Containers

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

DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali port welcomed one of the world’s largest container vessels, HMM Gdansk

Jebel Ali welcomes mega contai...

Jebel Ali welcomes me...

On 8th September Dubai’s Jebel Ali port received a maiden call by HMM Gdansk, which at 24,000 teu is...
On 8th September Dubai’s Jebel ...
OOCL has revised the port rotation of its China India Express 3 service

OOCL subcontinent service gets...

OOCL subcontinent ser...

OOCL is enhancing one of its key services between the Far East and India. The China India Express 3 ...
OOCL is enhancing one of its key ...
Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO, DP World and Ramesh S. Ramakrishnan, Chairman, Transworld Group and Shreyas Shipping and Logistics Limited, signing the acquisition contract

Unifeeder acquires regional fe...

Unifeeder acquires re...

DP World subsidiary Unifeeder, through its Unifeeder ISC (Indian Subcontinent) division, is acquirin...
DP World subsidiary Unifeeder, th...
Laurance Langdon, General Manager for Modern Freight Company, and Hans-Henrik Nielsen, Global Development Director for CargoGulf, at the container fleet expansion signing ceremony

CargoGulf announces new Arabia...

CargoGulf announces n...

Dubai-based Non-Vessel Operating Common Carrier (NVOCC) CargoGulf is launching a new container liner...
Dubai-based Non-Vessel Operating ...
Container volumes are rising at Salalah port due to the support of key customers

Container volumes up at Salala...

Container volumes up ...

Oman’s Salalah port continues to see significant growth as key lines consolidate operations around t...
Oman’s Salalah port continues t...
The container ship Thorsky making the maiden call into PICT.

ICTSI Pakistan welcomes inaugu...

ICTSI Pakistan welcom...

Pakistan International Container Terminal (PICT) has attracted another new service, the FAR Shipping...
Pakistan International Container ...
Container volumes at CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal are expected to increase with the start-up of the new service

Abu Dhabi strengthens containe...

Abu Dhabi strengthens...

CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal has announced the start of a new direct, weekly service to a number of ports ...
CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal has announ...
JNPT is the biggest container handling port in India accounting for around 52% of the total containerised cargo volume (Photo Ramanad Jadhav)

JNPT closes July on a high not...

JNPT closes July on a...

India’s leading container gateway, Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT), achieved a throughput of 344,...
India’s leading container gatew...
Colombo will become a more important hub for Subcontinent cargo as a result of the changes

Maersk upgrades services

Maersk upgrades servi...

A.P. Moller - Maersk has announced various improvements to its network between Europe and the Middle...
A.P. Moller - Maersk has announce...
The initial Cosco container shipments being handled in the port of Duqm

Duqm receives first Cosco cont...

Duqm receives first C...

Oman’s Port of Duqm has received its first containers on behalf of Cosco Shipping Line. The shipment...
Oman’s Port of Duqm has receive...
To commemorate the visit by the largest container vessel to ever call at the Port of Sohar, Hutchison Ports Sohar’s management team organised a special celebration including the presentation of a memento to the ship’s master

Port of Sohar welcomes biggest...

Port of Sohar welcome...

Hutchison Ports Sohar, the operator of the container terminal at the Port of Sohar, reached another ...
Hutchison Ports Sohar, the operat...
Jebel Ali has seen a decline in container throughput due to the coronavirus pandemic

DP World outperforms the marke...

DP World outperforms ...

Over the first half of the year DP World handled a total of 33.9 million teu across its global portf...
Over the first half of the year D...
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