Etihad Rail was formed under Federal Law No. 2 with the mandate of managing the development, construction, and operation of the UAE’s national railway, which was built to link the principal centres of industry, manufacturing, production, population, and import/export points of the UAE and will form a vital part of the planned GCC railway network.
Construction on the network expansion to connect the emirates spanning across the entire UAE, from Ghuwaifat on the border with Saudi Arabia to Fujairah on the eastern coast, began in January 2020. In February 2023, the UAE National Rail Network was inaugurated following its completion whilst also marking the launch of freight operations in the UAE.
The National Rail Network now links all emirates, connecting residential, industrial, and commercial centres with four key ports across the UAE. This includes seven logistic centres located in Ruways, the Industrial City of Abu Dhabi (ICAD), Khalifa Port, Dubai Industrial City (DIC), Jebel Ali Port, Al Ghayel Dry Port, and Fujairah Port.
Careem is building ‘the everything app’ for the greater Middle East, making it easier than ever to move around, order food and groceries, manage payments, and more. Careem is led by a powerful purpose to simplify and improve the lives of people and build an awesome organisation that inspires. Since 2012, Careem has created earning opportunities for over 2.5 million Captains, simplified the lives of over 50 million customers, and built a platform for the region’s best talent to thrive and for entrepreneurs to scale their businesses. Careem operates in over 70 cities across 10 countries, from Lahore to Marrakech.
LENOL is a global oil marketer providing customers with high performing marine lubricants in all major ports worldwide. Headquartered in Dubai (UAE) with offices in Hamburg (Germany) and Singapore, LENOL offers a full marine product range covering all your vessels’ needs. Our German R&D center provides technology which ensures best engine performance and protection. Our global partner, FUCHS LUBRICANTS GERMANY GMBH, provides decades of experience in proven specialty lubricants covering all machineries on board.
LENOL stands for Lubricating ENgine OiLs. The LENOL team is comprised of marine professionals with over 100 years of combined industry experience and all our offices work hard to ensure safe and sustainable operating processes.
LENOL products are offered in over 40 countries and in more than 900 ports all over the world.
If you are looking for reliable service, premium quality products and efficient operational processes, then LENOL is your partner of choice.
Steamship Mutual’s aim is to provide a comprehensive high-quality P&I service backed by sound underwriting and strong reserves. The Club has been providing P&I insurance to its Members since 1909 and is a Member of the International Group of P&I Associations.
Steamship Mutual employs over 200 staff in 8 offices around the world. With an “A” Rating from S&P and Combined Ratio of 95.4% The Club remains one of the strongest in the industry, with Free Reserves of US$454 million and total assets of US$1.5 billion.
Steamship Mutual support their Members and find insurance solutions to best suit their needs and risk appetite.
Steamship Mutual Members choose the Club for financial stability, service, creativity, and flexibility. It is these qualities that attract new Members, and which bolster Steamship Mutual’s reputation.
The Club and its Managers have an important role to play in supporting both existing and potential Members in their own ESG and sustainability agendas. This includes their transitions to zero carbon fuels, meeting new and evolving regulatory requirements and embracing new and emerging technologies.
ESG support is provided by way of loss prevention, finding underwriting solutions to new issues, and ensuring the Club is well-placed to give advice and guidance on contractual and regulatory issues.
PETROFINDER is the leading and young company which is providing the most advanced online platform for the real time trading and auction solutions for international oil and gas industries and major physical markets. Please find our introduction and services as follows :
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The Nautical Institute is a non-governmental organisation (NGO) with consultative status at the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
Nautical institute uae branch has been one of the oldest branches outside the UK and is presently a registered entity at DAC, World Trade Center.
Our aim is to promote professionalism, best practices and safety throughout the maritime industry and to represent the interests of our members. Currently, managed by a group of 21 volunteers comprising of 5 nationalities and 2 ladies truly representing the diversity and inclusiveness of the United Arab Emirates. Information about the branch activities can be found on https://nautinstae.com/ww/
Established in 2006, AD Ports Group has evolved to become one of the world’s premier facilitators of logistics, industry, and trade, as well as a bridge linking Abu Dhabi to the world. Established by Emiri Decree and owned by ADQ, AD Ports Group is listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX: ADPORTS), with a vertically integrated business approach that has proven instrumental in driving the Emirate’s economic development over the past decade.
AD Ports Group is committed to building elite trade and logistics propositions through the synergies harnessed across five Clusters – Digital, Economic Cities & Free Zones, Logistics, Maritime, and Ports connecting global maritime routes and international trading partners.
AD Ports Group’s Digital Cluster specialises in delivering advanced, smart, and innovative digital solutions that cater to trade and logistics stakeholders. The Cluster’s solutions have substantially improved the efficiency and productivity of maritime business interactions, fostering transparency and access to real-time information.
