Transport

Kuwaiti shipyard HEISCO plans to add Panamax floating dock
The Panamax size floating dock will boost the regional ship repair and ship building industry and was described by Marafi as a “quantum leap” for the shipyard.
UAE teams up with UK to boost rail network plans
The agreement between the Federal Transport Authority and the UK Ministry of Transport will provide the FTA will access to British know-how in safety standards and accident investigations.
Carshare operator ekar partners with Autorent Middle East to add 200 cars to fleet
By end of 2018 ekar will have 500 cars on the roads in Abu Dhabi including 10% light electric vehicles.
Transport Intelligence (Ti) report reveals why DP World is automating Jebel Ali
A report by transport research and analysis company Transport Intelligence (Ti) warns that the GCC is at risk of over-capacity, revealing why Jebel Ali is focusing on automation.
Emirates SkyCargo continues diversification push with AOG parts service
Emirates SkyCargo’s AOG service will provide priority transport of aircraft parts for Aircraft on Ground (AOG) maintenance issues.
Fourth VLCC of the year ‘Khurais’ joins rapidly expanding Bahri fleet
Saudi shipping giant adds fourth VLCC this year, bringing its total number of vessels to 92.
UAE plane carrying $9.6m seized by Somali authorities
UAE's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation condemns action at Mogadishu airport
Gulftainer handles GCC’s largest ever vessel call
Khorfakkan Container Terminal berths largest container ship ever to call in Middle East.
DHL deploys bicycles for inner city Dubai deliveries
DHL is deploying its custom cubicycle, already performing 60% of last mile inner city deliveries in Europe, in the UAE for the first time.
How Emirates flies the world’s top race horses to major events
In the last four months, Emirates SkyCargo has transported over 350 horses through its network of over 155 destinations across six continents.
DNV GL cuts tanker inspection costs in UAE with drones
DNV GL believes this solution can save anywhere from two days to a week on survey time.
All Omani air cargo processing must now be done online
The Royal Omani Police have issued new rules concerning the processing of air cargo shipments to and from the country.

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