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  • Growing Demand From Motorists in UAE for Adnoc...

    ADNOC Distribution, the UAE’s leading fuels and convenience retailer, is expanding the number of Smart Tag installation centers in the UAE to meet increased demand from motorists. More than 141,000 Smart Tags have now been fitted to vehicles across the country, including 29,500 since ADNOC Distribution launched a free giveaway.

  • UAE’s Viking Marine Services bullish on bunker...

    UAE-headquartered marine consultancy and bunker surveying company Viking Marine Services is bullish about the bunker fuel testing and surveying sector globally as the International Maritime Organization’s 0.5% global sulfur cap comes into force in 2020.

  • New and Established Maritime Hubs Showcase...

    With global economic activity shifting from the West to the East, competition between Middle Eastern and Asian maritime nations intensifies in their bid to attract a bigger slice of the global shipping industry’s diverse revenue streams.

  • China's Tai Cloud announces launch of UAE...

     Beijing Tai Cloud Technology, the first blockchain company in China’s new OTC market (stock code: 430070), has announced the launch of its UAE operations aimed to leverage opportunities of trading in blockchain technology.

  • DP World launches green warehousing initiative

    Global trade enabler DP World’s Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) has launched the UAE’s first green storage and warehouse facilities in Dubai, marking the World Environment Day and helping business to reduce their carbon footprint.

  • Dubai Among World’s Top 5 Leading Maritime...

    Thousands of exhibitors, delegates and visitors at the world’s most prestigious shipping event, Posidonia 2018, have the opportunity to further discover Dubai, one of the world’s most competitive and attractive maritime clusters according to the international survey conducted by Menon Business Economics Group, the globally renowned organization for benchmarking leading maritime capitals of the world. Dubai is actively attracting all members of the Greek shipping communities to be part of its growing maritime sector.

  • Damen JV rolls out tug from Sharjah facility

    Albwardy Damen, a joint venture between Dubai’s Albwardy Investments and Damen Shipyards Group, has launched the new ASD Tug 2913 at its shipyard in Sharjah, for Ras Al Khaimah-based Saqr Port, which is part of RAK Ports.


A Tanker Investigation: What Does the Future Hold?

By: Dushane Solomon - Aya Hassan

Two separate attacks in two consecutive months have caused maritime upheaval, and with uncertainty shrouding the industry’s future, regional experts weigh in to assess the ramifications