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DP World Jebel Ali. Photo: DP World

Dubai Shipping Volumes Sink

 Dubai shipping volumes - cargo handled at Dubai's ports, which includes flagship terminal Jebel Ali - fall for third quarter Gulf News reports quoting the latest DP World figures.   DP World's  ports in the United Arab Emirates, all located in Dubai, handled 3.75 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) in the three months to June 30.    That is 6.2 per cent lower than the 4 million TEUs it reported for the second quarter of 2015 and follows a 5.9 per cent decline in the first quarter of 2016. Cargo volumes at its Dubai ports fell by 2.89 per cent in the fourth quarter

Captain Khamis Weld Ghumail, Director of Maritime Traffic Management, DMCA  (Photo: DCMA)

DMCA Celebrates Dubai Training Achievements

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently evaluated the achievements of the Dubai Maritime Training Center (DMTC) for its major accomplishments in establishing new standards for professional maritime training, which is being conducted through integrated training programs designed in collaboration with international experts in order to adapt to rapid changes regionally and internationally.   With the goal of making Dubai a leading global destination for maritime training and an ideal market for leading maritime companies, the Dubai Maritime Training Center has taken advanced steps to

Photo: Dubai Maritime City Authority

DMCA Training for Marine Drivers

 The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has revealed the growing demand for marine driving licenses in the Emirate of Dubai as reflected by the high volume of applications for marine crews operating within local waters.    In response, the DMCA’s Maritime Traffic Management team ensures the Skippers’ Evaluation course being provided to Skippers with a one-hour briefing class on ‘Marine Knowledge for Boat Operation’ with a focus on deepening and enriching modern marine knowledge in managing operational processes before undergoing formal inspection.   

Rachel Stinson

Hоw Emрlоуmеnt Law Sесurеs Your Prоfеѕѕiоnаl Career

- are protected bу thе еmрlоуmеnt laws of thеir рrоvinсе or tеrritоrу. Eасh province аnd territory has its оwn legislation. It’ѕ соmрulѕоrу to рlасе аn Emрlоуmеnt Stаndаrdѕ Act роѕtеr in рlаin ѕight оf еmрlоуееѕ fоr workplaces covered bу this lеgiѕlаtiоn.    The other 10 percent of Dubai еmрlоуееѕ work in places thаt аrе fеdеrаllу regulated. If you аrе ѕuсh an еmрlоуее, the Labour Program аdminiѕtеrѕ thе fеdеrаl lаbоur ѕtаndаrdѕ that dеfinе еmрlоуmеnt соnditiоnѕ in уоur рlасе of wоrk. Find out if уоu work in a fеdеrаllу regulated buѕinеѕѕ оr induѕtrу. If so your employment iѕ gоvеrnеd

Mark Broster & Robyn Harrigan speaking at ECDIS Seminar, Dubai (Photo: ECDIS)

ECDIS Enters Second Phase of International Seminars in Dubai

ECDIS Ltd's international seminars on have proven such a success, they have now moved into a new series; starting with the one of the previous hosts, Dubai.   The seminar, held on November 3rd at the InterContinental Hotel Dubai, gave the attendees a great opportunity to interact directly with the speakers in a round table discussion style forum, gaining invaluable insight and knowledge to enhance company procedures.   The seminar titled "ECDIS Inspections: Marine Risk Reduction, Detentions & Best Practice" provides the delegates with practical, insightful knowledge of the

Laura Toplar

Glander Appoints New Trader to Dubai Office

Glander International Bunkering, a global bunkering and lubricant trading and brokering company, announced that Laura Toplar has joined its Dubai team. Taking on the role of a new Bunker and Lubricant Trader, the appointment comes as Glander International Bunking expands its market presence globally after a year of immense growth, the company reported. Toplar has over a decade of experience working with trading houses in Turkey. She will bring knowledge of bunkering in Turkey, the Caspian Sea, the Mediterranean and the Black Sea to the Dubai branch of Glander International Bunkering. gibunkeri

Steven Kahn

Kahn Joins Glander International Bunkering

Steven Kahn has joined Glander International Bunkering’s Dubai office as bunker and lubricant trader. Kahn previously worked in Dubai as a derivatives broker, trading, futures, options and swaps in the energy industry. Prior to this, he was a derivatives market maker in London. He has 10 years of experience brokering crude oil the regions of Singapore, Geneva, China and the U.K. In addition, Kahn holds an Honors degree in Economics and has completed both the NFA and Sll Commodity Derivatives/Financial Regulation exams.  

