Containers

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

Saudi ports saw transhipment container traffic rise in the first quarter of the year

Transhipment surge spurs Saudi...

Transhipment surge sp...

Saudi ports have witnessed a significant rate of growth in cargo throughput tonnage during the first...
Saudi ports have witnessed a sign...
Salalah’s container volumes have remained steady in the first quarter of 2022

Stable volumes for Salalah’s c...

Stable volumes for Sa...

Salalah Container Terminal handled 1.09 million TEU in the first quarter of the year, virtually the ...
Salalah Container Terminal handle...
Computer graphic of how the new terminal will look

Alliance developing new contai...

Alliance developing n...

A new terminal will be built in the port of Damietta, Egypt, by a joint venture that has been formed...
A new terminal will be built in t...
Unifeeder will soon make its first vessel call in Maputo

Unifeeder launches new service...

Unifeeder launches ne...

Unifeeder will make its first vessel call at the Port of Maputo as part of a direct sailing service ...
Unifeeder will make its first ves...
GTI is to receive new ship-to-shore container gantry cranes as part of a US$115 million upgrade

APM Terminals Mumbai set to in...

APM Terminals Mumbai ...

APM Terminals Mumbai, also known as Gateway Terminals India (GTI), is to invest around US$115 millio...
APM Terminals Mumbai, also known ...
CMA CGM is promising a major upgrade of the Beirut container terminal

CMA CGM awarded Beirut contain...

CMA CGM awarded Beiru...

Following a competitive bidding process, CMA Terminals, a fully-owned subsidiary of the CMA CGM grou...
Following a competitive bidding p...
Asyad is now connecting Sohar with South East Asia

Asyad Line connects Oman with ...

Asyad Line connects O...

The recent arrival of an Asyad Shipping-owned container vessel at the port of Sohar marks the start ...
The recent arrival of an Asyad Sh...
Container traffic continues to grow strongly at King Abdullah Port

King Abdullah port’s double-di...

King Abdullah port’...

Consolidating its status as a key contributor to the Saudi economy, King Abdullah Port continued its...
Consolidating its status as a key...
Svitzer tugs operating at the Suez Canal Container Terminal

Svitzer extends contract with ...

Svitzer extends contr...

Svitzer, one of the leading global towage providers, has secured a further extension of its current ...
Svitzer, one of the leading globa...
The 17,000 TEU APL Raffles calling at Hutchison Ports Sohar

Hutchison Ports Sohar welcomes...

Hutchison Ports Sohar...

Container terminal operator, Hutchison Ports Sohar, recently received the 17,000 TEU capacity APL Ra...
Container terminal operator, Hutc...
Atlantic Pioneer and its crew, led by Captain Tsyganenko Ruslan, were welcomed by DP World officials, who handed over a plaque to the Master of the vessel.

First vessel from Kaiso Line h...

First vessel from Kai...

Last month DP World's Jebel Ali facility received Atlantic Pioneer, the first vessel to call at its ...
Last month DP World's Jebel Ali f...
PIL’s Kota Kamil has been deployed on the GCS service, making the maiden voyage

Direct service to link China a...

Direct service to lin...

King Abdulaziz Port Dammam has been included as a key port of call in the recently launched Gulf Chi...
King Abdulaziz Port Dammam has be...
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