Egypt’s New Suez Canal will open on Aug. 6, its overseer said on Saturday, a project President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi sees as a potent symbol of national pride and a major chance to stimulate an economy suffering double-digit unemployment.
The UAE is looking towards consolidating its leading position as a global maritime hub when it hosts the first edition of the Maritime Academic Conference and Expo, which will be held from November 9 to November 10, 2015 at the Dubai World Trade Centre.
Nor-Shipping 2015 celebrated the event’s 50th year with a packed quayside party held outside Oslo’s Astrup Fearnley Museum last night.
United Arab Shipping Co., a container shipping line, has launched a weekly sailing that will connect northern Europe and the Port of Charleston.
The Horizon Trader, a 42 year-old US flagged container ship that was acquired by New York-listed shipping company Matson when they purchased Horizon Lines in 2014 wasÂ beached at a notorious shipbreaking site in Alang, India.
Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) and Drydocks World have signed a memorandum of understanding on a joint industrial venture aimed at providing comprehensive maritime services to the UAE and Gulf Cooperation Council.
Scientists with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control's Vessel Sanitation Program (VSP) reported Friday that the rate of acute gastroenteritis outbreaks on cruise ships dropped sharply in 2014 to just three per thousand voyages, down from over six per thousand in 2012.