Middle East

24 Jan 2017
Turkish shipping line UN Ro-Ro has bought its national rival Ulusoy Ro-Ro.
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.
23 Jun 2015
Hapag Lloyd is adding the port call of Ashdod, Israel, to its service connecting the country with Turkey and said it will begin calling on Iskenderun, Turkey in late July through an unspecified service.
21 Jun 2015
DP World will use automated cargo-handling at a container port it plans to open this year at Yarimca, Turkey, on the Sea of Marmara near Istanbul. The terminal, DP World’s first in Turkey, will have capacity of 1.3 million 20-foot-equivalent units a year.
16 Jun 2015
CMA CGM has strengthened its services to Turkey by adding a call to the port of Iskenderun in order to serve rising demand for raw materials that are converted into industrial inputs and finished products.
03 Jun 2015
Short-sea ship operator Qatar Navigation Lines has introduced a dedicated container feeder service between India and the Middle East.
02 Jun 2015
Taiwanese carrier Evergreen Line and Turkey's Arkas Line are launching a new collaborative West-East Mediterranean Service.
15 May 2015
Agility Logistics’ net profit for the first quarter of 2015 rose 5 percent year-over-year, at $39.3 million, the company said Friday.
01 May 2015
Vessel operators are being warned against transit in the Strait of Hormuz, three days after a Maersk Line cargo ship was fired upon and seized by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.
30 Apr 2015
The U.S. is amping up security measures in the Strait of Hormuz three days after a cargo ship under U.S.
28 Apr 2015
Just two hours before they were set to call the port at Jebel Ali in the United Arab Emirates, the crew of the Maersk Tigris likely had little or no idea that the container ship would become international news while heightening tension in the Middle East.