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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Dubai Exports opens OTO in Hong Kong

Dubai Exports has expanded its network with the opening of a new Overseas Trade Office (OTO) in Hong Kong. The new OTO is part of the Dubai Exports strategy to widen its global footprint and boost exports from Dubai and the #UAE in general by enabling local companies to reach out to promising markets and potential buyers overseas.

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King Abdullah port throughput up by 14% In H1 2017

King Abdullah Port of Saudi Arabia announced the increase of its throughput to 821,694 TEU in the first half of 2017, representing an increase of around 14 per cent compared to the same time last year, where the throughput was 720,483 TEU.

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