Maritime

Abu Dhabi Ports looking at next-phase automation including paperless operations
Blockchain will be an important aspect of operations as Port Khalifa prepares to go paperless says Abu Dhabi Ports.
DP World commits to Phase 2B Port of Prince Rupert expansion
The Phase 2B expansion will increase annual throughput capacity at Canada’s second largest container terminal to 1.8 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) when complete in 2022.
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.
Middle East livestock ships targeted by Australian officials
Australia tightens livestock regulations following horrific video showing conditions aboard Middle East-bound vessel.
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.
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.
DP World acquires 100% stake in Peruvian logistics giant CAM
DP World and Andino Investment Holding reached an agreement for DP World to acquire 100% of the shares of CAM, a leading fully integrated logistics provider in Peru, for US $315.7 million.
Comment: Smart ports give shipping a boost
Pieter Zylstra, regional director, digital transformation, MEA at Orange Business Services, looks at the future of shipping.
DP World Jeddah Upgrades to Navis N4
The implementation of the updated TOS is a move by the terminal to leverage the latest technology to meet continuous customer service demands and address the need for increasing operational support as incoming cargo volume rises.
DP World Sokhna welcomes first vessel of new shipping alliance
The container ship YM Orchid discharged more than 2,100 containers while berthed at DP World Sokhna,

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