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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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FMS Tech launches Track & Trace 360 in GCC

FMS Tech launches Track & Trace 360 in GCC

FMS Tech, a global telematics system provider, has released its Journey Management System Track & Trace 360 in the Middle East.
 
Cargo growth pushed Etihad profits upward in 2015

Cargo growth pushed Etihad profits upward in 2015

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 first line to adopt game-changing CargoSphere tech

UASC first line to adopt game-changing CargoSphere tech

UASC and its customer SEKO Logistics have implemented a system to significantly accelerate distribution of frequently changing, Asia-Europe freight rates.    1 Comments
 
Etihad Cargo adds freighter service to Kuwait and Oman

Etihad Cargo adds freighter service to Kuwait and Oman

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 launches new Iraq feeder service

Admiral Feeders launches new Iraq feeder service

Admiral Feeders, a UAE-based shipping line connecting ports in the Middle East, is launching a new service connecting Jebel Ali with Iraq.
 
KONE wins major Qatar Rail contract

KONE wins major Qatar Rail contract

KONE has won an order to supply elevators and escalators for the Qatar Rail project in Doha.
 
Dubai – the global airship hub of the future?

Dubai – the global airship hub of the future?

Dubai could be a global airship freight hub in the coming decades, according to Dubai-based Airships Arabia.
 
Flydubai wins cargo operator award at SCATAs 2016

Flydubai wins cargo operator award at SCATAs 2016

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 wins Express Logistics award at SCATAs

FedEx Express wins Express Logistics award at SCATAs

FedEx Express was the recipient of the Express Logistics Provider of the Year at the annual Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATAs) 2016.
 
MSC shipping line adds Sohar Port as regular rotation

MSC shipping line adds Sohar Port as regular rotation

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 hits 1m ton air freight milestone at DWC

Dnata hits 1m ton air freight milestone at DWC

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.
 
Bahri enters space charter deal with Rickmers

Bahri enters space charter deal with Rickmers

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has entered into a space charter agreement with German heavylift specialists Rickmers-Linie.
 
Etihad Rail completes Phase 1 trial period

Etihad Rail completes Phase 1 trial period

Etihad Rail has completed the construction and trial period of Phase I of its national rail programme.
 
UASC and Hapag-Lloyd confirm merger talks

UASC and Hapag-Lloyd confirm merger talks

United Arab Shipping Company and Hapag-Lloyd have confirmed they are in talks over a cooperation agreement that could include a merger of operations.
 
BREAKING: UASC may be in merger talks with Hapag-Lloyd

BREAKING: UASC may be in merger talks with Hapag-Lloyd

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.
 




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