The major port at Saudi Arabia’s second largest city of Jeddah was closed on Tuesday due to bad weather, state-run Ekhbariya TV reported.
The first section of Oman’s railway will be constructed from Shuwaymiyah in Dhofar to Duqm, said head of the logistics section of Tanfeedh. Sulaiman al Shaqsi, who is also head of logistics at PDO, said it had been chosen due to the mineral resources that could be exported through Duqm port.
Limassol port stevedores postponed on Monday night for two days the strike they announced earlier in the day over who was responsible for the onshore parts of the loading operations.
The UAE has participated in the 45th meeting for the Director-Generals of Customs of North Africa, Near and Middle East Countries, held on Monday at the headquarters of the General Secretariat for the League of Arab States, with the attendance of Kunio Mikuriya, Secretary-General for World Customs Organisation.
Hamburg Süd has opened its first proprietary agency in the Middle East, with Hamburg Süd Shipping commencing operations in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate’s commercial and community as well as Khalifa Industrial Zone, is participating through KIZAD in the seventh Annual Investment Meeting (AIM), held at Dubai World Trade Centre under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to highlight the investment opportunities it offers to over 40 countries and 15,000 investors participating in the event.
Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the emirate’s ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone, has announced a major expansion plan for its Khalifa Port Free Trade Zone (KPFTZ) to accommodate more industries.
Abu Dhabi Ports and Jiangsu Province of China signed an investment cooperation agreement that would bring in investments of Dh1.1 billion into Khalifa Port Free Trade Zone.
Sri Lanka has signed a $1.1bn (£837m) deal with China for the control and development of the southern deep-sea port of Hambantota.
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.
Abu Dhabi Ports Co. is considering an initial public offering, joining a growing list of state entities in the United Arab Emirates seeking to sell shares, according to people familiar with the matter.
Gulftainer, the largest privately owned, independent port operator, received the largest container vessel to call at Iraqi ports to date. The vessel, YM Wealth, deployed by Taiwan-based shipping line Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation (Yang Ming), arrived at Gulftainer’s Iraq Container Terminal (ICT) facility.
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.