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CMA CGM Virginia makes maiden call in Khorfakkan The Journal of Commerce has recognised KCT, Gulftainer’s flagship terminal, as the fastest terminal in the MENA region and the third-fastest in the world.

CMA CGM Virginia makes maiden call in Khorfakkan

The maiden call of the CMA CGM Virginia marks yet another milestone for Gulftainer and Khorfakkan Container Terminal.

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China invests US $300m in Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port

China invests US $300m in Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port

Abu Dhabi Ports signs $300 million investment cooperation agreement with China for manufacturing in Khalifa Port Free Trade Zone.
 
SOHAR breaks container throughput record

SOHAR breaks container throughput record

Despite on-going issues in the maritime industry and the continued lull in global oil prices, SOHAR container volumes in Q2 of 2017 grew by 11% from the same quarter last year.
 
DP World reports strong performance in lacklustre market

DP World reports strong performance in lacklustre market

DP World Limited handled 34.0 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the first half of 2017, with gross container volumes growing by 8.2% year-on-year.
 
DP World expands Indonesian port involvement

DP World expands Indonesian port involvement

DP World and the Indonesian government have signed an agreement for the port operator to advice on the development of the Kuala Tanjung greenfield port and logistics zone and Belawan port in North Sumatra.
 

 

DP World’s P&O Ports wins south of France port deal

DP World’s P&O Ports wins south of France port deal

DP World-owned P&O Ports has won a three-year management contract to operate the container terminal in the Port de Sète in the south of France, and is exploring container handling development.
 
Demand for logistics and industrial facilities grows in Dubai

Demand for logistics and industrial facilities grows in Dubai

The economic diversification model adopted by Dubai has accelerated trade activities and driven up demand for industrial and logistics spaces in the emirate.
 
VIDEO: Omani coast guard rescues whale trapped in Sohar Port

VIDEO: Omani coast guard rescues whale trapped in Sohar Port

Video has emerged of a humpback whale that became trapped inside the waters of Sohar Port in Oman.
 
Dalma logistics transformed as new port opened on island

Dalma logistics transformed as new port opened on island

Abu Dhabi Ports has officially inaugurated Dalma Port, significantly improving connectivity and ocean logistics for the small island off the coast of the UAE capital.
 
Oman’s Duqm oil storage terminal to be developed

Oman’s Duqm oil storage terminal to be developed

The Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (Sezad) has granted Oman Tank Terminal Company (OTTCO) a usufruct right to construct Ras Markaz crude oil storage terminal.
 
DP World and Masdar to explore clean energy solutions

DP World and Masdar to explore clean energy solutions

DP World and Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company, have signed an MoU to explore areas of collaboration on clean energy solutions for DP World’s ports and freezones in the Middle East and Africa.
 
Maqta Gateway innovates online payment, licensing services

Maqta Gateway innovates online payment, licensing services

Maqta Gateway a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, and the developer and operator of Maqta Port Community System (MPCS), has announced the launch of new solutions Maqta Payment Solution and Maqta License Management System.
 
DP World sponsors LEGOLAND seaport in education drive

DP World sponsors LEGOLAND seaport in education drive

Global port operator DP World has partnered with LEGOLAND Dubai, to present the theme park’s Boating School and Sea Port attractions as the exclusive ‘port terminal’ sponsor.
 
Dubai Customs announces Eid 2017 working hours

Dubai Customs announces Eid 2017 working hours

Dubai Customs announces working hours of its centers during Eid Al-Fitr holiday.
 
Abu Dhabi Ports takes over Fujairah Port

Abu Dhabi Ports takes over Fujairah Port

Concession agreement signed by Abu Dhabi Ports to develop, manage and operate Fujairah Port.
 
DP World: Kazakhstan key player in China’s ‘one belt’

DP World: Kazakhstan key player in China’s ‘one belt’

Two Memorandums of Understanding (MoU’s) have been signed between global port operator DP World and Kazakhstan for the development of a Port Community System (PCS) and to integrate customs processes.
 




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