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  • 5 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Central Dredging Association – CEDA, an established authority and the leading independent forum for the professional dredging community, has just published its 2014 Annual Report. “In 2014 we consolidated much of the work started in 2013 and we set out some ambitious plans for the future in the CEDA Strategy and Action Plan. The 2014 CEDA Annual […]

  • 9 July 2013

    On June 26, the UAE Company and the client Hutchison Ajman International Terminal (Hutchison Whampoa) jointly held the commencement ceremony and the ground-breaking ceremony for UAE Ajman Terminal Reconstruction Project. The representatives from Ajman Port Office, Hutchison Whampoa Ajman Terminal Operation Company and the UAE Company and the senior staff of the local government attended […]

  • 12 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan Foundation recently inaugurated the Hawlaf Port in Socotra Governorate, Yemen, after completing a number of development projects. According to the Emirates News Agency, the redeveloped port will reduce the pressure on visiting ships caused by delays in unloading their cargo, and will allow for accommodating boats of various sizes. The port […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Faris Khalaf Khalfan Al Mazrouei, Chief of the General Authority for the Security of Ports, Borders and Free Zones, and Board Member of Abu Dhabi Ports, officially inaugurated newly developed Delma Port today. Strategically located on the eastern side of Delma Island, the new port will better serve the community as an upgraded multipurpose port […]

  • 26 June 2012

    Seven international consultants have been given a guided tour of Marfa Port in the Western Region of Abu Dhabi prior to submitting bids to develop the site. ADPC aims to continue its drive in the Western Region to improve facilities for fishermen and leisure users at this and other ports. The experts were shown around […]

  • 25 June 2012

    As part of its continued focus on efficiency and commitment to customers, DP World Aden this month received and operated an additional two gantry cranes, bringing up to seven the number of cranes at the Aden Container Terminal (ACT). The two new Liebherrs Super Post Panamax quay cranes with a capacity of 65 tons and […]

  • 19 July 2012

    The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) officially commenced the construction of the UAE’s first nuclear energy plant, by pouring the first nuclear safety concrete for Barakah Unit 1. This significant milestone for the UAE’s peaceful civil nuclear energy program follows the receipt of the Construction License from the Federal Authority of Nuclear Regulation (FANR) and […]

  • 9 August 2013

    Bahrain-based Two Seas Marine Services (TSM) has indigenously converted a bulk carrier into a sand dredger, which offers a faster, easier and cost-effective alternative to getting dredgers from Europe and elsewhere, said its managing director. “This is a first for the region and opens the doors of a multi-million dollar market for us,” Captain David […]

  • 16 January 2013

    Port of Sohar will participate at Oman’s premier environmental friendly exhibition-Gulf Eco Expo 2013 as Silver Sponsor as an affirmation of their support for the aspirations of the government in spreading awareness necessary in the use of the best technologies to preserve the environment. Port of Sohar is a deep sea port in the Middle […]

  • 6 May 2013

    Director General of Bushehr Port said that construction of Negin Port is supposed to be started as of next year. He said that project involves a container terminal and a dedicated terminal for export and transit of petrochemical and oil products. Mr. Rastad noted that the feasibility studies for construction of the port are underway […]

  • 30 January 2012

    H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces and Chairman of the Executive Council of Abu Dhabi chaired the Executive Council meeting that was attended by H.H. Sheikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, National Security Advisor and Vice Chairman of the Executive Council, on […]

  • 9 February 2012

    Bahrain’s General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP)  announced recently  that two of its senior Bahraini maritime executives will attend a one-year Masters course to specialise in Maritime Safety and Environmental Administration at the World Maritime University (WMU) in Malmo, Sweden. The WMU operates under the auspices of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), a specialized agency […]

  • 28 May 2012

    Port of Salalah’s general cargo terminal and liquid jetty project has been initiated by the Ministry of Transport and Communications at a preliminary meeting held recently with key stakeholders from the ministry, port and winning contractor. The project will increase cargo handling capacity to 20 million tonnes per annum (mpta) of dry bulk commodities and […]

  • 16 May 2012

    His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman, DP World, has congratulated the newly-elected President of Senegal, His Excellency Macky Sall, and conveyed to him DP World’s commitment to continue contributing to Senegal’s economic growth through DP World Dakar, developed and operated by the global marine terminal operator. The Chairman, accompanied by His Excellency Jamal Majid […]

  • 15 May 2012

    Iran plans to build new oil storage facilities in the Northern port of Neka to increase its oil swap capacity to 1.5 million barrels per day. “The company swaps currently about 20 thousand barrels of oil per day even though the figure varies during the year due to different reasons,” Managing Director of the Iranian […]

  • 19 March 2012

      Under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the Higher Committee, the Higher Committee for UAE Civil Seaports and Airports Security, has recognised DP World, UAE Region with two prestigious awards for its commitment to security at its port facilities. The premier regional […]

  • 14 March 2012

      The General Organisation of Sea Ports (GOP) announced that the Kingdom of Bahrain has been selected as the venue for the World Maritime Day Parallel Event 2012 by the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Council. This high-profile event will focus on maritime-themed activities based on the 2012 theme – “IMO: One hundred years after the […]

  • 12 March 2012

    Leighton Offshore has announced that following the successful hydrostatic testing of the onshore and offshore pipeline systems and subsequent final commissioning of the offshore export facility, crude oil was now flowing to a single point mooring (SPM) installed under the $799m Iraq Crude Oil Export Expansion Project (ICOEEP) Phase 1 in Iraq. The first tanker […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    ADPC signed a contract agreement with Fujitsu for continuous Support and Implementation of the new modules in Oracle ERP (Enterprise Resource Management) system. The contract was singed at the annual GITEX exhibition in Dubai by Tony Douglas, CEO of ADPC and Rajeev Gupta, President of Fujitsu Consulting India Pvt. Ltd. Commenting on the signing, Dr. […]

  • 17 November 2011

    Karachi Fish Harbour Authority (KFHA) on Wednesday unveiled what it called a ‘balanced’ budget of Rs 156.003 million for the current …   BY ANWAR KHAN (brecorder) [mappress] Source: brecorder, November 17, 2011;

  • 3 November 2011

    Up to now, the Doha New Port Project Department has fulfilled over one million hours of safety working. The Project Department has also made remarkable achievements in HSE management and is fully affirmed by the Employer and the Consulting Engineer. It has received One Million Working Hours Zero-Accident Certificate issued by the Employer. Since construction […]

  • 28 September 2011

    A major upgrade of Bahrain’s Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP) is on the cards with plans for a new parking area for 40,000 vehicles, a number…   (tradearabia) [mappress] Source: tradearabia, September 28, 2011;

  • 6 June 2010

    The government has allocated an amount of Rs.518.559 million for ongoing schemes of Ports and Shipping Division under Public Sector…   [mappress] Source: nation, June 6, 2010;

  • 4 May 2010

    Minister for Water and Power Raja Pervaiz Ashraf Monday told the National Assembly that a sum of Rs 22.86 billion has been released for…   [mappress] Source: brecorder, May 4, 2010;

  • 15 September 2010

    Consultancy and engineering firm DHV is currently developing plans for nine ports in Kuwait. The project has been commissioned by the Kuwait Ports Authority and involves the redevelopment of three existing ports in Kuwait City, as well as six new facilities along the 300 kilometer long coastline. “Kuwait has always had a very strong relationship […]

  • 9 September 2010

    Forty-one local and international construction companies have evinced interest in bidding for the contract, which will have an envisaged … [mappress] Source: Times of Oman, September 10, 2010;