Ports

  • Indian Register of Shipping expands operations in...

    For India, it has drafted guidelines for operation of LNG vessels and is working out a number of programmes to support development of port-related facilities.

    Indian Register of Shipping, a Mumbai-based globally recognised ship classification society has started its next phase of expansion in India after strengthening its footprint in major maritime centres abroad.

  • Mohammad praises Abu Dhabi Ports’ achievements

    His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received a delegation from the Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC), headed by Dr Sultan Ahmad Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and ADPC chairman, on Tuesday.

  • Sohar free Port opens doors for Sri Lankan exports

    One of the fastest growing free ports in the world and one of the biggest free-ports in the Gulf Cooperation Council, Sohar has opened its doors to Sri Lanka with unparallel incentives of entry hitherto not offered by other free ports in the world-and historic Ceylon Tea, and several other Lankan sectors, are the immediate beneficiaries in the proposed win-win situation.

  • Siemens to set up global logistics base in Dubai

    Siemens has announced plans to set up its global logistics headquarters, including its portfolio for airports, cargo infrastructure and ports, in Dubai in the near future. The company will also target the site of Expo 2020 Dubai as the future location for this business after the exposition ends.

  • UAE industries to exhibit at Hannover Messe

    UAE’s local industry and government bodies, for the 10th consecutive year, will exhibit at Hannover Messe, the world’s largest manufacturing industry trade fair, later this month in the German provincial capital.

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Africa’s Export Markets Set to Boom In Wake of Ports Expansion

October Forum to Explore Opportunities Available at African Ports. With Africa’s overall port utilization capacity now exceeding 70 percent, ports authorities and terminal operators are actively calling for partners in development to equip Africa’s ports and harbors for neopanamax shipping requirements.

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Dubai group wins French port management contract

Dubai-based P&O Ports, a leading shipping and ports services provider, has won a three-year management contract to operate the container terminal in the Port de Sète in the south of France under an agreement which can also be converted to a long-term concession in the future.

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Is Cold Ironing Redundant Now?

An article in The Post and Courier last week quotes a U.S. port official from Charleston saying that the installation of shore power (cold ironing or alternative maritime power (AMP)) has been rendered a last-generation solution at most major ports.

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