Shipping

The latest news from shipping companies in the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent

MSC Bellisima at King Abdullah Port

Biggest cruise vessel yet call...

Biggest cruise vessel...

Reflecting the success of ongoing efforts to boost the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s tourism industry, K...
Reflecting the success of ongoing...
Nakilat’s LNG fleet has performed well over the first half of this year

Nakilat announces increased pr...

Nakilat announces inc...

Doha-based shipowner Nakilat has reported a strong set of financial results for the first half of th...
Doha-based shipowner Nakilat ha...
ONE Line is now offering a direct connection between Oakland and Jeddah

Container service upgrades for...

Container service upg...

Despite the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, a number of container services are being launched, or upgraded,...
Despite the ongoing Covid-19 cris...
IRI continues to build a strong presence in the Middle East, through the Dubai office headed up by Captain Amarjit Kauchhur

Marshall Island Registry reach...

Marshall Island Regis...

The Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) Registry, which has a strong presence in the Middle East,...
The Republic of the Marshall Isla...
The new service will connect Jeddah with Sokhna and Jebel Ali

DP World and Mawani launch new...

DP World and Mawani l...

DP World and the Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) have joined forces to launch the first direct contai...
DP World and the Saudi Ports Auth...
The launch of Solar Ailene in South Korea

Latest Tristar vessel named af...

Latest Tristar vessel...

The fifth in a series of chemical tankers, the 25,000 dwt Solar Ailene, has been launched at the Hyu...
The fifth in a series of chemical...
Rotterdam’s position at the biggest port in Europe would give the Netherlands the edge in cargo throughput based predictions

BIMCO scores with unusual fore...

BIMCO scores with unu...

The eyes of a sports-starved world will be on the Euro 2020 tournament playing out across Europe whi...
The eyes of a sports-starved worl...
IMO Director General, Kitack Lim, is fully supportive of the new protocols

IMO draws up crew change proto...

IMO draws up crew cha...

The need for ships to change crews and for seafarers to fly home at the end of their periods of serv...
The need for ships to change crew...

Simatech extends feeder networ...

Simatech extends feed...

Dubai-based Simatech Shipping is launching a regular feeder service between Tuticorin and Colombo. T...
Dubai-based Simatech Shipping is ...
K Line is expanding its presence in the LNG carrier market

K Line signs long term LNG ves...

K Line signs long ter...

Japanese shipping company K Line is entering into five long term charters for LNG carrier newbuildin...
Japanese shipping company K Line ...
Mawani and SIRC have entered into an agreement aiming to adopt sustainable ship waste recycling practices in Saudi Arabian ports

Mawani and SIRC sign Green Dea...

Mawani and SIRC sign ...

The Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) has signed an agreement with the Saudi Investment Recycling Compa...
The Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani...
The agreement signed will create a new joint venture that will provide offshore services as well as crude transportation for energy companies operating in the Caspian Sea and the Black Sea

AD Ports and Kazmortransflot s...

AD Ports and Kazmortr...

A recently formed joint venture, created by Abu Dhabi’s AD Ports Group and Kazmortransflot (KMTF), a...
A recently formed joint venture, ...

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