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DMCA lifts timing restrictions on maritime activities

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has issued a circular lifting the timing restrictions for maritime activities. The step indicates the return of the maritime sector in Dubai to its normal pace following the Dubai Government’s successful completion of the National Disinfection Programme, which paved the way for the restoration of economic activities including tourism initiatives. […]

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Global AEO Conference

Leveraging cooperation and cross-border e-commerce among topics of discussion Dubai Customs will host a series of high-level panel discussions during the 5th World Customs Organization (WCO) Global AEO (Authorized Economic Operator) Conference in Dubai. Set to be held from March 10 to 12, 2020 at the Festival Arena, the conference, which is taking place in […]

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WCO Global AEO Conference in March 2020

Dubai Customs hosts global event in cooperation with World Customs Organization and UAE Federal Customs Authority “WCO Global AEO Conference 2020” set to discuss in Dubai key efforts towards enhancing global customs system Dubai is set to host the 5th World Customs Organization (WCO) Global AEO (Authorized Economic Operator) Conference 2020 which is being hosted […]

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Almajdouie Logistics Celebrates Four Years of Success in a Row

Almajdouie Logistics has won the Frost & Sullivan KSA Logistics Service Provider Company of the Year Award for the fourth year in a row. Frost & Sullivan Global President and Managing Partner, Anoop Zutish presented the award to Almajdouie Logistics Deputy CEO, Mohammed Ali Almajdouie at the 2019 Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet, which […]

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ABC & Abu Dhabi Port sign a MOU

Agreement paves way for technical cooperation between both sides Signing takes place after ABCC-organized seminar in São Paulo The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Ports, paving the way for more robust technical cooperation, port promotion, and joint business-related events and activities. The signing took place after […]

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3rd Saudi Maritime Congress in March 2020

The 3rd Saudi Maritime Congress is planned for March 2020 to take place in Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Held in partnership with Founding Strategic Partners, Saudi Ports Authority (MAWANI) and Bahri, the event will be held from 22-23 March under the patronage of Transport Ministry, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and will highlight the achievements […]

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UAE discusses challenges in the maritime sector

UAE discusses four key challenges facing global maritime sector during IMO’s 31st General Assembly Meeting in London Federal Transport Authority – Land & Maritime proposes ways to address major issues E. Al Nuaimi: UAE has helped develop new standards to prevent fraudulent ship registrations H.E. Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, the UAE Minister of Infrastructure […]

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SOHAR Port and Freezone hosts 15th Anniversary celebrations

SOHAR has created 10,836 direct job opportunities and contributed to 4.8% of Oman’s GDP SOHAR Port and Freezone recently celebrated its 15th Anniversary in a glittering ceremony at the Kempinski Hotel Muscat. The event was conducted under the auspices of HE Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al Futaisi, Minister of Transport, alongside the presence of ministers, dignitaries, […]

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Zaitoun Green Shipping emphasizes the significance of shipbuilding efficiency

The company highlighted its continuous efforts on how to improve the vessels’ efficiency to align with the IMO2020 compliance and beyond The Dubai-based Zaitoun Green Shipping L.L.C has participated at the 9th edition of “Gulf Intelligence Energy Market Forum” that was held from the 30th September to the 1st of October 2019. The forum carried […]

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DMCA meets partners to discuss navigational aids

In recognition of its partners’ support for maintaining smooth and safe maritime traffic in Dubai, the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently organized an annual meeting of partners to discuss navigational aids at Raffles Hotel. The meeting highlighted the importance of unifying efforts to ensure increased implementation of navigational aids in accordance with the international […]

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DP World Partners at the World Energy Summit

Leader in enabling global trade showcases energy logistics expertise and sustainable mobility innovations Global trade enabler DP World and its subsidiary P&O, will be participating in the 24th World Energy Congress (WEC) as the ‘Logistics Partner to the Energy Industry’. Attending this event for the first time, DP World will showcase its global experience, capabilities […]

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DP World earnings grow by 27% in H1-2019

DP World Group Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem credited the company’s strategy of developing innovative new products and services and prudent management for DP World’s impressive half-year results. Bin Sulayem added that DP World’s excellent performance against the backdrop of challenging global economic conditions is a testament to the company’s resilience, sound growth […]

