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  • Dubai Crude Oil Price for December delivery is US...

    The Department of Oil Affairs in the Government of Dubai has announced that it had notified its customers that the official price of Dubai crude oil which will be delivered next December, will be US$0.25 less than the average daily settlement price of the Oman Crude Oil Financial Contract in Dubai Mercantile Exchange contracts traded over the next month.

  • Fujairah offers gateway to Asian markets for...

    Fujairah, the only emirate that lies on the eastern side of the UAE with direct access to the Indian Ocean, is well placed to offer the Gulf States a gateway to lucrative Asian markets as an extension of an ever increasing integrated energy infrastructure, industry experts and officials said.

  • Emirates maritime arbitration centre

    Following consultation with shipping industry representatives including a number of regional maritime law firms and as part of a strategy to increase confidence in the UAE market, the Dubai Maritime City Authority has recently announced an initiative to establish a specialised maritime arbitration centre known as the "Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre" (EMAC).

  • President of Shanghai Maritime Court gains...

    H.E. Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman of Dubai Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation and President of Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), received Judge Zhao Hong, President of Shanghai Maritime Court, along with a delegation of senior officials from various Chinese legal institutions at the Emirates Towers in Dubai. 

  • Maritime Standards Awards 2015 to be hosted in...

    The Maritime Standard Awards will take place at the iconic Atlantis Ballroom, The Palm, on November 9th 2015. The event is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group, the event organiser said in a press release.

  • Dubai court issues landmark judgment recognising...

    In the second quarter of 2014, Termomeccanica Pompe (TMP) was awarded three important orders for the Abu Dhabi off-shore oil fields. Such orders illustrate the success of the company’s strategy to re-develop the oil and gas market.

  • “Khalifa Port” draws the future of maritime...

    The “Khalifa Port” is situated on Abu Dhabi  and is considered its commercial portal as it was constructed in the middle of the road between Dubai and Abu Dhabi; the container terminal is located about 4 km into the sea. This international port can be seen as a business gateway for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi into the countries of the world.  


Abu Dhabi Ports gears up for the 10th International ISPO Conference

Abu Dhabi Ports is gearing up to host the 10th International ISPO Conference on October 18 and 19, 2016 at the Rosewood Hotel, Abu Dhabi. Members of the International User Group (IUG) of the International Standard for maritime Pilot Organisations (ISPO) will convene for two days to discuss challenges and best practices facing pilots and pilot organisations locally and around the globe.



Emirates Classification Society, TASNEEF, has announced the official launch of “TASNEEF Business Assurance” which will offer training and certification for public and private sectors, with a special focus on performance, management, and quality standards. The new company will encourage best practice and help businesses achieve the highest performance standards through a strategy built around gaining higher revenues and returns from human resources. 


Top maritime sector leaders to meet in Dubai

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai’s maritime sector, will launch the UAE Maritime Leaders Seminar (UMLS) on the sidelines of Dubai Maritime Week 2016, the latest edition of the Middle East’s first comprehensive maritime event.