The Economic Cities & Free Zones Cluster, under AD Ports Group, oversees the operations of KEZAD Group, which is the largest integrated trade, logistics, and economic zone in the region. KEZAD Group’s vital infrastructure and services span 12 economic zones (located in Abu Dhabi City, Al Ain City and Al Dhafra Region) covering a total area of 550km2 and including more than 40 staff accommodation complexes under its subsidiary KEZAD Communities.
The Logistics Cluster, operated by Noatum, provides supply chain and freight solutions to both local and international customers, unlocking unprecedented value for the Group’s customers, partners and stakeholders. Through the acquisition of Noatum, AD Ports Group’s geographic reach now spans across 40 countries, 30 terminals, 200+ international offices, and 70+ trade connections – thereby raising Abu Dhabi’s and the UAE’s growing role and reputation as an enabler of trade and logistics across all major global markets. The Cluster is supported by multi-temperature storage space and an advanced transportation fleet, moving millions of tonnes of goods each year, enhancing its global footprint, covering all major international markets, and delivering on its mission to become a world-class logistics player.
AD Ports Group’s Maritime Cluster is a fully integrated facilitator of global trade with a synergistic portfolio of maritime assets, incorporating SAFEEN Group and Abu Dhabi Maritime. SAFEEN Group now offers a broad portfolio of services across three key areas – Marine Services, Shipping & Transshipment, Offshore & Subsea, – combining long-standing expertise with the integrated capabilities offered by the Group. Abu Dhabi Maritime, the custodian of Abu Dhabi’s waterways, was established to manage the growth and development of the Emirate’s maritime domain aligning with the Government’s vision of positioning the city as a leading global maritime capital.
The Ports Cluster, part of AD Ports Group, owns and operates ten ports and terminals facilitating trade and building capacity whilst connecting Abu Dhabi globally. The Cluster is focused on achieving sustainable growth, forging partnerships with local and global market leaders, including, but not limited to, ADNOC, COSCO SHIPPING Ports, CMA CGM Group, MSC Shipping, and Autoterminal Barcelona. The goal is to diversify and expand capacity to meet the growing and diverse needs of customers, solidifying Abu Dhabi as a global trade and logistics hub.
AD Ports Group is rated A+ by S&P and A+ Outlook Stable by Fitch.
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SeaNews is an information and analysis agency specialized in transport and logistics business. We are focused on international cargo transportation including but not limited to container shipping, logistics, foreign trade, maritime industry, railway, ports and terminals, road haulage, multimodal, SCM, customs business, IT solutions and state of the art transport technologies.
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International transportation is our core interest
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mid-east.info is a leading business news and information publisher that covers the greater Middle East region. Since 2012, we have been providing daily updates on news, articles, reports, and other forms of content for professionals interested in doing business in the Middle East. Our goal is to offer instant business updates, market data, tips, reports, and analysis to help business professionals stay informed about the MENA region.
Worldoils is a company that combines the power of marketing as well as the in-house expertise for the Oil, Gas, Offshore and the Maritime industries. Worldoils’ web portal www.worldoils.com has become a truly central platform for visitors who need information regarding oil and gas products and services, research, training, conferences, news and events as well as a popular advertising base for providers of Oil, Gas, Marine and Offshore services. Worldoils has also launched the jobs system and a marketplace. In the recent months, Worldoils has strengthened its position as a fast developing central place for buying and selling of land rigs, offshore rigs, barge rigs and other oilfield and subsea equipment.
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Robban Assafina” is the leading Middle Eastern & North African Maritime Magazine, Website, & Smart Phones’ application, specialized in Shipping, Ships, Offshore & Marine Technology.
Published in Lebanon with a specialized crew of Maritime Experts, Masters & Engineers, who focus directly on shipbuilding, ships, ports, and everything related to the world of marine navigation, communication and machineries.
Our Maritime Media Services will give you the special opportunity to reach key players and decision makers of the Middle East and North African Maritime and Offshore Market, in addition to the availability in the specialized maritime related events our Magazine is participating in as a Media Partner.
Al-Raiya Group stands as a pioneering Iraqi company making remarkable strides not only in the maritime industry but also extending its influence across diverse sectors, from logistics, oil, gas, and security to infrastructure, and land and air transportation. Its dedication to innovative solutions has led to its success in improving shipping safety and environmental awareness. Partnered with the Iraqi Oil Ministry, Al-Raiya’s transformative approach facilitates the safe and secure transportation of crude oil and its derivatives through an extensive fleet of the finest oil tankers and VLCCs.
Al-Raiya Group’s achievements speak for themselves, as its recent inauguration of the Grand Welcome Yard is a game-changer, incorporating cutting-edge technology and automation systems. Adhering to the highest standards, its specialized oil and container terminals further elevate the efficiency of Iraqi ports. Whether it’s maritime transportation, power generation, or security systems, Al-Raiya offers a suite of smart solutions tailored to prepare for a technology-dependent future. Its commitment to serving the Iraqi people have helped it earn the trust of Iraq’s authorities, making it the first Iraqi company to achieve such a milestone. Al-Raiya envisions a technological shift, positioning Iraq as a strategic hub on the Silk Road, connecting it to the world.
