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  • 4 July 2011

      Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the maritime government entity charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising the maritime sector in Dubai, has announced that it has successfully facilitated the safe repatriation of crew members of one of the non-operational Korean oil tankers stranded in Dubai’s waters. In coordination with the Dubai Port Police, and other […]

  • 14 September 2012
    Industry news

    Fr. Lürssen Werft announces that it wants to make it very clear that no agreement has been made with Drydocks World in Dubai in any way. Lürssen says that it is surprised and displeased by the press releases and the content. Contrary to the announcement of Drydocks World in Dubai, Lürssen wishes to clarify that […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Reservists are being sought to work in one of the Royal Navy’s smallest – but most important – front-line operations, safeguarding the sea lanes east of Suez.   The UK Maritime Trade Operation relies on a small team of RNR personnel to help merchant ships east of Suez avoid piracy and other criminal activity – […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Melbourne has commenced what will be her longest patrol in her Middle East deployment, departing the Port of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. During her visit to Dubai, Melbourne took onboard 180,000 litres of diesel fuel, 40,000 litres of fresh water, 1.75 tonnes of fresh meat and fish and […]

  • 3 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Amphibious assault ship USS Peleliu (LHA 5) departed from its four-day port visit to Jebel Ali, Dubai, March 29. During the stay, Sailors and Marines partook in a variety of tours offered by the ship’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) program, such as fishing, water park trips, city tours and a sunset safari experience. “I […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s reputation and history inspires and encourages young people the world over – so whilst alongside in Dubai HMS Dragon welcomed youngsters from a local scout unit. The select group of 16 scouts, guides and youth leaders from the Ismaili Aga Khan Scouts and Guides received a bespoke tour of the ship while […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Former Sydney Smith High School pupil, Andrew Hendin is on his first deployment with the Royal Navy. Sailing onboard HMS Diamond, he is helping to protect our nation’s interests in the Middle East. Andrew, 21, a resident of Hull, is a member of the logistics department onboard and is responsible for a number of crucial […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Portsmouth-based warship HMS Westminster returns home today (August 13) from a deployment to the Middle East which included a £14m drugs bust. The Type 23 frigate seized more than 70 bales containing pure heroin – which would have funded terrorist activity – from a dhow in the Indian Ocean. During seven months away – clocking […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Three Indian Naval Ships, Delhi, Tarkash and Deepak under the command of the flag officer commanding Western Fleet, Rear Admiral Ravneet Singh, NM have arrived at Dubai on a four day visit. The Mazagon Dock built guided-missile destroyer Delhi is commanded by Capt Sandeep Singh Sandhu. INS Tarkash, the Navy’s fifth Talwar-class frigate is commanded […]

  • 30 November 2012
    Research & Development

    Recently HMS Enterprise found the wreck of a dhow in the waters around one of the world’s busiest harbours using her new hi-tech motor launch. Two sunken vessels were discovered by the Devonport-based survey ship as she worked in Port Rashid – one of the main ports serving Dubai – as her nine-month deployment to the […]

  • 18 March 2013
    Training & Education

    The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group (JCSCSG) got underway March 17, following a four-day port visit to Jebel Ali, Dubai. During the port visit, Sailors from Stennis and guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53) had the opportunity to explore the local culture and participate in a variety of tours sponsored by Stennis’ Morale, […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Stockdale (DDG 106) arrived in Jebel Ali for a port visit April 9. While in Jebel Ali, Stockdale Sailors spent time on liberty in the nearby city of Dubai. “We’ve been out here working hard for about a month and a little time off will do everyone some good,” said Stockdale Command […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Bulwark, the Plymouth based Fleet Flagship, hosted a Capability Demonstration and Official Reception during her recent visit to Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Over 150 guests including Her Majesty’s Consul General to Dubai, Mr Edward Hobart, and a number of guests from the Emirati and British business community attended the reception. Captain Andrew Burns Royal […]

  • 16 December 2014

    Rear Admiral Pakorn Wanich of the Royal Thai Navy, the Commander of Combined Maritime Forces’ (CMF) counter-piracy task force, CTF-151, attended the Maritime Information Exchange Vessel Operators’ Meeting (MIEVOM) at the Movenpick LBN Battuta Gate Hotel in Dubai on 11 December 2014. MIEVOM provides a stage for maritime organisations to exchange information in support of […]

