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UAE sanctions shipping company for abandoning seafarers

UAE sanctions shipping company for abandoning seafarers

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has started a crackdown on ship owners that abandon and maltreat seafarers. Towards this end, the country’s Federal Transport Authority...

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India blacklists two UAE firms over seafarers abandonment 

The Government of India has blacklisted two companies from United Arab Emirates (UAE) for seafarer abandonment. The companies in question are shipping and management...

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UAE introduces mandatory insurance for seafarers 

Ship owners operating Emirati and foreign ships in the waters and ports of the UAE will need to get insurance contracts for all sailors onboard, the UAE’s Federal...

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UAE introduces safety net for seafarers in case of abandonment

By Jite Eriabie  All ships flying the flag of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) trading internationally, and all ships operating in UAE waters above 200 gross tons will...

Emirates confirms death of passenger on Dubai-Lagos flight

UAE will complain to U.N. body over Qatar war planes

The United Arab Emirates will lodge a complaint against Qatar at the United Nations’ aviation agency on Tuesday after Qatari war planes allegedly intercepted UAE...

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UAE to resume flights to Tunis, ending row over ban on women

The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday it would resume flights to Tunisia after an exchange of security information, resolving a row over a ban on female Tunisian...

Emirates to cut flights during Dubai airport runway closure

UAE to resume flights to Tunis, ending row over ban on women

The United Arab Emirates said on Thursday it would resume flights to Tunisia after an exchange of security information, resolving a row over a ban on female Tunisian...

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EU blacklists UAE, Panama, 15 other tax haven countries

By Jite Eriabie   European Union Finance Ministers have adopted the first ever list of tax havens, which includes 17 countries that fail to meet agreed tax good...

Buhari signs treaty to extradite, prosecute Nigerians who launder money in UAE

Buhari signs treaty to extradite, prosecute Nigerians who launder money in UAE

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an agreement with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) that will strengthen Nigeria’s war against corruption. By this treaty, Nigeria...

UAE seeks election to IMO Executive Council

UAE seeks election to IMO Executive Council

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has filed its application to be elected to the Executive Council of the IMO for the upcoming 2018-19 biennium, as a Category B member...

Ship collides with UAE Navy boat in Persian Gulf

Ship collides with UAE Navy boat in Persian Gulf

A merchant ship collided with a United Arab Emirates navy boat as it was taking part in a routine mission off UAE territorial waters in the Gulf on Tuesday, the UAE...

53 Indian sailors stranded in UAE return home

53 Indian sailors stranded in UAE return home

The summer ordeal seems to be easing for nearly 100 Indian sailors stranded in the UAE’s waters, with half of them managing to fly home by Saturday. As of July 1, a...