Khalifa Port set for September opening

Khalifa-PortAbu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has welcomed the first-ever commercial container vessel to Khalifa Port as the port undergoes full scale tests before the scheduled opening of the port on September 1

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Abu Dhabi and Parsons sign pact to develop Marfa port

Marfa portAbu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and Parsons International Limited have signed a consultancy contract for the first phase development of Marfa Port, Abu Dhabi, to support fishing and marine recreational activities

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Queen Elizabeth 2 to become a luxury floating hotel

QE2The 70,327-tonne Queen Elizabeth 2 (QE2) cruise liner, which has the capacity to accommodate 1,791 passengers, is set to be converted into a 300-room luxury floating hotel

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Bahri and Aramco to merge fleets in US$1.3 billion deal

Shipping_Aramco_pactSaudi Aramco and the National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) have signed a non-binding MoU to merge the fleets and operations of Bahri and Aramco subsidiary Vela International Marine Limited

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Omani port to double handling capacity

Maersk_container_ship_in_the_Port_of_SalalahOman’s largest port is set to double its general cargo handling capacity following a government decision to award a commercial bid worth OMR 55 million (US$143 million) to Netherlands-based marine contractor Archirodon Construction (Overseas) Company

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