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  • Damen equips Multi Cat for shallow water dredging...

    Damen Shipyards Group has delivered a Multi Cat 1908 to Murjan Al-Sharq Marine Services. Adding shallow-water dredging capacity to the abilities of this already multi-faceted platform, Damen has fitted the vessel out with a Damen DOP Submersible Dredge Pump 250.               

  • Talal Al-Khaled: KOTC’s fleet is a strategic...

    The award winner “Kuwait Oil Tanker Company” has succeeded in operating its fleet efficiently and applying the latest technical technologies. With more than 60 years of constant achievements, the company has played a strategic role regionally and globally while becoming a leading global shipping company. In a addition to providing highly trained national cadres to operate the fleet and sail successfully around the world.

  • Greenline Yacht Interiors registers a remarkable...

    Greenline Interiors, is a company established 40 years ago in the UAE, that started its journey by offering a wide range of high quality services in interior design, manufacturing and outfitting, serving various markets and clients. Greenline Yacht Interiors was established in 1997 and catered exclusively to the bespoke yacht interior market.

  • TMS Awards again honoured by Royal Patronage

    The Maritime Standard (TMS) is delighted to confirm that the fourth annual TMS Awards, which will be held in Dubai on 23rd October 2017, are to take place under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group. This is the fourth year in succession that H.H. Sheikh Ahmed, one of the leading business leaders in the region, has honoured the TMS Awards by bestowing his patronage on the event.          

  • Nikki Beach assures privacy with the simple touch...

    The UAE is considered a hub for many world-class hotels and resorts. Nikki Beach Resort and Spa is one of the largest resorts in Dubai offering a unique beach experience, especially with its spacious facilities and premium products that are specifically personalized to meet the privacy, culture and traditions of Emirati Women.


“Gulf Navigation Holding” enhances its growth with a potential strategic cooperation with Ali & Sons Marine Engineering Factory in Abu Dhabi

The marine industry is a significant supporter to the economy in the UAE. Therefore, “Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC” is expanding through signing a Memorandum of Interest & Cooperation with “Ali & Sons Marine Engineering Factory (ASMEF)”. This potential cooperation indicates that the maritime services inaugurates a promising significant investment opportunity.


OSVfinder launches the first online chartering platform for energy market.

OSVfinder is now running a testing campaign with SAIPEM. SAIPEM will be sending real enquiries through OSVfinder. This period of test will extend till fall. OSVfinder allows charterers, to quickly contact shipowners without using intermediaries. By using the geolocation of ships, an advanced search engine and internal messaging, the application makes offshore chartering simpler, faster and cheaper.             


The 3rd Maritime Academic Conference & Expo “MARACAD 2017” announces “The UAE Award for Maritime Creativity and Innovation 2018”

The 3rd Maritime Academic Conference & Expo (MARACAD 2017) launches “The UAE Award for Maritime Creativity and Innovation 2018”, to cope with the country’s strategy to be an international maritime hub that attracts creative and innovative initiatives. The conference has successfully turned into an integrated platform that will motivate vital sectors such as Maritime Training and Education, entrepreneurship and the maritime big data