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Ocean Koper adds Damen Stan Pontoon to fleet

Ocean Koper, a member of the Ocean team headquartered in Trieste, Italy, is set to strengthen its  fleet with the addition of a Damen Stan Pontoon 9127. The contract, signed last year, is for the largest pontoon in the region

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Ocean output seen at $2.5trn a year, but sinking fast

Economic output by the world's oceans is worth $2.5 trillion a year, rivalling nations such as Britain or Brazil, but marine wealth is sinking fast because of over-fishing, pollution and climate change, a study said on Thursday.

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Jupiter’s moon ‘has an ocean,’ raising prospects for life

Scientists using the Hubble Space Telescope have confirmed that the Jupiter-orbiting moon Ganymede has an ocean beneath its icy surface, raising the prospects for life, Nasa said on Thursday. The finding resolves a mystery about t

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Ocean business community to meet at Singapore summit

The ocean business community will come together to address critical issues for cross sector ocean industry leadership and collaboration at a summit in Singapore in November. The third Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) will run from N

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‘Blue Planet in Concert’ tickets go on sale

The tickets for the Arabian Gulf debut of BBC Worldwide’s ‘Blue Planet in Concert,’ which will open in Abu Dhabi’s stopover of the 2014-15 Volvo Ocean Race on December 12 and 13 are now on sale. Featuring f

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Discounts battle on the high seas hurting carriers

The global ocean freight business including the majority of carriers and forwarders rely on discounts, not on value-driving sales activities, to generate business, a report said, adding fewer price battles would do the industry some good.

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Discounts battle on the high seas hurting carriers

The ocean freight industry has been suffering for years from immense competitive pressure, partially due to ruinous price battles caused by rising overcapacities, a report said, adding the prices for containers on certain routes have even occasi

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BBC’s ‘Blue Planet’ in concert to open Abu Dhabi show

BBC Worldwide’s acclaimed ‘Blue Planet’ in concert will open the Abu Dhabi stopover of the 2014/15 Volvo Ocean Race (VOR) on December 12 marking the show’s Arabian premiere. The ‘Blue Planet’ in conce

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New climate-controlled suit for sailors

A landmark UK-Abu Dhabi co-operation has led to a major breakthrough for the offshore clothing industry.    A tie-up between the Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing (Ador) and Britain’s Musto, which was the emirate

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Tour packages for Volvo Ocean Race

Kuoni Destination Management Specialists, a unit of the Kuoni Group, a leading global travel-related service provider, is set to market a series of packages to bring travellers to Abu Dhabi for the hosting of the Volvo Ocean Race.

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