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AD Ports and Crystal Offshore Sign Deal to Set Up Offshore Rig and Vessel Repair Base in Abu Dhabi's Khalifa Port

Jun 05, 2023

Abu Dhabi-based AD Ports Group has signed a 25 years agreement with Singapore-based Crystal Offshore a logistics solution provider to the marine & offshore Industry to build an offshore rig and vessel repair base in Abu Dhabi's Khalifa Port…

AD Ports, Vale to Develop Low-carbon Mega Hubs for Steel

May 25, 2023

AD Ports Group announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the world’s largest producer of iron ore and nickel, and one of the largest logistics operators in Brazil, Vale S. A. (Vale), to develop a 'mega hub' in Abu Dhabi…

AD Ports Signs on to Develop Karachi Port

May 22, 2023

AD Ports Group said it has sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Karachi Port Trust (KPT) paving way for enhanced bilateral cooperation and increased efforts in the development, expansion and digitalization of port projects within Pakistan…

Iraq's Northern Oil Exports Stuck on Turkey Negotiations

Apr 14, 2023

Oil exports from northern Iraq to the Turkish port of Ceyhan remain at a standstill almost three weeks after an arbitration case ruled Ankara owed Baghdad compensation for unauthorised exports.The March 23 arbitration ruling by the International…

UAE's Fujairah Port Set for Robust Growth as Russian Trade Reshuffles

Mar 14, 2023

Storage demand and transit volumes are poised to grow further at the United Arab Emirates' Fujairah port this year as Russian trade flows continue to flood the hub, industry executives said on Tuesday.Russian oil barrels have been flowing into…

Containership is First in Years to Docks at Yemen's Hodeidah Port

Feb 26, 2023

A containership carrying general commercial goods docked at Yemen's main port of Hodeidah for the first time since at least 2016 on Saturday as parties in Yemen's eight-year war are in talks to reinstate an expired U.N.-brokered truce deal.The conflict…

New Dredge Delivered to Aid Al Hamriyah Port Expansion

Feb 16, 2023

UAE-based contractor MAR Marine & Building Contractor has taken delivery of a new cutter suction dredger (CSD) that it will utilize at the Al Hamriyah Port expansion project.Built by Damen Shipyards Group, the CSD500 has been named MAR 22. “We…

Lebanese Blast Investigator Charges Former PM, Top Public Prosecutor

Jan 25, 2023

The judge probing the 2020 Beirut blast has charged Lebanon's top public prosecutor, the then-premier and other senior current and former officials in connection with the devastating explosion, judicial sources said and court summons show.Judge…

AD Ports Inaugurates Aqaba's First Cruise Terminal

Jan 23, 2023

The first and only cruise terminal in Aqaba was inaugurated with the arrival of the cruise vessel MSC Splendida carrying more than 2,000 visitors to Jordan.The new terminal marks the launch of the first of five strategic mega-projects planned…

Saudi Ports’ Container Volumes Grow 13.63% During December

Jan 19, 2023

Saudi Arabia’s ports ended December in the gains territory with a string of strong results across various indicators, chief among them the 13.63% year-on-year spike in container throughput from 841,055 TEUs to 955,731 TEUs.Saudi Ports Authority…

King Abdulaziz Port Kicks Off $1.9 Billion Container Terminal Project

Jan 10, 2023

The Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) on Tuesday announced the laying of the foundation stone for upgrading and developing two container terminals at King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam under the Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) concession signed with Saudi Global Ports (SGP) valued at over 7 billion riyals ($1…

Houthis Attack al-Dhabba Oil Terminal in Yemen

Nov 21, 2022

Yemen's Houthis attacked al-Dhabba oil terminal in Hadhramaut province on Monday, the group and Yemen's internationally recognized government said.The Iran-aligned Houthis fired a projectile from a drone that landed at the entrance of the terminal…

Fujairah Bunker Sales Slide 2% in October

Nov 18, 2022

Marine fuel sales at the United Arab Emirates' Fujairah, the world's third-largest bunkering hub, slid 2% month-on-month in October as demand slowed.Total sales volumes at Fujairah, excluding lubricants, were at 655,126 cubic metres (about 627…

Suez Canal Inks $500 Million Deal for Container Terminal

Nov 16, 2022

Egypt's Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZONE) on Tuesday announced it signed a $500 million contract with the Suez Canal Container Company (SCCT) to establish a second container handling terminal in East Port Said.The project will expand the existing SCCT’s Container Terminal at Port Said East Port…

Audex Inks 30-year Lease with AD Ports in UAE

Nov 16, 2022

AD Ports Group on Wednesday announced it has signed a land lease agreement for 30 years with Audex Pte Ltd a wholly owned subsidiary of PEC Ltd, an integrated project and maintenance solutions provider to the energy, petrochemical, terminal and pharmaceutical industries…

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First LNG Carrier Arrives at New German Mukran Terminal

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Brazil's Paranagua Port Resumes Operations After Fire

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EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

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ZIM Names Trio of LNG Containerships

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