The Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) has witnessed massive growth in the last thirty years of its operations, with its total number of companies growing from 19 in 1985 to over 7,000 today, including more than 100 Global Fortune 500 enterprises.
DP World will use automated cargo-handling at a container port it plans to open this year at Yarimca, Turkey, on the Sea of Marmara near Istanbul. The terminal, DP World’s first in Turkey, will have capacity of 1.3 million 20-foot-equivalents a year
The Election Commission of India has allowed the Kerala government to sign an agreement with the Adani Group to build the Vizhinjam International Port. The preliminary works of the project will not be affected by the code of conduct in place in view of the Aruvikkara assembly byelection, the commission has informed the Chief Electoral Officer.
Sri Lanka’s Central Environmental Authority is to do a full environmental impact assessment (EIA) on the suspended Port City project by the state-owned China Communications Construction Company on reclaimed land off Colombo, the Sri Lankan government announced on Thursday. The EIA is expected to take four months.
The Industrial Development Bureau of the Department of Economic Development (IDB) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi Ports to establish a joint-programme that will help attract investment and further develop and enhance the fast-evolving industrial sector of Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi Portshas signed a Musataha Agreement with Adearestone of the leading companies in the field of refrigeration and cooling systems in the UAE and MENA region.
Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of commercial and community ports within the emirate of Abu Dhabi, in addition to the Port of Fujairah and the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi, has been awarded the ISO 22301 certification for its Business Continuity Management System, BCMS.
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
Abu Dhabi Ports and Jiangsu Province of China signed an investment cooperation agreement that would bring in investments of Dh1.1 billion into Khalifa Port Free Trade Zone.
Sri Lanka has signed a $1.1bn (£837m) deal with China for the control and development of the southern deep-sea port of Hambantota.
October Forum to Explore Opportunities Available at African Ports. With Africa’s overall port utilization capacity now exceeding 70 percent, ports authorities and terminal operators are actively calling for partners in development to equip Africa’s ports and harbors for neopanamax shipping requirements.
Abu Dhabi Ports Co. is considering an initial public offering, joining a growing list of state entities in the United Arab Emirates seeking to sell shares, according to people familiar with the matter.
Gulftainer, the largest privately owned, independent port operator, received the largest container vessel to call at Iraqi ports to date. The vessel, YM Wealth, deployed by Taiwan-based shipping line Yang Ming Marine Transport Corporation (Yang Ming), arrived at Gulftainer’s Iraq Container Terminal (ICT) facility.