Middle East & Africa

A state-of-the-art 100,000 sq metre logistics facility has been opened near King Abdulaziz Port in Dammam by Kanoo Logistics, part of the Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo Group. The multipurpose facility…
Foreign shipping agencies will soon have the right to operate independently at Saudi Arabian ports rather than having to work with a local investor. The move follows the Saudi Ports…
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 new $5.2bn mega shipyard complex being developed by International Maritime Industries (IMI) hosted a Q&A session for potential supply chain partners at the Seatrade Maritime Middle East event in…
An established logistics service provider with a history of landmark logistics projects, LogiPoint is the brainchild of two established industry leaders, SISCO and the Xenel Group; and is a sister…
Red Sea Gateway Terminal (RSGT), the flagship container terminal at Jeddah Islamic Port, is a world-class facility, spearheaded by the Saudi Industrial Services group (SISCO). It was also the result of the first…
A prime example of the government-private joint-enterprise model, King Abdullah Port, located in King Abdullah Economic City, north of Jeddah, was established to foster a proper environment for successful and…
Recently, in the closing days of October, Bahri (originally National Shipping Corporation of Saudi Arabia) underscored its position of leadership in the world of transportation and logistics by scooping a…
Qatar has revealed plans to order 60 new LNG carriers from South Korean shipyards, according to a Reuters report citing a statement issued by the Korean presidential office.
A new study on how vessels can achieve zero emissions has been released by Lloyd’s Register (LR) and University Maritime Advisory Services (UMAS), showing what is needed for shipping as…
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