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  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) last week announced the arrival of Cape Taweelah, the first fully-laden Capesize vessel to call at any GCC port at its quay at Khalifa Port in Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi Ports has modified the approaches to Khalifa Port to accommodate Capesize vessels bound for EGA, making it the first port in […]

  • 15 June 2011

    Abu Dhabi is to construct a new sailing village to boost the Emirate’s appeal to watersports fans, the country’s tourism authorities…   (independent) [mappress] Source: independent, June 15, 2011

  • 17 May 2011

    His Highness Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, on Monday launched the RAK Maritime City… (emirates247) [mappress] Source: emirates247, May 17, 2011;        

  • 2 October 2018
    Business & Finance

     Ras Al Khaimah Port (RAK Ports) has just released the latest video update on their Saqr Port Expansion Project, named ‘Pushing The Limits’. The United Arab Emirates’ Saqr Port project, set to to construct two new berths – each capable of handling capsize vessels, will consolidate its status as the Middle East’s principle bulk […]

  • 1 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    The municipality of Dubai is the largest city of the Persian Gulf emirate of the same name, and has built a global reputation for large-scale developments and architectural works. [mappress] Source: Earth Observatory Nasa, February 1, 2010

  • 2 February 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Abu Dhabi Land General Contracting is in the process of finalising infrastructure contracts worth more than Dh500 million on Reem Island, said a senior official. [mappress] Source:Emirates Business, February 3, 2010

  • 11 October 2011

    The Deputy Emir and Heir Apparent H H Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani laid the foundation stone of the multi-billion dollar New Doha Port… BY MOHAMMED SHOEB (thepeninsulaqatar) [mappress] Source: thepeninsulaqatar, October 11, 2011;

  • 7 December 2009

    Richard Henry’s sojourns in West Asia had always been jinxed. He went to Abu Dhabi in 1980 to work as a deckhand on a dredger, but returned four years later when the Emirate did some belt-tightening to cope with falling oil revenues… Source: DNA, December 6, 2009;

  • 14 March 2010

    Poor infrastructure at major Indian ports have resulted in maritime trade losses amounting to more than Rs1,400 crore per annum, country’s top auditor has said… [mappress] Source: Emirates Business, March 15, 2010;

  • 9 October 2012

    The United Arab Emirates, which is the largest foreign direct investor in Sri Lanka among Gulf Cooperation Council countries and the world’s fourth largest oil exporter, is planning to undertake large scale investments in Sri Lanka.  The newly-appointed Ambassador for the United Arab Emirates to Sri Lanka Abdul Hamid Abdul Fattah K. Al Mulla has […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) have recently celebrated a record number of containers handled through Khalifa Port in its first year of operation. A million TEUs or containers have now been handled by container terminal operator ADT at Khalifa Port, since its commercial opening at the end of 2012. In […]

  • 7 July 2011
    Project & Tenders

    United Arab Emirates’ Emarat has completed its oil storage expansion project at the port of Fujairah, boosting its capacity at the key Gulf… (tradearabia) [mappress] Source: tradearabia, July 7, 2011;

  • 2 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    SACE, an Italian export credit agency, said in their latest release that they have ensured Dragflow’s exports to the United Arab Emirates, worth € 5.5 million. “Dragflow, with the support of SACE, is consolidating its presence in Dubai. In 2016, in fact, the company ensured its exports, offering competitive payment conditions to its Emirate customers,” reported […]

  • 21 December 2009

    Ras Al Khaimah is going to open its first dry dock facility within a few months, an official has said. “Al Jazeera Dry Dock is going to be functional by March-April 2010… Source:Emirates Business, December 20, 2009;

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate’s ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone, has announced a major expansion plan for the Khalifa Port. The expansion at Khalifa Port will add 1000 meters of quay wall to the port and deepen its main channel and basin to 18 meters from the current […]

  • 25 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP) has started operations at Fujairah Terminals – located in the East coast of the United Arab Emirates – after signing a 35-year concession agreement with the Port of Fujairah earlier this year.  Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, the chief executive of Abu Dhabi Ports, said: “As we mark the official commencement of commercial operations, […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Abdullah Al Masabi, Vice President Khalifa Port, spoke about the emerging importance of the Middle East as a growing maritime hub at the conference on 5 November. The forum provided a platform for local and international maritime professionals and industry financiers to discuss the challenges and investment opportunities in the maritime industry in the region. […]

  • 23 November 2009
    Business & Finance

    DUBAI – Abu Dhabi’s National Marine Dredging Co or NMDC, said Monday it won a 1.5 billion U.A.E. dirham ($408.7 million) contract to build a 63.5-kilometer canal in the U.A.E.’s largest emirate… Source: Maktoob, November 23, 2009;

  • 5 June 2012

    The Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Environment and Water to boost cooperation and coordination between both parties as part of the efforts made by ADPC to launch the first phase of Khalifa Port, the region’s first semi-automated port, in the last quarter of 2012. […]

  • 24 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Minister of State and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP), has officially inaugurated Al Mirfa Port in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi. “Abu Dhabi Ports, the developer, operator and manager of ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone in the Emirate, recently completed extensive redevelopment work at Al Mirfa Port, upgrading […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) from Abu Dhabi has signed an agreement with Canal Harbor and Great Projects Company (CHP), a subsidiary of the Suez Canal Authority, to become shareholders in a newly incorporated Egyptian company, named The Challenge – Egyptian Emirates Marine Dredging Company. Under the agreement, the scope of operations for the NMDC-CHP joint […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) and Nawah Energy Company have announced that their most recent marine environmental survey off the coast of the Barakah nuclear energy plant has shown the presence of several marine species as a result of the artificial reef which was created there in 2014. The results reveal that a diverse […]

  • 5 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following the Executive Council’s approval of funding earlier this year, ADPC has awarded an AED 2.5million contract to Parsons, to manage the development of Delma Port in Al Gharbia or Western Region of the Abu Dhabi emirate. The development of Delma Port will include a 300-m concrete wharf designed for heavy loads and new floating […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has announced the completion of the final stages of an artificially constructed reef, located 3.8km from the shoreline of Barakah, the home of the UAE’s peaceful nuclear energy program. Developed in partnership with the National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), and in line with guidance from ENEC’s environmental regulator, the […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    ETHPE Contracting has won a contract from the United Arab Emirates Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) for a landfill rehabilitation project in the northern emirate of Umm Al Qaiwain. His Excellency Sultan Alwan Al Habsi, Assistant Undersecretary for the Regions Sector at MOCCAE, and Abdul Baqi Talif, Chairman of ETHPE Contracting, signed the […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, has approved an AED35 million ($9.5 million) project for periodical maintenance of Dubai marine facilities and coastal protection for the next two years, Emirates News Agency informs. Hussein Nasser Lootah, Director-General of Dubai Municipality, said that the approval comes as part of the special attention given […]