Transport

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.
Airliner skids off tarmac after landing on ‘collapsible’ runway
Flight 278 was landing at Burbank from Oakland and overshot the runway and crashed into the EMAS at the end of the tarmac.
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.
Chinese engineering firm wins Saudi shipyard construction contract
The work assigned to PowerChina will cover an area of 4.5 km by 2.5 km and will be intended for the building of very large crude carriers (VLCCs), offshore drilling rigs, production platforms and other vessel types.
Ministry of Infrastructure and Development gets behind Gulf Traffic Exhibition
The MoID aims to increase collaboration between transport suppliers and is helping to shape the direction of the events agenda and conference topics.
Virgin Hyperloop to feature passenger pod simulation at Expo 2020
Virgin Hyperloop will feature pods that physically simulate how it would feel to ride a Virgin Hyperloop One system.
UAE and Abu Dhabi finance departments sign agreement for financing Stage 2 of Etihad Rail network
Stage Two will extend 605 kilometres from Ghuweifat on the border with Saudi Arabia to Fujairah on the east coast, to be followed by future route additions.
Seven sailors rescued after ship capsizes in Dubai storm
Dubai Police said in a statement that despite bad weather conditions, high sea waves and total darkness, teams of Dubai marine rescue and the Port Police Station carried out the successful rescue mission.
More than 140 car crashes occured during four hours of rain in Dubai
The weather on Monday caused flooding on several key roads in the emirate and led to flight delays and some closed schools, it also caused a spike in car crashes, according to Dubai Police.
Videos: Chaos on Dubai roads as heavy morning rainfall lashed city
Commuters driving in and out of Dubai faced heavy traffic after a number of main roads remained flooded with water.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman lays foundation stone for Arar Port mega-project
The port will be developed over an area of 1,666,771 square meters, almost the same size as the Principality of Monaco, with a total value of AED 254-million (US $69-million).

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