Traffic at Yanbu Commercial port has increased significantly, with the port handling its largest ever ship recently

Yanbu sets new record

Yanbu sets new record...

Saudi Arabia’s Yanbu port recently worked the Jin Tai Feng, a bulk carrier loaded with more than 82,...
Saudi Arabia’s Yanbu port recen...
Suresh Sinha, IRS managing director

IRS to expand operations

IRS to expand operati...

Indian Register of Shipping (IRClass), the fast-growing international classification society, has an...
Indian Register of Shipping (IRCl...
Kanoo is developing its logistics capacity in Dammam

Kanoo opens Dammam logistics f...

Kanoo opens Dammam lo...

A state-of-the-art 100,000 m2 logistics facility has been opened by Kanoo Logistics, part of the Yus...
A state-of-the-art 100,000 m2 log...
Bahri has added a number of new tankers to its fleet this year and this investment has helped increase profit levels

Bahri posts profit growth

Bahri posts profit gr...

Bahri, the Riyadh-based shipowner and operator, has reported 20.47% growth in net profits, up to SAR...
Bahri, the Riyadh-based shipowner...
Two of Bahri’s tankers are reported to have been attacked in the Red Sea area

Saudi Aramco halts Red Sea oil...

Saudi Aramco halts Re...

Saudi Aramco announced on 25th July that it has temporarily halted all oil shipments through the Bab...
Saudi Aramco announced on 25th Ju...
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 ...

CMA CGM shuffles Middle East s...

CMA CGM shuffles Midd...

The French carrier, CMA CGM, is revising its Asia-Middle East services from the end of July 2018. Th...
The French carrier, CMA CGM, is r...
Lamprell is diversifying its business, currently centered largely around the UAE, to include operations in Saudi Arabia

Lamprell sets out Saudi strate...

Lamprell sets out Sau...

UAE-based Lamprell has announced a targeted strategy to develop its business in Saudi Arabia, that i...
UAE-based Lamprell has announced ...
Rayan Qutub, chief executive of King Abdullah Port

King Abdullah Port container t...

King Abdullah Port co...

Container volumes moving through King Abdullah Port on Saudi Arabia’s Red Sea coast show no signs of...
Container volumes moving through ...
Murjan 2, one of four new tugs delivered to Star Marine for operation in the port of Rabigh

Saudi operator takes delivery ...

Saudi operator takes ...

Jeddah-based Star Marine has taken delivery of four new tugs, Murjan 1, 2, 3, and 4, to strengthen i...
Jeddah-based Star Marine has take...
The 45,000 dwt chemical tanker NCC Amal leaving the port of Rabigh carrying the landmark shipment

Bahri completes landmark shipm...

Bahri completes landm...

Saudi Arabian shipping group Bahri, has completed the transportation of the first chemical shipment ...
Saudi Arabian shipping group Bahr...
MSC is one of King Abdullah Port’s biggest customers

Saudi port amongst top ten fas...

Saudi port amongst to...

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Port was the eighth fastest growing container port worldwide in 2017, a...
Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Po...
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