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Mediterranean ports set a new record in containers throughput

500% boost in containers throughput from Mediterranean ports has been noted during the last 20 years. According to a recent research held by the Italian...

COSCO launches the largest container freight station in the Middle East

COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited (“COSCO SHIPPING Ports” or “CSP”), a leading port operator in the world, on Dec. 10 held the inauguration ceremony for...

Maersk launches container ship on Arctic Circle

World’s first container ship to sail through North Sea Maersk Line launches the first container ship on an Arctic route over the top of Norway...

Mega port inaugurated in Saudi Arabia, expected to become the linking point of three...

The King Abdullah Port, the first-ever in Saudi Arabia developed, managed and operated by the private sector, was officially inaugurated by Prince Mohammed bin...

Asia Leads in Container Shipping Connectivity

China remained the trading nation best connected to others by sea in 2018, according to UNCTAD’s latest Liner Shipping Connectivity Index (LSCI), released alongside...

New commercial gateway to Middle East countries

The reduced management fees of containers in transit from terminals are highlighting Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) as a new import and export gateway to...

East African bloc to simplify trade

Meeting in Nairobi, East African Community ministers pledge to undertake trade facilitation reforms in line with continental and WTO agreements. Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, the United...

The new “Silk Road” directs attention to freight trains

The China-Europe freight rail service network, a crucial part of the “Belt and Road Initiative”, has expanded rapidly, reaching 10,000 trips. Sunday's arrival of freight...

China pledges efforts to promote construction of CPEC (China-Pakistan Economic Corridor)

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Monday that China will work with Pakistan to promote the construction of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects. Lu...

Djibouti Inaugurates Africa’s Largest Free Trade Zone

Djibouti has launched the Djibouti International Free Trade Zones (DIFTZ), Africa’s biggest trade zone that will comprise a total investment of $3.5 billion and...