Etihad Rail to build freight station at Khalifa Port in Abu Dhabi
Khalifa Port's station will be Etihad Rail's largest, and one train set will transfer a load equivalent to 300 trucks
Video: Man narrowly escapes being hit by runaway freight train
One man was killed when the trains eventually derailed further down the track, while three people in the impacted vehicles suffered injuries, according to Secretary of Municipal Public Security, Arturo Calvario Ramírez.
Kuwait starts work on freight-focused rail project
The first phase of the project will create a new line to Nuwaiseb on the Saudi border and a 153km line linking Kuwait City with Boubyan Port.
New connected services make life easier for truck drivers and logistics specialists
At the 67th IAA Commercial Vehicles in Hannover, Bosch, a supplier of technology and services is presenting its innovations for tomorrow’s freight traffic.
LogistaaS introduces ‘Tariffs’ to streamline GCC freight pricing
With the new module, companies using LogistaaS’s CRM, or Freight Management solutions, can create their own tariffs or upload those of various shipping lines, airlines, trucking companies, and other vendors.
Abu Dhabi Ports launches blockchain technology for trade community
Silsal will combine blockchain technology and unique digital user identities to provide a seamless and secure link between stakeholders across the trade community.
Agility launches new online forwarding platform Shipa Freight
Shipa Freight is backed by Agility’s global network of more than 22,000 experienced employees in 500 branches and over 100 countries.
UPS launches US-UAE direct air freight service
Following the announcement that it has ordered 14 Boeing 747 air freighters, UPS has decided to put one of its 747s on a direct US-UAE service.
Continental launches futuristic truck tyre monitoring system in Middle East
Continental has launched ContiPressureCheckTM in the Middle East, a first-of-its-kind tyre pressure and temperature monitoring system for buses and trucks.
UAE included in DHL’s new online air freight quote and booking platform
DHL Global Forwarding has rolled out an online air freight quote and booking platform called Freightquote, which offers door-to-door, airport-to-airport or a combination of either.
NAFL to represent UAE at FIATA World Congress
The National Association of Freight and Logistics (NAFL) will bring the spotlight on the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as a logistics hub at the FIATA World Congress.

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