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  • Dry Bulk Shipping Industry: Performance in 2015

    So far in 2015, the Guggenheim Shipping ETF (SEA)—an index weighted with dry bulk shipping companies—gained 9.2%. In contrast, the BDI (Baltic Dry Index) declined 29.2%. In May, we’ve seen some positive activity in the BDI. We’ll discuss this in detail later in this series.

  • Middle East oil and gas automation market set...

    The Middle East's oil and gas automation and instrumentation market is set to witness significant growth over the next few years, according to industry experts gathering this week in Abu Dhabi for the ISA Automation Conference & Exhibition 2015.

  • China, UAE oil firms sign 330 mln USD worth...

    A subsidiary of China’s oil and gas giant signed on Sunday a contract worth 330 million U.S. dollars with an onshore petroleum firm in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirate (UAE), for a development project at the UAE’s southern Mender oilfield.

  • Dubai Maritime City Authority announces formation...

    Bin Sulayem: • "The competitiveness of the local maritime sector to promote and strengthen the partnership between the public and private sectors is at the forefront of the Council’s priorities." • "The Council is a positive push to the Maritime Sector Strategy that will consolidate Dubai’s leading position on the global maritime map.”

  • Abu Dhabi Ports invests in new mobile harbour...

    Abu Dhabi Ports has taken delivery of two new mobile harbor cranes which will be used to handle the increasing volumes of general cargo, faster and more efficiently.The new cranes are part of an ongoing upgrade to all of the general cargo handling equipment in Khalifa, Zayed and Musaffah Ports.

  • Drydocks World wins contract from Orwell Offshore...

    Drydocks World, the leading provider of maritime and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors, is set to expand on their extensive track record of constructing turret mooring systems, securing a contract from Orwell Offshore to fabricate an external turret for FPSO Layang, operating offshore from Sarawak in Malaysia.

  • Drydocks World wins Dubai Chamber CSR Label for...

    Drydocks World group the leading provider of maritime and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors has received the Dubai Chamber Corporate Social Responsibility Label in recognition of their efforts and contribution to excellence in various areas of social responsibility.

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Al-Mannai: Milaha to continue developing and diversifying maritime services

Despite challenges faced by the maritime sector today, Milaha, a Qatar-based marine transport and logistics conglomerate, has managed to take strong leaps forward in improving its performance across various vital sectors. Marasi News met with Mr. Abdulrahman Essa Al-Mannai, President and CEO of Milaha, and discussed the company’s operations and expansion plans, as well as long-term investments in the maritime industry.

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Al Yousuf Motors: Exceptional Boat Building with an Emirati Touch

In an interview with Mr. Mohamed Eqbal Al Yousuf, Deputy President - Marketing at Al Yousuf Motors, Marasi News discussed the company’s competitiveness in boat building, as well as services it offers to the UAE market. Al Yousuf Motors aims to become a pioneering brand and a synonym for reliability and best customer service in the region and beyond. 
 

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COST EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS FOR SHIPBUILDING, OPERATIONS AND MAINTENANCE

Damen Shipyards Sharjah and Albwardy Marine Engineering are joint ventures between Albwardy Investment and Damen Shipyards Group. Together they deliver state-of-the-art designs and production methods supplied and supported by the Damen Shipyards Group, which operates 32 shipyards around the world.  

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Dubai Maritime City Authority launches weather portal

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai’s maritime sector, has launched ‘Smart Weather,’ a new mobile-friendly online portal to provide vital weather information and advice.

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DMCA launches weather portal

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai’s maritime sector, has launched ‘Smart Weather,’ a new mobile-friendly online portal to provide vital weather information and advice.

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