Middle East & Africa

The Republic of Liberia has amended the country’s maritime law to allow lease financing structures to be recorded as mortgages.
Yinson Holdings is optimistic about its floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) business this year and group ceo Lim Chern Yuan remains positive on the sector as bidding activities have…
The fight over port facilities in Djibouti continues and potentially pits port operating giants DP World and China Merchants against each other as the former reiterated in a press release…
Qatar-based maritime and logistics conglomerate Milaha deploying its liftboat, Milaha Explorer, off the coast of West Africa as part of a long-term charter with a major international oil company.
Hong Kong has overtaken London to take the second spot in the International Shipping Centre Development Index (ISCD), while Dubai has moved into the top five for the first time.
A week ago we wrote that the latest round of consolidation in the container shipping sector appeared largely complete with regulatory approval for Cosco Shipping to buy Orient Overseas International…
CMA CGM has become the latest high profile container shipping line to pull out of Iran following the Trump administration’s decision to renew sanctions on companies operating in the country.
The president of MAWANI (Saudi Ports Authority) HE Saad Abdulaziz AlKhalb visited PSA’s Saudi Global Ports (SGP) recently, and shared his vision to develop the terminal with a commitment to…
World trade growth flattened in the second quarter, but despite the threat of a US – China trade war prospects remain positive according to Global Kuehne + Nagel Indicators (gKNi).
The Suez Canal Authority (SCA) has relaxed the requirements for residue cargo requirements for liquefied natural gas (LNG) carriers to benefit from ballasting due rates.
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