Maritime

Plenty of 'exciting' opportunities in US ports, infrastructure, says Badr Jafar
Sharjah-based Gulftainer has signed a 50-year, $600m concession to develop and operate the port of Wilmington in the US state of Delaware.
APM Terminals Bahrain installs three new Weighbridges at Khalifa Bin Salman Port
The new weighbridges are expected to ensure uninterrupted truck flows with streamlined operations.
Titanic II replica ship’s cruise from Dubai delayed until 2022
The ship is being built as close of a replica to the original Titanic as possible, with the addition of modern safety features.
Costa Cruises ‘monitoring situation’ as passenger ship runs from Cyclone Luban
Costa Victoria is one of several dozen ships potentially trapped in the Gulf of Aden by Cyclone Luban.
Are Middle East container ports risking over-capacity?
A new report by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) examines the risks facing Middle East ports, which account for 3% of global GDP, but handle 20% of all seaborne trade.
Port Khalifa receives first ARMG and STS cranes for new COSCO terminal
The 10 state-of-the-art ARMG cranes and four STS cranes are the initial batches of equipment to be installed at COSCO SHIPPING Abu Dhabi Terminal, the second container terminal being built at Port Khalifa is due for completion at the end of this year.
British tourists killed in Salalah car crash on cruise bound for Abu Dhabi
The two female guests who were killed in the accident were among three stuck by the car. The third, a male passenger, suffered serious injuries and is being treated in Oman, according to police reports.
Smart shipping to be under the spotlight at Seatrade Maritime Middle East
Debate will be introduced to examine the readiness of regional shipping industry in embracing smart shipping.
UAE runs first intermodal transport under TIR
First ever intermodal TIR operation between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the EU is launched, with a container leaving the UAE bound for Europe under a single customs transit document and a single guarantee.
DP World revamps Jebel Ali T1 forklift fleet
DP World has taken delivery of six forklift trucks from Konecranes for use at Terminal 1 in Jebel Ali Port.
Transmar increases service levels with extra tonnage to Jeddah
This increased tonnage on the RES offers customers a more modern vessel with increased capacity and a reliable and dependable service.
Top speakers lined up for Dubai Maritime Law Conference
Organised and hosted by The City Law School (CLS), part of City, University of London in collaboration with the DIFC Academy of Law and the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC), this one-day event will provide a comprehensive overview of the fast-growing maritime sector in the UAE.

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