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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...

La Spezia Terminal to enjoy AI benefits

The famous Carrara marbles travel overseas through this port Contship La Spezia Terminal is first in the world to adopt AI to increase performance of...

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...