Lauritzen Bulkers will open a new office in Dubai, UAE in August this year as it seeks to tap on the anticipated growth of the Middle East region.

Kongsberg Maritime has opened a new regional headquarters in Dubai Maritime City (DMC).

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) will be showcasing its position as one of the world’s leading maritime centres.

The ceo of Drydocks World Dubai (DDW), Rado Antolovic, has only been in his current position for 15 months, but he has already stamped his mark on the operation of one of the world’s largest ship repair, conversion and fabrication facilities.

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.

The UAE’s long awaited new maritime law will include provisions for admiralty courts, a federal maritime chamber and a maritime development fund, Baker McKenzie Habib Al Mulla, the law firm working on the draft legislation, has revealed.

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has released a list of all the technology and innovation initiatives that it has undertaken over the past year, as part of its ongoing efforts to make the city a competitive and attractive maritime cluster in line with the aims of Dubai Plan 2021 for economic development of the Emirate.

Carrefour has launched what it says is the world’s first sail thru supermarket in Dubai.

Albwardy Damen has opened a new ship repair facility at Dubai Maritime City (DMC) in conjunction with the celebration of its 40th anniversary.

DP World chairman and ceo Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem has been appointed chairman of Virgin Hyperloop One as the Dubai-headquartered terminal operator also becomes the largest investor.

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