Analysts worry that a lack of long-term cargo growth in the Arabian Gulf could result in large amounts of unused capacity at the competing ports of Jebel Ali in Dubai and Khalifa in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
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23 Mar 2022
Analysts agree ports in the Middle East have far more capacity than they need to service current volumes, but opinions are split as to whether demand will eventually catch up to capacity.
09 Aug 2019
Asian gateways continued to dominate the global port market in 2018, handling more than three-quarters of the total throughput of the top 50 container ports worldwide.
26 Dec 2017
The third direct service supplements the carrier's CIMEX 6 and CIMEX 8 service.
05 Jul 2017
The move follows on the heels of rival Maersk Line revamping its India-Africa service network.
08 May 2017
One of the injured workers sustained a broken arm and a broken leg.
07 Feb 2017
Strong growth in Europe and the Asia-Pacific powered DP World in 2016.
25 Jan 2017
Short-sea ship operator Qatar Navigation Lines is ramping up its feeder coverage between India and the Middle East.
25 Oct 2016
DP’s World’s container traffic increased slightly in the first nine months of the year.
17 Oct 2016
Hyperloop One is a US start-up developing technology to transport cargo in tubes at up to 700 miles an hour.
04 May 2016
DP World said in a notice to customers in the United Arab Emirates that it had determined how it will enable SOLAS compliance in the UAE and at what cost.
24 Feb 2015
Trade between China and Iran has been growing at almost 40 percent a year since 2012, driven by rapidly rising consumer demand, according to a Seabury Group study.
09 Feb 2015
From the Port of Visakhapatnam on India's southeastern coast, Shreyas Shipping and Logistics' fortnightly service feeds into global transshipment connections available at Jebel Ali in Dubai.
03 Feb 2015
DP World handled 59.9 million TEUs across its global network in 2014, a year-on-year growth of 8.9 percent that was helped by the contribution from new terminals at London Gateway and Embraport in Brazil.
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.
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.
23 Aug 2014
In the latest instance of drayage-related disruption, violence flared at Ningbo’s Beilun Container Port as thousands of striking truck drivers clashed with riot police and smashed the windshields of trucks crossing a picket line. The past week’s protests brought the world’s sixth-largest container port to a standstill, with carriers reportedly diverting ships.
04 Aug 2014
Simatech Shipping and X-Press Feeders have expanded their intra-Asia feeder network by introducing a container service be
05 Feb 2014
Middle East-based Simatech Shipping has announced the launch of a new container service connecting Vallarpadam Transshipment Terminal, India, with Jebel Ali, United Arab Emirates, starting this month.
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...
08 Apr 2013
DP World has completed its dredging project at Jebel Ali Port, which deepened the draught, allowing the port to handle more big vessels.
07 Jan 2013
DP World’s Jebel Ali Port in the United Arab Emirates today celebrated the maiden visit of the world’s largest container ship, CMA CGM Marco Polo, a 16,020 20-foot-equivalent unit mega liner vessel.
17 Dec 2012
DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali terminal in Dubai has handled a record 500,000 automobiles so far this year, 21,000 more than in the previous full-year pre-recession peak in 2008.
29 Oct 2012
DP World will add 5 million TEUs of additional capacity to Jebel Ali port by 2014.
12 Oct 2012
United Arab Shipping Co.
24 Sep 2012
DP World signed a contract Sunday for the construction of a third container terminal at its flagship Jebel Ali box hub in the United Arab Emirates.