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Mermaid Maritime Wins Middle East Contract

Jul 18, 2018

Thailand-based subsea and offshore drilling services company Mermaid Maritime Public Company announced that its Middle East business unit has been awarded a subsea services contract in a GCC country with an initial contract value of USD 16 million…

APL Adds Port Calls to West Asia Express Service

Jul 16, 2018

Ocean carrier APL announced that the West Asia Express (WAX) service will be calling the additional ports of Xingang, Busan and Sohar as part of its service rotation, expanding coverage between the Far East and Middle East.According to APL,…

Protests Block Access to Iraq's Umm Qasr Port

Jul 13, 2018

About 100 protesters demanding jobs and better state services closed access to Umm Qasr port near the southern Iraq city of Basra on Friday, port employees said.'They blocked the road leading into the port and trucks have no way of getting in or out…

Libya's Oil Output Down Sharply in 2018

Jul 09, 2018

Libya's national oil production fell to 527,000 barrels per day (bpd) from a high of 1.28 million bpd in February following recent oil port closures, the head of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) said in a statement on Monday.The NOC had not…

DP World Plans Logistics Facility in Ethiopia

Jul 01, 2018

Dubai-based ports operator DP World has revealed plans to set up a logistics facility in landlocked Ethiopia, a move that comes as the company is developing a port in neighboring Somaliland.  A reuters report quoting the United Arab Emirates state news agency…

Libya Oil Output Slashed by Port Attacks

Jun 19, 2018

Libya has lost some 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) of oil production in recent days because of militant attacks at the Ras Lanuf and Es Sider ports, the head of the National Oil Corporation, Mustafa Sanalla, said on Tuesday.Sanalla said there were still militants present in the area of the terminals…

APM Terminals' New Gateway to Iraq

Jun 14, 2018

New pre-arrival clearance protocols and reduced terminal handling charges for containers in transit, mean that Jordan’s deep-water Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT), located on the Red Sea, is now a realistic alternative maritime gateway for Iraq-bound cargo…

Saudi Arabia, UAE to Establish Shipping Lane to Yemen's Hodeidah Port

Jun 14, 2018

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates announced a five-point aid plan for Yemen's Hodeidah port and surrounding areas on Wednesday, after a Saudi-led alliance of Arab states launched an attack on Yemen's Houthi-held main port city.As part of the plan…

Hapag-Lloyd Scaling Back Iran Business

Jun 11, 2018

German shipping line Hapag-Lloyd has stopped one of two feeder services to Iran and will decide on the remaining one before a Nov. 4 deadline imposed by the United States, which has reimposed sanctions on Tehran.Hamburg-based Hapag-Lloyd, the world's fifth largest container company…

Container Handling Up 45% at King Abdullah Port

Jun 05, 2018

Rayan Qutub, CEO of King Abdullah Port, has announced that the port has achieved new heights in container handling this year, already showing a 45% increase during the first four months of 2018 compared to the same period in 2017. Qutub…

GAC to Provide Voyage Management for Translux

Jun 05, 2018

GAC LNG Services said it has secured a global contract to provide voyage management services to Translux Limited as they enter the liquefied natural gas (LNG) business.GAC LNG Services, officially formed in 2016, provides a full-service solution for the sector…

Suez Canal Revenue on the Rise

Jun 04, 2018

Egypt's Suez Canal revenue for the first 10 months of the 2017-18 fiscal year ending in June rose to around $5.1 billion, state news agency MENA quoted Finance Minister Amr El Garhy as saying on Sunday.Garhy did not provide a comparative figure…

Milaha Turns to Robots, AI for Back Office Work

May 29, 2018

Qatar-based maritime transport and logistics conglomerate Milaha has become one of the first companies in the Middle East to deploy and integrate Robotic Process Automation (RPA) solutions in its back office operations.The new state-of-the-art system…

Total to Set Up LNG Bunkering Hub in Oman

May 14, 2018

French energy group Total said it had signed a memorandum of understanding with the government of Oman to develop natural gas resources in the country.'Total and Shell as operator will develop several natural gas discoveries located in the Greater…

Explosion Damages Bulker en Route to Yemen

May 11, 2018

An explosion has damaged a Turkish vessel carrying wheat to Yemen's Houthi-controlled port of Saleef, with varying accounts attributing the incident on Thursday to an unexplained blast aboard the ship or a possible missile strike.A naval ship…

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