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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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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
 
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.
 
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.
 
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.
 

 

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.
 
New landmark shipping alliance will impact Middle East

New landmark shipping alliance will impact Middle East

CMA CGM, COSCO Container Lines, Evergreen Line and Orient Overseas Container Line have signed a landmark vessel-sharing agreement that will create one of the largest shipping alliances in the world.
 
Milaha takes delivery of largest liftboat for Qatar

Milaha takes delivery of largest liftboat for Qatar

Milaha has taken delivery of a new lift boat which will be deployed offshore, particularly in support of field maintenance efforts.
 
Milaha secures Qatar petrochemicals export contract

Milaha secures Qatar petrochemicals export contract

Milaha has signed a one-year feeder agreement with Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Company (Muntajat), to transport petrochemicals from Qatar.
 
Former Drydocks World chairman Buamim joins GulfNav

Former Drydocks World chairman Buamim joins GulfNav

Dubai-based shipping company Gulf Navigation Holding has appointed former Drydocks World chairman Khamis Juma Buamim as the new managing director and group CEO.
 
UASC expands presence in South American market

UASC expands presence in South American market

UASC has announced the opening of a new joint-venture agency in Uruguay as part of the carrier’s ambitious growth plans in the South American market.
 
Oman Container Lines launches Jebel Ali feeder service

Oman Container Lines launches Jebel Ali feeder service

Oman Shipping Company’s subsidiary Oman Container Lines has signed an agreement with the Port of Salalah to operate a feeder service to Jebel Ali in the UAE.
 
Bahri launches new UK-Saudi container service

Bahri launches new UK-Saudi container service

The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has launched a new container service linking the Thames side port of Tilbury in the UK with the Middle East.
 
UASC appoints TRAC as chassis provider in US market

UASC appoints TRAC as chassis provider in US market

UASC has announced the appointment of TRAC Intermodal as its sole chassis provider across the United States.
 
GISS confirms six injured in oil rig fire in Qatar

GISS confirms six injured in oil rig fire in Qatar

A fire on an onshore drilling rig operated by Qatar's Gulf International Services (GISS) has injured six people.
 




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