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DP World increases take in DP World Australia
Following the closure of the transaction, DP World Australia will become a consolidated entity within the DP World Group and is expected to be earnings neutral in the first full year of ownership.
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
MSC confirms crew members kidnapped in pirate attack
The 2,700 TEU ship was under way in the Gulf of Guinea on Wednesday when the attack occurred.
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.
King Abdullah Port looking to collaborate rather than compete says CEO
The GCC region has the potential to become a global trade hub, and to do this port operators and other stakeholders in logistics need to collaborate says Rayan Mustafa Qutub, CEO, King Abdullah Port.
Tristar to ban non-reusable plastic in its shipping operations at SOHAR Port
Plastic has been highlighted as one of the biggest environmental threats facing the world by the UN.
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.

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