DP World UAE Region digitised 100% of its customer transactions in 2020 as part of an initiative with the UAE government to expand digital infrastructure and encourage paperless trade.
The shots were a welcome relief for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) members who snapped up the appointments in about 20 minutes.
For close to 16 months, 11 seafarers have been stuck at Mombasa Port, depending on the kindness of well-wishers for survival after their employer abandoned them.
Dubai-based port operator DP World has signed a 20-year concession agreement with the Government of Angola to operate the Multipurpose Terminal (MPT) at the Port of Luanda.
Dubai-based port operator DP World has been chosen as the preferred bidder to start discussions with the Government of Angola for a 20-year concession and operation of the Multipurpose Terminal (MPT) at the Port of Luanda.
The first shipment, destined for Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA)’s Al Taweelah alumina refinery, arrived at Khalifa Port’s South Quay, marking the commencement of operations at the newly launched facility, UAE-based port operator Abu Dhabi Ports said.
The Port of Long Beach has reported its busiest November on record as retailers make the final push before the holidays.
To that end it has launched Hope Consortium, a UAE-based public-private partnership, of which Abu Dhabi Ports is a member, that will facilitate the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines across the world.
That was the sentiment during the Smart Ports: Piers of the Future event in Barcelona during a session on innovative technologies and how they might change the way ports work.
The expansion adds 450 meters of berth. Three Super Post Panamax and 5 RTG cranes have already been installed, the most sophisticated and robust equipment on the market. Next month a further Super Post Panamax crane and 5 additional RTG cranes will be added.
With transpacific freight rates hitting extraordinary highs and shippers struggling to find slots on crowded boxships, the South Korean government has waded in, determined that carriers do not skip the peninsula in favour of neighbouring China.
A group of Indian seafarers has found themselves among a growing number of crew trapped aboard their ships off the coast of China according to an appeal from the Indian maritime union.
Stockholm marked a key step in the continuing efforts to scale-up operations at its new port with the opening of its new ro-ro terminal. Stockholm Norvik Port is the Baltic’s new deep-sea port for container and ro-ro operations strategically placed for easy access by ships and close to the population centers of Sweden.
ADQ, a state-run Abu Dhabi holding company, is buying an indirect 45% stake in Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), one of the world’s top agri-business firms.
A Chinese-built port for shipping livestock from Sudan’s Red Sea coast will be completed by year-end, the latest African component of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative, a Sudanese company official said.
Shanghai has obliterated its own monthly container handling record, becoming the first port in the world to handle more than 4m teu in a calendar month.
The Port of Antwerp has announced it will work with the European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) to expand use of drone technology in port operations.
The Port of Valencia has reaffirmed its position as the best connected port in Spain and fourth best in Europe in Q3, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).
Dubai-based port operator DP World is facing trouble with the minority shareholders of Shreyas Shipping who have objected to the port giant’s proposal to acquire the cargo and logistics businesses of Shreyas, The Economic Times reports.