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DP World Limited handled 46.5 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals during the first nine months of 2015, with gross container volumes growing by 3.2% on a like-for-like basis. On a reported basis gross volumes grew by 3.7%.

Published in Finance Deals

Port operator, Abu Dhabi Terminals, announces strong spot in ranking based on significant increase in volume handled at Abu Dhabi’s main port

Published in Latest News

Sharjah, UAE; September 21, 2015: Peter Richards, Managing Director of Gulftainer, the largest privately-owned, independent port operator in the world, has been awarded the Golden Helm Excellence Award 2015 in the Trade and Export category by Sharjah’s International Maritime Club (IMC).

Published in Latest News

Officials from Omans Port of Duqm expect to award the tender for upgrade work at the site by the end of this year as part of plans to reach capacity of 3.5 million TEU per annum by 2017.

Published in Finance Deals

Authorities in Iraq may extend the deadline for bids to develop the Port of Faw in the south of the country following strong interest from foreign firms. The port is slated to become the third largest commercial port in the world once complete.

Published in Emerging Economies

India’s Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari is widely expected to finalise investment plans for major upgrade work at Iran’s Chabahar port this week when he meets with Iranian authorities in Tehran.

Published in Emerging Economies
Wednesday, 22 April 2015 13:26

APMT eyes port growth in Oman

Improved integration of transport infrastructure combined with regulatory reform and investment in Oman could propel port growth in the country, according to global port operator APM Terminals.

Published in Emerging Economies

A surprise fall in Chinese export growth for March may signal a slowdown in global trade, directly impacting shipping and port demand, according to analysts.

Published in Regulation and Policy

The Iraqi Ministry of Transport has invited international investors to register their interest in the country’s proposed Grand Faw port project.

Published in Finance Deals

China has overtaken India as the largest trading partner for the United Arab Emirates as competition in the shipping sector between Asia and the Middle East has driven growth in the region.

Published in Emerging Economies


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