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Tuesday, 28 January 2014 16:04

DP World inaugurates Jebel Ali T3

DP World yesterday inaugurated Jebel Ali Container Terminal 3 (T3), which it says is set to be the world’s largest semi-automated facility.

Wednesday, 22 January 2014 11:15

Senegalese president visits Jebel Ali

Senegal’s president Makky Sall yesterday visited DP World’s flagship facility in Jebel Ali, the Dubai-based operator reports.

Published in Regulation and Policy
Tuesday, 21 January 2014 16:26

Go-ahead for new Turkish port on Black Sea

The Turkish government has given the go-ahead to build a new port on the Black Sea in Filyos, some 360km east of Istanbul.

Published in Regulation and Policy

Cargotec today announced that Oman’s Raysut Cement has ordered a Siwertell unloader and a blow pump conveying unit for its operations at the ports of Duqm and Sohar.

Monday, 20 January 2014 11:35

DP World confident for 2014

With projects under way in Dubai, India and Turkey, DP World starts 2014 confident that it can take advantage of the strong intra-Asia and Middle East trades and the growing African market. In a Q&A via e-mail, CEO Mohammed Sharaf told Port Finance International that its company is “one of the best placed terminal operators” to handle the ever larger containerships entering service. He warned however that the industry as a whole needs to invest in infrastructure and training.

Published in Features / Interviews
Friday, 17 January 2014 11:53

24 Terex e-RTGs for Asyaport

Terex Port Solutions (TPS) today announced that it has received an order for 24 rubber-tyred gantry (RTG) cranes from Asyaport, a TIL-led joint venture which is developing a new container terminal on the Sea of Marmara in Turkey.

Published in Security / Environment
Tuesday, 07 January 2014 16:23

Suez Canal has plan for logistics hub

The Suez Canal Authority has invited 14 consortia to present plans to develop the waterway into a logistics and industrial hub, the Journal of Commerce (JOC) reported today.

Published in Regulation and Policy
Monday, 06 January 2014 10:28

Four giant STS cranes arrive at Gemlik

Yilport has announced that its new container port in Gemlik (Turkey) has received four Super Post-Panamax ship-to-shore cranes. The machines are expected to service their first container vessel in the first week of April.

Tuesday, 17 December 2013 16:32

Gulftainer aims for the top 6

Gulftainer wants to make it to the top six of container terminal operators. The Sharjah-based company has unveiled an expansion strategy that targets a global footprint of 35 terminals and a tripling of its throughput by 2020.

Published in Finance Deals

It takes more time and money to import cargo through Sokhna, near the Suez Canal, than through other Egyptian ports, according to research published by the IFC (International Finance Corporation) and the World Bank. Sokhna is also the place where export procedures take the longest.

Published in Emerging Economies


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