Middle East

Middle East

30 Jul 2015
A revolution is quietly under way in Saudi Arabia’s ports sector, as the first facility to be run outside government control attracts the world’s leading shipping alliance, piling pressure on the kingdom’s premier west coast port, Jeddah Islamic Port.
13 Nov 2014
DP World has agreed to buy Economic Zone World [EZW], a company that operates a logistics and industrial complex next to the global terminal operator’s flagship Jebel Ali port, for $2.6 billion.
APMT Elizabeth
10 Nov 2014
Port congestion problems at some of North America’s largest gateways had a noticeable impact on vessel productivity in the first six months of 2014, according to JOC Group Port Productivity data.
09 Nov 2014
United Arab Shipping Co. is expanding its refrigerated container fleet as it targets new business in South America.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Oct. 31
31 Oct 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in October and November, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
27 Oct 2014
Slow European economic growth and political unrest in the Middle East is casting a “dark cloud” over recent container growth between the two continents. Drewry Maritime Research said.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Oct. 24
24 Oct 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in November, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
DP World Terminal 3
22 Oct 2014
DP World's newest Jebel Ali terminal received its first vessel call today, paving the way for the automated terminal to become fully operational next year.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Oct. 17
17 Oct 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in October and November, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
13 Oct 2014
Turkey plans to standardize procedures at customs gates to speed up border transactions and unclog long truck l
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for Oct. 10
10 Oct 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in numerous trade lanes in October and November, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.