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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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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.
 
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.
 
Dubai Police and DP World to enahnce Jebel Ali security

Dubai Police and DP World to enahnce Jebel Ali security

Dubai Police and DP World have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance safety and security cooperation at Jebel Ali Port and surrounding industrial areas.
 
DP World prepared for IMO container weight regulation

DP World prepared for IMO container weight regulation

DP World is prepared for the implementation of the new International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) regulation.
 

 

DP World looking at US $2bn Russian investment

DP World looking at US $2bn Russian investment

Dubai-based port operator DP World is eyeing three sites in Russia as part of a $2 billion joint venture it signed in January, the group’s chairman said this week.
 
DP World buys 49% stake in Russian container terminal

DP World buys 49% stake in Russian container terminal

DP World has acquired a 49% stake in NUTEP terminal in Port of Novorossiysk in Russia for an estimated of US $330 million.
 
Logistics services developed at Port of Duqm

Logistics services developed at Port of Duqm

Port of Duqm Company (PDC) and Duqm Ahlia Development signed a 25-year land lease agreement for a 5ha plot in the Port of Duqm concession area.
 
QE2 will reportedly be part of new Port Rashid marina

QE2 will reportedly be part of new Port Rashid marina

Media reports suggest the former Cunard ocean liner QE2 will have a more secure future in the redeveloped Port Rashid marina.
 
DP World and Thailand discuss UAE investment

DP World and Thailand discuss UAE investment

DP World Chairman and CEO and deputy prime minister of Thailand explore the potential for DP World to contribute in the country’s economic growth.
 
Gulftainer appoints new CEO, Richards transitions to US

Gulftainer appoints new CEO, Richards transitions to US

UAE-based Gulftainer has announced the appointment of a former DP World senior executive, Flemming Dalgaard, as its new CEO.
 
DP World signs T4 expansion contracts

DP World signs T4 expansion contracts

DP World said on Wednesday it has signed two major contracts for construction work at its new Container Terminal 4 on a reclaimed island in Jebel Ali Port.
 
Jebel Ali Freezone reaches out to F&B at Gulfood 2016

Jebel Ali Freezone reaches out to F&B at Gulfood 2016

JAFZA participates in Gulfood 2016, looking to add to 480 F&B companies already operating out of Jebel Ali Freezone.
 
REPORT: Seaports could become ‘obsolete’ - Sulayem

REPORT: Seaports could become ‘obsolete’ - Sulayem

Sultan bin Sulayem, chairman of DP World has warned that new technologies in logistics could make seaports obsolete in the future.
 
FOCUS: Industrial and logistics real estate top in 2015

FOCUS: Industrial and logistics real estate top in 2015

Industrial and logistics hubs in Dubai saw the most stability in terms of real estate value last year according to a new report.
 
DP World to make AED 3.6bn investment in India

DP World to make AED 3.6bn investment in India

DP World has said it is planning to invest $1 billion on investment opportunities in India.
 




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