Asciano mulls Patrick sale

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Asciano is not necessarily averse to the partial or full sale of its Patrick Container Ports and stevedoring businesses, according to analys...

Tusdeer work to start soon

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Construction work will start soon on the third container terminal at Jeddah, Saudi Arabia’s largest port, Minister of Transport Jabara Al-...

Asciano in Saudi win

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The Tarabot consortium, comprising Australia’s Asciano and seven Saudi Arabian partners, has been selected as the preferred bidder for the...

MMC signs Jeddah deal

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MMC Corporation Berhad, majority owner of the Malaysian port of Tanjung Pelepas, has signed an agreement to acquire the rights to jointly de...

A new kind of camel train

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The promoters of the 1400 km long Saudi double-stack intermodal rail landbridge project, to connect Jeddah with Dammam and Jubail via Riyadh...

Saudi rail project

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The Supreme Economic Council of Saudi Arabia (SEC) has approved plans for a 2,000 km long rail network which would link its major ports of J...

Saudis planning port rail link

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Saudi Arabia has invited international companies to participate in a railway project that would link the country's two major port cities of ...

Gulf ports strive for bigger role

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Recent oil price hikes could provide a fillip for container ports in the Gulf. Higher demand for oil-based export products, aluminium and ot...

Mafi wins Jeddah repeat business

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Germany-based terminal tractor supplier Mafi reports an order for 46 MT25 units, three MT30 ro-ro tractors and 40 "cornerless" chassis for u...