ASCO is a service provider with years of experience and comprehensive knowledge in the Maritime Industry. This extensive experience and knowledge enable ASCO to understand the complexities and intricacies of the maritime sector, including shipping, logistics, and related services.
As a service provider, we strive to deliver the highest level of services to our customers. This commitment is rooted in trust and reliability, ensuring that customers can rely on ASCO to handle their shipments with care, efficiency, and professionalism. By focusing on these qualities, ASCO aims to build strong and long-lasting relationships with our customers.
ASCO group of companies includes Aiyer Shipping Agency Pvt Ltd (India), Aiyer Logistics Ltd (India), Aiyer Packaging & Transport Services Pvt Ltd (India), Aiyer Shipping & Logistics LLC (UAE), Aiyer Lanka Shipping Pvt Ltd (Colombo), Aiyer Shipping Agency Pte Ltd (Singapore), and Aiyer Shipping Agency SDN BHD (Malaysia).
The vision of ASCO is to successfully navigate and conquer the challenges of the maritime industry, symbolized by crossing the “seven seas.” This vision indicates our determination and ambition to handle shipments of all shapes and sizes, regardless of complexity or scale. ASCO aims to provide comprehensive solutions for various types of cargo, ranging from smaller shipments to larger and more complex projects.
Overall, ASCO’s years of experience, comprehensive knowledge, commitment to trust and reliability, and ambitious vision contribute to our dedication in delivering excellent services in the maritime industry.
Stephenson Harwood LLP is an international law firm with a presence in eight global locations, with our Middle East regional hub positioned in Dubai.
We are a full-service law firm, supported by a dedicated team of lawyers specialising in the maritime sector. Our Dubai office boasts one of the largest regional teams, focussing specifically on maritime law issues. Our expertise spans a wide range of matters including decarbonisation regulation, sustainable finance and climate change disputes. We are consistently retained by many of the leading international marine contractors, shipbuilders, shipowners, P&I clubs, investors and lenders involved in the maritime industry, handling significant and commercially sensitive matters including both contentious and non-contentious cases throughout the region, often attracting media attention.
Our team is recognised by leading legal directories, including Legal 500 EMEA and Chambers & Partners Global, where we are described by clients as ”one of the best shipping law firms in the UAE” and commended for being “very active on high-value international, regional and local shipping matters in various sectors ranging from wet claims and dry claims”. Furthermore, Stephenson Harwood is currently shortlisted for the “Net-Zero Transition Award” by IFLR Middle East Awards 2023 in recognition of its positive steps towards aiding a net-zero transition through its various initiatives and work with clients in the advancement of decarbonisation policy, framework, and regulation.
ADNOC Logistics & Services manages a comprehensive fleet of over 123 vessels and a logistical base of over 1.4 million square meters. Its comprehensive offering plays a considerable role in a broader ecosystem both in Abu Dhabi and internationally. ADNOC Logistics & Services serves ADNOC Group as well as international customers, facilitating the development of the UAE’s energy industries, fortifying the nation’s position as a global energy provider, and contributing to its overall economic growth.
ADNOC Logistics & Services is led by its CEO, Captain Abdulkareem Al Masabi, who joined in April 2018 after a successful period as executive vice president at Abu Dhabi Ports.
S ONE excels in proprietary investment and asset management. S ONE is instrumental in developing strategy for its multi asset investment portfolio with investment focus on socially and environmentally driven impact investing, technology, energy transition, zero emission mobility and sustainable agriculture/agri technology.
S ONE is owner of high-quality investments in renewable energy in the UK and USA and agri/agritec investments in the UK, Kenya, and USA as well as zero carbon transportation assets and Zero Carbon mobility in the UK and mainland Europe.
Through selective investment participation, our investment experience, network, and financial strength, we strive to make our investments best-in-class.
National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) is a leading contractor in the field of dredging and marine civil construction, delivering a range of services including the construction of port infrastructure, land reclamation, coastal defence, and deepening and maintenance of waterways. It provides dredging, reclamation, and marine construction services to clients in the energy, environment, maritime, tourism, and urban development sectors.
NMDC owns and operates a modern fleet of dredgers supported by a wide range of auxiliary equipment including tugs, workboats, barges, and survey vessels. The company uses the latest technology in the dredging business offering operational excellence, exceptional quality, and global expertise.
Today, NMDC is a listed company with a footprint spanning the MENA region as well as South Asia.
Driven by an unwavering ambition and commitment to excellence, NMDC has successfully executed its growth and expansion strategy, marked by transformative milestones that have propelled its journey from a local marine dredging company to a globally renowned powerhouse. These significant milestones have not only opened new avenues but also fostered synergistic partnerships with industry peers, solidifying its position as a key industry player.
Health, Safety and Environment
National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) is committed to health, safety and the environment and aims to create a healthy, clean and safe place to work and live in.
