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Middle East & Africa

Bahri aims to register all its fleet of 39 VLCCs with the Saudi national flag by year-end as its latest large tanker joins the registry.
Fujairah Terminals, managed by Abu Dhabi Ports, has welcomed its first vessel.
Nakilat has completed the first phase of taking vessel management of its fleet of LNG carriers with the 10th LNG carrier coming under its under wing.
It was some 45 years ago that marine biologists working in the South of England commented on new species of seaweed which were appearing around the Solent. They were traced…
Milaha is continuing to launch new direct services to nearby countries from Qatar which have not taken out sanctions against the Middle East nation.
Underscoring an upturn in container shipping global boxport volumes grew 6.7% in the first half of 2017, and forecast at 6% for the year as a whole by Alphaliner.
Gulf Navigation Holding (GulfNav) is on course for a major expansion of its business as it reports a 33% jump in first half profits.
Singapore’s OSV player Vallianz is continuing to ride on offshore activities coming from the Middle East market as the company looks to deploy more vessels into the region this year…
A survey of owners and operators that have fitted ballast water management systems (BWMS) by classification society ABS found that some 43% were considered “inoperable” or “problematic”.
The digitising of processes in container shipping and logistics has been a slow process, but INTTRA president and coo Inna Kuznetsova believes it is now becoming the industry standard over…
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