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.
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.
23 Jul 2015
The 2M shipping alliance between Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co. can expand its vessel-sharing agreement on U.S. trade lanes connecting to Israel, Russia and Saudi Arabia after a 45-day review expired Thursday without U.S. Federal Maritime Commission action.
27 May 2015
Gulf states in the Middle East are expanding capacity and investing billions of dollars in their ports to accommodate booming traffic in the Asia-Europe trade lane.