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NileDutch eyes GCC supply efficiency after deploying forecasting tech
The West African-European shipping line NileDutch says it plans to better service the Middle East market ahead of possible expansion in the region, following a major flow optimisation deployment.
NileDutch reduces empty container flow costs by 15% with Transmetrics
NileDutch, an Egyptian-Dutch shipping company connecting West Africa with the rest of the world is reducing empty container costs with Transmetrics predictive optimisation software.
Inttra signs digitisation contract with Middle East shipping line
Inttra has started providing shipping and booking services to Egypt-headquartered carrier Transmar Corporation.
CMA CGM launches new logistics warehouse in Lebanon
The 20,000sqm facility, located in Taanayel, Lebanon, can store up to 1,000 empty 20-foot equivalent (TEU) containers.
DP World’s London Gateway gets first ever direct UK-New Zealand service
The only direct deep-sea service between New Zealand and the UK has been announced for DP World’s London Gateway port on the doorstep of the Greater London area.
Hamad Port orders 150 Thermo King gensets
Hamad Port in Qatar and Thermo King have signed an agreement for 150 diesel generator set (genset) units to be installed at the port to support existing reefer containers.
Maersk to split amid ongoing shipping instability
The Maersk shipping and transport group is to split its operations in two to focus more closely on surviving in two markets experiencing deep uncertainty and instability.
UASC announces return to Iranian market after sanctions
With certain shipping sanctions against Iran dropped last week, UASC has wasted no time in re-entering the market.
UASC marks mega ship's first transit of new Suez Canal
United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) and Ahli United Bank, Egypt have marked M.V. Al Zubara’s first ever transit of the new Suez Canal this week.
Gulftainer's Khorfakkan port breaks TEU world record
Khorfakkan Container Terminal (KCT) performs 4,073 container moves in a single 12-hour shift, defying industry standards.
Shipping container hotel company expands in GCC
Portable hotel company that converts shipping containers into rooms has a view to expanding in the GCC.

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