Containers

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

JNPT set a new record handling 545 trains in October

Double digit box growth at JNP...

Double digit box grow...

India’s leading trade gateway, JN Port Trust, saw a 11.24% rise in container traffic during October ...
India’s leading trade gateway, ...
Jebel Ali is seeing a steady recovery in volumes

DP World returns to throughput...

DP World returns to t...

DP World handled 18.3 million teu across its global portfolio of container terminals in the third qu...
DP World handled 18.3 million teu...
Container volumes are picking up again at JNPT

Container levels recover at JN...

Container levels reco...

September’s throughput at India’s JN Port Trust was only 5% below September 2019 levels, reflecting ...
September’s throughput at India...
Container traffic at Salalah port in Oman is up 8% compared with the first 9 months of 2019

Container growth continues for...

Container growth cont...

The first nine months of 2020 have been highly positive for the Port of Salalah’s container business...
The first nine months of 2020 hav...
MSC Paris makes its historic first call into the port of Haifa

First UAE cargo enters Haifa

First UAE cargo enter...

The first ship carrying cargo from the United Arab Emirates to Israel entered Haifa port this week o...
The first ship carrying cargo fro...
Asyad has added Umm Qasr to its list of direct container services to Omani ports

Iraq link for Omani ports

Iraq link for Omani p...

The first direct shipping service connecting Omani ports and Iraq’s Umm Qasr port has been launched ...
The first direct shipping service...
ACT achieved its highest monthly container traffic figures for five years in August

Box volume peaks at Aqaba gate...

Box volume peaks at A...

Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) achieved a throughput of 89,225 teu in August. The company says this ...
Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) ac...
The first containers of fish oil being loaded at Duqm port

New trade for Duqm

New trade for Duqm...

Yet another milestone has been achieved by the Port of Duqm in Oman with the startup of containerise...
Yet another milestone has been ac...
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 ...
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