Containers

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

Khor Fakkan will be used to transship containers on the new East African operation

CMA CGM upgrades Middle East-A...

CMA CGM upgrades Midd...

The French shipping line CMA CGM is upgrading its services connecting the Middle East to East Africa...
The French shipping line CMA CGM ...
Umm Qasr will be served through a new direct connection with Asian ports provided by APL

APL adds Iraq port call

APL adds Iraq port ca...

APL’s Gulf Asia Express 2 (GA2) will shortly start calling the port of Umm Qasr, in Iraq. The servic...
APL’s Gulf Asia Express 2 (GA2)...
Container volumes at the port of Dammam are down this year compared with 2017 levels

Mixed results for Saudi ports

Mixed results for Sau...

Container throughput figures for leading state-controlled Saudi ports over the first half of 2018 ha...
Container throughput figures for ...
Maersk sees Nepal as a market with significant growth potential

Maersk Line boosts presence in...

Maersk Line boosts pr...

Maersk Line has opened its new commercial office in Kathmandu, Nepal. Since its entry into the Nepal...
Maersk Line has opened its new co...

CMA CGM shuffles Middle East s...

CMA CGM shuffles Midd...

The French carrier, CMA CGM, is revising its Asia-Middle East services from the end of July 2018. Th...
The French carrier, CMA CGM, is r...
SLPA chairman, Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake

SLPA seeks East Container Term...

SLPA seeks East Conta...

The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) will soon seek Cabinet approval for a new development plan for ...
The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SL...
Rayan Qutub, chief executive of King Abdullah Port

King Abdullah Port container t...

King Abdullah Port co...

Container volumes moving through King Abdullah Port on Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea coast show no signs of...
Container volumes moving through ...
Gulftainer’s SCT, which recently set an impressive new productivity record

Gulftainer breaks Sharjah prod...

Gulftainer breaks Sha...

Gulftainer, which operates Sharjah Container Terminal (SCT) in the UAE, recently achieved a new prod...
Gulftainer, which operates Sharja...
The Theseus was offloaded at Colombo having been hit by a severe storm en route to the port

CICT helps stricken containers...

CICT helps stricken c...

A container vessel that sustained damage in tropical storm Sagar in the Gulf of Aden, nearly 2000 na...
A container vessel that sustained...
APM Terminals Bahrain, which operates Khalifa Bin Salman Port, is planning an IPO

APM Terminals Bahrain prepares...

APM Terminals Bahrain...

Khalifa Bin Salman Port operator APM Terminals has appointed SICO BSC, a prominent Bahraini investme...
Khalifa Bin Salman Port operator ...
Operations at ADT in Khalifa Port will benefit from the upgrade to the Navis N4 3.4 system

Abu Dhabi Terminals prepares f...

Abu Dhabi Terminals p...

Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) has successfully upgraded to the Navis N4 3.4 terminal operating system (T...
Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) has suc...
DP World Sokhna chief executive, Ajayy Singh, presenting a commemorative plaque to YML managing director Brian Tzeng

Sokhna benefits from Alliance ...

Sokhna benefits from ...

Egyptian container terminal operator DP World Sokhna has welcomed its first vessel from container sh...
Egyptian container terminal opera...
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