DP World and India’s NIIF have announced the creation of an investment platform to invest in ports, terminals, transportation and logistics businesses in India.
DP World launches JAFZA Bridge for North and South sides of Jebel Ali Freezone, enhancing links between JAFZA and Al Maktoum Airport in Dubai South.
Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Company (GSCCO), part of the Gulftainer group of companies, aims to encourage new ways of doing business in Jubail, where it operates the Jubail Container Terminal, one of the fastest growing terminals of 2017.
Growing global trade opportunities, diversifying its business across the supply chain and exploring smart innovation technologies were key strands of DP World’s operations in 2017 which included over US $1 billion in capital expenditure year to date.
Abu Dhabi Ports bets on China for leverage in an increasingly competitive GCC port operations sector.
Maysun Solar has become the first photovoltaic panel producer to set up a manufacturing facility in JAFZA, underscoring DP World’s pursuit of a more sustainable operation.
All four cruise ships homeporting in Middle East for 2018 season meet in port at Dubai Cruise Terminal.
Joint Tank Services (JTS) is to establish a new depot in SOHAR Freezone on a 20,000 square metre green-field site.
With 37 major and minor ports across the GCC, and just ten ports accounting for 95% of all cargo traffic, amounting to an estimated 35-million TEU by 2020.
Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, chairman of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), has launched the ‘DAFZA’s Strategy for Islamic Economy’ which is based on strategic initiatives involving the Islamic economy and halal sectors.
Majis Industrial Services has announced the launch of the second phase of its central plant for the treatment and recycling of liquid industrial waste in the port of Sohar.
Last year, an international study estimated that eight million metric tons of plastic waste enters the oceans from land each year, a problem that SOHAR Port & Freezone is trying to combat with a new recycling initiative.