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The latest news from shipping companies in the Middle East and Indian Subcontinent

Khamis Juma Buamim, Board Member, Managing Director and Group CEO of Gulf Navigation Holding

Short term financial setback h...

Short term financial ...

Gulf Navigation Holding, one of the only shipping companies listed on the Dubai Financial Market (DF...
Gulf Navigation Holding, one of t...
The new VLCC desk has concluded a significant number of contracts over the first year of business

VLCC initiative pays off for O...

VLCC initiative pays ...

Oman Shipping Company has reported a rapid period of growth for its VLCC chartering desk in its firs...
Oman Shipping Company has reporte...

Tristar acquires JAFZA chemica...

Tristar acquires JAFZ...

Dubai’s Tristar Group is further strengthening its presence in the Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) with ...
Dubai’s Tristar Group is furthe...
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...
Khor Fakkan will be used to transship containers on the new East African operation

CMA CGM upgrades Middle East-A...

CMA CGM upgrades Midd...

The French shipping line CMA CGM is upgrading its services connecting the Middle East to East Africa...
The French shipping line CMA CGM ...
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...
Umm Qasr will be served through a new direct connection with Asian ports provided by APL

APL adds Iraq port call

APL adds Iraq port ca...

APL’s Gulf Asia Express 2 (GA2) will shortly start calling the port of Umm Qasr, in Iraq. The servic...
APL’s Gulf Asia Express 2 (GA2)...
Maersk sees Nepal as a market with significant growth potential

Maersk Line boosts presence in...

Maersk Line boosts pr...

Maersk Line has opened its new commercial office in Kathmandu, Nepal. Since its entry into the Nepal...
Maersk Line has opened its new co...

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...
Kandla Port will be the site of an important new fertilizer handling facility

Bulk terminal investment for K...

Bulk terminal investm...

Deendayal Port in Kandla is to have an exclusive, mechanised facility for handling fertilizer cargo....
Deendayal Port in Kandla is to ha...
Tristar’s new Abu Dhabi logistics facility

Tristar opens new transport an...

Tristar opens new tra...

The Tristar Group has opened two new facilities aimed at enhancing its integrated logistics services...
The Tristar Group has opened two ...
The acquisition of two tankers has helped boost Gulf Navigation’s turnover and profitability in the first quarter of 2018

Profits up at Gulf Navigation

Profits up at Gulf Na...

Dubai-headquartered shipping company Gulf Navigation has reported a 5% increase in gross profits for...
Dubai-headquartered shipping comp...
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