• Abu Dhabi Ports hosts MoU signing between SIDDCO...

    Abu Dhabi Ports hosted the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between SIDDCO Group and Istituto Italiano della Saldatura (ISS), that will see the two organizations collaborate to provide internationally recognised training and certification programmes to Emirati and non-Emirati professionals in Abu Dhabi and across the United Arab Emirates (UAE). 

  • In recognition of its outstanding performance...

    Drydocks World and Maritime World, the leading provider of maritime and offshore services to the shipping, oil, gas and energy sectors has received the prestigious 8th Cycle Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Award in the Manufacturing Category.

  • Is Cold Ironing Redundant Now?

    An article in The Post and Courier last week quotes a U.S. port official from Charleston saying that the installation of shore power (cold ironing or alternative maritime power (AMP)) has been rendered a last-generation solution at most major ports.


Three potential directions chartered for changes of LA-LB ports' PierPass

A working group that was formed to consider potential changes to the 10-year-old PierPass extended-gates model in Los Angeles-Long Beach will focus on three proposals that could reduce congestion for cargo interests and truckers: dynamic and variable pricing, a flat traffic mitigation fee coupled with a trucker appointment system and a port-wide peel off program.


Re-inventing Port Harcourt as a shipping hub

In the light of weakening global oil prices coupled with Nigerian Government’s new mantra of diversification, there is an urgent need for the Federal Government and all relevant stakeholders in the shipping industry to give adequate attention to Port Harcourt seaports to ensure they are brought back to their original status as a bustling shipping hub as envisioned by the founding fathers.