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Key maritime event to focus on future of logistics under Saudi Vision 2030
Saudi Maritime Congress 2019 to Unlock Future of Shipping & Logistics under Saudi Vision 2030
Bahri reports revenue growth of 24% in fourth-quarter of 2018
The company’s sustained efforts to enhance its maritime capabilities and offerings and the better performance of its five business units helped report solid results in 2018, said Abdullah Aldubaikhi, CEO, Bahri
UAE Vision 2021 and Saudi Vision 2030 support breakbulk sector
Significant UAE industry leaders emphasize regional breakbulk importance ahead of Breakbulk Middle East 2019.
OOCL’s third phase of Ocean Alliance refinements has permanent Jebel Ali calls
Changes have been made across 30 separate shipping routes operated by the Ocean Alliance
DP World Southampton gets new Hyster empty container handlers
The container handlers can tandem lift two empty 40ft containers and stack higher than the terminal’s current machines.
Breakbulk Middle East 2019 reinforces the collaboration between UAE and Saudi Arabia
BBME 2019 will play a vital role in assisting UAE and Saudi Arabia further in strengthening the ‘Strategy of Resolve’ and carrying out fundamental transformations from a dependence on natural resources to more diversified and viable economies.
Saudi Arabia’s maritime sector to get US $8.8-billion boost from government
The country is on an aggressive growth and diversification path, with substantial government spending expected to catalyse its ‘Vision 2030’ goals and drive sustainable growth and development.
New technology and sustainability focus drove strategic expansion for DP World in 2018
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.
Carrefour launches the world’s first sail-thru supermarket in Dubai
Carrefour Bites and More by the Shore will be operational six days a week, from 10am to 6pm (subject to weather conditions) and will be capable of serving superyacht tenders, jet skiers and even beach goers.
Maritime’s digital dilemmas: navigating transformation across the ecosystem
Pieter Zylstra is director of digital transformation for the Middle East & Africa at Orange Business Services; he was a panel speaker at the recent Seatrade Middle East 2018 conference in Dubai
Preventing port crane failure through rope monitoring
Greater awareness of condition monitoring of wire ropes using magnetic head technology is required to avoid the risk of catastrophic port crane failure, writes Denis Hogan, performance and special projects manager at LEEA (the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association), and Keith Tonge, LEEA technical officer.
COMMENT: Brexit and the impact on ports
A lot of the positive talk has been about such box ports being ready for Brexit and other roll-on roll-off (ro-ro) ferry ports operated by the same owners being ready to take a bit of Dover’s traffic in case Dover is not.

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