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Breakbulk Victoriously returns to Dubai

The 2019 edition in February witnessed an eye-popping 83% increase in attendance, reinforcing its reputable standing as the fastest-growing event in the global Breakbulk portfolio Under the patronage H.E Dr Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, the UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development and the Chairman of Federal Transport Authority for Land and Maritime, Breakbulk Middle East (BBME), […]

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SOHAR Port Anticipates Potential Business Opportunities

With several developmental plans underway, including future projects, SOHAR Port and Freezone continues to seek possibilities for growth and expansion. In line with this principle, SOHAR is now looking forward to leasing out their Terminal 2D. The sizable land area was initially developed in 2009 as a container terminal expansion but has now been dedicated […]

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Dubai ranks 5th in ISCD Index once again

Dubai ranks fifth in International Shipping Centre Development Index for 2nd consecutive year Bin Sulayem: “Latest recognition a result of effective public-private partnerships with the unlimited support of wise leadership.” Dubai outperforms Rotterdam & Hamburg to consolidate its position among major maritime clusters such as Singapore, Hong Kong, London & Shanghai The latest report by […]

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US$1.2 Billion Port Industrial Logistic Park in Indonesia

DP World and Maspion Group sign preliminary agreements in ceremony attended by Indonesia’s President and Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Two preliminary agreements between global trade enabler DP World and Indonesia’s leading conglomerate Maspion Group were signed today to create a US$ 1.2 billion container port and industrial logistics park in East Java. The exchange of […]

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DP World’s 1.6% gross volumes up

 DP World PLC handled 35.8 million TEU (Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the first half of 2019, with gross container volumes growing by 0.5% year-on-year on a reported basis and 0.5% on a like-for-like basis. Strong performance across Asia Pacific, Indian Subcontinent and Africa drove growth in 2Q, 2019, […]

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BARARI upgrades fleet with new Renault Trucks

Trucks will be used to help conserve and manage the UAE’s forests and wildlife The purchase of three new Renault Trucks vehicle expands Barari Natural Resources’ fleet. Barari Natural Resources, the leading forest management company in the United Arab Emirates, has taken delivery of three new Renault Trucks K to add to its existing fleet. […]

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DP World buys Topaz Energy and Marine

  ACQUISITION OF TOPAZ ENERGY AND MARINE DP World acquires leading international marine logistics operator DP World PLC announces the acquisition of 100 per cent of Topaz Energy and Marine Limited (“Topaz”) from Renaissance Services SAOG and Standard Chartered Private Equity/Affirma Capital for an enterprise value of $1,079 million. Topaz is a leading international critical […]

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Dubai Maritime City Authority’s concluded ‘Safety campaign

Event aimed to increase safety awareness of abra drivers The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently concluded a safety awareness workshop for abra drivers in Dubai. Titled ‘Safety campaign for Abra Drivers,’ the event held at Ramee cruise witnessed a huge turnout of abra drivers, who took part in a series of discussions and knowledge […]

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Dubai Maritime  and the Irish Maritime Development Boost Collaboration

 Two parties sign MoU to help promote trade, identify joint initiatives, and promote research and innovation Dubai Maritime Cluster Office (DMCO) of Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has joined forces with the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) to further boost the maritime collaboration between the two as both work towards strengthening their respective maritime industries […]

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DP World Group Chairman & CEO meets Brazil Minister of Foreign Affairs

Brazil Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ernesto Henrique Fraga Araujo met with DP World Group Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem in the Brazilian capital, Brasilia this week. They discussed social reform, a stable and efficient regulatory framework to attract investors alongside public private partnerships to encourage foreign direct investment (FDI). The meeting preceded Mr. […]

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DP World reports flat gross volume in Q1, 2019

DP World PLC handled 17.5 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the first quarter of 2019, with gross container volumes declining by 0.6% year-on-year on a reported basis. Gross like-for-like volumes declined by 0.7% in 1Q2019 due to the higher year-on-year comparables (1Q2018 like-for-like volumes grew 8.4%), and […]

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Renault Trucks launch 2019 models with Triangle Heavy Equipment

