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) with a special certificate in recognition of the humanitarian role played by the oil tanker Al Salami, during the rescue of 536 refugees in international waters in 2014. This is believed to be the largest maritime rescue operation ever mounted.

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US$1 million boost for IMO technical cooperation activities

IMO’s technical cooperation activities have received a boost of US$1.0 million. The funds, donated by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, will be allocated to a range of activities, including training and supporting women in the maritime sector; as well as combating piracy and other illicit activities that threaten the safety of navigation.

 
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