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.
UASC and its customer SEKO Logistics have implemented a system to significantly accelerate distribution of frequently changing, Asia-Europe freight rates.
Admiral Feeders, a UAE-based shipping line connecting ports in the Middle East, is launching a new service connecting Jebel Ali with Iraq.
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.
The National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri) has entered into a space charter agreement with German heavylift specialists Rickmers-Linie.
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.
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 has taken delivery of a new lift boat which will be deployed offshore, particularly in support of field maintenance efforts.
Milaha has signed a one-year feeder agreement with Qatar Chemical and Petrochemical Marketing and Distribution Company (Muntajat), to transport petrochemicals from Qatar.
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 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 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.
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 has announced the appointment of TRAC Intermodal as its sole chassis provider across the United States.
A fire on an onshore drilling rig operated by Qatar's Gulf International Services (GISS) has injured six people.