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Ship broker IFCHOR opens Dubai office targeting dry bulk
International shipbroking company IFCHOR has opened a new office in Dubai. The office will operate under the name IFCHOR Middle East, and its primary focus will be on regional markets, covering the dry bulk markets.
UAE becomes first Arab state to get IMO’s Category B membership
The UAE’s Federal Transport Authority has announced that the country’s bid for Category B membership of the IMO executive council has been successful.
Dubai Shipping Agents Association gears up for annual gala dinner
Dubai Shipping Agents Association to host prestigious Federation of National Association of Ship Brokers gala dinner.
UAE’s FTA steps up to rescue stranded sailors in Arabian Gulf
The Federal Transport Authority has secured salary payment and flights home for several dozen sailors trapped aboard abandoned merchant vessels off the UAE coast.
UAE ramps up support for IMO council bid
The UAE is seeking to add more value to international trade, transport and shipping through its bid to become a Category B member of the Executive Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
FOCUS: Resolution of tanker disputes through arbitration
Maali Khader, Case Manager, EMAC examines the importance of arbitration in oil tanker disputes in the Middle East.
SOHAR breaks container throughput record
Despite on-going issues in the maritime industry and the continued lull in global oil prices, SOHAR container volumes in Q2 of 2017 grew by 11% from the same quarter last year.
DMCA launches Dubai Maritime Day
DMCA announces 'Dubai Maritime Day' in ongoing effort to make Dubai a regional hub for shipping

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