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Tourists stranded as Greek ferry workers extend strike

Tourists stranded as Greek ferry workers extend strike

The labour action comes at the tail-end of Europe's summer holiday season, and extra pre-strike ferries were called into action on Sunday to move people at the last minute.

Mwani Qatar, Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority sign agreement

Mwani Qatar, Ukrainian Sea Ports Authority sign agreement

HE Jassim Seif Ahmed al-Sulaiti and Volodymyr Omelyan also held a meeting where they discussed aspects of co-operation between Qatar and Ukraine in the fields of maritime transport and ports.

Indonesia and India to develop strategic Indian Ocean port

Indonesia and India to develop strategic Indian Ocean port

Indonesia and India pledged on Wednesday to step up defence and maritime cooperation, with plans to develop a strategic Indonesian naval port in the Indian Ocean, the leaders of the two countries said after meeting in Jakarta.

Milaha launches container service between Qatar, Iraq

Milaha launches container service between Qatar, Iraq

Milaha, a Doha-based maritime transport and logistics conglomerate, launched a direct container feeder service between Qatar and Iraq.

Record deals signed at Dimdex 2018

Record deals signed at Dimdex 2018

The Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference (Dimdex 2018) concluded on Wednesday, attracting close to 13,000 visitors over three days ...

Philippines says in talks with China state firm on joint sea exploration

Philippines says in talks with China state firm on joint sea exploration

The Philippines said Thursday it is in talks with a Chinese state firm for joint South China Sea energy resource exploration and extraction, in a proposed deal described by President Rodrigo Duterte ...

Milaha acquires its largest container ship

Milaha acquires its largest container ship

The new vessel will be one of the 17 container vessels that the group operates and is part of the ongoing expansion of the group’s overall fleet.

Australia, Timor to sign new deal after sea border row

Australia, Timor to sign new deal after sea border row

Australia and East Timor will sign a new treaty next year setting maritime boundaries in an effort to settle lingering disputes over lucrative oil and gas fields in the East Timor Sea.

China unveils massive island-building vessel

China unveils massive island-building vessel

China has unveiled a massive ship described as a ‘magic island maker’ that is Asia's largest dredging vessel, state media reported Saturday.

Indian Coast Guard ship to dock at Hamad Port

Indian Coast Guard ship to dock at Hamad Port

This is the second time this year that an Indian ship is visiting Qatar, the Indian embassy said. In January, the ICGS Samudra Prahari had visited Doha in conjunction with India’s 68th Republic Day celebrations.

Philippines' Duterte hesitant on US visit, warm on China

Philippines' Duterte hesitant on US visit, warm on China

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday he may turn down an invitation by Donald Trump to visit the United States, as he welcomed three Chinese warships to his home town.

Southeast Asian leaders wrestle over China at summit

Southeast Asian leaders wrestle over China at summit

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte faced pushback on Saturday at a regional summit in his efforts to weaken Southeast Asian resistance to Chinese expansionism in the contested South China Sea, diplomats said.