IMarEST UAE: Skin in the Game at TMS Ship Finance Conference

The Maritime Standard hosted its highly anticipated 6th edition of the ‘Ship Finance and Trade Conference’ at the prestigious Taj Exotica Palm Jumeirah, Dubai. The event saw a remarkable turnout of over 250 industry leaders who gathered to explore the latest trends and insights in ship finance, banking, shipping, ports, terminals and more.


MacGregor GravityVibeTM unlocks more flexible and efficient bulk-cargo handling

The gravity self-unloading system is a time-tested means of discharging cargo from bulk carriers, with sloping cargo-hold walls designed to facilitate material flow. While a low slope angle is sufficient for unloading free-flowing material such as dry sand, a higher angle is required to effectively discharge coarser material like wood chips – at the expense of reduced storage space. Since the slope angle is decided at the vessel design phase, bulk carriers are typically limited to transporting one type of cargo.


Grandweld Shipyards expands global presence, recording 10.5% annual growth in revenue

In the dynamic world of shipbuilding and repair‭, ‬Grandweld Shipyards stands as a beacon of innovation and sustainability‭. ‬Sharing invaluable perspective on the factors driving the company’s success‭, ‬General Manager‭, ‬Jamal Abki‭, ‬offered a glimpse into their strategic initiatives and innovative approaches‭, ‬highlighting unwavering commitment to versatility‭, ‬adaptability‭, ‬and green practices in maritime engineering‭.‬


AD Ports Concludes SAFAGA Concession Agreement

In recent days AD Ports Group has confirmed that it has signed a definitive concession agreement with the Red Sea Ports Authority (RSPA) for the development and operation of a multi-purpose terminal at Safaga port, following approval from the Government of Egypt.