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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...

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development recently announced the top 10 ports...

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) recently announced the top 10 ports by container volume in a report on global shipping...

Singapore issues a new $795mn contract to transform its port

Singapore has issued a $795mn contract to Japanese firm Penta-Ocean Construction and Bachy Soletanche Singapore in a new joint venture. The project will see the...

Freight traffic through the Northern Sea Route shot up

Freight transport through the Northern Sea Route has risen up more than four times over the past 5 years, according to Aleksandr Kalashnikov, head...

A new era of competitiveness for Aqaba

The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) in Jordan is making strong progress in its transformation into a transport and logistics hub for the Levant region....

As of 2020 costs for oversea freight transportation of natural stone could go up

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has established that the maximum sulfur content in fuel must be reduced sharply Oversea transportation of shipping containers is on...

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...

Global freight forwarding growth forecast

Ti analysis reveals full-year 2018 freight growth forecast of 4.1%, well below last year’s 8%, as 2017 restocking boom peters out.   Global freight forwarding growth...

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...

Pakistan: Gwadar Port starts marble exporting business

Various Lorries fully loaded with marble arrived at Gwadar Port on August 5, 2018, showing Gwadar Port starts marble exporting business. This is a very...