• Mideast freight market grows 9.4pc in July


    The Middle Eastern freight markets expanded 9.4 per cent in July, a strong performance despite the impact of Ramadan, said the International Air Transport Association (Iata).

  • N-Kom completes keel-laying for Qatar liftboat


    Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-Kom), a leading provider of solutions for marine vessels, offshore and onshore structures, has completed the keel laying of its first liftboat project in Qatar.

  • F5 Networks appoints new country manager for Saudi


    F5 Networks, a global leader in application delivery networking, has appointed Saudi national Mamduh Allam as country manager for the Saudi Arabia.

  • Khalifa Port Container Terminal ranks fifth in EMEA


    Khalifa Port Container Terminal, in Abu Dhabi, UAE, has ranked fifth on the Journal of Commerce’s 2013 Europe, Middle East and Africa Port (EMEA) Productivity list, according to Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT).

  • Dubai’s maritime competitiveness showcased


    The latest updates and achievements in the effort to boost Dubai’s maritime competitiveness was showcased at a recently Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) meeting in the emirate.

  • Ma'aden, Alcoa start ops at $10.8bn aluminium plant

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    Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma'aden) said on Monday its $10.8 billion joint aluminium smelter with US-based Alcoa has started commercial operations.

  • Tasneef to classify Drydocks marine fleet


    Emirates Classification Society (Tasneef) has entered into a deal with Drydocks World, a Dubai-based maritime service provider, to provide classification and maritime surveying services for its entire fleet.

  • Dubai to open new ferry line


    The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced plans to launch a new ferry line from the Marina Mall to Al Ghubaiba Station.

  • Sipchem affiliate shuts plant for upgrade


    Saudi International Petrochemical Co (Sipchem) said on Sunday that an affiliate had suspended butanediol production for scheduled maintenance to improve the efficiency of operations.

  • Turkish Cargo expands freighter service to Hyderabad


    Turkish Cargo, one of the most prominent cargo airlines throughout the Far East, has expanded its freighter services, by launching weekly freighter services from Hyderabad starting from August 28.

  • Egypt to start work on Suez project development


    Egypt is set to issue government certificates for financing the Suez Canal project, that includes the development of 76,000 sq km area around the canal into an international industrial and logistics hub.

  • Bahrain Logistics inks key tenancy deal


    The Bahrain Logistics Zone (BLZ), part of the kingdom’s Transportation Ministry, has signed a tenancy agreement with Logistics Village Management, a subsidiary of Al Kooheji Contracting, a leader in warehouses and logistics facilities.

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