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.
FMS Tech, a global telematics system provider, has released its Journey Management System Track & Trace 360 in the Middle East.
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.
UASC and its customer SEKO Logistics have implemented a system to significantly accelerate distribution of frequently changing, Asia-Europe freight rates.
Etihad Cargo has expanded its Middle East network to Kuwait by adding an additional freighter and introduced a new twice weekly service into Muscat in Oman.
Admiral Feeders, a UAE-based shipping line connecting ports in the Middle East, is launching a new service connecting Jebel Ali with Iraq.
KONE has won an order to supply elevators and escalators for the Qatar Rail project in Doha.
Dubai could be a global airship freight hub in the coming decades, according to Dubai-based Airships Arabia.
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).
FedEx Express was the recipient of the Express Logistics Provider of the Year at the annual Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATAs) 2016.
Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC), the second largest shipping line in the world, has added the Omani port and logistics hub of Sohar as a regular call.
Dnata has reached a key milestone in its operation at DWC, handling more than one million tonnes of air freight since its first full year of operation in 2011.
The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has entered into a space charter agreement with German heavylift specialists Rickmers-Linie.
Etihad Rail has completed the construction and trial period of Phase I of its national rail programme.
United Arab Shipping Company and Hapag-Lloyd have confirmed they are in talks over a cooperation agreement that could include a merger of operations.
The largest shipping line in the Middle East, United Arab Shipping Company, is reportedly in talks with Hamburg-based Hapag-Lloyd for a major merger agreement.