Containers

All the latest news from the region about containers and container shipping

YM Wealth is the biggest container vessel yet to call at an Iraqi port

Gulftainer’s Iraq terminal handles ...

Gulftainer’s Iraq t...

Sharjah-based Gulftainer has handled the largest container vessel to call at an Ira...
Sharjah-based Gulftainer has hand...
Jebel Ali is expected to handle over 15 million teu this year

DP World reports volume growth

DP World reports volu...

Dubai-based DP World handled 34 million teu across its global portfolio of containe...
Dubai-based DP World handled 34 m...
Port and shipping company executives gather at Duqm to mark the initial CMA CGM container consignment

First container service handled at ...

First container servi...

Oman’s Port of Duqm has handled a first consignment of containers for the French ca...
Oman’s Port of Duqm has handled...
Steven Yoogalingam, the new CEO at Aqaba Container Terminal

Aqaba Container Terminal welcomes n...

Aqaba Container Termi...

Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT), the main gateway to Jordan and the wider Levant, re...
Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT), t...
NSICT achieved double digit growth in the first quarter of 2017-18

JNPT increases container throughput...

JNPT increases contai...

India’s leading gateway, Jawaharlal Port Trust (JNPT), has got off to a good start ...
India’s leading gateway, Jawaha...
The Captain of CMA-CGM Virginia receiving a memento of the maiden call into APM Terminals Mumbai

New service calls at APM Terminals ...

New service calls at ...

On July 5th, CMA-CGM, a member of the Ocean Alliance, began its new Indiamed servic...
On July 5th, CMA-CGM, a member of...
Hapag-Lloyd, taking in UASC, will be based in DIFC

Merged carrier to set up HQ in DIFC...

Merged carrier to set...

Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has revealed that Hapag-Lloyd will base...
Dubai International Financial Cen...
JNPT is replacing older diesel RTGs with greener electrically-powered machines

JNPT buys more RTGs

JNPT buys more RTGs...

India's leading container handling port, JN Port Trust (JNPT), has placed an order ...
India's leading container handlin...
Combined Hapag-Lloyd and UASC will be one of the world's top five container lines with a modern, environmentally-friendly fleet of ships

Hapag-Lloyd and UASC complete merge...

Hapag-Lloyd and UASC ...

Hapag-Lloyd and United Arab Shipping Company have finally completed their merger, b...
Hapag-Lloyd and United Arab Shipp...
The Midas 1 service will call at the CT 4 terminal in Mundra

Second Midas service from CMA CGM

Second Midas service ...

The French carrier, CMA CGM, has launched a second Midas service, connecting India,...
The French carrier, CMA CGM, has ...
Kandla port now has a direct connection to Bandar Abbas, Iran

New service connects Iran and Iraq ...

New service connects ...

Hafez Darya Arya Shipping Lines (HDAS), a division of Iran's IRISL group, has start...
Hafez Darya Arya Shipping Lines (...
UASC is still expected to be part of the Hapag-Lloyd group within the next few months

Hapag-Lloyd UASC merger deadline ex...

Hapag-Lloyd UASC merg...

While it is stressed that the merger between the carriers itself is not at risk, Ha...
While it is stressed that the mer...
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