Middle East & Africa

The Nigerian authorities are planning for a strict enforcement of the country’s cabotage laws and say they are on the verge of ending waivers.
DP World has broken ground on a multi-purpose port development in Berbera in Somaliland.
Liberia, the second’s world largest open registry and fast growing in both shipping and offshore, has created an offshore and gas technology department, renewing the registry’s focus in these sectors.
Oskar Levander, svp concepts and innovation for Rolls-Royce Marine, is one of the leading proponents of digitalisation in the maritime industries.
Consolidation is continuing in the rig owning sector with Ensco merging with Rowan Companies in an all stock deal.
Hapag-Lloyd is to convert one of the LNG-ready containerships it acquired in the UASC merger, and fit scrubbers on two vessels as it analyses options apart from low sulphur fuel…
It is not something you hear every day but Paul Stanley, ceo of GNS, actually wants to help customers by less of the company’s electronic charts and navigational data.
Much is talked about digitalisation and how shipping can benefit but what is happening in practice to transform the way in which the shipping and maritime industries operate.
With all the focus on complying with the 2020 sulphur cap the IMO’s Ballast Water Management Convention (BWM Convention) has slipped off the agenda with the need to comply seemingly…
Seaborne trade is expected to grow by 4% this year, the same as in 2017, which was the fastest rate for five years, according to the 2018 edition of the…
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