Gulftainer marks maiden call of Sunmarine Shipping Services at Sharjah Container Terminal
The port operator is on track to complete warehouse improvements and the dock and crane rail extension on schedule in the coming months, said chief executive officer, Eric Casey.
Port operator claims new service offers fastest transit times and lowest service costs for delivery north of Al Barsha, as well as end-to-end connectivity across UAE
Over nearly 25 years, Fred Castonguay has held several international positions in terminal operations.
Gulftainer is looking to expand its container volumes to 11-million TEU in the next five years and is dropping major cash to get there.
Sharjah-based Gulftainer has signed a 50-year, $600m concession to develop and operate the port of Wilmington in the US state of Delaware.
Gulftainer and Delaware will cooperate in the development of international trade and logistics, exchange information, and build mutually beneficial commercial, technological and cultural synergies as part of the agreement.
Peter Richards, CEO of Gulftainer says dialogue in the shipping industry has traditionally been relatively limited, and the relationship between port operators has been based on positive co-existence rather than meaningful cooperation.
Gulftainer invests AED11-million in road to link Saja’a Industrial Investment Park with Sharjah’s three key commercial ports.
The consignment from the premier producer of commodity pulp and lumber included 6,000 cubic meters or 1,300 bundles of softwood lumber.
US Federal Government completes review of the agreement that grants Gulftainer subsidiary the rights to operate and develop the Port of Wilmington
Momentum and ATCUAE discussed the prospect of introducing a system equivalent to the TIR Carnet for the UAE’s ports and free zones with the objective of facilitating trade processes.
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