IRISL aims for “top 10”

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The Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines (IRISL) has a plan to become a leading player in the container shipping industry and will buy an...

Iran is no “honey pot”

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Lars Jensen, CEO and partner of Copenhagen-based SeaIntelligence Consulting, has warned carriers serving Iran not to expect huge profits and...

Cavotec books more MoorMaster deals

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Cavotec has won important MoorMaster automated mooring orders from existing MoorMaster customer, the Port of Salalah in Oman, for use at two...

Capacity boost at Umm Qasr

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Trade with Iraq is increasing despite significant political and economic uncertainties, and the opening of a new container terminal suggests...

Middle East stays resilient

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Despite the slowdown in trade, new port and transport infrastructure projects in the Middle East are generally progressing, even if on revis...

ICTSI opens new terminal in Iraq

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International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) has opened its latest facility, a 200m berth on a greenfield site in the port of Umm Qasr,...

Salalah box traffic up 29% in H1 2016

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Container throughput at the Port of Salalah, part of APM Terminals' global terminal network, reached 1.584M TEU in H1 2016, a 29% increase y...

Sohar reports solid H1 2016 growth

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Breakbulk cargo volumes soared 43% to over 1.2Mt and container traffic was up 18.6% to 313,000TEU int he first six months of the year....

Hyperloop One MoU with DP World

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The collaboration is for feasibility studies to analyse the value of using Hyperloop systems to move containers from ships docked at Jebel A...

Antwerp, Bandar Abbas deal

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Antwerp Port Authority and Shahid Rajaee Port Authority have signed a collaboration agreement regarding the Port of Bandar Abbas, Iran's big...

Remote control for OICT

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Oman International Container Terminal (OICT) has opened a new Operations Control Centre where remote operators will control four new STS cra...

Bringing efficiencies to Iraq

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While Iran may offer some of the most interesting port/logistics investment opportunities in the Middle East, Iraq cannot and should not be ...

Middle East slowdown looms

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Low oil and gas prices are now having a significant impact on the economies of the Middle East region....