• First part of rail planned from Dhofar to Duqm

    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.

  • Malaysia to help develop ports

    Malaysia expressed a keen interest to help develop projects like ferry service operation, construction of dedicated terminals at Pakistani ports and establishment of industry in Gwadar Port Free Zone, on Wednesday.

  • UAE participates in 45th Meeting of Director-...

    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.

  • Abu Dhabi Ports highlights investment...

    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.

  • P&O Cruises eager to tap into Dubai’s tourism...

    The Oceana cruise liner, with 10 passenger decks, 975 cabins, 850 crew and a passenger capacity of 1,950, will be based in Port Rashid offering five Arabian Gulf cruises of up to 10-night itineraries with overnight stays in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.


Ports are about to get even bigger — and higher tech

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.


Why Somaliland finds no global sympathizers?

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 Officially inaugurates Dh170m new “Delma Port”

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


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.