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Losberger and De Boer merge to form warehousing giant For Losberger the acquisition of De Boer will be a major step in becoming a leading provider in temporary space solutions in the Event market.

Losberger and De Boer merge to form warehousing giant

Losberger has announced the finalisation of plans to acquire De Boer Structures, creating one of the largest temporary accommodations and storage companies in the world.

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UASC will cease to exist as Hapag merger completed

UASC will cease to exist as Hapag merger completed

Hapag-Lloyd and UASC have officially merged, with the Middle East’s largest container shipping company to be fully integrated into the Hapag-Lloyd brand.
 
GCC bidders line up for UASC chemical subsidiary

GCC bidders line up for UASC chemical subsidiary

Several potential buyers for UASC’s chemical carrier subsidiary have emerged as the Middle East shipping line seeks to finalise its merger with Hapag-Lloyd.
 
Milaha launch door-to-door Qatar-UAE shipping service

Milaha launch door-to-door Qatar-UAE shipping service

Milaha has launched a door-to-door shipping service between Qatar and UAE, targetting he automotive spare parts, fashion retail, and the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sectors.
 
VIDEO: Petro tanker catches fire in UAE port – one dead

VIDEO: Petro tanker catches fire in UAE port – one dead

One crewman has been killed and at least four injured after a ship carrying petroleum products caught fire in port in Sharjah, according to the organisation Human at Sea.
 

 

Al Sharqi win 5th consecutive top Maersk customer award

Al Sharqi win 5th consecutive top Maersk customer award

Al Sharqi Shipping has once again been recognised as a top Maersk Line customer for the year 2016. This marks their 5th consecutive Platnium win with Maersk line since 2012.
 
Ocean Alliance starts Hamad Port services with CMA CGM

Ocean Alliance starts Hamad Port services with CMA CGM

The Ocean Alliance shipping partnership has launched its first direct service to Hamad Port in Qatar, with the container ship CMA CGM Uruguay docking this week.
 
DMCA teams up with Maersk Line to boost Dubai growth

DMCA teams up with Maersk Line to boost Dubai growth

A DMCA delegation recently visited the Maersk Maritime Training Center to promote partnership with maritime leaders in Dubai.
 
New shipping alliance schedules cause freight chaos

New shipping alliance schedules cause freight chaos

Massive disruption reported on Asia-Europe ocean shipping lanes as two major shipping alliances try to implement new schedules.
 
FOCUS: Internet of Things on the high seas

FOCUS: Internet of Things on the high seas

A revolution is happening in maritime communications, writes Laurent Marini Country Manager Saudi Arabia Orange Business Services.
 
Middle East offshore bucks world trend with 2.6% growth

Middle East offshore bucks world trend with 2.6% growth

Last year witnessed a decline in Offshore Supply Vessel (OSV) activity in all regions of the world except the Middle East and stronger results are expected in 2017, as oil prices head towards $60 per barrel.
 
Navy storms hijacked tankers, cargo ships in Red Sea

Navy storms hijacked tankers, cargo ships in Red Sea

On Saturday night the oil tanker Al Heera sailing off the coast of Yemen came under attack from pirates in multiple small craft. A distress call was issued and picked up by the Chinese naval frigate Hengyang.
 
Hijacked Dubai freighter freed in botched rescue

Hijacked Dubai freighter freed in botched rescue

Somali security forces have taken back control of an Indian cargo ship from pirates who hijacked it last week when it departed Dubai, but only two of the ten-man crew was rescued, authorities in central Somalia have announced.
 
Norway to build world-first $315 million ship tunnel

Norway to build world-first $315 million ship tunnel

No stranger to innovation and major mega infrastructure projects, Norway has announced plans to build the world's first sea tunnel to enable ships to bypass the dangerous waters of its western coast.
 
Monster wave smashes cruise ship

Monster wave smashes cruise ship

Norway’s recent announcement that it will be building the world’s first-ever sea tunnel for freight and passengers ships was done to avoid these kinds of seas.
 
Suez Shipyard Company chooses Grove cranes

Suez Shipyard Company chooses Grove cranes

Suez Shipyard Company has purchased two new Grove all-terrain cranes, a Grove GMK5130-2 and a GMK4080-1, through Orascom Trading, the Manitowoc dealer for Egypt.
 




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