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.
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.
Saudi shipping giant adds fourth VLCC this year, bringing its total number of vessels to 92.
Khorfakkan Container Terminal berths largest container ship ever to call in Middle East.
DNV GL believes this solution can save anywhere from two days to a week on survey time.
Kuwait Oil Tankers Company (KOTC) has signed a contract worth a reported US$ 79.7 million to have a new VLCC class oil tanker built as part of its ongoing fleet development programme.
The ‘Dhowber’ smart platform will help in cargo activity reservation for traditional dhows on Dubai creek.
DP World has won a concession to operate the Port of Banana in the DRC for up to half a century
Maersk Line has said that Jebel Ali is the “most likely” destination for its ultra large container ship that was struck by a major fire earlier this month.
The incident underscores the need for more shippers and shipping lines to adopt digital technologies that track containers from origin to destination.
All ships can be automated without exception and it is a trend that will only accelerate in the coming years, according to ship classification society Lloyd’s Register.
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