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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.
 
Wafi Bridge to ease traffic for 3300 vehicles per hour

Wafi Bridge to ease traffic for 3300 vehicles per hour

One of Dubai's worst traffic hotspots is to be considerably less congested from now on after the opening of the new AED 88-million Wafi Bridge.
 
By 2020 you may never need to look for parking again

By 2020 you may never need to look for parking again

Bosch has developed software that allows cars to detect parking spots and share the information between all vehicles that are part of the service.
 
GCC telematics conference to focus on fleet management

GCC telematics conference to focus on fleet management

On 2–3 March 2016 Dubai will host the second international conference and exhibition focused on telematics solutions for fleet management.
 

 

Electric and hybrid transportation on the rise in GCC

Electric and hybrid transportation on the rise in GCC

Initial users of emerging transport modes include governments offering green public transportation solutions and businesses using fleets of electric vehicles, says TRL.
 
New E&P truck driver app links warehouse and road

New E&P truck driver app links warehouse and road

The Truck Driver app from Ehrhardt + Partner (E+P) brings mobility to logistics outside the warehouse.
 
RTA 2016 budget of AED7.6bn includes 12 road projects

RTA 2016 budget of AED7.6bn includes 12 road projects

The total budget for the RTA in 2016 has been approved at AED7.6 billion and includes 12 road projects.
 
VIDEO: Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 15mins?

VIDEO: Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 15mins?

Travelling from Dubai to Abu Dhabi could be done in futuristic tunnels known as a 'hyperloop', an Elon Musk-backed project.
 
Massar marks 1m man-hours without lost-time incident

Massar marks 1m man-hours without lost-time incident

Massar Solutions a fleet management, vehicle rental and supply chain solutions provider in the UAE, has marked 1m man-hours without a single lost-time incident.
 
Fed Ex, DHL respond as winter storm cripples eastern US

Fed Ex, DHL respond as winter storm cripples eastern US

A 'generation' winter snow storm has crippled the US east coast, causing severe disruption to all transportation.
 
Daimler Trucks poised to return to Iran market

Daimler Trucks poised to return to Iran market

Daimler Trucks is planning a return to the Iranian market with its local cooperation partners Iran Khodro Diesel (IKD) and the Mammut Group.
 
Agility adds 30 new Mercedes trucks to Abu Dhabi fleet

Agility adds 30 new Mercedes trucks to Abu Dhabi fleet

Agility, a leading global logistics provider, has expanded its Abu Dhabi vehicle fleet with 30 new Mercedes-Benz Actros Benz trucks.
 
Iran auto makers to boost exports to 30%

Iran auto makers to boost exports to 30%

In recent months, Iranian car manufacturer Iran Khodro Industrial Group has been in talks with a number of large auto makers, including Peugeot, Renault, Daimler and Volkswagen.    1 Comments
 
$109m upgrade to begin on Dubai's Airport Road

$109m upgrade to begin on Dubai's Airport Road

Dubai's Roads and Transport Authority wants to increases the handling capacity of Airport Road by an extra 5,000 vehicles per hour while enhancing traffic safety.
 
Sudden lane changes causes most fatal Dubai car crashes

Sudden lane changes causes most fatal Dubai car crashes

Last year, 177 people died on Dubai’s roads – 45 of them from swerving into another lane without warning.
 




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