Containers

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

A surge of empty boxes through Saudi ports is helping exporters ramp up operations

Surge in empty container impor...

Surge in empty contai...

Import volumes of empty containers registered by shipping lines increased by 231% between January an...
Import volumes of empty container...
The first movement on Maersk’s end-to-end integrated logistics solution on the Indo-Bangladesh Protocol Route involved the transportation of containerised cargo from Kolkata, India, to a river port near Dhaka, Bangladesh

Maersk creates India-Banglades...

Maersk creates India-...

Maersk has completed the first India-Bangladesh cross-border transportation of containerised cargo u...
Maersk has completed the first In...
AD Ports has strengthened its regional Red Sea presence with the acquisition of a majority stake in the Egyptian shipping company Transmar and terminal operator TCI

AD Ports Group extends presenc...

AD Ports Group extend...

AD Ports Group has reached an important milestone in its ambitious international expansion plan with...
AD Ports Group has reached an imp...
King Abdullah Port substantially raised its throughput to 2.81 million TEU during 2021, up from 2.15 million TEU in 2020

King Abdullah Port hits 15 mil...

King Abdullah Port hi...

In a key milestone on its journey to becoming a leading global logistics and transportation hub, Kin...
In a key milestone on its journey...
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...
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