The increasing Renault Trucks market share; with the reveal of new Renault Trucks ranges D,C, and K Triangle Heavy Equipment, the sole distributor of world’s finest heavy equipment brands in Egypt, today officially announced its partnership with Renault Trucks in Triumph Hotel, New Cairo, by launching the latest range of models of heavy-duty trucks to […]

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Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge 2019

Who will claim the title of the UAE’s best all-round truck driver? This was the question being asked at the UAE final of the Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge 2019 The competition, which this year involved more challenges than ever before, attracted professional drivers from 55 companies. The overall winner of the competition was Mr. Tawhed […]

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DMCA continues inspections amidst rising maritime traffic in local waters

Operational efficiency, safe navigation, and maritime safety are priorities in Dubai maritime sector The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) revealed a significant improvement across maritime traffic inspections conducted in Dubai waters in 2018, resulting in an increased of marine, coastal, commercial, tourism, sports and leisure related activities. The positive performance also demonstrates the authority’s continuing […]

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2nd Saudi Maritime Congress to Focus on Shipping & Logistics Sectors

Leading personalities driving motivation behind policies and initiatives of Vision 2030 gather on March 11, 2019 in Riyadh The commitment from five of the Kingdom’s maritime leaders at the world-class Saudi Maritime Congress in Riyadh highlights the significant platform this allows to discuss how Vision 2030 will transform the Saudi economy and its heavy reliance […]

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DP World’s GEP delivering quality Education

DP WORLD RECOGNISED FOR EXCELLENCE IN IMPLEMENTATION OF UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS    Global trade enabler DP World’s Global Education Programme (GEP) for 8 – 14-year-olds features as a case study in the latest UAE Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) report. This programme is being implemented across DP World’s international network of 40 countries and […]

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Sea Dubai launched by DMCA at Dubai Int’l Boat Show 2019

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has officially launched the updated version of ‘Sea Dubai’ as part of the ambitious vision to create a leading maritime cluster for Dubai’s maritime activities and enhance their accessibility. The launch is the result of wide acclaim of visitors of the Dubai International Boat Show 2019, held at the […]

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DP World increases water supplies to Somaliland

Project adds 60 percent more water to local distribution system Global trade enabler DP World has recently launched a new water distribution center that increased the water supply in Berbera, Somaliland, by 6o percent. The $1 million project started in 2018 and includes four water wells, two shallow pools, two water troughs, a concrete reservoir […]

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DP World – PC Trade highlighted in a new study

Ability to move up the value chain and enabling environments for public private partnerships can help drive growth A new study on how post-conflict trade opportunities can be developed by emerging countries was published on the concluding day of the World Government Summit attended by thousands of government and business leaders. “Post-Conflict Trade: Case studies […]

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DP WORLD reports 2.9% growth in 2018

DP World handled 71.4 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the full year of 2018, with gross container volumes growing by 1.9% year-on-year on a reported basis and 2.9% on a like-for-like[1] basis Gross volumes were stable in 4Q2018 despite softer volumes in the UAE and the tough […]

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DUBAI TRADE SHORTLISTS NOMINEES FOR IT’S 11TH E-SERVICES EXCELLENCE AWARD

Shipping agents for general cargo to be honoured for electronic services adoption Dubai Trade, the smart trade solution provider in Dubai and a subsidiary of DP World, announced that its 11th E-Services Excellence Award (ESEA) will feature three new categories including two for re-exporters announced by Dubai Exports, the export promotion agency of the Department […]

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Enhancing the role of maritime sector in supporting trade

Dubai Maritime City Authority participates at Middle East Bunkering Convention 2019 The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) participated at the Middle East Bunkering Convention 2019 held recently in Dubai, attended by leading regional and international organizations discussing current and future trends of ship chandlers as a vital component in the maritime sector. Being part of […]

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DP World acquires ports in Chile

DP WORLD ACQUIRES LEADING PORTS IN PUERTO CENTRAL (SAN ANTONIO) AND PUERTO LIRQUEN (REGION VIII) IN CHILE Key multi-purpose gateway terminals for Chile’s global trade: Global trade enabler DP World today announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 71.3% stake in Puertos y Logistica S.A. (“Pulogsa”) from Minera Valparaiso and other shareholders associated […]