Michael Matern Hedager

Dan-Bunkering Employs Head of Trading

Dan-Bunkering (Middle East) DMCC is pleased to announce that Michael Matern Hedager has rejoined the Dan-Bunkering Group as Head of Trading in Dubai on August 15. Michael brings more than 10 years of bunker experience from both trading and physical supply from his previous positions in Denmark, Singapore and latest Dubai. “We are an expanding office”, states Kasper Fulton Stiedl and continues: “Michael was the perfect match to head our Trading Department when the opportunity arose.” This most recently established Dan-Bunkering office now comprises a team of 12 traders and

Andreas Johansen (Photo courtesy: Glander International Bunkering)

Glander International Bunkering Appoints Johansen

Andreas Johansen has been appointed as a Bunker and Lubricant Trader at Glander International Bunkering’s Dubai office. Glander International Bunkering said Johansen holds many years of experience in the shipping industry as both a trader in operations and commercial. Johansen holds a BSc (Hons) Maritime Business from Southampton Solent University. London and Dubai have been his bases and he has supplied predominantly to the Middle East and Scandinavia. Being Fluent in English and Norwegian gives Johansen a strong positioning in the Nordic regions. 

Caterpillar Plans Training Center for Dubai

Caterpillar announced that it will build a Regional Training Center for the African and Middle East Region (AME) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The Center will offer hands-on machines and power systems technical and sales training to Caterpillar's dealers and customers in the AME region.    At an investment of more than $7 million, the approximately 1,700 m2 center will employ about 40 people, mostly high-level technical staff who will primarily be recruited from the region. The more than 7,000 technicians at AME Cat dealers have some of the most direct connections with Caterpillar

Ajay Menon

New MD for Glander Int'l Bunkering (India)

  Glander International Bunkering is proud to announce that Ajay Menon has been appointed as the Managing Director of Glander International Bunkering (India) Private Limited. Prior to his promotion, Mr. Menon was Senior Bunker/Lubricant Trader & Team Leader in the Dubai office. Ajay is a native of Kerala and has an MBA from Warwick University, UK. He is the longest serving employee of the Glander International Bunkering Group and has been working from the Dubai office. The company has made the decision to change the leadership in order to boost the performance level of the office and

Grant Holmes (Photo: ISS)

ISS Appoints Holmes as VP, Cruise Solutions

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) said it is embarking on a plan to develop its cruise business with the appointment of Grant Holmes as Vice President, Cruise Solutions. Based out of Dubai, the new position will see Grant leading a dedicated focus on cruise business development and activities around the world, leveraging ISS’ global reach with its offices network. With over 16 years cruise industry experience, Holmes directed operations at First Choice Cruises from its inception in 1999 and was a Director at Festival Cruises managing global shore excursions, destination services and on

Martin Leon (Photo courtesy: Glander International Bunkering)

Glander International Bunkering Offers Internship Program

in the shipping industry. The Internship recruitment campaign was run on a small scale at the end of 2013 with a high response rate. From the campaign, three interns were chosen to be apart of a six month program which includes training at the Glander International Bunkering Training Academy in Dubai. The Glander International Bunkering Training Academy syllabus was created by the most experienced leaders & traders. The program serves as a platform and learning guide and runs in conjunction with ‘real time’ on the job experience. At the end of the time, three successful candidates

Sam Matthew

DMCC Employs Administrative Assistant

Dan-Bunkering (Middle East) DMCC is pleased to announce that Sam Mathew joined the company in the position of Administrative Assistant as per April 1, 2014. “Dan-Bunkering’s office in Dubai has expanded rapidly since it was first established last year and as a result of this expansion the need arose to strengthen the Dubai team on the administrative side”, explained Managing Director Kasper Fulton Stiedl. He continued, “Indian born Sam holds a degree in Business Administration which combined with his international background makes him the ideal candidate for the post. We are

Glander International Bunkering Announces Promotions

Marine fuel and lubricant trading firm Glander International Bunkering has internally promoted Bunker & Lubricant Traders in its Dubai office.   In the Middle East and Indian subcontinent market, Abdur Rahman, who joined the Dubai office in 2013, has been promoted to Senior Bunker and Lubricant Trader.   Laura Toplar joined the Glander International Bunkering group in 2014 as Bunker and Lubricant Trader in Turkey, Russia, Ukraine and the Black and Mediterranean Sea, and has now been promoted to Senior Bunker and Lubricant Trader.     Elza Adamyan has also been

Guyson Kang (Photo: Glander International Bunkering)

Glander International Bunkering Relocate Kand to Dubai

the relocation of one of its leading Bunker and Lubricant Traders, Guyson Kang. After joining the Singapore office more than a year ago, Guyson has proven himself to be extremely adaptable and has brought an unfaltering determination to the office every day; a truly energic team player.   The Dubai office welcomes Guyson and looks forward to the “regional expertise he will bring on board. While our office is bursting with niche skills and specialisations, it is together that our knowledge transfers across the globe, leaving no port untouched”, Carsten Ladekjaer, CEO of Glander Internatio

(Photo: Mammoet)

Mammoet Expands in the Middle East

Dutch heavy lift specialist Mammoet said it has opened new branch offices in Oman and the United Arab Emirates, having seen an increase in projects across the Middle East. Mammoet has been operating in the Middle East for over 40 years and has already established a head office in Dubai. The company has now branched out and taken up residence in the Mussafah Industrial area in Abu Dhabi, and in Sohar, Oman, enabling Mammoet to provide more localized support and increase its offering of specialist services in engineered heavy lifting and transport across the region.

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