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  • Damen successfully organises Dredging Seminar in...

    Damen successfully hosted a dredging seminar in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The event was attended by over 100 enthusiastic representatives from the Dutch Embassy in Bangladesh, experts from the Bangladesh Government, the Bangladesh Navy, local financing institutions, various customers of Damen and other industry stakeholders.


  • Abu Dhabi Ports Officially Inaugurates the 170...

    Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler's Representative in “Al Dhafra Region”, H.E. Staff Major General Pilot Faris Khalaf Khalfan Al Mazrouei, Chief of the General Authority for the Security of Ports, Borders and Free Zones, and Board Member of Abu Dhabi Ports, officially inaugurated Delma Port today. Strategically located on the eastern side of Delma Island, the new port will better serve the community as an upgraded multipurpose port capable of handling cargo, passenger ferries and fishing vessels.    

  • Gulf Navigation reveals its new branding to...

    Efforts enable the company to transform in a short period of time by adopting a strategic plan based on a comprehensive approach, while supporting growth and development and providing an environment that encourages innovation, creativity and outstanding performance

  • ART MARINE Marinas Expands Operations

    ART MARINE, the region’s leading marina operator expands its experience, customer service, destinations cruising network and yachting knowledge. ART MARINE, the region’s largest and best-known 360-degree leisure marine enterprise, is pleased to announce the start of its cooperation with Al Zorah Marina in the UAE. In line with its growth strategy for 2017, ART MARINE signed a Marina Management Agreement with Al Zorah Development Company; this agreement appoints ART MARINE as the marina operator to offer the highest standard of marina management and operation to the berth holders.

  • Panerai Submersible: A wide choice of materials...

    A wide choice of materials – sports or precious, classic or avant-garde – and the p.9010 manufacture automatic movement, with a power reserve of three days, are used in a series of creations which enhance the great tradition of Panerai submersible watches. 


Evaluating UAE’s Maritime Capabilities ... Maritime Arbitration

The UAE is seeking to become a member of the Executive Office of the International Maritime Organization (IMO). At the same time, the country is allocating billions of dollars to build marine facilities that are unmatched in the region. These efforts have encouraged us to review the UAE's maritime capabilities, and highlight their strengths and opportunities for improvement in a series of reports where we interview maritime experts, decision-makers and professionals.


UAE’s bid to join IMO’s Executive Office is more than just a seat

During his recent meeting with the UAE media, H.E. Dr. Abdullah Bin Mohammed Balheif Al Nuaimi, UAE’s Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Authority for Land and Maritime Transport, emphasised the UAE’s readiness for its bid to join the Executive Office of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), which is the body responsible for regulating international shipping.


Gulf Petrochem Group Closes US$150m Financing Deal

Gulf Petrochem Group (GP), has successfully raised US$ 150 million from a group of international and local financial institutions based in the GCC. In an environment of continued low global oil prices, the financing will be used to support the group’s activities around the world.