• Nigerian ports undergo critical reforms to boost...

    Globally, the efficiency of ports operation of a country is its major driver of trade and economic activities. In Nigeria, revenues from ports are about the third highest, behind oil and revenues generated by the Federal Inland Revenue Service.

  • Expansion and investments are expected to drive...

    The UAE founders of have realised in early stage that the logistics sector is among the key sectors driving the UAE’s economic growth. That’s why massive development was initiated in ports and shipping infrastructure. This vision is paying off now according to the report released recently by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with Business Monitor International.

  • Storage charges making major ports less...

    Ports typically discourage users from storing cargo for extended periods to avoid congestion and to boost capacity. Yet this is an area where the major ports, or those owned by the Central government, are losing out to their private rivals located nearby in attracting cargo.

  • Indian ports pursue integrated container-tracking...

    A key driver of productivity for larger container ports on India’s west coast, radio-frequency identification (RFID) company DMICDC Logistics Data Services (DLDS) is expanding its container tracking technology to smaller ports as the government works to smooth cargo flows and reduce costs through the supply chain.

  • Working to make ports a key driver of socio-...

    The government is striving to make ports a major driver of socio-economic change and aid long term growth trajectory of the economy, Shipping Ministry has said. “With India striving to improve its manufacturing competitiveness with Make in India, the government of India is leaving no stone unturned to make ports the drivers of socio- economic change and aid long term growth trajectory of the economy,” the ministry said in a statement.


Yemen sees ports reopen

Saudi Arabia has reopened some ports in Yemen a week after the Saudi-led military coalition battling the Houthi movement there announced a temporary closure of all Yemeni ports to staunch the tide of arms being sent to Houthi rebels from Iran.


Abu Dhabi Ports and Airports come together to provide united offering for tourists


Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of commercial and community ports within the emirate of Abu Dhabi, as well as Fujairah Terminals and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Abu Dhabi Airports for the provision of a first time in the region offering of airport check-in counters at Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal.



Peel Ports Centralizes Control Of Seven Ports

Liverpool Port’s Operator Peel Ports Group has decided to invest in traffic control technology to boost efficiency at seven locations, the first UK ship traffic integration project of its kind, according to Marine Electronics & Communications.