DP World has announced the growing of Dubai-based Jebel Ali Free Zone’s (Jafza) non-oil foreign trade by 17 per cent from 23.9mn to 27.9mn tonnes in 2016, worth US$80.2bn
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, 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, 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.
Bringing new partners to the offshore sector could support the effort to boost production to 3.5 million barrels per day, the Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. said.
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.
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.
Dubai Ports operator DP World on Friday performed a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the beginning of construction work on a $1bn deep water port at Posorja, Ecuador.
On 28th August, a keel-laying ceremony was held at Damen Shipyards Sharjah. Damen is building an ASD Tug 2913 for Saqr Ports, part of Rash Al Khaimah (RAK) Ports.
Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World said it has broken ground on a greenfield multi-purpose port project being built at a cost of $1 billion at Posorja in Ecuador.
The UAE is seeking to add more value to international trade, transport and shipping through its bid to become a Category B member of the Executive Council of the International Maritime Organization (IMO).
As part of its commitment to environmental compliance, Bahri Ship Management, one of the six business units within Bahri, a global leader in transportation and logistics, has become one of the first shipping companies to comply with the submission of EU MRV (Monitoring, Reporting, Verification) plans for the full fleet, well ahead of the deadline.
The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has revealed the growing demand for marine driving licenses in the Emirate of Dubai as reflected by the high volume of applications for marine crews operating within local waters.