At NMDC, the health and safety of the employees and sub-contractors is of an utmost importance. As ensuring a safe and healthy working environment is crucial for the business’s success. Hence the
Quality, Health, and Safety (QHSE) department dedicated to creating a strong health and safety culture within the company and continuously engaging employees on health and safety matters.
The company takes a proactive approach to embedding the highest standards of health and safety practices in the workplace, taking every conceivable precaution to minimize health and safety risks
to workers, in particular those who work with heavy equipment, hazardous materials, or in high- pressure environments.
NMDC’s commitment to HSE is reflected in its policy on occupational health, safety, and the environment. This policy outlines the company’s responsibilities for achieving a safe and healthy workplace and sets out the safety procedures that must be applied throughout all the company’s work locations.
A Sustainable Future
National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC) prides itself on playing a vital role in supporting the UAE’s Net Zero plan and is committed to contributing to the decarbonization of the industrial
sector and wider UAE economy, while also building the necessary infrastructure to enable climate adaptation solutions and protect our communities from the risks posed by climate change.
NMDC is also dedicated to protecting biodiversity, as evidenced by our successful implementation of the Habitat Compensation Island project, where we planted 350,000 mangrove seedlings. Its environmental preservation services include installation of artificial reefs, marine ecology surveys and habitat preservation services such as the installation of bird nesting platforms.
For the community
NMDC demonstrates its commitment to social responsibility by addressing social and
environmental challenges and actively contributing to the wellbeing of its communities through its Corporate Social Responsibility strategy. This includes prioritizing offering employment opportunities to UAE nationals, prioritizing local suppliers and implementing a variety of initiatives to give back to the community. Through these and more, the company is dedicated to making a positive impact in all the areas it operates.
Monjasa is a global shipping partner and among the world’s 10 largest marine fuel suppliers. Our core business includes reselling and supply of marine fuels and shipowning activities at a global level.
By emphasising strong personal relations and engaging with local shipping communities, we service shipowners, charterers and operators in more than 800 ports worldwide. Our fleet of some 30 tankers and barges has helped us reach leading market positions in hard-to-reach markets across West Africa, Latin
America and the Middle East.
Monjasa supplies 6+ million tonnes of marine fuels yearly with our own fleet completing around 6,000 ship-to-ship operations.
Today, we employ around 500 traders and other maritime specialists and recorded total revenue of USD 5.5bn in 2022.
Middle East shipping partner
Firmly rooted in the Middle East since 2006, Monjasa’s office in Dubai employs 75 specialists covering regional supply operations across the Arabian Gulf and West Africa.
Monjasa is determined to play an active part in the decarbonisation of shipping by enabling the logistics of tomorrow’s environmentally friendly marine fuels.
The Maritime Economy is The Global Maritime Business News Portal and Publications that aims to Serve the Blue Economy, covering a wide spectrum of the entire Ocean-based Economy within India and Worldwide.
The Maritime Economy Publications features exclusive Editorial, Articles, Market Information and Analysis, Interviews, Blogs, Market Updates, Past, Present & Future Market Trends, SOPs, Business News and Maritime Segment business opportunities available within the region.
The Maritime Economy Publications is a part of Oceantrade Media Private Limited which is a Blue Economy specialized Maritime Business Media Company, aspire to create various G2B and B2B platforms to some of the core Maritime Segments within the Industry.
The company intends to work very closely with the various Stakeholders of the Maritime Industry such as Maritime Trade Bodies, Industry Associations, Clusters, Maritime Boards, Trade Councils, Central & State Government Ministries, Bodies and Authorities for the development and the growth of the Indian Maritime Industry, while planning and organizing various Maritime Industry focused Portfolios, Projects and Programs.
Maritime Gateway has emerged as South Asia’s premier publication focused at the shipping and logistics industry for more than a decade. We are committed to create a meaningful dialogue which would help the trade and industry. In presenting cutting-edge information on the latest happenings, topical issues and current trends in the industry in the most lucid and coherent way possible we are guided by a very strong and knowledgeable editorial advisory board, extensive support from trade bodies and associations. The editorial advisory board members meet regularly to discuss thread bare what should be discussed in the magazine and also to draw a roadmap for the events/webinars we organise.
TradeMaker magazine covers various areas of global trade. The monthly international publication encompasses: The Maritime world, Environment, Infrastructure, Aviation, Logistics, Railways, Road, and Pipeline transportation. A versatile periodical, TradeMaker also incorporates Luxe lifestyle experiences, Articles and case studies related to the financial world, and Export import information.
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Cleaner Seas is an online publication that covers the whole range of
marine environmental issues and legislation, ranging from matters such
as oil pollution prevention to control of funnel emissions, and from
the dumping of rubbish to use of antifoulings.
It is produced with the active assistance and support of the major
Cleaner Seas has three main objectives:
– to keep shipping decision makers up to date with
– to inform a wider readership of what action is already
being taken by shipping to prevent environmental damage, and
– to project a balanced view of the industry’s
environmental record, which is far better than the tabloid press would
have us believe.
