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.
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.
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.
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 have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enhance safety and security cooperation at Jebel Ali Port and surrounding industrial areas.
DP World is prepared for the implementation of the new International Maritime Organisation (IMO) Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) regulation.
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 has acquired a 49% stake in NUTEP terminal in Port of Novorossiysk in Russia for an estimated of US $330 million.
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.
Media reports suggest the former Cunard ocean liner QE2 will have a more secure future in the redeveloped Port Rashid marina.
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.
UAE-based Gulftainer has announced the appointment of a former DP World senior executive, Flemming Dalgaard, as its new CEO.
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.
JAFZA participates in Gulfood 2016, looking to add to 480 F&B companies already operating out of Jebel Ali Freezone.
Sultan bin Sulayem, chairman of DP World has warned that new technologies in logistics could make seaports obsolete in the future.
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 has said it is planning to invest $1 billion on investment opportunities in India.