Middle East

Dubal Holding Looks into Buying Stakes in Energy Projects

Dubal Holding, the holding company for Dubai's stake in Emirates Global Aluminium and other assets, is considering possible acquisitions in local and international energy projects, it said on Monday.

Sperry Marine Selects UAE Sales and Service Provider

To meet increasing demand for its marine products and services, Northrop Grumman Corporation's Sperry Marine business unit has selected Marine Electricals Limited

Iran Moves Ships, Reducing Tensions Near Yemen

A flotilla of nine Iranian military and cargo ships that U.S. officials feared was carrying arms to strife-torn Yemen sailed northeast in the direction of Iran on Friday,

Rescue Ships Head for Libya, as Migrants Die Also in Balkans

British and German warships made ready to sail for waters off Libya as Europe ramped up rescue operations in the Mediterranean after up to 900 desperate migrants

Five Minutes with Halul Offshore CEO, Vivek Seth

Last month Maritime Reporter spent some time with Vivek Seth, CEO, of Qatar-based Halul Offshore  Services Company, for his insights on the impact of low oil prices in the Middle East and beyond.

Brent Steady, U.S. Inventories Counter Supply Concerns

Saudi-led coalition resumes Yemen bombing; U.S. crude stocks rose more than expected last week. Oil prices steadied on Thursday as another steep rise in U.S.

White House Seeks Greater Power over Emergency Oil Stocks

The Obama administration wants greater authority from Congress to tap the emergency oil reserve to control spikes in global petroleum prices, seeking a more aggressive

Venezuela Oil Delegation Meets Qatar Officials on OPEC Tour

Oil Minister Asdrubal Chavez led a Venezuelan delegation in Qatar for meetings with local officials on Wednesday following similar talks in Iran and Saudi Arabia

Drydocks World, Maritime World Win ADNOC Awards

Drydocks World and Maritine World, international service provider to the shipping, offshore, oil, gas and energy sectors, have been recognized at the ADNOC HSE

Iraq's 2015 Oil Output Seen Flat, Next Year a Challenge

Iraq's oil output in 2015 is likely to remain flat as Baghdad struggles to cope with a slump in crude prices that has slashed government revenue and forced the

Iranian Flotilla a Factor in US Warship Deployment off Yemen

The Pentagon said on Tuesday the presence of a large convoy of Iranian cargo ships in the Arabian Sea was one factor in the U.S. decision to deploy additional warships

Total CEO Worried Yemen Unrest Could Spread through Middle East

Conflicts between Sunni and Shi'ite Muslims in Yemen threaten to spread throughout the Middle East and further destabilize the region, Total SA Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanné said on Tuesday.

US Navy Ships Sent near Yemen in Security Move

The U.S. Navy has sent an aircraft carrier and a guided-missile cruiser into the waters near Yemen to conduct maritime security operations, a Pentagon spokesman said on Monday,

Underwater Technology Seminar Held in Abu Dhabi

Unique Group (UG), in association with Kongsberg Maritime and Bayanat for Mapping & Surveying Services is conducting an unprecedented survey event in the Middle East.

Hutton's Expands Global Network to Middle East

Expanding international ship supplier Hutton’s Group has established an important regional supply hub in Dubai to service its clients in the Middle East. This key

Brent Slips Below $64 as Ample Supplies Weigh

Oil prices eased slightly on Friday as evidence this week of rising crude supplies from OPEC members offset Middle East tensions and signs of a slowdown in U.S.

Brent Turns Higher, US Crude Pares Losses on Yemen Conflict

Brent crude turned higher and U.S. crude pared losses on news that a tribal group made up of former Al Qaeda militants took control of a major southern oil terminal

Indian Delegation to Visit Iran to Discuss Oil Deals

An Indian delegation will visit Iran this week to scout for investment opportunities ahead of an anticipated nuclear deal between the OPEC-member and world powers

Tanker Lifts One Million Barrels of Crude at Hariga

A tanker left Libya's eastern oil port of Hariga after lifting one million barrels of crude, an oil official said on Thursday. No new tanker was expected in the next few days,

Cargo Ships Stuck off Yemen as Fighting Worsens Food Security

At least five merchant vessels carrying food are stuck off Yemen as warships from a Saudi-led coalition search them for weapons bound for Iran-allied Houthi rebel forces,

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