Maritime Matrix Today is a monthly journal, known in industry circles as a leader in information & news pertaining to technical & commercial aspects of the shipping industry.
Populated with regular columns by industry doyens, exquisite presentation and coverage are the hall-marks of the Maritime Matrix Today.
Readership has jumped to envious levels, and this magazine’s popularity gives the competition ever new benchmarks to overcome.
The MAREX Bulletin is a bi-weekly journal, now in its 22nd year of publication. Over the last ten years our nation-wide readership has progressively grown to over 305000 globally per week.
The core strength of The MAREX Bulletin is the news and information related to seafaring employment, Maritime Training, and the shipping industry, both national and global.
Not surprisingly our clientele includes prominent shipping companies, ship-manning agencies, maritime training centres, E-service providers, hotels & lodges, uniform suppliers and clothiers, publishers and money changers, banks, travel companies, etc. from all over the nation as well as from abroad.
AZIMOUTHIO Yachting Info – the Ultimate Marine Directory in the Mediterranean and Middle East, providing Yachting and Shipping information.
35.000 copies produced annually and distributed by hand to 188 Marina Offices in 26 Countries and the resident and visiting vessels in each port. Couriered to Agents, Yacht Managers and Shipping Companies, our aim is that Owners, Captains, Crew, and all in the Yachting Industry get their free copy every year. Well known within the marine industry, AZIMOUTHIO Yachting Info has established its reputation as a respected brand name.
AZIMOUTHIO Yachting Info App – the First and Only App worldwide which has been specifically designed for users to access information in just 2 steps, even offline!
AZIMOUTHIO Online Directory www.azimouthio.com – another extremely useful tool.
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The logistics industry provides one of the most important services to our globally connected world and the COVID-19 outbreak of 2020 has resulted in many repercussions to both businesses and individuals all over the world. One is that many of us are now working remotely rather than in offices, therefore we have created the new DigiFreight platform. THE NEW ERA IN NETWORKING for the freight forwarding industry . Our unique platform with built in time zones enables forwarders to connect with one another directly through their mobile device across several communication platforms.
Universal Freight Organisation (UFO) was formed in January 2000 and today the ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified association boasts representation in 100+ countries. UFO are proud to have maintained a ‘One Member per country’ policy (with the exception of USA and China), making them one of the only remaining exclusive freight forwarder networks in the world. With various membership benefits including our bespoke Meeting Hub where our Members can connect virtually, the most advanced Virtual Meeting Platform in the industry!
Established in 2010, Project Cargo Network (PCN) is an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified organisation providing a networking platform for the world’s top heavy lift and project cargo specialists. Members work for many sectors including oil and gas, pulp and paper, automotive, construction, power and energy, as well as aid cargo. Our fast-growing organisation comprises of 260+ specialists in 115+. With various membership benefits including our bespoke Meeting Hub where Members can connect virtually, Online News/PR Service and offering Professional Online Training.
Freightbook is a fast growing online database of 1500+ freight forwarders in 140+ countries. The unique profile pages and rating system provide a good insight into each registered company. Freightbook also provides a useful Smartphone Service where forwarders and suppliers to the freight industry can be found quickly on mobile devices, and a comprehensive online training course on Heavy Transport (Kuehne+Nagel, Bertling Logistics, DSV Panalpina and DHL have all recently signed up several of their staff)
Cargo Connections is an ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified general cargo network formed in 2014 and offers Restricted Representation so membership is only offered to a limited number of freight forwarders who offer air, sea and road freight services per country. With a cutting-edge website, Cargo Connections offers various innovative membership benefits including a bespoke Meeting Hub, the most advanced Virtual Meeting Platform in the industry!
opportunities to promote their products worldwide.
Powered by International Bulk Journal, the IBJ Awards is now firmly established as the
maritime bulk industry’s “Night of the Year”.
SeaNews is an information and analysis agency specialized in transport and logistics business. We are focused on international cargo transportation including but not limited to container shipping, logistics, foreign trade, maritime industry, railway, ports and terminals, road haulage, multimodal, SCM, customs business, IT solutions and state of the art transport technologies.
In the market since 2000
International transportation is our core interest
Special focus on container industry, shipping and ports
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Based in London, UK, Specialist Freight Networks (SFN) exists to facilitate the safe and profitable exchange of business between its Members. SFN, ISO 9001:2008 Certified, is an International Group of Exclusive and non-Exclusive Specialist Freight Networks operating under one unifying umbrella. SFN links together 250+ elite independent small and medium sized freight forwarders in 108 countries, who are united in their quest to find global, trusted, specialist agents. Experts in their respective fields, SFN Members are able to handle the requirements of global importers and exporters, in an efficient and professional manner
International Freight Network (IFN) brings together 200+ independent freight forwarders in 108 countries. Based in London, UK, IFN provides its members with the platform to connect and exchange business with other strong and proactive freight forwarders. IFN ensures it recruits only top quality companies; those dedicated to providing a highly expert service to their fellow members. In short, IFN is a growing international group of vetted business partners, ready and able to professionally handle business requests, all around the world.
