Middle East & Africa

Container carrier Zim has announced the next phase of its blockchain initiative by extending the technology to all of its customers in selected trades, following the completion of dozens of…
Alfonso Castillero, who is the chief commercial officer (cco) of the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR) the world’s third largest open registry, talks about what Ship Registries could neeto…
Global fuel testing firm Veritas Petroleum Services (VPS) has introduced a new service in light of last year’s increased fuel quality cases as the industry approaches the IMO 2020 global…
Dubai-based DP World said on Sunday it had agreed to acquire a 71.3% stake in Chile’s Puertos y Logistica (Pulogsa) from Minera Valparaiso and other shareholders associated with the Matte…
Bunker delivery note (BDN) amendments relating to supply of marine fuels to ships with alternative mechanisms to address sulphur emission requirements have entered into force on 1 January 2019, IMO…
Royal Boskalis Westminster (Boskalis) has signed a multi-year subsea services agreement in the Middle East worth a minimum of $40m over three years with an option to extend.
The ceo of tanker owner Bahri, Abdullah Aldubaikhi, has been appointed to the board of directors of oil spill response body ITOPF.
Early assessments of the price spread between 3.5% high sulphur bunker fuel and 0.5% low sulphur fuel are indicated at as low as $40 to a high of $104 per…
Saudi Arabia’s maritime sector is set to receive a much-needed boost with a generous allocation of SAR3bn ($8.8bn) for the energy, industry, mining and logistics sectors in its recently announced…
Gordon Dadds has completed its acquisition of Ince & Co in the UK but the shipping law firm's international offices will remain seperate working under newly agreed network arrangements.
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