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Maritime Personality of the month-Capt.Mohamed Zaid, Center for Maritime Studies, Head of Center

From trading vessels that plied the waters of the Indian Ocean to the traditional fishing boats that are still in use today, the sea has always been central to the Maldivian way…

Registration Opens for Maldives Maritime Conference 2024

Maldives Ports Limited (MPL) is set to host the Maldives Maritime Conference on March 6th, bringing together key players from the global maritime industry for strategic discussions on sector development and emerging…

Maldives Customs Goes Digital with Four New Online Services

The Maldives Customs Service has launched four new online services aimed at simplifying trade processes, enhancing customer experience, and promoting digitalization. Commissioner Yoosuf Maaniu Mohamed unveiled the offerings at the Customs Head…

MPL to Charge Ship Fees in USD Amid Dollar Shortage

Maldives Port Limited (MPL) is set to switch to charging ship fees in US dollars, according to Managing Director Mohamed Wajih Ibrahim. This move aims to ease the nation’s dollar shortage and…

Houthi Attacks on Shipping in Red Sea Continue

A cargo ship, the Lycavitos, was attacked by Houthi missiles on Thursday while transiting the Gulf of Aden, sustaining minor damage but causing no injuries to the crew. The incident highlights the…

China Dominates Global Shipbuilding

The Maldives’ closest ally, China, continues to churn out vessels at an unprecedented pace, solidifying its position as the world’s undisputed shipbuilding leader. This dominance, however, has sent ripples across the global…

Introducing Self-driving Electric Boats

The future of boating is here, and it’s electric, autonomous, and made in Norway. Tech powerhouses Zeabuz and Evoy have joined forces to develop self-driving electric boats, promising a revolution in sustainability…