Ports & Free Zones

ICTSI begins US $100m 2nd phase expansion at Umm Qasr
Philippine terminal operator International Container Terminal Services begins second phase of project to bring post-panamax-sized infrastructure to Iraq's largest port.
Jubail Container Terminal traffic soared in 2017
Gulf Stevedoring sees container volume of more than 680,000 TEUs at Saudi Arabia’s Jubail Container Terminal in 2017.
Blockchain startup TBSx3 eyes GCC expansion after DP World deal
Blockchain startup TBSx3 has joined a consortium with DP World Australia, DB Schenker and an industry leading container line and is now eyeing entry into the Middle East.
DP World throughput in 2017 more than any other time in history
DP World handled 70.1 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the full year of 2017, a gross container volume growth of 10.1% year-on-year.
Respiratory care tech provider Aerogen opens hub in DAFZA
Aerogen, a leading provider of acute care aerosol drug delivery for major hospitals in the world, has opened a new regional HQ and logistics hub at the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA).
Printing and packaging facility for McDonalds and others opens in KIZAD
Largest direct food contract packaging factory in the GCC opens in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD).
DP World becomes catalyst for digital transformation in Dubai
DP World has accelerated efforts to drive digital transformation across its business operations worldwide using Oracle Cloud Applications (SaaS) in a move that industry experts say will likely spur further digital technology adoption in the UAE.
VIDEO: Noura Al Dhaheri, general manager of Maqta Gateway
According to Noura Al Dhaheri, general manager of Maqta Gateway, the Maqta Gateway will have a major impact on trade in the emirate.
JAFZA must become pharma manufacturing hub says Sulayem
DP World is pushing for its Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) to become a manufacturing and research hub for the pharmaceutical industry, Sultan Bin Sulayem, chairman and CEO of DP World, said ahead of Arab Health 2018 Conference and Exhibition.
Ducab Aluminium’s new KIZAD facility opened by Crown Prince
Ducab Aluminium Company (DAC) has opened its new aluminium rods and overhead lines production facility in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), a move that will simplify its logistics and enhance its ability to expand its local marketshare.
DP World says no Russian investments yet despite JV deal
Dubai port operator committed to deal with the Russian Direct Investment Fund signed two years ago
Hutchinson Ports SOHAR container handling rate increases by 70%
Hutchison Ports Sohar has achieved a rise in its average vessel operation rate of 70%, with Terminal C hitting a record high of 169 moves per hour on 21 January.

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