In Profile: Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Company (GSCCO), part of the Gulftainer group of companies are a platinum Sponsor of the Saudi Maritime Congress and will be in attendance at the event in Riyadh on 11-12 March.  Ahead of the show, they share with Seatrade Maritime News their record Container Volume of 25m teu at Saudi Arabia’s Northern Container Terminal

In Profile: King Abdullah Port are a Platinum Sponsor of the Saudi Maritime Congress and will be in attendance at the event in Riyadh on 11-12 March.  Ahead of the show, they share with Seatrade Maritime News their achievements to date in the region, and their vision for the future looking ahead to Saudi Vision 2030.

Northern Chinese port operator, Qinhuangdao Port, has set up a jv with Datong Coal Mine Group and Caofeidian Port Group for the investment and construction of phases six and seven of a coal terminal project at Caofeidian Port.

Rizhao port of Shandong province is to build an additional 300,000 tonnes class (VLCC) crude oil terminal to further improve its crude oil transportation service.

The UAE port of Fujairah has made 0.5% low sulphur bunker fuel available this month, well ahead of the IMO 2020 global fuel sulphur cap.

Concordia Damen celebrated the naming of the Sendo Liner, an innovative vessel designed for transporting high cube containers, at its yard last week.

The US Port of Savannah is looking to expand its capacity to simultaneously handle six 14,000 teu containerships by 2024 under a plan unveiled by Georgia Port Authority’s (GPA) Big Berth/Big Ship program.

Ofer’s Eastern Pacific Shipping has condemned the seizure of its aframax the Barents Sea by armed militia at port Cameroon in an apparent commercial dispute.

The World Economic Forum’s 2018 Global Competitiveness Report published on October 17, 2018, revealed that Saudi Arabia’s Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) improved by two ranks compared to last year, placing the Kingdom in the 39th position among the 140 countries included in the report.

The Port of Rotterdam Authority has launched an Incentive Scheme Climate-Friendly Shipping with a pot of EUR5m ($5.7m) to promote projects and demonstrations that make use of low carbon or zero carbon fuels delivered in Rotterdam’s port area.

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