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Japan Runs First IMO-Compliant Bunker Fuel Trials on Coastal Vessels

First tests of new bunker fuels that will comply with the International Maritime Organization’s 2020 sulphur cap regulations revealed no problems in operation, Japan’s Ministry of Transport said in a release on July 8 The trials took place in late...

Complex Salvage Operation Underway in Southern Chile

A delicate salvage operation is underway in the pristine waters of southern Chile where a 1983-built roro ran aground five days ago after the ship’s master committed suicide. The Coyhaique, owned by local line Navimag Carga, is listing to port and...

Oil Tankers Avoid Fujairah In Wake Of Attacks

Tankers are shunning the port of Fujairah in the UAE, the main refueling hub of the Middle East, following the two attacks involving tankers in the area in the past six weeks. Bloomberg quotes traders as saying tanker owners were worried about...

UAE Government Seeks to Encourage Growth of Maritime Sector

Dr. Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman of the Federal Transport Authority-Land and Maritime, FTA, highlighted the keenness of the UAE Government to provide incentives and adopt appropriate laws to encourage the growth...

Oman Oil Minister to Inaugurate 14th Annual GPCA Forum

The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA), the voice of the chemical industry in the Arabian Gulf, is proud to announce that His Excellency Dr. Mohammed bin Hamad Al Rumhi, Minister of Oil and Gas, Oman, will deliver the...

Abu Dhabi, Mauritius Ink Cooperation Deal

Abu Dhabi Ports and the Mauritius Ports Authority (MPA) have signed an agreement to pool their combined expertise to enhance the maritime sector across the Indian Ocean. Under the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), Abu Dhabi Ports and MPA will explore...

Will Automation Improve Work for Women — or Make It Worse?

For nearly 30 years, women’s share of the global labor force has been stuck stubbornly around the 39% mark; progress toward gender equality in work is glacial. Now a new game-changer has arrived in the form of automation and artificial intelligence...

Will Automation Improve Work for Women — or Make It Worse?

For nearly 30 years, women’s share of the global labor force has been stuck stubbornly around the 39% mark; progress toward gender equality in work is glacial. Now a new game-changer has arrived in the form of automation and artificial intelligence...

NICO International Enters into a Partnership with NIDEC (Moteurs Leroy Somer)

Nidec (Moteurs Leroy Somer), the leading world leader in industrial motors, alternators and one of the world’s leading manufacturers in electromechanical and electronic drive systems entered into Service Centre Agreement with NICO International – one of the leading UAE...

Secure State Cyber: The Importance of Antivirus Software and Contingency Planning for Vessels

What are the benefits of employing antivirus software and why does it need to be kept updated? The main purpose of an antivirus software is to check devices for viruses. Antivirus software achieves this by running scans on devices and...
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