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  • 3rd Maritime Academic Conference & Expo (...

    MARACAD has become an effective networking platform for decision makers and international organisations in the maritime sector, to further develop the maritime academic sector and employ modern technologies

  • Omar Abu Omar President of Maritime and...

    The award recognises over 20 years of professional excellence in domestic and international shipping, and a unique role model who combines engineering and technical expertise with outstanding management capabilities

  • A huge turnout at the 3rd Maritime Academic...

    Outstanding success of the 3rd MARACAD prompts sponsors and strategic partners to renew their support for the event and its development to become a hub for innovation and creativity and a regional incubator for entrepreneurship in the maritime sector

  • DP World’s Vsision For Jeddah – Trade Gateway For...

    Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO of global trade enabler DP World, unveiled plans to develop Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah port in support of the Saudi Vision 2030 recently launched by HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz.

  • “Gulf Navigation Holding” enhances its growth...

    The marine industry is a significant supporter to the economy in the UAE. Therefore, “Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC” is expanding through signing a Memorandum of Interest & Cooperation with “Ali & Sons Marine Engineering Factory (ASMEF)”. This potential cooperation indicates that the maritime services inaugurates a promising significant investment opportunity.


  • OSVfinder launches the first online chartering...

    OSVfinder is now running a testing campaign with SAIPEM. SAIPEM will be sending real enquiries through OSVfinder. This period of test will extend till fall. OSVfinder allows charterers, to quickly contact shipowners without using intermediaries. By using the geolocation of ships, an advanced search engine and internal messaging, the application makes offshore chartering simpler, faster and cheaper.             

  • The 3rd Maritime Academic Conference & Expo “...

    The 3rd Maritime Academic Conference & Expo (MARACAD 2017) launches “The UAE Award for Maritime Creativity and Innovation 2018”, to cope with the country’s strategy to be an international maritime hub that attracts creative and innovative initiatives. The conference has successfully turned into an integrated platform that will motivate vital sectors such as Maritime Training and Education, entrepreneurship and the maritime big data 


ADSB successfully expands into oil and gas industry despite low oil prices

Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB), a leading provider of construction, repair and refit services for naval, military and commercial vessels, announced today that it has expanded its services portfolio to the oil and gas industry. This is the company’s first foray outside of the naval, marine and defense sector, as it opens up to opportunities beyond its traditional industries of focus.


Mubadala set to reinvent Industry 4.0

  • Agreements will focus on disruptive technologies with the aim of achieving ambitious automation and data exchange in manufacturing and services
  • Collaboration will be led by Strata and TS&S, two wholly-owned Mubadala businesses that are revolutionizing the region’s aerospace sector