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Saudi Arabia’s maritime sector allocates SAR 33 billion in 2019

With Bahri as strategic partner, Saudi Maritime Congress forum to catalyze country’s ‘Vision 2030’ goals Saudi Arabia’s maritime sector is set to receive a much-needed boost with a generous allocation of SAR 33 billion (USD 8.8 billion) for the energy, industry, mining and logistics sectors in its recently announced budget for 2019. In fact, the […]

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French maritime companies lauds achievements of local maritime sector

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently highlighted the outstanding achievements of the maritime sector before a high-level delegation composed of senior managers and employees of 11 leading French maritime companies. Headlining the achievements was the recent honour naming Dubai as one of the top five cities in International Shipping Centre Development Index (ISCD). During […]

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DP World & SMS Group to revolutionize Global port logistics

World’s first high bay container storing system to be ready for 2020 World Expo in Dubai An international joint-venture formed by global trade enabler DP World and industrial engineering specialists SMS group will revolutionize the way that containers are handled in ports. A new and intelligent storing system will be applied for the first time […]

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China XD plant raises JAFZA as destination of choice

HIGH-TECH CHINESE POLYMER PRODUCTION MANUFACTURER EXPANDS IN JAFZA China XD plant raises Jafza’s profile as destination of choice for global technology industries China XD, one of China’s leading specialty chemical companies and one of the top 500 non-stated owned enterprises has opened a new facility under its subsidiary – Al Composites Materials FZE in JAFZA. […]

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BEST PORT OPERATOR AT LLOYD’S LIST AWARDS

DP WORLD, UAE REGION NAMED BEST PORT OPERATOR AT LLOYD’S LIST AWARDS DP World, UAE Region was awarded the prestigious Port Operator award at this year’s Lloyd’s List South Asia, Middle East & Africa Awards ceremony that was held at the Palazzo Versace Hotel in Dubai. Shahab Al Jassmi, Commercial Director, Ports & Terminals of […]

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DMCA attends Middle East Yacht Conference

Authority highlights importance of maritime licensing policies for future of luxury yachts The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has joined the Middle East Yacht Conference 2018 to explore the future of luxury yachts alongside the requirements of the 21st century. The DMCA representatives, together with a group of decision makers, regional and international experts, and […]

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DMCA successfully participates at Marine Insurance Conference

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has revealed its successful participation at this year’s Dubai Marine Insurance Conference. The conference recently gathered decision makers, experts, and pioneers in the marine insurance, trade and shipping sectors at the Queen Elizabeth II Hotel in Port Rashid, Dubai to discuss new industry trends that are currently affecting the […]

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JAFZA – ATTRACT INVESTMENT AT AGRISCAPE 2018

Middle East’s leading free zone focused on helping build Dubai’s food and agriculture industries Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the GCC’s leading free zone showcased its range of services at this year’s Agriscape 2018, the Middle East’s leading trade show for the agribusiness sector. Jafza has become the preferred destination for agribusiness-related trade in the […]

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Clarksons Platou discusses shipping & offshore ops

Clarksons Platou seminar discusses future of Middle East shipping & offshore operations during UAE Maritime Week 2018 Forum provides an ideal platform to share knowledge & expertise in areas that drive growth of maritime industry The UAE Maritime Week 2018, organized by the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), hosted the Middle East Shipping & Offshore […]

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DP World & NIIF to build Free Trade Warehousing Zone

Hindustan Infralog Private Limited (HIPL), a joint venture between DP World (65%) and the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) (35%), has won the bid to develop and operate the Free Trade Warehousing Zone (FTWZ)at India’s largest container gateway – Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) for $78 million. HIPL is the recently created investment vehicle […]

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Emirati’s participate in Maritime Future Leaders Seminar

Leading experts, innovators & creative minds participate in UAE Maritime Week 2018 Positive outcomes for the first of its kind panel session attended by UAE maritime leaders Scope of innovation & smart technologies in maritime industry’s growth discussed The UAE Maritime Week 2018 today held the second edition of the Maritime Future Leaders Seminar with […]

