Middle East & Africa

Last week’s tanker attacks in the Gulf of Oman have raised the spectre that there could be a repeat the 1980’s “tanker wars” in the region.
A new independent study conducted by Netherlands-based CE Delft has found negligible environmental impact from accumulated scrubber wash water in ports, the Clean Shipping Alliance (CSA) 2020 has highlighted.
Chemical tanker Kokuka Courageous damaged in last Thursday's attacks in the Gulf of Oman arrived safely at anchorage in the UAE on Sunday.
SMIT Salvage has been awarded the contract to salvage both the Front Altair and the Kokuka Courageous that were attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday.
Insurers and flag-states are urging extreme caution and heightened security measures for vessels sailing in the Straits of Hormuz following the attack on two tankers on Thursday.
The Middle East region's offshore market continues to demonstrate an upward trajectory, which makes it the most robust marketplace from a demand perspective - widely attributed to the significant investment…
US Navy says an Iranian patrol vessel removed an unexploded limpet mine from the chemical tanker Kokuka Courageous following an attack on it and another tanker Front Altair in the…
Shipping industry organisations have condemned the attacks on two tankers on the Gulf of Oman on Thursday and expressed concern over the global economic impact of a threat to maritime…
The Bernhard Schulte chemical tanker Kokuka Courageous, attacked in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday, is being towed towards Khor Fakkan, UAE, with its crew back on board.
Bimco has urged nations to co-operate and de-escalate tensions after two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman this morning forcing their crew to abandon ship.
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