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Iran Oil Production, Exports Not Impacted by Protests

Jan 02, 2018

Iran's crude oil production and exports have not been impacted by the unrest spreading across the country, Iranian oil and shipping sources said on Tuesday, as a crackdown intensified against anti-government demonstrations that began last week…

Hoping to Extend Maritime Reach, China Lavishes Aid to Pakistan

Dec 19, 2017

China is lavishing vast amounts of aid on a small Pakistani fishing town to win over locals and build a commercial deep-water port that the United States and India suspect may also one day serve the Chinese navy. Beijing has built a school…

Aldubaikhi Named Bahri’s Next CEO

Dec 14, 2017

Saudi Arabian maritime transport and logistics company Bahri has appointed Abdullah Aldubaikhi as its new chief executive office. Aldubaikhi’s appointment, which takes effect January 1, 2018, comes as the company gears for a new phase of expansion following several months of growth…

Damen Shipyards Delivers Vessel to MC2

Nov 30, 2017

Damen Shipyards Group has delivered its first vessels to Marine Core & Charter LLC (MC2), a marine services company supporting the offshore energy sector in the Arabian Gulf.  This is the first transaction between the two organisations…

Saudi-led Coalition to Reopen Hodeidah Port

Nov 22, 2017

The Saudi-led military coalition fighting against the Houthi movement in Yemen said on Wednesday it would allow aid access through the port of Hodeidah and United Nations flights to Sanaa airport.The coalition closed all air, land and sea…

Turkey, Iraq Discuss Resuming Kirkuk Oil Exports

Nov 16, 2017

A Turkish energy delegation has met with Iraqi top oil officials in Baghdad to discuss issues including the resumption of Kirkuk oil exports via the Turkish port of Ceyhan, Iraq's oil ministry said in a statement on Thursday. 'A high level Turkish energy delegation met with senior oil officials…

Pakistan LNG Import Project Consortium Folds -Hoegh LNG

Nov 16, 2017

A consortium behind a liquefied natural gas (LNG) import project in Pakistan, including oil giant Exxon Mobil, France's Total and Qatar Petroleum, has been dissolved, shipping company Hoegh LNG said on Thursday. Hoegh LNG was due to supply the project's ship-based import terminal…

Arab Women in Maritime Association Launched

Oct 19, 2017

A ground breaking event took place in Alexandria, Egypt (15-19 October) when 30 women from nine Arab countries officially launched The Arab Association for Women in the Maritime Sector (AWIMA).  The new network joins the International Maritime…

Bahri Reinforces Americas Commitment

Oct 18, 2017

Reinforcing its three-decade-long presence in North America, transportation and logistics firm Bahri took part in Breakbulk Americas, being held from October 17-19, in Houston. The Bahri booth at Breakbulk Americas was opened by Mr. Sultan bin Abdullah Al-Angari…

Saudi Flag Raised on Bahri's VLCC Rimthan

Oct 09, 2017

The Public Transport Authority (PTA) has raised the Saudi flag on Rimthan, one of the latest VLCCs received and owned by Bahri, a leader in transportation and logistics.  Under the supervision of PTA, the ceremony of Rimthan’s registration under the Saudi flag took place on Sunday…

BahriBunge Dry Bulk Office Inaugurated in Dubai

Oct 05, 2017

Following the announcement of the joint venture agreement by Bahri, a leader in transportation and logistics, and Koninklijke Bunge B.V. (“Bunge”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Bunge Limited, a agribusiness and food company, the two companies…

DP World to Expand in African Market

Oct 01, 2017

DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem has met with Senegalese President Macky Sall as part of a tour of West and North Africa to confirm development of infrastructure projects in the country. The discussions, attended…

Bahri Showcases Latest Technologies and Achievements

Sep 25, 2017

Under the auspices of IMO Secretary-General, Bahri showcases latest achievements and technologies with Saudi Border Guard and Public Transport Authority Global transportation and logistics company Bahri said it participated in the General…

Two New Shipping Lines to Hamad

Sep 17, 2017

Two new maritime lines are launched from Hamad Port which will enhance Qatar’s trade connections with various ports in China, India, Malaysia, Turkey and Greece, among other countries. Qatar News Agency (QNA)  said that both lines will run on a weekly basis…

Houthi Leader Says Could Target Saudi Oil Tankers

Sep 14, 2017

Yemen's Houthi leader Abdel-Malek al-Houthi said on Thursday his group could target Saudi oil tankers should Saudi Arabia attack Yemen's main port at Hodeida. 'We could target Saudi oil tankers and we could do anything, we have not done this before…

Logistics News

Bunge Finalizing $30 Billion-plus Merger with Viterra

Bunge Finalizing $30 Billion-plus Merger with Viterra

Business Group Urges Biden to Intervene in West Coast Ports Labor Dispute

Business Group Urges Biden to Intervene in West Coast Ports Labor Dispute

Stena Line and Port of Gothenburg Take Next Step Toward Arendal

Stena Line and Port of Gothenburg Take Next Step Toward Arendal

Capesize Spot Rates Hesitant Despite 5% Rise in Demand -BIMCO

Capesize Spot Rates Hesitant Despite 5% Rise in Demand -BIMCO

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