Several carriers have planned general rate increases in multiple trade lanes in April and May, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continues.
United Arab Emirates
31 Jul 2013
DP World handled 26.6 million 20-foot-equivalent units in the first half of 2013, down 5.8 percent compared with the same period last year.
22 Jul 2013
Etihad Rail has signed a memorandum of understanding with Dubai Industrial City for the development of a rail terminal within the United Arab Emirates city.
09 Jul 2013
U.S. containerized exports slipped 0.8 percent in March 2013 year-over-year, totaling 1,072,190 20-foot-equivalent units, according to preliminary figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. However, this is the highest monthly volume since March 2012 when exports totaled 1,080,341 TEUs.
08 Jul 2013
Etihad Cargo expects to see strong cargo volume and revenue growth during the rest of 2013 despite the global downturn afflicting the air freight sector.
28 Jun 2013
Gulftainer has welcomed the CMA CGM Alexander Von Humboldt container ship on its maiden voyage and call at the Khorfakkan Container Terminal at the Port of Khor Fakkan in the United Arab Emirates.
26 Jun 2013
The new extension to Container Terminal 2, operated by DP World at Jebel Ali Port in the United Arab Emirates, has officially opened with the arrival of the...
26 Jun 2013
Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates moved 209,985 metric tons of freight in May, increasing 11.9 percent from 187,638 metric tons in May 2012.
24 Jun 2013
Gulftainer will be taking over full management of terminals at the Saudi Arabian ports of Jeddah and Jubail after acquiring a majority stake in Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Company.
05 Jun 2013
Maersk Line will add a port call at Khor Fakkan, United Arab Emirates, to its ME2 service.
28 May 2013
Dubai International Airport in the United Arab Emirates moved 199,985 metric tons of freight in April, rising 7.3 percent from 186,385 metric tons in April 2012.