Maritime

Fire damaged Maersk ULCC cut up for partial scrapping in Dubai
The huge aft section of the 15,000-TEU container ship, undamaged in the accident, was cut away and floated onto a 100,000 dwt semi-submersible heavy lift ship called Xin Guang Hua.
IMO sulphur cap to cause volatility in GCC oil supply chain throughout 2019
Because all six GCC states are signatories to the IMO and because the energy sector is one of the most heavily export-oriented industries in the region, the regional chemical industry has one of the longest and most costly supply chains.
DP World hits out at Brexit uncertainty as UK seeks UAE trade deals
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, chairman and CEO of DP World, expressed his frustration over the UK's Brexit uncertainty during the World Government Forum in Dubai.
Key maritime event to focus on future of logistics under Saudi Vision 2030
Saudi Maritime Congress 2019 to Unlock Future of Shipping & Logistics under Saudi Vision 2030
Bahri seeks to set record straight after Venezuela sanctions ‘misinformation’
Bahri in its statement added that it strictly adheres to and ensures full compliance with the applicable laws and ‎regulations in every market where it operates.
Bahri reports revenue growth of 24% in fourth-quarter of 2018
The company’s sustained efforts to enhance its maritime capabilities and offerings and the better performance of its five business units helped report solid results in 2018, said Abdullah Aldubaikhi, CEO, Bahri
DP World global cargo volumes for 2018 hit by UAE slowdown
The UAE handled 15 million TEU in 2018, down 2.7 percent year-on-year.
DP World issues statement following Puntland shooting
In a statement, the global port operator which runs the Bossaso Port, said three others were injured during the attack.
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdul Aziz Port in Dammam gets new online booking system
The system, called “Fash,” was installed by electronic solutions company Saudi E-Tabadul Co., and will ensure the efficiency of the port is drastically improved.
Emirates Steel signs AED 1-bn marine services agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports
SAFEEN will provide short marine shipping services for three shipments of iron ore per month for Emirates Steel.
Mammoet expands tug and barge services in GCC with Astro
Both companies are major players in the transportation market for oversized cargo and are pre-qualified with the main EPC contractors around the globe.
Port of Fujairah bans the use of open-loop scrubbers ahead of IMO 2020
Open loop scrubbers are cheaper, but while they prevent sulphur emissions from ships escaping into the atmosphere, heavy metals and sulphur end up being discharged into seas with washing water.

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