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  • Dubai Maritime Authority to Highlight Dubai’s...

    Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) will underline Dubai’s pioneering experience in the transition to a leading global maritime hub during its participation in the upcoming Posidonia 2016 to be held in Athens from June 6 to 10, 2016.

  • Damen Shipyards Sharjah celebrates its Third Year...

    The UAE has become a recognized leader in shipbuilding and repairs for vessels of different GRTs. With consistent government support in the development of local companies, the infrastructure and facilities in the UAE have raised the bar for competition in the rest of the region. Today, the UAE shipbuilding industry attracts investors from all around the world, who seek the most advanced ships, facilities, and services from homegrown establishments.

  • KOTC contributes to the preservation of the...

    Kuwait Oil Tanker Company “KOTC” made unprecedented achievements in 2015 and the first quarter of 2016. The company transported approximately 26 million metric tons of crude oil, petroleum products, and liquefied gas to various ports around the world during 2015. Loads from Kuwait amounted to about 15.428 million metric tons, constituting 84 percent of the total shipments transported by the fleet to various ports of the world.


Fujairah bunker hub ready to face challenges of IMO 2020

The world’s bunker industry is making progress in inching toward meeting the International Maritime Organization “IMO” global sulfur cap target by 2020, but with less than three years to go, achieving the target in its entirety still looks like a tough climb


Somali pirates back to plague shipping

Are the pirates back? After years of quiet seas, undisturbed voyages and no major attacks, Somali pirates have waylaid four ships in the past month, raising fears that the menace has returned to the Indian Ocean.


EMAC addresses the UAE’s new draft maritime law

Hosted by Emirates Maritime Arbitration Center “EMAC”, the third successful seminar took place in DIFC today to discuss the UAE’s new draft maritime law. Moderated by EMAC Lead Case Manager, Maali Khader and facilitated by Ashraf ElSwefy, Consultant at Baker McKenzie Habib Al Mulla, The seminar tackled the challenges that currently facing the maritime industry and the ways that current problems are being solved focusing on the need to issue a new maritime law in the UAE.


Government of Abu Dhabi participates in AIM 2017

Reflecting the UAE's keenness to enhance its competitive economic edge and maintain an investment-friendly environment, the Government of Abu Dhabi is participating in this year’s edition of the Annual Investment Meeting, AIM 2017, which launched today at the Dubai World Trade Centre and will run until 4th April.