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29 October 2007
15:41container throuhgputSeaNews Club materialPort Rashid Be Closed to Container Traffic
Rating: 493
5 October 2007
15:08DubaiSeaNews Club materialDP World to Hold IPO
Rating: 405
24 July 2007
19:06seaSeaNews Club materialIs VMTP Deal a Trend?
On 23 July it became widely known that the shareholders of the private company Port-Active at their extraordinary meeting approved the acquisition of 50% in the authorized capital of M-Port, which controls Vladivostok Commercial Sea Port (VMTP).
Rating: 2695
12 July 2007
15:25SingaporeSeaNews Club materialDubai Drydocks World to Control PUM
Dubai Drydocks World has taken formal control of Pan United Marine, the Singapore shipyard, following acceptances reaching 84% of PUM shares for its voluntary conditional cash offer. According to Fairplay, 4 of Dubai Drydocks World's nominees have been appointed to PUM's board of directors. The $428 mn acquisition is the first overseas by Dubai Drydocks World.
Rating: 991
31 May 2007
09:30general cargoSeaNews Club material$100,000 to Have Vessel Released
A Dubai-based owner has been forced to shall out $100,000 as a ransom to secure the release of its vessel which was hijacked off Somalia almost four weeks ago, reports TradeWinds. The 3,742-gt general cargo vessel "Mariam Queen" was released on the weekend having been held by Somali pirates since 3 May. A spokesperson for the vessel's owner, Al Hufoof Shipping, confirmed that it had paid "around $100,000" to have the vessel released.
Rating: 1850
30 March 2007
15:57seaSeaNews Club materialForeign Investors for Special Port Zones in Russia
On March 29 the RF Government approved of the draft Bill on sea ports and the amendments into the Bill on special economic zones allowing to establish free economic zones in ports.
Rating: 1948
21 March 2007
10:51Port SaidSeaNews Club materialVisit to Port Jebel Ali (Dubai)
On 26 May for the delegates of OilLogistics international conference will be arranged a visit to port Jebel Ali (Dubai) and Star Energy oil terminal. Dubai 's Jebel Ali Free Zone was established in 1985 and is internationally recognised as the most successful and fastest growing free zone operation in the world.
Rating: 1651
10:24Port SaidOIL LOGISTICS 2007: 24-26 May, Dubai (UAE)
Confidence Energy is pleased to present the International Conference "OilLogistics 2007" to be held on 24-26 May, Dubai, UAE.
Rating: 9441
28 February 2007
10:48containerSeaNews Club materialDubai Port World to Invest in Georgia?
Dubai Port World (United Arab Emirates) is going to invest $700 mn in the free economic zone establishing in Georgia, reports Kommerchiskaya nedvizhimost daily. The delegation of Dubai Port World has visited the Port Poti where it is planned to build a container terminal. By preliminary estimate, the Arabian investors will put up $300 bn in the first stage of the project.
Rating: 1922
13 February 2007
16:48seaSeaNews Club materialCOSCON, "K" Line and Hanjin Upgrade SMX Service
The partners operating the South China/Middle East express service SMX have announced their decision to enhance the port rotation to include direct calling at Abu Dhabi w.e.f.
Rating: 1314
9 February 2007
14:00seaSeaNews Club materialTop 10 Container Ports
The growth percentage are different, but the world's 2006 top 10 container ports by port handled throughput (import and export, full and empty, including transhipment) was exactly the same as in 2005 by name and ranking.
Rating: 1533
10 January 2007
11:05seaSeaNews Club materialRhenus Takes Over Top Shortsea Operator
Leading European shortsea operator Rhein Maas und See Schiffahrtskontor (RMS), which controls a fleet of around 75 vessels, has been acquired by Rhenus Group. The deal, which took effect on 1 January 2007, has seen Rhenus, part of the Rethmann family organisation, and raise its stake in RMS from 25% to 100%.
Rating: 1098
18 December 2006
16:01DubaiSeaNews Club materialWorkBoat Order for Damen
Jan De Nul Group, world leader in dredging and reclamation works, has placed an order with Damen for a total of three workboats. Two of them are of the Damen Fast Crew Supplier 1605 type designed for the transportation of 20 persons on board at speeds of 30 knots. The third vessel is the first of the newly developed Damen Stan Tug 1606, the follower of the '1605' design of which approximately 100 units were built over the years. All three vessels will be delivered in the first quarter of 2007 ex-Damen yards in the Far East.
Rating: 831
15 December 2006
14:48seaSeaNews Club materialNew Stena Tanker Named in Dubai
On December 14 the newest addition to Stena Bulk's fleet, the crude oil tanker "Stena Atlantica" was named in Dubai.
Rating: 993
11 December 2006
17:39containerSeaNews Club materialDubai Ports World Sold 6 American Terminals
Dubai Ports World announced Monday it had reached agreement to sell its US ports operations, whose acquisition sparked a furore earlier this year, to a subsidiary of AIG Global Investment Group.
Rating: 838
13 November 2006
12:30containerSeaNews Club materialDubai's DP World to invest $2,87 Bn in UK port
Dubai Ports World, the third-largest container port operator, said on Saturday it will invest $2.87 billion developing a harbour complex in south-east Britain to plug a capacity shortfall. DP World, which in February paid $6.8 billion for British ports operator P&O, will develop the port and a business park as part of the London Gateway Project at Thurrock, Essex, state-owned Dubai World, the owner of DP World, said in a statement. "The UK is suffering from a capacity shortage," DP World Chairman Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem told Reuters.
Rating: 526
3 November 2006
15:32Port SaidSeaNews Club materialNew Ship Hijacking off Somali Coast
Gunmen have hijacked a vessel off the lawless coast of Somalia, the owner of the cargo on board said Friday, raising fears of a resurgence in piracy in Somali waters after a several-month lull, reports Agence France Presse. The United Arab Emirates-flagged MV Fishana and its crew of 12 were seized near Adale, 95 kilometers (60 miles) northeast of Mogadishu on Thursday, as it sailed to Dubai from the Somali port of El-Maan, he said.
Rating: 806
25 October 2006
13:03seaSeaNews Club materialGreece to Tender Ports Contracts
Greece is ready to hold international tenders to run parts of its two biggest ports, despite reports claiming that China's Cosco had already won the race, reports Tradewinds.
Rating: 555
18 October 2006
15:36seaSeaNews Club materialDP World to Drop P&O Brand from its Terminals Business
Dubai port operator DP World is to drop the P&O brand from its terminals business but will retain the name in four other subsidiaries, reports Lloyd's List.
Rating: 1053
17 October 2006
11:40seaSeaNews Club materialESL Planning China-ME Service
Containership newcomer Emirates Shipping Line is to launch a new service linking China, Southeast Asia, India and the Middle East next month, reports Tradewinds. The Hyper Galex service will use six 3,100-teu ships with Emirates supplying four ships and Shipping Corp of India and Japans TS Line one ship each.
Rating: 604
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