Transport

DP World global cargo volumes for 2018 hit by UAE slowdown
The UAE handled 15 million TEU in 2018, down 2.7 percent year-on-year.
Etihad Cargo chosen to fly 68 horses to Longines Masters of Hong Kong
This is the third consecutive year that Etihad Cargo has handled the equestrian air transport for the world’s most prestigious show jumping event.
DP World issues statement following Puntland shooting
In a statement, the global port operator which runs the Bossaso Port, said three others were injured during the attack.
Etihad Rail unveils new strategy and brand identity following Stage 2 financing
Etihad Rail has recently signed a series of land lease agreements throughout the UAE to secure the rail network’s transport corridors in all the emirates.
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdul Aziz Port in Dammam gets new online booking system
The system, called “Fash,” was installed by electronic solutions company Saudi E-Tabadul Co., and will ensure the efficiency of the port is drastically improved.
Emirates Steel signs AED 1-bn marine services agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports
SAFEEN will provide short marine shipping services for three shipments of iron ore per month for Emirates Steel.
Comment: 4 advancements affecting the future of transportation
Peter Diamandis, founder of Abundance 360 Summit, on the future of transport and the autonomous vehicles, robotics and new systems that will shape it.
Mammoet expands tug and barge services in GCC with Astro
Both companies are major players in the transportation market for oversized cargo and are pre-qualified with the main EPC contractors around the globe.
Port of Fujairah bans the use of open-loop scrubbers ahead of IMO 2020
Open loop scrubbers are cheaper, but while they prevent sulphur emissions from ships escaping into the atmosphere, heavy metals and sulphur end up being discharged into seas with washing water.
DP World increases take in DP World Australia
Following the closure of the transaction, DP World Australia will become a consolidated entity within the DP World Group and is expected to be earnings neutral in the first full year of ownership.
Less than 1 in 5 UK port operators say they are ready for Brexit
Odgers Berndtson says the results are significant as current UK government contingency plans for a ‘hard Brexit’ are reliant on smaller, regional ports taking up the strain from congested mainline ports in the south of England.
UAE denies reports of 747 crash on Fujairah Corniche
The Boeing 747 was in Fujairah with the government's knowledge before it is shipped to Bahrain, authorities said

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