World Freight Network (WFN), ISO 9001:2008 Certified, successfully links together 255+ independent freight forwarders in 108 countries. Based in London, UK, WFN exists to facilitate the safe and profitable exchange of business between its Members. WFN recruits strong, high calibre forwarders, dedicated to providing an excellent service. Upon joining WFN, forwarders are introduced to an international group of proficient, vetted partners all sharing one goal: to increase business volumes. WFN has achieved a truly global presence and its Members have the local expertise necessary to meet the demanding requirements of the world’s top importers and exporters.
Manifold Times is the only independent bunker specialist media in Asia, where we have gained much popularity in Singapore since our January 2018 launch. This is the right place to be if you are keen on the latest happenings, and more, taking place at the world’s largest bunkering hub.
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Headquartered in Dubai (UAE), Supply Chain & Logistics Group (SCLG) is a membership driven industry business group engaged in advancing supply chain & logistics industry locally, regionally and globally. SCLG currently has a membership base of 200+ corporate organizations and is growing.
SCLG is a purpose based organization delivering values through bringing policy-centric discussion, connection, communication, collaboration, creation, motivation, empowerment and encouragement to individuals, organizations industry and economy. SCLG engages in supporting and conducting industry-centric conferences, roundtables, educational awareness, site visits and supports publications and co-ordination of magazines and research notes aimed at growth and innovation of organizations.
The Middle East branch of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers was established in 1995. Initially called the Dubai branch covering members in the United Arab Emirates, the jurisdiction of the branch was extended to the entire Middle East: Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Djibouti, Sudan, Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, UAE & Oman; and renamed as the Middle East branch.
The Middle East Branch of the Institute is one of the most active branches worldwide. With over 250 members working in different segments of the shipping industry, the branch has a prime position among the professional bodies in the Middle East. Regular networking sessions, academic sessions, specialized training, and corporate training programs are conducted on a regular basis. The student Awards Night, a glittering ceremony conducted every year in Dubai and attended by over 250 business leaders and guests from the region is a permanent event in the Dubai Shipping Calendar.
UAE – India Business Council (UIBC) is the only Official Joint Business Chamber set up by both the Governments for promoting economic synergy between the UAE and India. UIBC was formally launched during 11th Session of the India-UAE Joint Commission Meeting on 3rd September 2015 in New Delhi.
UIBC work towards providing its member companies a platform to track opportunities in the UAE-India trade corridor, explore new avenues for investment, and deepen engagement with relevant stakeholders.
The UAE Shipping Association (UAESA) was established to promote and protect the interests of ship owners and the shipping community of the UAE, whilst also providing a common platform for interaction within the rest of the industry. UAESA will endeavor to be a focal point between the industry and the authorities. If required, the Association shall provide competent marine advisors for support as UAE representation at various marine forums. UAESA will promote the UAE flag internationally by proposing suitable amendments to the authorities. UAESA will encourage marine knowledge through education and training for the benefit of the UAE shipping community.
Formed in 1974 in London the Women’s International Shipping & Trading Association (WISTA) is an international networking organisation whose mission is to attract and support women, at the management level, in the maritime, trading and logistics sectors. WISTA UAE’s founding members are Rania Tadros (President), Meena Mathews (Treasurer), Christine Mavromichalis (Secretary General) and Liana Kouimtzi (Marketing & Events Manager).
56 countries support a National WISTA Association (NWA) each of which work collectively for the promotion of diversity within the Maritime and Trade industries. WISTA’s vision is to empower women to lead through their unique perspective and competencies with the conviction that gender diversity is key in providing a sustainable future for the shipping industry internationally.
The IMarEST UAE Branch is a non-profit organization committed to supporting the Middle East maritime industry through the development of best practices in marine engineering, science & technology, and promoting sustainable shipping. They work closely with industry bodies, shipping companies, and other stakeholders to keep the regional maritime community updated on evolving regulations and provide smart solutions to improve shipping efficiency. This is accomplished through technical meetings that are accessible without charge, thanks to the support of global sponsors. The branch is run by volunteers who strive to promote the highest standards of maritime safety, manufacturing, ship management efficiency and environmental protection. They disseminate preeminent research and knowledge from international companies at the forefront of marine technology, making valuable contributions to maritime education and training. The IMarEST, headquartered in London, is highly respected as an unbiased forum for knowledge exchange and a bulwark of technical leadership in the industry.
Globalia Logistics Network is an exclusive network of the highest calibre freight forwarders in each key air/seaport worldwide who operate in an environment of disciplined cooperation under a single brand name.
