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Vale and Sohar Port celebrate ore carrier milestone With a 388,000dwt and a length of 366 metres, the MV Berge Everest is part of a large fleet of specialised ships that transport iron ore around the globe for the Brazilian mining giant.

Vale and Sohar Port celebrate ore carrier milestone

Sohar Port this week accommodated the one-hundredth Very Large Ore Carrier, or VLOC, to berth at the port since Vale entered the Omani market in 2011.

 •   VLOC Vale Shinas docks at the Port of Sohar
 •   AAL opens Dubai office ahead of expected breakbulk boom
 •   MSC shipping line adds Sohar Port as regular rotation
 

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Cargo growth pushed Etihad profits upward in 2015

Cargo growth pushed Etihad profits upward in 2015
Abu-Dhabi-based Etihad Airways achieved its largest ever net profit in 2015, reporting this week a 41 percent, year-over-year increase to US $103-million.
 

Iran and Oman mark first ever shipping exchange

Iran and Oman mark first ever shipping exchange
Oman’s Sohar Port and Freezone and the Iranian port of Bandar Lingheh mark first ever trade exchange between the two countries.
 

Flydubai wins cargo operator award at SCATAs 2016

Flydubai wins cargo operator award at SCATAs 2016
The cargo division of flydubai has received the award for “Cargo Operator of the Year” at the tenth annual Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATA).
 

Agility wins CSR award at SCATAs 2016

Agility wins CSR award at SCATAs 2016
Agility took home the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) award at the annual Supply Chain & Transport Awards (SCATA) ceremony.
 

 

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GAC makes logistics appointments in Middle East

GAC makes logistics appointments in Middle East

Global shipping, logistics and marine service provider GAC has announced two new appointments within its group management team.
 

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Almajdouie Logistics dominates SCATA Awards in Dubai

Almajdouie Logistics dominates SCATA Awards in Dubai

Almajdouie Logistics took home two awards at the 2016 Supply Chain & Transport Awards (SCATAs).
 
 

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FMS Tech launches Track & Trace 360 in GCC

FMS Tech launches Track & Trace 360 in GCC

FMS Tech, a global telematics system provider, has released its Journey Management System Track & Trace 360 in the Middle East.
 
 

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HHI gets heavy for Bauma 2016 in Munich

HHI gets heavy for Bauma 2016 in Munich

Hyundai Heavy Industries to present an extensive range of 33 heavy-duty equipment meeting EU Stage IV emission regulations at Bauma 2016 in Munich, Germany.
 
 

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AKM Foodstuff launches major Dubai South 3PL facility

AKM Foodstuff launches major Dubai South 3PL facility

AKM Foodstuff Trading has launched AKM Logistics DWC, a 24/7 food products distribution, repacking and storage facility in the Logistics District at Dubai South.
 
 

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DP World Q1 throughout grows while Jebel Ali slows

DP World Q1 throughout grows while Jebel Ali slows

Gross container volumes were up 2.4% for DP World in Q1, but in the UAE cargo handled dropped by 5.9% to 3.6m TEU.
 
 

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Qatar Airways increases AIG stake despite cargo slip

Qatar Airways increases AIG stake despite cargo slip

Qatar Airways has increased its investment in AIG (the owners of British Airways) despite lacklustre performance from IAG Cargo during the first quarter.
 
 

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