Ports

  • Indian Register of Shipping expands operations in...

    For India, it has drafted guidelines for operation of LNG vessels and is working out a number of programmes to support development of port-related facilities.

    Indian Register of Shipping, a Mumbai-based globally recognised ship classification society has started its next phase of expansion in India after strengthening its footprint in major maritime centres abroad.

  • Mohammad praises Abu Dhabi Ports’ achievements

    His Highness Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, received a delegation from the Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC), headed by Dr Sultan Ahmad Al Jaber, UAE Minister of State and ADPC chairman, on Tuesday.

  • Sohar free Port opens doors for Sri Lankan exports

    One of the fastest growing free ports in the world and one of the biggest free-ports in the Gulf Cooperation Council, Sohar has opened its doors to Sri Lanka with unparallel incentives of entry hitherto not offered by other free ports in the world-and historic Ceylon Tea, and several other Lankan sectors, are the immediate beneficiaries in the proposed win-win situation.

  • Siemens to set up global logistics base in Dubai

    Siemens has announced plans to set up its global logistics headquarters, including its portfolio for airports, cargo infrastructure and ports, in Dubai in the near future. The company will also target the site of Expo 2020 Dubai as the future location for this business after the exposition ends.

  • UAE industries to exhibit at Hannover Messe

    UAE’s local industry and government bodies, for the 10th consecutive year, will exhibit at Hannover Messe, the world’s largest manufacturing industry trade fair, later this month in the German provincial capital.

  • First part of rail planned from Dhofar to Duqm

    The first section of Oman’s railway will be constructed from Shuwaymiyah in Dhofar to Duqm, said head of the logistics section of Tanfeedh. Sulaiman al Shaqsi, who is also head of logistics at PDO, said it had been chosen due to the mineral resources that could be exported through Duqm port.

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Ports are about to get even bigger — and higher tech

The more than 900 ports in the United States move approximately 99% of the nation’s goods, and the $4.6 trillion they generate constitutes 26% of all economic activity in the country, according to the American Society of Civil Engineers. That segment of the supply chain employs more than 23 million people in port-related jobs, according to a 2015 report from the American Association of Port Authorities.

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Why Somaliland finds no global sympathizers?

This France25 Channel yesterday hostile remarks concluded with this “…. (Somaliland’s) recognition be undeniably hard to attain” and the negative portrayal perhaps resulted among others from Bollore French port operator loss of Berbera seaport global bid to lease to port operators worldwide perhaps. 

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Abu Dhabi Ports Officially inaugurates Dh170m new “Delma Port”

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler's Representative in “Al Dhafra Region”, H.E. Staff Major General Pilot Faris Khalaf Khalfan Al Mazrouei, Chief of the General Authority for the Security of Ports, Borders and Free Zones, and Board Member of Abu Dhabi Ports, officially inaugurated Delma

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