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  • Employee Safety Top Priority at Khalifa Port

    Abu Dhabi Terminals, operator and manager of the Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT) is celebrating 3 million hours without LTI (Lost Time Injury). As a remarkable milestone of work safety indicator, this achievement, showcases ADT’s continued commitment to the health and safety of its employees and operating environment.

  • TMS Awards again honoured by Royal Patronage

    The Maritime Standard (TMS) is delighted to confirm that the fourth annual TMS Awards, which will be held in Dubai on 23rd October 2017, are to take place under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group. This is the fourth year in succession that H.H. Sheikh Ahmed, one of the leading business leaders in the region, has honoured the TMS Awards by bestowing his patronage on the event.          

  • Nikki Beach assures privacy with the simple touch...

    The UAE is considered a hub for many world-class hotels and resorts. Nikki Beach Resort and Spa is one of the largest resorts in Dubai offering a unique beach experience, especially with its spacious facilities and premium products that are specifically personalized to meet the privacy, culture and traditions of Emirati Women.

  • E-marine leads the market as a submarine cable...

    E-marine is a turnkey provider for submarine cable installation and maintenance and has been there in existence since the past three decades, providing the much-needed infrastructure of laying and maintaining submarine cables, which are the backbone of the telecommunications systems.  

  • Veracel Celulose contracted Damen for a dredging...

    Veracel Celulose, one of the world’s most advanced pulp manufacturers, has found Damen in their quest for a solution to keep their maritime terminal at sufficient water depth. Jointly Veracel and Damen evaluated the situation on site and developed a solution to maintain the terminal water depth.         

  • Tristar... a model for achieving global success...

    Emerging from a transportation company which started in 1998, Tristar has successfully become a well reputed fully integrated liquid logistics solutions provider that offers a comprehensive list of services fulfilling the needs of the downstream petroleum industry, regionally and globally

  • Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre presents at...

    Continuing its work with the international maritime and arbitration communities, the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) presented its white paper on The benefits of EMAC to the Middle East region, its advantages over other alternatives for maritime and trade communities during the 20th International Congress of Maritime Arbitration (ICMA XX) held from 25 to 29 September in Copenhagen.

  • Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre breakfast...

    Continuing its commitment to knowledge sharing within the region’s legal and maritime sectors, on 24 September the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) held a session on bill lading disputes at its offices in DIFC.


GIC Invests US$ 100 million in UAE-based Tristar Group

UAE-based Tristar Group has successfully sold an equity stake to Kuwait-based Gulf Investment Corporation (GIC) by issuing US$ 100 million worth of fresh shares to GIC. The proceeds will be used for the expansion of the Tristar business.


Ontario Government awards two ferry contract to Damen

The Government of Ontario and Damen Shipyards Group have signed a contract for the design, build and delivery for two “road” ferries to operate in the Canadian waters of the Great Lakes. The ferries will be a 68-metre Damen Road Ferry 6819 and a 98-metre Damen Road Ferry 9819. Although one vessel is 30 metres longer than the other they will share many design features and equipment specifications.