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  • Omar Abu Omar President of Maritime and...

    The award recognises over 20 years of professional excellence in domestic and international shipping, and a unique role model who combines engineering and technical expertise with outstanding management capabilities

  • A huge turnout at the 3rd Maritime Academic...

    Outstanding success of the 3rd MARACAD prompts sponsors and strategic partners to renew their support for the event and its development to become a hub for innovation and creativity and a regional incubator for entrepreneurship in the maritime sector

  • “Gulf Navigation Holding” enhances its growth...

    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.


  • DP World’s Vsision For Jeddah – Trade Gateway For...

    Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO of global trade enabler DP World, unveiled plans to develop Saudi Arabia’s Jeddah port in support of the Saudi Vision 2030 recently launched by HRH Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz.

  • OSVfinder launches the first online chartering...

    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 “...

    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 


LR leads the industry towards “Fourth Industrial Revolution”

As the world is witnessing a paradigm shift‭, ‬so is the shipping industry‭. ‬Classification societies can be an incubator or a platform for the innovation taking the industry to a new level that can completely reinforce new ways of doing business‭, ‬enhance safety and further protection the environment.



GMS redefines the significance of Ship Recycling Globally

Ship recycling plays an indispensable role in the lifecycle of a ship and it is fundamental to the successful commercial and sustainable progression of the industry‭. ‬GMS’s Green Team is making headway towards addressing issues of safety‭, ‬occupational health‭, ‬welfare and environmental protection


SAFEEN reinforces the rapid growth and remarkable success of Abu Dhabi Ports

Over the years‭, ‬SAFEEN has also strengthened its reputation as one of the safest and most environmentally responsible global service operators across its range of services that include vessel assistance‭, ‬navigational support‭, ‬inspections and shipping maintenance at Abu Dhabi’s ports and harbours‭. ‬Speaking on the achievements‭, ‬Captain Maktoum Al Houqani‭, ‬Chief‭  ‬Marine Services Officer‭, ‬SAFEEN‭, ‬clarifies how the company contributes effectively to the wider growth of Abu Dhabi’s maritime sector and consolidate its reputation as the destination of choice for maintenance and marine support services‭.‬


ABS improves the global classification industry with the implementation of new technologies

Since its founding in 1862‭, ‬the American Bureau of Shipping‭ ‬“ABS”‭ ‬has been committed to setting standards for safety and excellence as one of the world’s leading ship classification organizations‭. ‬Exclusively interviewed for the first time in the MENA region‭, ‬Mr‭. ‬Christopher J‭. ‬Wiernicki‭, ‬Chairman‭, ‬President and CEO of ABS reveals how ABS works alongside tackling the most recent challenges with innovation‭ ‬so the marine and offshore industries can operate safely‭, ‬securely and responsibly‭.‬


Mina Rashid to harbor 5,000 luxury yachts and boats

His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum inaugurated today the new Mina Rashid Marina: “Marinas” which will harbor 5,000 yachts and boats and will accommodate 20,000 in the next few years. It is expected to be a new world class touristic maritime and entertainment attraction.