Middle East & Africa

The UAE is working towards ratifying the International Labour Organization’s Maritime Labour Convention (MLC), following a sharp rise in seafarer abandonment cases over the past two years.
Maersk Line is introducing instant booking confirmation for containers akin to a passenger booking an airline ticket online.
More than a quarter of those seeking support from the Sailors’ Society’s Crisis Response Network (CRN) have been affected by piracy the charity revealed.
The arrival of the global sulphur limit in 2020 will pose multiple challenges to ship operators, Lloyd’s Register principal consultant on fuels Tim Wilson told a Maritime Future Leaders seminar organised…
American classification society ABS has issued guidance notes on the implementation of smart technology for owners, operators and equipment manufacturers in the marine and offshore industries.
Oman’s new maritime law should be passed within the next six months, Rashid bin Mohammed Al Kiyumi, director general, maritime affairs at the sultanate’s Ministry of Transport & Communications told…
The maritime industry needs to undergo a cultural change concerning the sharing of information on cyber attacks, Chris Henny, senior technical advisor – maritime, Airbus Defence & Space, told the…
A scaled-down model of the much-anticipated DP World Cargospeed hyperloop transportation solution is on display at the Seatrade Maritime Middle East Exhibition & Conference in Dubai this week.
The shipping industry will have multiple block chains and they will need many translators to speak to each other, Noura Al Dhaheri, CEO of Maqta Gateway, a subsidiary of Abu…
Major port operator DP World is focusing on innovation and infrastructure and development to stay ahead of the curve.
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