Middle East & Africa

A new study on how vessels can achieve zero emissions has been released by Lloyd’s Register (LR) and University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS), showing what is needed for shipping as…
The Exhaust Gas Cleaning Systems Association (EGCSA) has urged ports and authorities not to make hasty decisions in banning open-loop scrubbers.
The scale of the challenge facing ship operators as they prepare bunker tanks for new low-sulphur fuels ahead of the IMO’s 2020 sulphur cap may have been underestimated, according to…
Liberia is the second largest ship registry in the world, according to leading shipping analyst Clarksons in its World Fleet Monitor January 2019. This report confirms that, in gross tonnage…
As it enters its fourth year of operation Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) is continuing raise awareness of its services to the business community and promote knowledge sharing through networking…
Foreign shipping agencies will soon have the right to operate independently at Saudi Arabian ports, rather than having to work with a local investor.
Hong Kong-based China Merchants Port Holdings announced that the company will increase capital to its joint venture Djibouti Asset Company for its development of commercial and infrastructure projects at the…
Oman Shipping Company (OSC) is eying an ambitious fleet expansion plan after it ordered two eco-friendly newbuild VLCC at South Korea’s Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME).
The Port of Fujairah has become the latest major port to ban the use of open-loop scrubbers in its waters.
Saudi Arabia’s maritime and logistics sector is set to provide a host of fresh investment opportunities that will enable the Kingdom’s integration into the regional and global economies as a…
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