Qatar ports see 189% growth in cargo in August

Hamad, Ruwais and Doha ports recorded a robust performance in August after witnessing significant growth in handling volumes of general cargo compared to the same period last year, according to Mwani Qatar.


79 firms vie for Saudi ports contracts

Saudi Arabia has selected a list of 79 local and foreign companies to compete for contracts involving the construction of “multi-purpose stations” at 8 ports, a Saudi newspaper reported this week.


Greece to Invest $1.2 Billion in Port and Ferry Service Upgrades

The Government of Greece with the support of the European Union is launching a $1.2 billion program designed to upgrade and enhance maritime operations in Greece. The projects will focus both on enhancement and repairs to the country’s ports as well as efforts to improve ferry service both inter-island and from the mainland.


Ince strengthens global brand with launch of Ince Corporate Finance

International legal and professional services firm, Ince, today announces its subsidiary business, James Stocks & Co, will begin trading as Ince Corporate Finance as of 1 September 2021. The business will continue to be led by Tim Stocks, Founder and Managing Director, who has over 30 years’ experience in private practice as a lawyer specialising in corporate finance and securities work.


Seaspan increases its record orderbook as Zim exercises boxship option

The unabated strong demand in the container shipping markets and positive long-term is continuing to drive the orderbook towards an all-time high while also attracting new investors into the segment. Among the areas seeing the strongest growth is the charter market, which permits the shipping lines to expand without upfront capital outlays and provides a strong, steady income for investors building the new ships.