Ports

The latest news from ports across the region

JAK ASD tugs handling the first VLCC under the new agreement on morning of 1st March

Basra-based company signs GCPI...

Basra-based company s...

The General Company for Ports of Iraq (GCPI) has entered into a revised partnership with Jawar Al Kh...
The General Company for Ports of ...
Indian Shipping Minister, Shri Nitin Gadkari, recently supervised an inauguration ceremony for the two new multi-purpose berths at Deendayal Port in Kandla

Kandla multi-purpose berths in...

Kandla multi-purpose ...

Indian Shipping Minister, Shri Nitin Gadkari, recently inaugurated two new multi-purpose berths at D...
Indian Shipping Minister, Shri Ni...
Jebel Ali container traffic was down last year as DP World concentrated on more profitable cargo flows

UAE container volume decreases...

UAE container volume ...

DP World achieved an overall container throughput increase of 1.9% in 2018 compared with 2017 levels...
DP World achieved an overall cont...
A new digital service at Dammam port is expected to cut cargo dwell times significantly

Progress continues at public a...

Progress continues at...

Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) has announced a number of significant initiatives in recent weeks. It...
Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani) ha...
Adani’s Mundra port handled over 100 million tonnes in the first 9 months of the 2018/19 financial year

Double digit cargo growth at A...

Double digit cargo gr...

Cargo volumes moving through the Adani Ports’ network in India increased by 15% over the first 9 mon...
Cargo volumes moving through the ...
Sohar Port chief executive, Mark Geilenkirchen, presenting a review of 2018 at a special event, which also marked the port’s 15 years in operation

Strong year for Sohar

Strong year for Sohar...

Sohar Port and Freezone has recently announced a very positive set of results for 2018, while signal...
Sohar Port and Freezone has recen...
JNPT remains the only Indian container port in the world top 30

JNPT passes 5 million teu mile...

JNPT passes 5 million...

Last year India’s leading port, JN Ports Trust (JNPT), set a new record, handling 5.05 million teu i...
Last year India’s leading port,...
Salalah Port, which has been operational for 20 years, is looking to make greater use of solar energy

Solar panel project underway a...

Solar panel project u...

Oman’s Salalah Port has launched a solar energy project, which it says is capable of producing aroun...
Oman’s Salalah Port has launche...
IPGCFZ recently handled its first cargo, imported corn from Brazil, at Chabahar port in Iran, which arrived on the bulk carrier Macheras

India starts operating part of...

India starts operatin...

The Government of India has taken over the operation of a part of Shahid Beheshti Port, Chabahar, in...
The Government of India has taken...
Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Chemical and Fertilisers, Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya

Big increase in Indian port ca...

Big increase in India...

Union Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Chemical and Fertilisers, Sh...
Union Minister of State for Road ...
A small ceremony was held to mark the opening of the India Ports Global Limited’s office in Chabahar, Iran

Indian port operator opens Cha...

Indian port operator ...

The first meeting of the Follow-up Committee, which is tasked with the implementation of the trilate...
The first meeting of the Follow-u...
Dignitaries from China and Abu Dhabi attending the official inauguration of the CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal this December

Cosco Shipping Ports inaugurat...

Cosco Shipping Ports ...

In an important milestone for the ports sector in the Middle East region, Cosco Shipping Ports and A...
In an important milestone for the...
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