Shipping & Logistics
August 2014

Global marine terminal operator DP World announced that its flagship Jebel Ali Port has been voted the “Best Seaport – Middle East” for the 20th year in a row at the prestigious Asian Freight and Supply Chain Awards.






August 2014

DP World, a leading port operator, has signed a $3 billion loan deal, becoming the latest Dubai entity to take advantage of buoyant funding conditions to improve terms on its debt.  The new five-year facility is split between a $2.






August 2014

AL JABER Crushers & Quarries, a subsidiary of Al Jaber Group, has signed an MoU with Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway, to utilise their services for its logistics operations.






August 2014

Currently more than 1,000 companies, including Nestle, Ceva Logistics, Helukabel, Sinopec Petroleum, and Metalloinest have business operations at Dubai World Central (DWC)’s Business Park Free Zone and the number of companies coming aboard is increasing by 10 to 20 per cent monthly, a DWC statement statement says.






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