Transport

Dubai first flight as new air cargo terminal in Pune launched
The air trans-shipment facility at Pune’s airport became operational in March, but had not been used until now due to a lack of interest from the market.
The substance behind the Virgin Hyperloop re-branding
DP World and Virgin Hyperloop have announced the re-branding of the system’s cargo operations as DP World Cargo Speed, but there’s more to the development than that.
DP World responds to reports over Djibouti settlement
DP World has denied media reports that the company is looking for an out-of-court settlement in its dispute with the Djiboutian government over Doraleh Container Terminal.
Emirates SkyCargo chosen to help Alibaba achieve 72-hour global delivery
The landmark agreement comes as Alibaba's logistics arm, Cainiano, looks to build supply chain hubs in six global cities of which Dubai is one.
Richard Branson says ‘seriously considering’ Hyperloop rebrand
According to Branson, Virgin Hyperloop is “way ahead of anybody else” in the Hyperloop race.
Middle East livestock ships targeted by Australian officials
Australia tightens livestock regulations following horrific video showing conditions aboard Middle East-bound vessel.
Emirates SkyCargo adds two new direct Dubai UK routes to network
Emirates SkyCargo to begin flying direct from Dubai to Stansted and Edinburgh.
Gulftainer sees record productivity following new warehouse launch
Sharjah Container Terminal exceeds industry average for crane productivity as shippers flock to new warehouse facility.
Saqr Port’s new Damen ASD Tug 2913 launched for new deep-water bulk terminal
The ASD Tug 2913's 80 tonnes of bollard pull will be utilised in the handling of Capesize vessels at the port.
Alibaba reveals new ‘affordable’ driverless delivery vehicle
A new autonomous delivery vehicle, guided by solid-state LIDAR technology, could cut the cost of robotic delivery systems to a few hundred dollars.
Abu Dhabi Ports launches blockchain technology for trade community
Silsal will combine blockchain technology and unique digital user identities to provide a seamless and secure link between stakeholders across the trade community.
Iraq awards US $110m port rehab project to Mitsubishi
The contract covers a port rehabilitation project in the country’s Basra province.

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