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    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.  

  • Dr. Bokaris: “We are defined by our commitment to customer satisfaction focusing on quality and...

    Majestic Marine Engineering has built a great reputation for itself in the market, with an extensive portfolio of projects ranging from fishing ports to high-profile mega yacht marinas. While many of these projects were challenging, Majestic Marine Engineering’s consistent aesthetic results have become their signature trademark. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Abu Dhabi Ports and Agthia Group sign a 25-year lease agreement

    Abu Dhabi Ports and Agthia Group PJSC have signed a lease agreement aimed at expanding the Group’s existing ‘Grand Mills Flour and Animal Feed’ facilities at Zayed Port.


  • SEA\LNG brings the business case

    A new consortium of fourteen LNG pioneers is aiming to support the wider uptake of LNG, lending their commercial experience to ship owners, ports and regulators as they consider their own approaches to gas as marine fuel.

  • Flags of Convenience: Panama Papers on the High Seas

    When an Australian court late last month ordered the destruction of fishing boats and handed down suspended jail sentences to 30 Vietnamese fishermen caught fishing illegally in a marine reserve, the ruling was hailed as a strong deterrent for anyone considering unlicensed fishing in Australian waters. While increased maritime surveillance by Australian authorities has helped cut into illegal fishing rates off their shores, maritime law enforcement in general remains sorely lacking. And nothing exposes this disconnect more than the so-called “flags of convenience.

  • RINA certifies Commitment to Environment and Safety of Carnival Maritime

    RINA Services, a world leader in marine classification and certification, recently awarded Carnival Maritime GmbH ISO 14001 and BS OHSAS 18001 certificates.


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  • No to shark fin: China’s biggest shipping line...

    The international shark fin trade has been dealt a body blow as China’s biggest shipping and ­logistics company has pledged a total ban on their transportation.

  • Vietnam: Maritime transport slides into crisis

    The record low freight for both inland waterways transport and international routes has caused a crisis among shipping firms, big and small, state-owned and privately run.

  • Hapag-Lloyd, United Arab Shipping to merge

    Frankfurt: German container shipping giant Hapag-Lloyd announced Monday it is teaming up with United Arab Shipping Company to become one of the world’s top five shipping companies as consolidation in the sector continues apace.

  • Beijing not Brexit the focus for European steel...

    Platts Steel Markets Europe conference was held less than a week after the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, but that historical decision paled in comparison to concerns around the ongoing influence of China on European steel markets.

  • Viking Ship’s Voyage Founders on U.S. Shipping...

    A Norwegian Viking ship braved icebergs, bone-chilling temperatures and destructive waves on the north Atlantic only to face defeat in the Great Lakes under the crushing cost of American shipping rules.

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  • Ince Law Alliance: Singapore maritime hub well-positioned to benefit from...

    Singapore’s position as Asia’s leading maritime services hub is likely to be enhanced in a post-Brexit environment, according to Singapore-based Ince Law Alliance, comprising Ince & Co Singapore LLP and Incisive Law LLC.

  • Brexit: Potential Implications For The Maritime Sector

    While the nature of the United Kingdom’s future trading relationship with the European Union (“EU”) will take some time to become clear, it is important to realise that in the immediate aftermath of the result of the UK’s recent EU referendum, nothing has changed in terms of the trading relationship and the movement of people and goods between the EU and the UK and the laws which apply to your maritime business and contractual arrangements.

  • Somalia drafts maritime law to ensure safety and curb pollution

    Somalia launched a draft policy paper aimed at revamping the maritime sector to help ensure marine safety and curb pollution.



  • Nitin Gadkari Calls For Massive Skill Development...

    The Minister of Shipping and Road Transport & Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari has called for massive skill development in the maritime sector. Addressing the 129th meeting of the National Shipping Board (NSB) in New Delhi today, Shri Gadkari said that necessary policy level and administrative reforms must be effected urgently so that training institutions are able to run skill development and training modules for a wide ranging variety of disciplines. 

  • Summer School on Introduction to Advanced Marine...

    INESC TEC is strongly committed to become a centre of excellence in maritime technology and, in particular, deep sea technology.

  • The Course to Career Success

    Maritime adapts to the ever-changing industry landscape to help students thrive (Extended Coverage from Marine Log's July 2016 issue) By Lori Shull, SUNY Maritime Communications Director with Capt. Ernest Fink and Mate James Rogin, SUNY Maritime Faculty.

  • AP is planning to encourage marine education in a...

    The Andhra Pradesh Government inked a MoU with State Marine Technical University of St. Petersburg to promote marine education and technology at St. Petersburg today on the 5th day of the foreign tour.   

  • Port Townsend Goes to Sea: A Coastal Town...

    When the wind blows hard through the Strait of Juan de Fuca, water whips against the old brick walls lining the main street of Port Townsend. Since its founding as a Victorian seaport 90 miles north of Seattle, this picturesque town on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula has been home to generations of sailors and boat builders.

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