Middle East & Africa

When Hapag-Lloyd unveiled its ‘Strategy 2023’ towards the end of last year, it was based on the premise that the container shipping market’s rush of consolidation is over.
Dubai-based Tristar Group has ordered six newbuild 25,000-dwt oil and chemical tanks at Hyundai Mipo Dockyard on the back of long term charters with oil major Shell.
Four major lines – AP Moller-Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd, MSC and ONE – have jointly established Digital Container Shipping Association (DCSA) to drive standardisation, digitalisation and interoperability in the industry.
You are the boatswain of a large containership, operating in long-haul routes. You are contracted to a nine-month tour of duty, from which you know there can be no relief.…
The Liberian flag has been included in the United States Coast Guard’s (USCG) QUALSHIP 21 (QS21) roster for 2019-2020.
Israeli-based Atlantium Technologies is readying its proprietary ballast water management system (BWMS) for a full commercial launch before the end of this year, as the UV-based system is undergoing a…
An estimated 860,000 barrels per day (bpd) of bunker fuel demand will not be in compliant with the 0.5% sulphur content cap regulation set to be enforced from 2020, according…
GAC has opened up in Guyana in response to demand shipping and logistics support services following the discovery of large reserves of oil and gas in its waters, in 2015.
Japan’s ClassNK has come out in support of the IMO 2020 regulation by developing a guidance on the use of 0.5% fuels and a sample implementation plan for switching to…
Trident, part of Wärtsilä Corporation, is expanding its underwater-related servicing capabilities with the opening of a new diving centre facility in Fujairah, UAE.
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