Globalia awards each agent its own local market where it enjoys all the multinational benefits; a global brand, reliable partners everywhere, delimited territories, wide coverage, an Annual Meeting and much more. Globalia Logistics Network is at the cutting edge of technology by offering its members its own freight rate management software: FreightViewer, which allows them to provide instant online door-to-door quotations for their clients and partners.
The Cooperative Logistics Network is a capped, non-exclusive alliance of hand-picked freight forwarders in each major air/ seaport who co-operate in a financially secure environment to reduce costs and risks and grow their businesses by actively working together to compete against the largest multinationals. The Cooperative Logistics Network does not believe in claiming a membership fee and offering its members nothing in return. On joining the network, members immediately gain a global brand, a directory of reliable, financially secure agents who actively work together to bid for the largest contracts and negotiate lower rates from carriers and insurers.
Conqueror Freight Network is the largest exclusive network of freight forwarders worldwide, represented in more than 250 cities and over 140 countries. It is an international alliance of hand-picked freight forwarders in exclusive territories, disciplined cooperation, and a single brand name.
Conqueror gives one agent in each local market a network of top-class agents, well-defined territories, an Annual Meeting with high attendance and much more. Conqueror Freight Network is the first freight forwarding network with global coverage to launch instant quotation ability for its members through its exclusive TMS: FreightViewer, which allows members to quote 24/7 in seconds.
The Asian Shipowners’ Association (ASA) is a voluntary organisation of the shipowner associations of Australia, China, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and the Federation of ASEAN Shipowners’ Associations (FASA), comprising shipping associations of ASEAN countries, consisting of Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The objectives of the ASA are to act as a channel to convey Asian Shipowners’ voices to the international shipping community as well as to enhance and strengthen the ASA’s stature. At the same time, it is also a platform for all ASA members to liaise with one another and to help promote cooperation, amity and friendship amongst its members. Following the principle agreed at the first Asian Shipowners’ Forum (ASF) meeting which was founded in April 1992 when its first meeting was held at Japan Shipping Club in Tokyo and ASA was formerly named,
the venues for the annual meetings have been conducted on a rotational basis by the members from the North to South in geographical order. Between annual ASA meetings, the ongoing work is carried out by five Standing Committees: The Seafarers Committee (SC), the Ship Insurance and Liability Committee (SILC), the Safe Navigation and Environment Committee (SNEC), the Shipping Policy Committee (SPC), and the Ship Recycling Committee (SRC). It has been estimated that ASA shipowners and managers control and operate around 50% of the world’s cargo carrying fleet.
About SOHAR Port and Freezone
As one of the fastest-growing ports in the world, SOHAR Port and Freezone continues to leverage on its strategic location and enhance its services, positioning itself as a key logistics hub within the region and across the world boasting container, liquids, and bulk terminals. A powerful combination of the expertise of the Port of Rotterdam and the government of the Sultanate of Oman, represented by ASYAD, it is earmarked as one of the Sultanate’s mega-projects, home to logistics, petrochemicals, and metal clusters, as well as the region’s first dedicated agri terminal. Today, after 17 years of operation, it serves as the main gateway for import and export in Oman, directly contributing 2.1% of the country’s GDP and almost 26,000 direct and indirect employment opportunities. With a focus on sustainable development and cutting-edge technology, it is leading the development and modernization of the Sultanate’s logistics infrastructure and supporting the economic diversification objectives of Oman’s 2040 Vision.
The idea of establishing Islamic P&I Club (IPANDI) as a non-profit organization was proposed and approved by the Organization of the Islamic Shipowners’ Association, affiliated institution to the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation. The achievement was adopted by the 10th OIC Summit held in Putrajaya, Malaysia in October 2003 and Summit following the RESOLUTION No.35/10-E(IS). As per kind auspicious of the Government of Dubai, IPANDI headquarters was officially established is in Dubai, without the need for sponsorship in 2004. With more than 485 independent firms and consultants as well as surveyors and by assistance of the Club two rep offices in Jakarta and Athens , IPANDI provides the most comprehensive and tailor-made covers to its members for protecting their third party legal liabilities and expenses up to the limit of liability USD 1 Billion as well as FD&D, Charterers’ Liability, Loss of Hire, War Risk, while the Club can provide H&M and K&R through its associate companies.
Saifee established in 1971 in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has since moved on greatly from the days of the old-fashioned ‘traditional’ type chandlery.
With an emphasis on providing the cost structures that modern ship owner/operators require through the implementation of an aggressive import strategy, and aligning this with our customer focused service ethic, Saifee are shaping the future of the ship-supply industry in the Middle East region.
Utilising our extensive inventory in excess of 45,000 marine store items, and combining this with our hugely experienced staff and the latest technology, Saifee thus are able to offer, what we believe to be market-leading performance service to our customers.
