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Gas Natural Fenosa Conferred ‘Reduzco’ Seal for ‘Green Practices’

Gas Natural Fenosa has achieved the 'Reduzco' seal awarded by Spain’s  Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Food and Environment for having cut the company's...

Qatargas Begins Operations Post Successful Integration with RasGas

Qatar Petroleum has announced the official start of operations of the new Qatargas following the successful completion of the integration with RasGas, which was...

Port of Amsterdam Increases Port Tariffs by 1.11%

The Port of Amsterdam, with the approval of the port business organisation ORAM, has decided to increase its port tariffs by 1.11% in 2018. This...

UAE Expats’ Hopes Sink after Containership Collision

A number of expatriates in the UAE have been told their belongings have been lost after a container ship collision at a port in...

CMA CGM Announces Completion of Sale of 90% Stake in LA Terminal

On December 1, the CMA CGM Group announced that it completed the sale of a 90% equity interest in Global Gateway South terminal (GSS)...

China Slams Fresh Sanctions on North Korea

China reacted with anger yesterday to new US sanctions aimed at increasing pressure on nuclear-equipped North Korea, saying the unilateral targeting of Chinese firms...

Inmarsat Continues Expansion, Opens Office in Ålesund, Norway

Inmarsat, a leading global mobile satellite communications company, has opened a new office, at the Norwegian Maritime Competence Center (NMCC) based in Ålesund, Norway,...

Coral Reefs may be at Risk from Sanchi Oil Tanker Contamination

Water polluted by the Sanchi oil tanker may reach coral reefs in the Ryukyu Island chain, according to the latest ocean model simulation by...

Turkish Transportation Minister Unveils Final Route of Kanal Istanbul Project

Transport, Maritime Affairs and Communications Minister Ahmet Arslan Monday unveiled the final route of the Kanal Istanbul project, a canal parallel to the Bosporus...

Inauguration and Official Opening of Hamad Port in September

The Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) stated that His highness, The Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, will be inaugurating the Hamad Port...