Middle East

23 May 2016
Several world regions seem to have planned much more container terminal capacity than needed for the coming decades.
30 Jul 2015
Officials at Khalifa bin Salman Port in Hidd, Bahrain, predict a structural shift in the size of the Bahraini cargo market and forecast a dramatic increase in container throughput to 500,000 20-foot-equivalent units this year because of growth in government-led infrastructure and construction schemes.
28 Jul 2015
DP World posted a 4.2 percent increase in container traffic in the first half of the year, driven largely by strong growth at its terminals in Europe and the United Arab Emirates.
25 Jul 2015
As the container trade from Asia to the Middle East grows, Saudi Arabia is expanding the container-handling capacity of its ports, opening a new terminal at Dammam this spring.
16 Jul 2015
Mediterranean Shipping Co. is testing the waters in Iran as it appears more likely United Nations sanctions will be lifted as part of a new nuclear agreement between the West and the pariah state.