Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Company (GSCCO), a Saudi Arabia-based subsidiary of global port operator Gulftainer, announced its expansion initiative that includes the installation of additional assets and equipment worth USD 50 million that further enhanced the handling capacity of Jubail Commercial Port (JCP).
Exports from Shahid Rajaee port, Iran’s largest and best-equipped container port, increased 28 percent in the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (March 21-August 22), as compared to the same period of time in the past year, according to a provincial official.
Maqta Gateway, the digital arm of Abu Dhabi Ports, has announced the inclusion of the Fujairah’s trade and logistics ecosystem within the Advanced Trade and Logistics Platform (ATLP).
Windship Technology secures coveted Approval in Principle for innovative triple-wing design from DNV
Windship Technology, Britain’s leading True Zero Emission company for the shipping industry today announces their patented triple-wing rig has received a coveted ‘Approval in Principle’ (AiP) status from shipping classification society DNV.
The shipping industry is currently witnessing an exceptional boom in the container trade, and due to the increasing demand, some freight forwarders and other parties are exploring unconventional methods to accomplish their targets and commitments.
Further to our recent update on China’s Maritime Traffic Safety Law (MTSL), the Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) has issued a new circular requiring foreign flag vessels to make mandatory reporting prior entering the territorial waters of China.
The Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Sharjah Branch adopts Kongsberg systems in its Maritime Simulation Centre
In line with its ongoing efforts to empower young Emiratis in the maritime sector, the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport Branch in Sharjah (AASTS) has adopted the world's best simulation systems from Kongsberg, a prestigious international company that specialises in building and developing simulators. The state-of-the-art equipment will be used to train the Academy’s students to operate different marine vessels and ships, also giving them the experience of sailing in different weather conditions similar to ones encountered in real life.