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COSCO Shipping and Abu Dhabi Ports launch dedicated container terminal
Chinese shipping giant COSCO and Abu Dhabi Ports have inaugurated the CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal at Khalifa Port, a dedicated container terminal for COSCO and its subsidiaries.
DP World closes acquisition of Unifeeder, boosting hinterland and multimodal ability
DP World chairman says group's focus will remain on port operations, but Unifeeder purchase diversifies capabilities and customer options.
Oman and Iran launch fourth direct container shipping service
The route between Iran’s port city of Jask and the Omani port of Al Suwaiq, joins three others already in operation.
DP World joins global shipping and port operations blockchain consortium
According to a joint statement, the new platform aims to connect various stakeholders, including carriers, terminal operators, customs agencies, shippers and logistics service providers, to enable collaborative innovation and digital transformation in the supply chain.
Egypt prepares for citrus export rush into rest of Africa
Transmar will be spearheading the export drive of lemons, limes, tangerines, grapefruits and especially oranges using containers from its home port of Adabiya ideally located on the Red Sea.
Breakbulk Middle East set to expand scope of event in 2019
Major topics for the fourth edition of the event include market drivers for project cargo; challenges faced by project forwarders; financing and management of project transport risk and who bears the burden of the risks involved.
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
Costa Cruises ‘monitoring situation’ as passenger ship runs from Cyclone Luban
Costa Victoria is one of several dozen ships potentially trapped in the Gulf of Aden by Cyclone Luban.
Smart shipping to be under the spotlight at Seatrade Maritime Middle East
Debate will be introduced to examine the readiness of regional shipping industry in embracing smart shipping.
Transmar increases service levels with extra tonnage to Jeddah
This increased tonnage on the RES offers customers a more modern vessel with increased capacity and a reliable and dependable service.
Top speakers lined up for Dubai Maritime Law Conference
Organised and hosted by The City Law School (CLS), part of City, University of London in collaboration with the DIFC Academy of Law and the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC), this one-day event will provide a comprehensive overview of the fast-growing maritime sector in the UAE.
MaK Middle East expands UAE footprint in Fujairah and Sharjah
Ship engineering specialists MaK Middle East open Fujairah office and achieve Sharjah ports license.

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