  • 14 April 2015

    Australian Navy’s tanker HMAS Success recently hosted a number of United Arab Emirates Navy officers while alongside in Dubai for a brief self-maintenance period. Twenty United Arab Emirates Navy engineering officers toured the ship, becoming familiar with her current role and capabilities. Sailing from Dubai on completion of the self-maintenance period, two junior United Arab […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) arrived in Jebel Ali and Dubai, United Arab Emirates, May 18. The ship’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation department, offered a variety of entertainment and sight seeing opportunities such as golfing, sand boarding, and safari’s during the visit. “I really wanted to […]

  • 31 May 2013

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) arrived in Jebel Ali with the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) Strike Group, May 27. Jebel Ali is a liberty port for the strike group and the ship’s Morale Welfare and Recreation (MWR) worked to provide activities for Sailors. For many Sailors, it […]

  • 21 February 2011
    Industry news

    His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, on Sunday opened in the… (khalejtimes) [mappress] Source: khalejtimes, February 21, 2011;

  • 12 April 2011

      Nato warships were on Monday moored in Dubai`s main port alongside a slew of cargo vessels on a mission to boost military ties with Gulf Ara… By W.G. Dunlop (dawn) [mappress] Source: dawn, April 12, 2011;

  • 17 June 2015

    The US Navy’s aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) made its third port visit of her 2015 deployment when she pulled in to Jebel Ali, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, June 7-11. TR Sailors and Marines enjoyed a few days of relaxation before TR pulled back out to sea for another stretch of underway operations. […]

  • 13 September 2011
    Training & Education

      Aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) departed Jebel Ali, Sept. 4, successfully completing its fifth port visit of a seven-month deployment. The port visit marked the first time George H.W. Bush has moored in the United Arab Emirates. For the more than 4,400 Sailors from the ship, embarked Carrier Air Wing 8, […]

  • 23 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Italian aircraft carrier Cavour is on her way to the Port Rashid in Dubai, the Gulf News reports. The aircraft carrier will pay a week-long visit to Dubai to improve Italy’s economic, defense and humanitarian relations with the Middle East and Africa. In addition, business and governmental talks will be held during the ship’s visit. […]

  • 14 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) and embarked Marines of the 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) departed Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates, after completing a mid-deployment voyage repair (MDVR), October 12. MDVRs are used to complete repairs and maintenance that will allow the ship to continue fully mission capable throughout […]

  • 21 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Divers from Royal Navy’s HMS Atherstone have helped make the port of Dubai safer when they assisted in recovering sunken objects from the harbour. More used to plunging into the waters of the Gulf to deal with real and practice mines, the nine-strong team of clearance divers jumped at the chance to help harbour authorities. […]

  • 7 September 2015

    Indian Naval Ships Deepak, Delhi, Tabar and Trishul entered Dubai, UAE, on Saturday, September 5 and will remain in port until September 8. During the visit, the warships are scheduled to have professional interactions with the defence forces of the host countries for enhancing co-operation and sharing the nuances of naval operations including disaster management and […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    The flagship of the EU Naval Force, ITS Andrea Doria, has completed her visit to Dubai. The Italian Navy destroyer was in port to participate in the UAE counter-piracy week between Monday 27 and Friday 31 October. The warship hosted a number of official events, including a visit by the Deputy Secretary General of the […]

  • 4 December 2013
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines aboard the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) hosted a reception for the Dubai Airshow Nov. 17, during a port visit to Jebel Ali. The reception, attended by approximately 750 guests, marked the opening of the 2013 Dubai Airshow and is considered by many to be the premier aviation and […]

  • 11 July 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On 27 June, Royal Navy personnel deployed to UK Maritime Trade Organisation (UKMTO) joined in the celebrations for Armed Forces Day 2012 by hosting a charity cake sale and tea party at the British Embassy in Dubai and were joined by some very distinguished visitors. The event took place at the Embassy’s on site community […]

  • 3 April 2017

    Somali pirates hijacked a small boat with a crew of 11 Indian sailors off the coast of Somalia and are demanding ransom for their release, The Associated Press reported on Monday. According to AP, who cited Graeme Gibbon Brooks of Dryad Maritime, the vessel was heading from Dubai to Bosaso, Somalia when it was taken […]