Port operator signs agreement with Indonesian gov't for development of port facilities
An agreement was signed Sunday between global trade enabler DP World and Indonesian government and port officials to advise on the development of the Kuala Tanjung greenfield port and logistics zone and Belawan port in North Sumatra.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Container volumes at ports in Latin America and the Caribbean Sea increased by 6.7 % during the first quarter of 2017, according to a report released by the United Nations Economic Commission on Latin America and the Caribbean [ECLAC].
The Mumbai Port Trust LNG unit, estimated to cost over ₹2,690 crore, has received environment and coastal regulation zone clearances from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change.
Adani Ports’s total income rises to Rs2,959.63 crore during the first quarter against Rs2,085.14 crore from a year ago
The more than 900 ports in the United States move approximately 99% of the nation’s goods, and the $4.6 trillion they generate constitutes 26% of all economic activity in the country, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers. That segment of the supply chain employs more than 23 million people in port-related jobs, according to a 2015 report from the American Association of Port Authorities.
This France25 Channel yesterday hostile remarks concluded with this “…. (Somaliland’s) recognition be undeniably hard to attain” and the negative portrayal perhaps resulted among others from Bollore French port operator loss of Berbera seaport global bid to lease to port operators worldwide perhaps.
Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of commercial and community ports within the emirate of Abu Dhabi, in addition to the Port of Fujairah and the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi, has been awarded the ISO 22301 certification for its Business Continuity Management System, BCMS.
Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler's Representative in “Al Dhafra Region”, H.E. Staff Major General Pilot Faris Khalaf Khalfan Al Mazrouei, Chief of the General Authority for the Security of Ports, Borders and Free Zones, and Board Member of Abu Dhabi Ports, officially inaugurated Delma