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ADPC wins top ‘People Development Award’

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has won the People Development (cargo handling) at the International Bulk Journal (IBJ) Awards in Rotterdam, Netherlands recently. The award recognised ADPC’s efforts to build the knowledge and

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ADPC to transfer ro-ro traffic to Khalifa Port

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) is transferring all of its roll-on and roll-off (ro-ro) cargo, such as cars and trucks, from Zayed Port to Khalifa Port.   The move comes as a result of Abu Dhabi’s growing vehicle import and ex

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ME carriers’ cargo volumes grow 17pc in Sept

The cargo volumes of Middle Eastern carriers grew 17 per cent in September, a strong result as compared to their average growth in demand for the year-to-date of 10.1 per cent, according to recent data. The International Air Trans

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Qatargas sells first cargo to Chinese importer

Qatargas sold its first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Jovo LNG Storage and Transportation Company, an independent LNG importer from China. The 64,000 cu m cargo was sold on a free-on-board basis and loaded on to the vess

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Mideast to be ‘fastest growing region’ for air cargo

The Middle East is set to be the fastest growing region between 2014 and 2018 for air cargo an annual growth rate of 4.7 per cent, according to the International Air Transport Association (Iata) Airline Industry Forecast 2014-2018.

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Etihad Cargo, Avianca sign new freighter service deal

Etihad Cargo, the freighter division of Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways, is set to partner with Avianca Cargo, the cargo division of leading Latin American carrier Avianca, based in Colombia, to deploy  freighter flights. Unde

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Oman's Sohar port competing for traffic with Gulf rivals

An advertisement by the highway outside Dubai's massive Jebel Ali Port tells firms they don't need to ship goods through the Strait of Hormuz, the traditional gateway to the Gulf. Instead they can have goods delivered to a port in Oman,

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Sohar cargo ops to boost Oman growth

The transfer of most commercial cargo activities from Muscat port to Sohar, is critical to boosting tourism and future industrial development in Oman, according to leading international real estate consultancy Cluttons. The Oman g

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Bahrain port fees dispute may hit sea trade

Port authorities in Bahrain have allegedly refused to release cargo containers belonging to nine major shipping companies in a dispute over unpaid fees. APM Terminals (APMT), the operator of Khalifa Bin Salman Port (KBSP), has iss

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WSP wins key Oman airport facilities contracts

UK-based consultant WSP has been appointed by international contractor J&P Overseas and Oman’s Ministry of Transport and Communication to work on two major airport facilities in Oman. The projects include the maintenance and c

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