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Travelling across the creek by Dubai’s traditional wooden boats

This mode of transport called abra is unique to Dubai, ferry up to 20 passengers at a time for a modest fare.

Eastern Libya, US firm close to signing Libya port deal

Talks have been going on for about a year to build a port in Susah, which would mark a rare sign of investment in Libya.

Melaka Gateway developer takes govt to court over licence cancellation

The developer of the deep sea port and jetty says the new government is wrong to cancel the port operating licence given to it by the previous government.

Johor aims to no longer depend on Singapore for treated water

The plan is still at an early stage of implementation, says Johor Menteri Besar Osman Sapian.

Singapore proposes meeting on Malaysia setting up ‘Restricted Area’ over Pasir...

Two ministers convey message from Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to Dr Mahathir Mohamad yesterday.

Malaysia, Singapore to discuss airspace dispute on Jan 8

Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah will meet his Singaporean counterpart, Vivian Balakrishnan.

Pro-government forces cast doubt on rebel withdrawal from Hodeida port

A pro-government official said that the loyalists were surprised by reports of a port handover.

Malaysia-S’pore maritime dispute can be settled with give-and-take, says Chandra

The International Movement for a Just World president says any major disruptions in ties could have serious repercussions because both countries are incredibly close.

Yemenis fear collapse of UN-backed ceasefire accord

Analysts warned the ceasefire accord's success depends on sustained international pressure.

Singapore rejects Malaysia’s proposal to stop sending assets to Tuas

However, it remains ready to discuss this issue with Malaysia in a constructive manner.

England’s northern ports look to prosper from Brexit

In the 2016 referendum, 70% voted to leave the EU – one of the highest results in the country and much higher than the overall national result of 52%.

Singapore looks to tighten controls in its marine fuels supply chain

The city-state is by far the world's largest marine refuelling, or bunkering, hub where authorities have implemented some of the industry's strictest rules and standards.

All ships must have open access to Labuan, says FT minister

He says Labuan's free port status should attract vessels from Europe, China and Japan, without them having to go through Port Klang.

Prasarana allocates RM90 mil to upgrade Penang ferry services

The number of passenger ferries will be increased at a cost of RM21 million.

Massive fire rips through Bali port

A massive fire laid waste to dozens of boats at a Bali port on Monday as firefighters battled to bring the dramatic blaze under control.

UN envoy resumes talks to avert all-out attack on Yemen’s main...

A military coalition led by Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates launched an offensive on June 12 to drive the Iran-aligned Houthi movement from Hodeidah.

Rotterdam says ‘considerable’ fuel oil spilled in harbour

Freighter Bow Jubail lost 220 tons of heavy fuel oil in the spill.

Civilians flee bombardment as Arab states pound Yemen port

The Arab coalition also struck the main road linking Hodeidah to the capital Sanaa to block reinforcements, residents and anti-Houthi Yemeni military officials said.

US warns United Arab Emirates against assault on Yemeni port Al...

It is believed that such an attack would trigger a humanitarian crisis.

Bintulu LNG plant cuts exports amid technical uncertainty

Nine LNG tankers are currently anchored outside the facility, according to ship-tracking data on Reuters Eikon.

Indonesia, India to develop strategic Indian Ocean port

Analysts say the move comes amid concerns over China's rising maritime influence in the region, and is part of Modi's "Act East" policy of developing stronger ties with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN).

Saudi-led coalition closes in on Yemen port city Al Hudaydah

Forces backed by a Saudi-led coalition are 18 kilometres away from Al Hudaydah.

Thirsty to thriving? Parched Pakistani port aims to become a new...

The corridor is designed to give China a shorter, more secure trading route, via Pakistan, to the Middle East and beyond, while also boosting Pakistan’s economy.

Chinese port with few ships stokes fears in Indian Ocean

The Hambantota port has become a prime example of what can go wrong for countries involved in President Xi Jinping’s “Belt and Road” trade and infrastructure initiative.