Maritime

Australia’s Federal Agriculture Minister lashes out at sheep fatalities on GCC trade
Australia's Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud says the number of sheep dying on export ships to Middle East is "just bulls@#t"
IODC looks at what the UAE and KSA’s $70bn investment means for maritime
With the rising demand for freight handling, logistics, and other sub-services, the regional maritime sector is looking ahead into a brighter future.
SOHAR Port & Freezone signs land-lease solar agreement with Shell
The agreement means that businesses in the Sohar Freezone could be powered by solar photovoltaic (PV) projects instead of gas.
DP World reveals BOXBAY High Bay Storage (HBS) system for Jebel Ali
BOXBAY represents a new and intelligent High Bay Storage (HBS) system that will be ready in time for the Dubai Expo 2020 with a pilot project scheduled at Jebel Ali Terminal 4.
Hutchison’s new super post-panamax STS cranes hit productivity record in SOHAR
The terminal served three vessels in a recent two week period, managing an average Gross Crane Rate (GCR) of 38 moves per hour and a high of 52 moves per hour.
UAE-based Grandweld Shipyards delivers four Crew Boats to Kuwait Oil Company
The newly constructed four boats were specially designed to meet the requirements of KOC, in accordance with Lloyd's Register’s classification rules in order to provide the highest operational efficiency and safety.
Geopolitical crises are dragging down trade growth says DP World
Latin America, however, is a bright spark (despite Venezuela) and DP World is anticipating solid growth in the region.
RAK Ports’ new Capesize berths at Saqr Port intended to expand bulk logistics
Major bulk clients such as Stevin Rock, which operates the largest limestone quarry in the world in RAK, can now export to markets in the Far East (Singapore, Hong Kong and China), as well as Australia.
Cruise lines begin dropping port calls in Brunei
Princess Cruises and Regent Seven Seas intend to cancel upcoming port calls in Brunei over fears for guests' safety
Drydocks World awarded for UAE’s heaviest load-out project
BorWin Gamma is a 900 megawatt HVDC substation for offshore location in the German North Sea.
How Abu Dhabi Ports’ marine cleaning team is also saving endangered turtles
The team collected 120 tonnes of floating sea debris across all 10 ports in 2018, and was able to recycle just under 10% of it.
Svitzer AMEA signs 10 year agreement with Suez Canal Port Authority
Svitzer will deliver two new tugs in Egypt for Suez Canal Authority, specifically for the terminals in Port Said as part of the agreement.

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