Containers

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

The new service will connect Jeddah with Sokhna and Jebel Ali

DP World and Mawani launch new...

DP World and Mawani l...

DP World and the Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) have joined forces to launch the first direct contai...
DP World and the Saudi Ports Auth...
MSC Gulsun alongside at King Abdullah Port in Saudi Arabia

Large MSC vessels call into Ki...

Large MSC vessels cal...

Making their first voyage to Saudi Arabia, the large new generation container ships MSC Gulsun, MSC ...
Making their first voyage to Saud...
The initial port rotations of the Safeen Feeders service

Feeder operation introduced by...

Feeder operation intr...

Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP) is launching a new venture called Safeen Feeders in partnership with Bengal Ti...
Abu Dhabi Ports (ADP) is launchin...
Contship Ono made its maiden call into Yanbu recently

Yanbu receives maiden CMA CGM ...

Yanbu receives maiden...

Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Company (GSCCO), part of the Sharjah-based Gulftainer group of companie...
Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Comp...
ONE Line is now offering a direct connection between Oakland and Jeddah

Container service upgrades for...

Container service upg...

Despite the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, a number of container services are being launched, or upgraded,...
Despite the ongoing Covid-19 cris...
MSC Isabella calling into the Port of Salalah earlier this month

Salalah’s biggest vessel yet

Salalah’s biggest v...

On 8th May 2020, Salalah Port received MSC Isabella, which at 400m in length and 23,600 teu capacity...
On 8th May 2020, Salalah Port rec...
A container train at PSA Chennai after arriving from Hyderabad

Rail connections between Hyder...

Rail connections betw...

After a gap of more than three years, direct rail services have resumed between PSA’s Chennai termin...
After a gap of more than three ye...
CSPADT handled its 500,000th teu in February this year

CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal nears m...

CSP Abu Dhabi Termina...

COSCO SHIPPING Ports Abu Dhabi Terminal (CSPADT) will celebrate its first anniversary later this mon...
COSCO SHIPPING Ports Abu Dhabi Te...
The 1997-built Sahare is one of two vessels that HR Lines is deploying on the new South East Asian feeder service linking Bangladesh, Malaysia and Singapore

Bangladesh market to benefit f...

Bangladesh market to ...

HR Lines Limited, a division of Bangladesh’s diversified Karnaphuli Group, is to launch a fixed day ...
HR Lines Limited, a division of B...
Gold Star Line’s Du Hua loading pressure vessels at Duqm port

Gold Star debuts in Duqm

Gold Star debuts in D...

Gold Star Line, a key player in the Intra Asia and Africa container trades, recently made its first ...
Gold Star Line, a key player in t...
Maersk is using latest generation reefer containers to export grapes from India to Europe

Maersk offers logistics suppor...

Maersk offers logisti...

For the first time, Maersk Line is offering an end-to-end cold chain logistics solution for grape ex...
For the first time, Maersk Line i...
King Abdullah Port witnessed a big increase in bulk and general cargo traffic last year

Big increase in non-container ...

Big increase in non-c...

The annual throughput of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Port for bulk and general cargo increased to 2...
The annual throughput of Saudi Ar...
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