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FOCUS: GCC port expansion could cannibalise traffic says analyst Competition among ports in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries is expected to heat up as operators chase larger shares of the regions growing logistics sector.

FOCUS: GCC port expansion could cannibalise traffic says analyst

The current Gulf crisis could negatively impact the ports sector in the GCC, according to Dr. Naser Al-Tamimi, a UK-based Middle East researcher.

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FEATURE: Vale – Mining giant logistics

FEATURE: Vale – Mining giant logistics

Vale, the Brazilian mining giant, on how it exports its iron ore from South America to SOHAR and how its Oman processing base has impacted its global logistics and speed to market.
 
FEATURE: Making a Mark - the new CEO of SOHAR

FEATURE: Making a Mark - the new CEO of SOHAR

Continuity is the key word for Mark Geilenkirchen as he takes the helm as the new CEO of Sohar Port & Freezone, overseeing development of the first agro-hub in the region.
 
Top 5: Busiest Middle East container ports in 2015

Top 5: Busiest Middle East container ports in 2015

Jebel Ali remains number one, but you may find the others on this list surprising
 
TOP 5: World's busiest container ports in 2014

TOP 5: World's busiest container ports in 2014

The world's busiest ports last year, ranked by TEUs.
 

 

Accelerating growth in the region via Sohar

Accelerating growth in the region via Sohar

Sohar Port is ideal location for regional rail freight terminal.
 
Special Economic Zones driving success for GCC ports
 
ANALYSIS: Gulftainer's US move is a storm in a teacup

ANALYSIS: Gulftainer's US move is a storm in a teacup

Gulftainer faces challenges with US investment.
 
INTERVIEW: Djibouti Ports and Free Zone Authority

INTERVIEW: Djibouti Ports and Free Zone Authority

Aboubaker Omar Hadi, chairman of Djibouti Ports and Free Zone Authority (DGZ), on how the hub is a gateway to Africa for the Middle East.
 
Blueprint  for Basra

Blueprint for Basra

NAWAH is partnering with the Iraq government on a major project.
 
Expanding Maritime Reach

Expanding Maritime Reach

M&PME speaks to the CEO of Nakilat Keppel Offshore & Marine
 
Emerging player

Emerging player

ADPC explains how it is taking Abu Dhabi into the maritime big league.
 
Emerging threat to the UAE's logistics hubs

Emerging threat to the UAE's logistics hubs

Frost & Sullivan's Srinath Manda analyses the GCC's emerging hubs.    1 Comments
 
Port of call: Khalifa Port Special

Port of call: Khalifa Port Special

Tony Douglas, CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports Company, talks new beginnings.    1 Comments
 
Jeddah Port can't handle freight volumes

Jeddah Port can't handle freight volumes

Ports Authority says unforeseen rise in container numbers to blame.
 
Finding Safe Habour: Port Concessions

Finding Safe Habour: Port Concessions

Booz & Company talk successful port concession opportunities.
 




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