United Arab Emirates

Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for April 18
18 Apr 2014
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.
14 May 2013
The leading air carriers in the Middle East such as Qatar Airways, Emirates and Saudi Airlines have been investing heavily in their fleets and networks and winning market share, both in the passenger and freight markets. Etihad Airways is following much the same path, and managing to remain in the black.
13 May 2013
DP World has launched an asset management program, covering its entire global operations, as part of its strategy to improve efficiency.
13 May 2013
Etihad Cargo has unveiled its new loyalty program for freight forwarders called CargoConnect, a free mileage earning program that rewards companies for every booking made with the United Arab Emirates cargo operator.
13 May 2013
Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the United Arab Emirates’ national railway network, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Hellmann Worldwide Logistics allowing Hellmann to use the rail network.
10 May 2013
Etihad Cargo, part of Etihad Airways, has updated its summer schedule to reflect investments in capacity, flight frequency increases and new freighter routings and destinations.
10 May 2013
EmiratesSkyCargo’s revenue rose 8 percent to $2.8 billion in fiscal 2012/13 from a year ago as the fast-growing Middle East carrier expanded its network and added four Boeing 777 freighters to its fleet.
08 May 2013
Dubai World Central handled 53,974 metric tons of freight in the first quarter of 2013, a 7.8 percent increase from 50,062 metric tons in the first quarter of 2012...
U.S. containerized exports through January 2013. Source: PIERS
07 May 2013
U.S. containerized exports fell in January following a positive December, according to advance figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company.
06 May 2013
Etihad Airways is expanding its fleet with a Boeing 747-8 Freighter.

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