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DMCA winners “Dubai Maritime Innovation Award”at Dubai Maritime Summit 2018

Winners recognized for contributions in efforts to reinforceDubai’s leading position in the global maritime sector The winners of the Dubai Maritime Innovation Award were revealed in a special awarding ceremony held at Dubai Maritime Summit 2018, a high-level gathering of experts being staged during the UAE Maritime Week 2018.The award recipients consisting of national, regional, […]

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DP WORLD leads the UAE Electronics trade

Innovative tech solutions are the way forward in this age of the Technological Revolution Regional trade enabler DP World, UAE Region, continues to be the preferred destination for electronic goods entering or exiting the Middle East. DP World UAE Region plays a central role in the growth of the sector across the country with consumer […]

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Hamdan bin Mohammed launches Dubai Customs’ iDeclare

PCFC takes part in Gitex Technology Week 2018 with disruptive projects H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai inaugurated Dubai Customs’ smart iDeclare system during his visit to the stand of the Ports, Customs, and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) at Gitex 2018 which is taking […]

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The Belt Road launched by DP World

DP World launches ‘the belt and road’ Dubai station in partnership with china’s ZPG    Trade enabling project to boost trade across continents In another major step towards positioning the UAE and Dubai as a hub for  east-west trade global trade enabler DP World has announced plans to build ‘The Belt and Road’ Dubai Station […]

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Ford Trucks F-MAX “2019 International Truck of the Year Award”

“2019 International Truck of the Year Award” goes to the new Ford Trucks tractor F-MAX!   F-MAX, the new tractor that Ford Trucks launched at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018, has won the “2019 International Truck of the Year”. The competition was adjudicated by a panel of independent judges, comprising leading specialised journalists from 23 […]

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World-class drivers compete for Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge 2018

Who will claim the title of the world’s best all-round truck driver? This was the question asked at the world final of the Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge 2018 that took place in Gothenburg on September 13-14th. The competition, which this year involved more challenges than ever before, attracted professional drivers from 33 countries. The winner […]

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The Port of Salalah, Oman’s major regional gateway port and transshipment hub on the Arabian Sea

The Port of Salalah, Oman’s major regional gateway port and transshipment hub on the Arabian Sea, recently received four new rubber tire gantry cranes (RTGs) to stay ahead of the operational needs of customers. . The RTGs incorporate a number of features designed to be safer, more environmentally-friendly and reduce equipment down time. This procurement […]

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DP WORLD ACQUIRES PORT PROVIDER IN EUROPE

DP WORLD ACQUIRES LEADING PORT RELATED LOGISTICS SOLUTIONS PROVIDER IN EUROPE DP World acquires 100% of Unifeeder, the largest container feeder and growing shortsea network operator in Europe  Global trade enabler, DP World today announces the signing of the acquisition of 100% of the Unifeeder Group (“Unifeeder”)[1] for €660 million[2] from Nordic Capital Fund VIII […]

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MSC fleet joins BoxTech Global Container Database

MSC fleet joins BoxTech Global Container Database   Shipping giant MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company) has joined other mega-carriers in registering its global container fleet on the BIC’s BoxTech Global Container Database. As a result, the technical details of more than 10 million containers, or approximately 40 per cent of the global container fleet, are now […]

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Tristar Group’s Jebel Ali warehouses receive DMCC’s 5-star rating

Tristar Group’s Jebel Ali warehouses receive DMCC’s 5-star rating Tristar Group’s two warehouses located in the Jebel Ali Industrial Area 1 and 2 were awarded a 5-star rating by Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) for the second and third consecutive years, respectively. Shivananda Baikady, General Manager-Road Transport and Warehousing, Tristar, said, “Our specialised warehousing facilities […]

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BoxTech database exceeds 11m containers following HMM fleet upload

BoxTech database exceeds 11m containers following HMM fleet upload   Container line HMM (Hyundai Merchant Marine) is the latest global carrier to join the BoxTech Global Container Database, making details of more than 11 million units in total available to registered users. HMM, the 12th largest global carrier, joins 2M carriers Maersk and MSC (Mediterranean […]

