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AD Ports Group completes acquisition of Noatum

AD Ports Group completes acquisition of Spain’s Noatum

The landmark deal brings together two major industry players to form a global powerhouse in the trade and logistics industry

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Carbon tax for ships is supported by 22 countries at Paris Summit

The list of supporters for such a tax currently doesn’t include the US or China, the world’s two largest economies

AD Ports Group creates Khalifa Port drydocks

UAE’s AD Ports Group, Premier Marine form drydocks JV

The hub will be operated by SAFEEN Drydocks and will be fully equipped to accommodate a range of vessels

DP World picks up momentum on electrification projects at Port of Santos, Brazil Image DP World

DP World picks up momentum on electrification projects at Port of Santos, Brazil

A total of 22 diesel-fuelled rubber tyred gantry container handling cranes units will be electrified by the end of next year, with an investment over $16.2m

Dar es Salaam

DP World in talks to expand coverage to Tanzania’s Dar es Salaam port

With access to Dar es Salaam, DP World will expand its reach on the east African coast

AD Ports, Karachi Ports JV

UAE’s AD Ports signs 50-year concession deal with Karachi Port Trust

The expansion and enhancement of Port of Karachi are expected to further cement its position as a key player in the maritime industry

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Zaid S Al Khayyat of Al Khayyat Investments shares the company’s expansion plans

The holding company’s managing director highlights how the company has been charting its growth path as it supports Dubai’s grand economic vision

FedEx and Floship Form Commercial Partnership to Deliver What’s Next in E-Commerce Image FedExx

Here’s how FedEx, Floship aim to support e-commerce companies

The companies will look at enhancing operational efficiency through optimal inventory management and delivery solutions for its customers

Jeddah port - Maersk

Maersk expands operations at Jeddah Port with AE7, AE12 services

The service links Jeddah to over a dozen global shipping hubs across Southern Europe, Africa, and East Asia

etihad rail

Etihad Rail shows how it links key transport hubs across seven emirates: Watch

The rail network stretches across the UAE, connecting Fujairah in the east to Al Ghuwaifat in the west

AD Ports Group, Crystal Offshore deal

AD Ports Group inks 25-year agreement with Crystal Offshore

The new shipyard fabrication facility will cater for drilling rigs and marine assets as well as deep water vessels such as FPSO


ADNOC L&S soars over 50% above listing price on ADX

ADNOC L&S expects to increase the annual dividend per share by at least 5 per cent per annum

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Amazon launches new fulfillment centre in Riyadh

The facility spans 390,000 square feet across five floors – approximately the size of five football fields

Saudi SEZs

New Saudi SEZs attract $12.6bn from maritime, mining, manufacturing, logistics sectors

The Saudi SEZs offer competitive corporate tax rates, exemption from customs duties on imports, production inputs, machinery and raw materials, and 100 per cent foreign ownership of companies

Dubai customs

Dubai Customs brings in customised x-ray scanning system

The new installation will speed up clearance operations for heavy and light vehicles, equipment, and yachts at the Jebel Ali and TECOM Customs Centre

Jeddah Islamic Port is Saudi Arabia’s busiest port

Jeddah Islamic Port’s April container volume surges by 25%

The port’s cargo column saw an addition of 19.33 per cent to the 2022 volume to achieve about 5,261,883 tons

AD Ports Group, Vale to jointly develop low-carbon mega hub for steel industry photo WAM AD Ports

AD Ports Group, Vale to develop low-carbon mega hub for steel industry

Land and related services from KEZAD will be allocated for the ‘Mega Hub’, in addition to the development and management of a high-tech handling facility at Khalifa Port

Port of NEOM open for business photo courtesy NEOM

Saudi Arabia’s Duba Port is now called Port of NEOM

When completed, the port will operate at net carbon zero levels with 100 per cent renewable energy at source

Al Seer Marine invests into Adnoc L and S

Al Seer Marine makes Dhs257m cornerstone investment into ADNOC L&S

Al Seer Marine recently announced a strong revenue profit of Dhs1.11bn for 2022

AD Ports Group Khalifa Port

AD Ports Group’s first-quarter revenue jumps by 73%

The shipping and logistics group’s revenue in the first three months of the year reached Dhs1.81bn from Dhs1.04 a year earlier

Agility logistics park

Kuwait’s Agility reports 20% rise in net profit to KD15.3m for Q1 2023

The company’s EBITDA increased 30 per cent to KD44m, and revenue grew 17 per cent

Chalhoub group to operate centre from Riyadh Integrated

Chalhoub Group to open fulfillment centre at Riyadh Integrated

Set to open in mid-2025, the fulfillment centre located in the kingdom’s first special integrated logistics zone will serve as a flagship centre for the region

Etihad Cargo + Rotate partnership

Etihad Cargo, Rotate to develop sales optimisation solutions

Sales representatives will be able to enhance customer partnerships via customisable smart data accessible through a digital sales tool the carrier is co-developing with Rotate

AD Ports Group strengthens fleet

AD Ports Group bolsters its fleet with Dhs955m investment

The acquisition of the new vessels is part of the company’s expansion strategy that is aimed at broadening its portfolio of services


Interview: Prashant Saran, director of operations at Amazon MENA

How Amazon is aiming to better serve customers through faster and more efficient delivery

Sheikh Ahmed chairman of DIEZ Photo DIEZ

Dubai’s DIEZ records 42 per cent rise in operating profit

More than 22,000 companies and over 41,000 employees are based in Dubai Integrated Economic Zones

Yango Delivery C2C service

Yango Delivery launches new rapid C2C delivery service

The company will charge Dhs15 for its on-demand delivery service and plans to run promotions for consumers that sign up for the service

AD Ports Photo WAM

UAE’s AD Ports Group secures $2bn syndicated corporate facility

The multi-currency facility, equivalent to around $2bn, includes three tranches amounting to EUR600m, $620m, and Dhs2,863m with a tenure of up to 2.5 years

AD Ports completes merger

AD Ports completes merger of KEZAD Communities and Al Eskan Al Jamae

The merger has created Abu Dhabi’s largest integrated staff accommodation company

Berbera Port

DP World expands offering at Berbera Port with new edible oil terminal

The initial phase of the terminal is fully leased to Mzahim Investment, a subsidiary of Essa Al Ghurair Investments of the UAE