Middle East & Africa

The UAE port of Fujairah has made 0.5% low sulphur bunker fuel available this month, well ahead of the IMO 2020 global fuel sulphur cap.
Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired a 62.5% majority stake in the Horizon Group (Horizon) from the United Arab Emirates, Boskalis said in a statement.
Extensive steel repairs to cargo tank number two and adjacent areas on board the 316,409 dwt Desh Vaibhav, a Shipping Corporation of India-owned VLCC, built in 2005, which suffered a…
As part of a meeting between Chinese Vice Premier Han Zheng and Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Al Saud at the third meeting of the China-Saudi Arabia High-level…
Investment bank Goldman Sachs has advised shipowners who have installed scrubbers to their vessels to avoid hedging their fuel requirements in 2020 so as to maximise savings.
The state-owned China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC) set-up a Middle East Gulf area representative office in Dubai. It is the first overseas representative office the Group has established.
Evercore ISI, the research arm of a top New York based investment bank, Webinar earlier this month was kicked off by oil analyst James West’s exultation of “signs of an…
James Fisher and Sons is expanding its footprint in the Middle East offshore market acquiring service provider Murjan Al-Sharq Marine Contracting LLC (MSMC) in Saudi Arabia.
Lukoil Marine Lubricants Middle East has inked a three-year contract with Oman Shipping Company (OSC).
What do you mean by the phrase –“long-term crew strategy”? In recent years, in our beloved shipping industry, I have tended to believe that it is trying to find a…
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