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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...

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...

Cambodia: Phnom Penh Port expansion set to boost Kingdom’s waterways shipping

The launch of the 2nd phase of the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port’s (PPAP) container terminal will boost the Kingdom’s waterway shipping through more trade...

U.S. Port Infrastructure Construction on the Rise

Strange as it might seem, the threat of administration-imposed tariffs has not slowed investment in America’s ports. The extremely large megaships are coming through...