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  • Abu Dhabi Ports’ Khalifa Industrial Zone one of...

    Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone (Kizad) in the Emirate, has announced that Kizad has been awarded ISO 9001:2015 quality certification by Lloyds Register Quality Assurance (LRQA). ISO 9001:2015 is the latest version of the world’s most popular quality management system standard.

  • Fire breaks out at Capital’s yacht club

    A fire broke out on two boats and engulfed six others moored nearby at Abu Dhabi’s Marina Yacht Club. According to officials, the fire erupted at dawn on Monday and no casualties were reported.

  • “Floating Seahorse”: the world's first...

    The Floating Sea Horse is a majestic project launched at the shore of Dubai city at Downtown. The people fond of marine life and plush yachts find such home as a treat for their style. Marasi News Magazine had an exclusive interview with Mr. Joseph Kleindienst, Chairman of Kleindienst Group in order to discuss the unique features of the “Floating Seahorse” underwater villas. 

  • Capt.Fekry: We have grown from strength to...

    Red Sea Marine Management (RSMM) is an independent ship management company offering a comprehensive range of highly integrated ship management services such as Technical Management, Commercial Management and Marine Consultancy. Marasi News Magazine had an exclusive interview with Captain Gamal Fekry, CEO of RSMM to further discuss the company’s successful journey to maintain its achievements and profitability in the UAE competitive shipping market.  


  • Fichte & Co Celebrates its 10th anniversary

    Fichte & Co is proud to celebrate its 10 years of success in the Middle East. Over the past decade Fichte & Co has grown to become the region’s leading maritime law firm of choice. The success is not just limited to the committed team but also to the clients who have been a crucial part of our success. To commemorate this occasion Fichte & Co is hosting two events on Wednesday, 2 March 2016.

  • Dubai International Boat Show: Slowdown fails to...

    Companies in the yachting industry are split on how the slowing expansion of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) economies is affecting demand for yachts from Gulf buyers, boat owners said on Tuesday as the five-day Dubai International Boat Show opened.


  • Dubai Trade honors winners and runners-up of the...

    H.E. Jamal Majid Bin Thaniah, Chairman of Dubai Trade has congratulated the winners of the 8th E-Services Excellence Awards (ESEA) presented by Dubai Trade to its users for their efforts in implementing e-services in trade and logistics.


  • NMDC aims to attract the UAE caliber to continue...

    Following its successful participation in “Abu Dhabi Maritime Youth Summit” as a Diamond Sponsor, National Marine Dredging Company “NMDC” continues its efforts to hire the UAE nationals empowered with loyalty and long term commitment.


  • “Abu Dhabi Maritime Youth Summit for Empowering...

    "Tasneef Academy" succeeds in holding the first summit for maritime international and national leaders and brought them together with university students and young entrepreneurs to open career and business investment doors for them in the field of shipping and maritime trade.


  • The Abu Dhabi Summit of Global Marine and...

    Tasneef succeeds in spotting light on the added value that the UAE has through its sophisticated marine infrastructure and its outstanding geographical location, within the national UAE's strategy to be the best destination for marine companies and businessmen to face the great challenges faced by shipping, oil and gas sectors.


‘Jag Laadki’ Master Banned from Fujairah Following Collisions

The captain of the Indian tanker that rammed the side of a LNG carrier and another vessel while navigating through vessels at a Fujairah offshore anchorage has been banned from commanding vessels calling at the port, a document from Port of Fujairah shows. The port has also imposed a fine of nearly $22,000.


ADNEC to organise Abu Dhabi International Boat Show in 2018

Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company (ADNEC) announced on Wednesday that it will host the Abu Dhabi International Boat Show in 2018 in association with British Marine Boat Shows. The event is set to take place at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in October 2018.


Somali Pirates Keep 7 Hostages on Hijacked Vessel

Somali pirates have kept 7 hostages on board the vessel hijacked last week off Somalia, indicating that it could be intended for use as a mother ship for further attacks, Oceans Beyond Piracy (OBP) cited local reports.


Saudi Arabia and UAE lead container trade in region

Despite global dips, the container shipping trade saw the strongest – but still contracting – growth in the Indian subcontinent and Middle East regions at 5.1%. However, the global climate with respect to container trade dictates that, notwithstanding strong growth in the region, container liners must adopt new strategies for enhancing their performance in a new normal characterized by slowing container demand, according to a recently released report titled Sailing in Strong Winds: The New Normal in Global Trade and Container Shipping, by The Boston Consulting Group (BCG).


Mohammad Bin Rashid launches leisure island project

 An integrated island project for tourism and leisure services at Jumeirah Beach, near Burj Al Arab, was launched on Tuesday by His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.