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Middle East & Africa

DP World has awarded a contract to Kalmar for the supply of 13 empty container handlers.
The long drawn-out privatisation process of the Greece’s second port, Thessaloniki is now in the home stretch, though it appears the February 14 deadline for the submission of bids will…
GAC has shaken up its Middle East operations after announcing a number of new managerial appointments at its Dubai head office. 
Saudi Arabia’s national shipping company Bahri, saw profits fall by 42% in the last three months of 2016.
DP World is further expanding in central Asia signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Kazakhstan government to develop an economic zone in Aktau.
Standard Chartered has announced the completion of three shipping finance deals in excess of $1.6bn concluded in the third quarter of 2016 for clients in Asia and the Middle East.
China Merchants Group (CMG) has formed a multi-party joint venture to invest in Djibouti International Free Trade Zone, expanding from the group’s existing interest in the port of Djibouti and…
Annual container volumes increased by 8% to 1.4m teu at Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Port in 2016, according to newly released figures.
S&P Global Platts has launched of a new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) price assessment for the Middle East reflecting a change to become an importing as well as exporting region.
An international maritime agreement to protect against piracy and armed robbery has been broadened to include a number of other illegal activities.
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