The Environment Agency of Abu Dhabi takes a big role in Curbing plastic consumption, a crucial initiative in keeping our oceans clean and protecting marine life.
Oilfield services company Schlumberger has announced a partnership with the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum for the Egypt Upstream Gateway (EUG) project that will help digitise subsurface information. An industry-first solution, it will deliver a platform to improve the safety of Egypt’s subsurface data.
The 10-zone, giant aquarium measuring over 7,000 square metres is expected to welcome an estimated 1 million visitors per year.
Oceanology International Middle East welcomes Emirates Tech’s participation to the debut edition which will be held on 7th to 9th September 2020 in ADNEC, Abu Dhabi.
Following a recent meeting with Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan, Eric Ip, group managing director of Hutchison Ports, confirmed that the company has started construction of the second phase of the Pakistan Deep Water Container Port project.
Saudi Arabia looks forward to strengthening its partnerships with the member states of the International Maritime Organization (IMO)
Sri Lanka has called for an overarching security architecture tasked to mitigate regional security challenges in the Indian Ocean Region, giving priority to the littoral states and sensitive to the interests of all maritime users of the Indian Ocean.
Fisheries are facing an important crossroad and the world needs a new vision in the 21st century." Qu Dongyu, Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Wind power markets in the Middle East will add 12 GW of new capacity between 2018 and 2027, although the majority of this market is onshore, there is still a potential for offshore wind projects in the region.
Countries bordering the Indian Ocean are home to 2.5 billion people. The UAE is a highly influential trading hub for the Middle East, Africa and Asia, with an appropriately strategic location which facilitates and eases daily business and the prospect of major international collaborations.
The UAE’s maritime sector is expected to receive significant investment boosts in 2020 and beyond. The sector accounts for 30-35% of the total regional maritime sector investment at $65 billion.
The 19th meeting of the Council of Ministers of the Indian Ocean Rim Association, IORA, opened here today with the United Arab Emirates taking over from South Africa as the chairman for the next two years and pledging to work to "reinvigorate" the goal of creating an IORA Development Fund.
While the UAE is seen as an oil-rich country, its government has put climate change and the environment as a top priority in the national agenda and future development strategy. The UAE has made great strides in algae biofuel technology, which is an attractive proposition for Middle Eastern countries to offset the environmental impact of their respective oil and gas sectors.
10% of the world’s total oil reserves are in the UAE, as are the world’s sixth-largest natural gas reserves. Of the UAE’s 97.8 billion barrels of proved crude oil reserves, 95% is located in Abu Dhabi.
The UAE ranked 1st in marine protected areas (12.21%) in a global Environmental Performance Index (EPI) in 2018. This reflects the UAE’s ongoing efforts towards the preservation of vibrant yet fragile ecosystems.