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  • 3rd Maritime Conference & Expo (MARACAD 2017...

    Major developments in the 3rd Maritime Conference & Expo (MARACAD 2017) makes it a permanent platform for decision-makers networking, and developing strategic ideas and modern technologies for the advancement of the maritime sector

  • Entries open for Seatrade In Focus Maritime...

    The Seatrade team has launched a ‘Seatrade in Focus’ photography competition to coincide with its offshore marine & workboats event taking place in Abu Dhabi later this year – giving finalists the chance to have their work displayed on a global platform.

  • Gulftainer-operated Khorfakkan Container Terminal...

    Gulftainer, the largest privately owned independent port operator, has marked the maiden call of the CMA CGM Virginia vessel with a capacity of 5,095 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU) at its flagship Khorfakkan Container Terminal (KCT). The vessel call was completed in a record 5.6 hours, approximately 8.4 hours ahead of schedule.

  • Abu Dhabi Ports seals strategic partnership with...

    Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the commercial and community ports within the emirate of Abu Dhabi , port of Fujairah, and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi( KIZAD), recently signed a strategic partnership with Healthpoint, a multi-specialty hospital in Abu Dhabi, to launch a wellness-coaching program for its employees. Healthpoint is part of Mubadala’s network of world-class healthcare providers.

  • Suez panel, DP World join hands

    Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi received Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of the Board of Directors and CEO of DP World Group, and agreed upon establishing a joint company between General Authority of Suez Canal Zone and DP World.

  • DP World Kochi terminal sees volume growth

    India Gateway Terminal, operated by DP World at Vallarpadam, has handled 2.5 million TEU since its inception in February 2011. With a 12 per cent increase in volume at the terminal in 2017, IGTPL has proven to be the terminal of choice in South India market.

  • UAE’s bid to join IMO’s Executive Office is more...

    During his recent meeting with the UAE media, H.E. Dr. Abdullah Bin Mohammed Balheif Al Nuaimi, UAE’s Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Federal Authority for Land and Maritime Transport, emphasised the UAE’s readiness for its bid to join the Executive Office of the International Maritime Organization (IMO), which is the body responsible for regulating international shipping.


Earnings Boost for DP World

Dubai-based port operator, DP World, has seen its earnings grow in the first half of 2017, reflecting ongoing improvements in the global trading environment.