Shipping & Logistics
November 2014

Expansions at GCC ports will increase regional capacity to more than 65 million teu by 2016, according to an expert.






November 2014

Lloyd’s Register has been awarded the Independent Safety Assessor (ISA) contract for the Riyadh Metro by the executive branch of the High Commission for the Development of Arriyadh. The award underlines Lloyd’s Register’s position as the leading safety assessor of rail systems in the Middle East region, the company said.






November 2014

Agility unit wins UK deal KUWAITI logistics firm Agility has said a wholly owned unit has won an $82.5 million contract from Britain’s Ministry of Defence to manage household moves for ministry and armed forces personnel.






November 2014

DP World officials, operators of Jebel Ali Port,  have pledged to develop the port to meet current and future challenges as they welcomed the first scheduled commercial vessel arriving at the new $850 million Container Terminal 3, the APL Phoenix.






November 2014

AGILITY, a leading global logistics provider, has signed a deal with Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network, to jointly develop a  logistics network in the UAE and other GCC states.






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