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  • Abu Dhabi Ports and Wintershall Middle East GmbH...

    Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone (Kizad) in the Emirate, and Wintershall Middle East GmbH have signed a contract, which will see the latter setting up a facility at Mugharraq Port in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi.


    Dubai Police and DP World, UAE Region have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to enhance safety and security cooperation at Jebel Ali Port and surrounding industrial areas to enable the unhindered flow of trade through the Middle East’s largest seaport.

  • Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre starts...

    The setting up of the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) and appointment of its Chairman and Board of Trustees has been confirmed by decrees issued by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of UAE and Rule or Dubai.

  • Shaikh Mohammed establishes Arbitration Centre to...

    In his capacity as Ruler of Dubai, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum issued Decree No (14) of 2016 establishing the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre. The Centre aims to address and resolve maritime disputes through deliberations based on legal frameworks and set maritime regulatory guidelines and standards.

  • 600 experts to attend top maritime event

    More than 600 top maritime industry executives and decision-makers will attend the Maritime Standard Awards (TMS Awards) 2016, a leading maritime industry event, to be held in October, in Dubai, UAE.

  • Ties strengthened by recent deliveries

    Saudi Border Guard has acquired two Damen Cutter Suction Dredgers (CSD 450) for harbour maintenance duties. As Damen has a full range of dredgers in stock, it could customise and ship two full option dredgers within a short time span.



The new Azimut S7 revolutionises the sports motoryacht concept by embracing the superior technology of carbon fiber. Offering Coupé and Sportfly versions, a totally innovative interior design for unique below deck spaces in its category, and a propulsion system with three Volvo IPS units.

The Azimut S7 will make its official debut at the 2017 Cannes Yachting Festival.


The Maritime Standard Awards 2017 aims to set the bar higher still

The region's leading maritime industry awards, officially launched today, are now in their fourth year. They will celebrate and reward the achievements of the best and brightest stars in the industry across the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent, from the shipping, ports and related maritime sectors, at a glamorous, high quality gala dinner in Dubai


Constructing two new VLCC berths for 100 million AED

Strategic location and continuous prosperity for Fujairah port

Port of Fujairah is one of the multi-purpose ports in the United Arab Emirates. It was established in 1978 as part of the economic development in the country and entered the official implementation in 1983.  Since then the port has embarked on a continuing process of enhancement to its facilities to comply with it’s over all functions and multi-tasking


Al Kathiri: UAE confidently moves towards global leadership in the maritime sector

Sea and land transport infrastructure is the cornerstone for building economic and growth capabilities, and the driver for urban, industrial and commercial development. In the UAE, which is strategically located in the centre of international maritime trade routes, the Federal Transport Authority for Land and Maritime takes the responsibility of developing strategies that ensure UAE’s leadership in the transport sector.