Rosneft becomes top Venezuelan oil trader, helping offset US pressure

Rosneft becomes top Venezuelan oil trader, helping offset US pressure

Russian state oil major Rosneft has become the main trader of Venezuelan crude, shipping oil to buyers in China and India and helping Caracas offset the loss of traditional dealers ...

Nakilat sets up JV, adds four new LNG vessels to fleet

Nakilat sets up JV, adds four new LNG vessels to fleet

Nakilat has established a new joint venture, Global Shipping Company, with shipping firm Maran Ventures.

S’hail Shipping and Maritime Services carries 2mn+ tonnes of dry bulk cargo internationally in 2018

S’hail Shipping and Maritime Services carries 2mn+ tonnes of dry bulk cargo internationally in 2018

S’hail Shipping and Maritime Services, a private joint stock company held its Annual General Meeting in Doha recently. Within a short span of time, the company has acquired five ships ranging ...

'Shipping firms must ensure parcels do not contain prohibited items'

'Shipping firms must ensure parcels do not contain prohibited items'

Shipping companies must be fully aware of the contents of shipments and parcels before receiving and transporting them, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has underlined.

Fuel spill feared as cargo ships collide off Corsica

Fuel spill feared as cargo ships collide off Corsica

A cargo ship rammed into another freight vessel near the French Mediterranean island of Corsica early Sunday, causing no injuries but causing a leak which officials say is most likely fuel.

Ministry to open Milaha offices in Iraq's Umm Qasr port

Ministry to open Milaha offices in Iraq's Umm Qasr port

The offices aim to facilitate the maritime flow between Qatar and Iraq, a step coming in harmony with the great development of relations between Qatar and Iraq.

Qatar-Oman trade triples to QR1.8bn, says al-Emadi

Qatar-Oman trade triples to QR1.8bn, says al-Emadi

Minister of Finance co-chairs the 19th session of the Qatari-Omani Joint Committee.

Qatar seeks to open new LNG markets with floating terminals

Qatar seeks to open new LNG markets with floating terminals

Qatar Gas Transport Company and Norwegian shipping business Hoegh LNG have embarked on a joint project to open new markets for Qatar to sell its liquefied natural gas (LNG) via floating import terminals.

Hamad Port plays key role to ensure flow of supplies

Hamad Port plays key role to ensure flow of supplies

Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar) in cooperation with its partners has inaugurated five new direct service lines between Hamad Port and a number of ports in the region and beyond in less than 20 days.

Final verdict looms for Concordia shipwreck captain

Final verdict looms for Concordia shipwreck captain

The fate of the captain of the doomed Costa Concordia cruise liner hung in the balance Friday as his defence lawyers prepared to sum up and Italy's highest court readied its ruling.

Philippines seeks US, China help to combat sea pirates

Philippines seeks US, China help to combat sea pirates

The Philippines is seeking US and Chinese help to guard a major sea lane as Islamic militants shift attacks to international shipping, officials said Wednesday.

Cabinet approves CRA proposal to reduce shipping and hunting radio license fees

Cabinet approves CRA proposal to reduce shipping and hunting radio license fees

The Communications Regulatory Authority (CRA) has announced a reduction in the annual license fees for VHF Radio for small ships, and dual-band radio for hunting ...