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Jebel Ali Port wins Afla Award for 24th consecutive year

Jebel Ali Port wins Afla Award for 24th consecutive year DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has again won the “Best Seaport – Middle East” award at this year’s Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards in Shanghai, China. This is the 24th consecutive year Jebel Ali Port has won the coveted honour, a record […]

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Seatrade Maritime Awards celebrates 15th year with introduction of new awards & category

Seatrade Maritime Awards celebrates 15th year with introduction of new awards & category Largest & longest-running maritime event to include regional achievements in Indian subcontinent & Africa Best shipyards, maritime services and women’s leading role in industry to be recognized Free entry submission set on July 20 The Seatrade Maritime Awards, the largest and longest […]

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Global standards to generate future demand

Global standards to generate future demand The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged aviation stakeholders to follow global standards and make greater use of operational data in order to safely accommodate an additional 3.8 billion air travelers by 2036 De Juniac noted that 2017 was a very strong year for safety. There were no fatal […]

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AED 40b: Trade between Germany and Dubai in 2017

AED 40b: Trade between Germany and Dubai in 2017 Director of Dubai Customs, Ahmed Mahboob Musabih held a meeting with His Excellency Gunter Rauer, Consul General of Germany in Dubai. The two discussed means of boosting cooperation between Germany and Dubai especially in bilateral trade and customs business. The meeting was also attended by Khalil […]

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JAFZA and South Korea explore business opportunities

JAFZA and South Korea explore business opportunities Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) is partnering with the Small & Medium Business Corporation (SBC) of South Korea to support investment opportunities and industrial cooperation for small businesses. The two organisations have agreed to work together to support SME business development programmes and to foster closer trade ties […]

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Sustained success at Sohar Port

Sustained success at Sohar Port   Mark Geilenkirchen, Chief Executive Officer, Sohar Port and Freezone, gives Munawar Shariff an update on the current growth in business for Sohar Port and what challenges it faces in the year ahead in making a better profit than ever before Additionally, our upcoming Sohar Port South expansion is fundamental […]

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DMCA adopts ‘Dubai Maritime Innovation Quattro Helix Partnerships

DMCA adopts ‘Dubai Maritime Innovation Quattro Helix Partnerships’ to promote local maritime sector Dubai Maritime Sector includes important sub-sectors such as maritime services, shipping, marinas engineering, ports and leisure. In line with Dubai Plan 2021 to make Dubai a leading hub in the global economy and in support of the Dubai Industry Strategy, the Dubai […]

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Famco introduces Euro 5 emission standard Volvo Trucks in the UAE

Famco introduces Euro 5 emission standard Volvo Trucks in the UAE Al-Futtaim Auto & Machinery Company (Famco), exclusive distributor of Volvo Trucks in the UAE, recently announced the launch of the Volvo Trucks that meets Euro 5 emission standards. The introduction of the new Euro 5 engines supports the UAE Government’s Vision 2021 to provide […]

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DP WORLD, EGYPT GOVERNMENT AND SUEZ CANAL AUTHORITY PARTNER

DP WORLD, EGYPT GOVERNMENT AND SUEZ CANAL AUTHORITY PARTNER TO DEVELOP TRADE INFRASTRUCTURE   MoU signed to collaborate on development of new inland container terminal, promoting Egypt’s sustainable economic growth A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreed by DP World, Egypt’s Holding Company for Maritime and Land Transport and the Suez Canal Authority is aiming to […]

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DP WORLD REPORTS 7.3% GROWTH IN Q1: 2018

 DP WORLD REPORTS 7.3% GROSS VOLUME GROWTH IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2018   DP World Limited handled 17.6 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the first quarter of 2018, with gross container volumes growing by 7.3% year-on-year on a reported basis, and 8.4% on a like-for-like[1] basis, well […]

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Most Extraordinary Truck Launch

The region’s most extraordinary truck launch The new Mercedes-Benz Actros and Arocs trucks launched in the Middle East and Africa in magnificent style Mercedes-Benz is taking the legacy of premium heavy-duty trucks in the Middle East and Africa into the future Spectacular regional launch and VIP Event with stunning light and laser show off the coast […]

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