United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates

25 May 2015
Container shipping lines are enjoying strong westbound traffic growth to South Asia and the Middle East, giving carriers a ray of hope at a time when the shared trunk services from Asia to Europe are struggling, Drewry reported.
05 Jan 2015
Kerry Logistics Network’s acquisition drive has continued into the new year, as the company added majority stakes in two Canadian forwarding companies barely a week after acquiring a Dubai-based logistics operator.
18 Dec 2014
DP World’s shareholders today backed the Dubai-based global terminal operator’s plan to delist its shares on the London stock exchange on the basis that they are too thinly traded there.
16 Dec 2014
Maersk Line plans to launch a direct weekly service from India to Africa in late January 2015 in a move to reduce transit times on that trade lane.
Cranes
19 Nov 2014
Terminal operator Gulftainer is a step closer to readying its Al-Sharjah Emirati terminal for mega-ships after it received $60 million of new crane equipment for the Khorfakkan Container Terminal.
28 Oct 2014
DP World boosted third quarter container volume by nine percent from a year ago as it opened new terminals at London Gateway and in Brazil.
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. 3
03 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.
UASC
26 Sep 2014
United Arab Shipping Co. expects that as mega-alliances increasingly consolidate the container shipping market, freight rates will stabilize, which could be bad news for shippers.
21 Sep 2014
The Dubai Maritime City Authority has announced plans to establish a maritime arbitration center.
04 Aug 2014
Simatech Shipping and X-Press Feeders have expanded their intra-Asia feeder network by introducing a container service be