Ports

The latest news from ports across the region

Essar has built India’s largest iron ore handling complex at Vizag

Essar inaugurates India’s larg...

Essar inaugurates Ind...

Essar Vizag Terminal Ltd (EVTL)’s new 24 million tonnes per annum capacity iron ore handling termina...
Essar Vizag Terminal Ltd (EVTL)...
Container volumes at the port of Dammam are down this year compared with 2017 levels

Mixed results for Saudi ports

Mixed results for Sau...

Container throughput figures for leading state-controlled Saudi ports over the first half of 2018 ha...
Container throughput figures for ...
Salalah port has purchased new bulk handling equipment

Salalah buys bulk handling har...

Salalah buys bulk han...

Oman’s port of Salalah has placed a £5 million contract with a Northern Ireland company called Teles...
Oman’s port of Salalah has plac...
Mark Geilenkirchen, the chief executive of Sohar, signs the agreement with Nakheel representative, general manager, Ali Al Hussaini.

Air quality initiative at Soha...

Air quality initiativ...

Sohar Port and Freezone, and its various tenants, have signed a contract with the Omani company, Nak...
Sohar Port and Freezone, and its ...
Kolkata port remains one of India’s fastest growing

Growth continues at Indian por...

Growth continues at I...

India’s major ports handled just over 174 million tonnes in the three months April to June 2018, up ...
India’s major ports handled jus...
DP World aims to reassert is right to operate the Doraleh Container Terminal through arbitration in London

DP World rules out Doraleh com...

DP World rules out Do...

Suggestions in some sections of the press that DP World might be considering accepting an out of cou...
Suggestions in some sections of t...
ACT is expected to handle more Iraqi cargo

Aqaba changes strengthen Iraq ...

Aqaba changes strengt...

New pre-arrival clearance protocols, and reduced terminal handling charges for containers in transit...
New pre-arrival clearance protoco...
APM Terminals India is expected to benefit from being awarded AEO status

APM terminals gains certificat...

APM terminals gains c...

In June this year, APM Terminals India became one of India’s first inland cargo service providers to...
In June this year, APM Terminals ...
Maersk’s operations in Salalah are slowly returning to normal

Salalah port recovery continue...

Salalah port recovery...

Steady progress is being made towards the restoration of normal operations at the port of Salalah, f...
Steady progress is being made tow...
Adani plans to transform Kattupalli port

Adani Ports acquires Kattupall...

Adani Ports acquires ...

One of India’s largest port developers, Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone, has concluded a share...
One of India’s largest port dev...
SLPA chairman, Dr. Parakrama Dissanayake

SLPA seeks East Container Term...

SLPA seeks East Conta...

The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SLPA) will soon seek Cabinet approval for a new development plan for ...
The Sri Lanka Ports Authority (SL...
Mitsubishi will lead a consortium carrying out port rehabilitation works in Umm Qasr

Mitsubishi wins Iraq port cont...

Mitsubishi wins Iraq ...

Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation has been awarded a US$110 million contract to construct port faciliti...
Japan’s Mitsubishi Corporation ...
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