The logistics giant has also moved all of its Cairo operations to the new national air freight hub.
Panalpina Egypt has moved its country head office to the newly developed Cairo Cargo City at Cairo International airport.
CargoLogicAir, the new British cargo airline, has signed an agreement with Sharjah-based Volga-Dnepr Gulf to perform C-check maintenance on its Boeing 747-400 freighter.
The United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) suffered an operating loss of US $299-million and a net loss of US $384-million in 2015 off of a revenue of US $3.32-billion.
SATS has won a tender to build and operate a cargo terminal in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, making it the first international cargo handler to enter the Saudi market.
Abu Dhabi Ports and Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) have signed a contract for the construction of a fully-operational ship repair facility with a floating dock capability within Zayed Port.
UAE shipyard Damen Shipyards Sharjah (DSS) has won a contract to build a shallow draught, self-propelled Jack-up Pontoon 3526 for the UAE-based contractor Aqua Diving Services.
A new Saudi shipping fund intends to capitalise on the unique opportunities presented by changes in the maritime oil logistics market in the Middle East.
Two new electric vehicle charging stations launched at Al Qasba, with clear utility for UAE ‘green’ logistics operations.
BAE Systems Regional Aircraft is considering the launch of a passenger-to-freighter conversion programme that it says has strong potential for the Middle East air freight market.
Dubai International saw 3.8 percent growth in air cargo to 1.28 million tonnes during the first half of 2016.
DP World London Gateway and truck and trailer company Hireco are teaming up to provide facilities for hauliers using the port and logistics park with onsite ancillary services for their fleets.
Mercedes-Benz presents the world’s first fully electric truck for heavy distribution operations.
Middle East carriers continue to lead air freight growth, but region loses significant momentum in first half of 2016.
Challenging offshore conditions and a downturn in the shipping sector hit the Milaha group hard in the first six months of the year.
Nakilat-Keppel Offshore Marine (N-KOM) and Greek tanker company Samos Steamship signs fleet repair and refit agreement.
The first group of Olympic horses departed from London Stansted airport last week on an Emirates SkyCargo Boeing 777F bound for Rio 2016.