Saifee ship have their origins in a long established family marine trading business. Over the last thirty three years, we have built a first class reputation as a leading supplier of marine stores, both to the domestic UAE market place, as well as the International marine community. We are now the leading importer/stockist of marine stores and equipment within the UAE, (and one of the world’s largest), being able to supply vessels with engine, deck, electrical and cabin stores from our centrally located warehousing. Currently computer maintained inventory level exceeds 45,000 items, ranging from nails to mooring wires, cable to anchors. Clearly such massive stock is greatly beneficial to our clients, both in terms of time and money. Provision, bond and private stores are available to all our customers, and our fleet of reefer vehicles and specially built insulated delivery containers, ensures that the quality of goods is maintained at all points of the delivery process. We have been certified as ISO 9001:2008 and OHSAS 18001:2007 approved company.
We are now the chosen contractors for many leading fleet owners around the world.
Services are available on a 24 hour basis, 365 days per year, with deliveries being made by via our own fleet of vehicles, and accompanied by our experienced boarding staff. Deliveries can be made to all ports and offshore locations in UAE, including Dubai, Mina Saqr, Fujairah and Khorfakkan, and we are also able to offer deliveries on a worldwide basis, at highly competitive rates (compared to Singapore / Rotterdam).
We specialize in new-build deliveries to Korea, China and Japan, and our huge stock of goods enable us to compete favorably with Europe and the Far East, both in terms of quality and price.
Sharjah Ports Authority manages the three commercial ports of Sharjah the only Emirate that has ports in both coasts of UAE.
APort Khalid located in the heart of Sharjah city is a multipurpose port of 21 berths handling container, break bulk, ro-ro, project and bulk products.
Hamriyah Port is located 15km north of Port Khalid on the Arabian Gulf adjoining the Hamriyah Free Zone which is one of the fastest growing economic zones in UAE and home to over 5000 companies. The port is also a multipurpose port and key gateway for Hamriyah Free Zone investors and industry located in the northern Emirates. The facility which has a quay of 1100 meters with a depth of 14 meters, an LPG and a petroleum product terminal.
Khorfakkan Port strategically located on the Gulf of Oman coast outside the sensitive Strait of Hormuz is a jewel in the crown of Sharjah. It is a major container port of UAE handling in excess of 3 million TEUs and is a port of call to the largest container ships presently plying the seas.
Knowledgeable and well trained customer oriented staff ensure true customer satisfaction.
Make Sharjah Ports your port of call.
LUKOIL Marine Lubricants is a company specializing in the production and marketing of marine lubricants worldwide.
It was founded by LUKOIL, the leading Russian company in the exploration, production, refining and marketing of petroleum products. LUKOIL was established in 1991 and is now the world’s largest privately owned oil and gas company by proven reserves of crude oil, operating “From the Wellhead to the Gas Station”. LUKOIL Lubricants is responsible for over 40 per cent of all lubricants produced in Russia and markets these products in at least 58 countries across the globe.
In 2007 LUKOIL decided to bring its expertise in lubricants technology to the maritime industry and founded LUKOIL Marine Lubricants as a stand-alone global sales and marketing business offering customers outstanding operational and technical service based on an in-depth knowledge of marine lubricants. Customers can count on excellent support developedby people who know the business, from order manager to CEO.
LUKOIL Marine Lubricants offers a state-of-the-art marine grade range comprising main and minor grades of proven quality, exceeding OEM specifications. LUKOIL’s engine oils (main grades) provide excellent deposit and wear control and meet the demands of latest and highly rated engine designs. The minor grade range is produced in cooperation with FUCHS Europe Schmierstoffe GmbH, which ensures that high quality products for ancillary machinery are globally available at all times.
LUKOIL Marine Lubricants was formed to service you, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
As countries in the Middle East continue to enhance and develop infrastructure, their maritime presence is gaining traction. Furthering development notably sees an increased requirement for support services. Amongst these services is a maritime arbitration Centre within the Middle East that now provides parties with alternative access to dispute resolution.
Established in 2016, in accordance with an Emiri decree by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, as an independent, non-governmental, non-profit institution, the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) fills the geographical gap for specialised maritime arbitration between East and West. With a membership base of 230 individuals including, 48 arbitrators, 23 mediators and 24 experts, EMAC is managed by the maritime industry, as represented by its 14 member board of trustees, and competent secretariat.
Impartial and transparent, EMAC works with organisations across the region to facilitate resolution of maritime disputes through arbitration and mediation. As the first and only maritime arbitration Centre established in the MENA region, EMAC aims to position itself as a Centre of excellence for maritime dispute resolution, adhering to best practices in-line with international standards.
EMAC actively promotes arbitration and mediation with rules that provide for efficiency through light touch case management, access to the latest studies on alternative dispute resolution as well as education for professional development in arbitration.
EMAC’s arbitration rules adopt the latest UNCITRAL rules with the addition of emergency arbitration and fast track arbitration for smaller valued disputes. For the team at the Centre, the priority remains to deliver a trusted global standard in maritime arbitration and mediation.
With a growing membership portfolio, EMAC connects the maritime industry with an experienced panel of arbitrators, mediators and experts who specialise in a wide range of maritime related fields across international borders.
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