BOXBAY represents a new and intelligent High Bay Storage (HBS) system that will be ready in time for the Dubai Expo 2020 with a pilot project scheduled at Jebel Ali Terminal 4.
The portfolio consists of specialised and general warehousing assets leased out to leading global and regional logistic operators for long-term leases with strong covenants.
As part of the revamp of its East Africa – Middle East Network, MSC is launching a new service, Mogadishu Express, which is a direct service connecting Jebel Ali to Mogadishu and Kismayu in under a week.
Terminal 4, a fully automated container terminal at the port operator’s flagship Jebel Ali Port, will instead be used for spill-over cargo as DP World undertakes a redevelopment of Terminal 1.
After decades of experience as an in-house logistics arm, Thakral Gulf is offering its services to the wider market, with a focus on project cargo and FMCG.
The new warehouse in Jebel Ali will act as a hub connecting plants in Europe, North America and South America with the brand’s distribution partners in the Middle East.
The UAE handled 15 million TEU in 2018, down 2.7 percent year-on-year.
The LEED Gold-certified building complex features its own assembly line, office space, showrooms, a logistics centre and dedicated training rooms.
Changes have been made across 30 separate shipping routes operated by the Ocean Alliance
The terminal operator says the new corridor will see close collaboration between customs authorities and logistics providers in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon to create a more efficient flow of goods to the war-torn country.
The headline projects were the launch of DP World Cargospeed with Virgin Hyperloop One and the game-changing high bay storage system for containers at Jebel Ali.
DP World UAE region, which operates Jebel Ali Port, said its teams are prepared to meet the expected increase in demand for breakbulk and project cargo handling services in the run-up to Expo 2020 Dubai.
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