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U.S.-Bound Shipments Trend Down in June

Following a three-month stretch of gains from March through April, United States-bound waterborne shipments fell in June, according to data recently issued by global trade intelligence firm Panjiva. The gains from March through April followed a decline in February,...

Saudi Port Receives 28 Cranes Amid Major Expansion Plan

King Abdullah Port in Saudi Arabia has received 28 cranes as part of plans to expand its container terminals. Technical teams are currently assembling the cranes and they are expected to begin operating at the beginning of next year as part of...

China on Track to Overtake Japan This Year as The World’s Top Importer of...

China is on track to overtake Japan this year as the world’s top importer of LNG, according to a new report from Banchero Costa. In 2018, China’s imports of LNG soared 40.4%year-on-year to a record 53.8m tonnes, according to figures...

Digital Shipping Register to Launch in Denmark in 2020

Denmark has kicked off the process of becoming one of the first in the world to have a digital register of shipping. According to the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA), development of the register is already underway and is expected to...

Bahri aunches ‘iSupplier’ Platform to Streamline Procurement

Online platform to enable easy access to a larger segment of suppliers and contractors in Saudi Arabia’s private sector Further strengthening its commitment to enhancing the quality of its services and deepening business relationship with key partners, Bahri, a...

Bahri Takes Home Award in ‘Innovation’ Category at The 2018 SAP Quality Awards for...

Prestigious recognition comes as a testimony to the Maritime leader’s commitment to constantly exploring new possibilities of technology Riyadh, KSA – 1 July 2019: As a true testimony to its relentless pursuit of service excellence, Bahri, a global leader...

First Blockchain Container Shipped to Rotterdam

The first paperless, instantly financed and fully door-to-door tracked container made its way from Korea to the warehouse of Samsung SDS in Tilburg via Port of Rotterdam on blockchain-based platform DELIVER. ABN AMRO, Port of Rotterdam and Samsung SDS demonstrated...

World Free Zones Organisation Concludes Annual International Conference and Exhibition in Barcelona

The World Free Zones Organisation (World FZO) and El Consorci de la Zona Franca de Barcelona (CZFB) held its fifth Annual International Conference and Exhibition (AICE) between June 26 - 28 2019 at the Palau de Congressos de Barcelona...

Dubai Customs Participates in Azerbaijan WCO IT/TI Conference

Dubai Customs took an active part in the WCO IT/TI Conference and Exhibition, which was held between 12th-14th June, 2019, in the Azerbaijani capital, Baku. Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Director-General of Dubai Customs headed the delegation to the conference which took...

Oshima Shipbuilding and DNV GL Sign Strategic Cooperation

Spurred by the IMO strategy to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, Oshima Shipbuilding and classification society DNV GL have signed a long-term strategic cooperation to conduct research and development together on new bulk carrier designs. The first design to...
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TT Talk – Calling for Ports/Terminals to Engage with Hazcheck Restrictions Portal

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Kongsberg Digital Simulation and Software Selected to Fast-Track R&D at New Autonomous Ship Centre...

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