Shipping & Logistics
June 2013

Four Konecranes Super Post Panamax STS cranes are on their way to the Port of Savannah, Georgia, operated by the Georgia Ports Authority (GPA), the cranes company reported. The cranes are part of an order that Konecranes received in 2011.






June 2013

ARABIAN Automobiles, the flagship company of the AW Rostamani Group and the largest automobile distributor in the Gulf region for Nissan, Infiniti and Renault, announced the expansion of its automobiles and spare parts distribution centre in Dubai Industrial City. The company will invest over Dh300 million ($81.






June 2013

DP World’s professionalism and quality operations across its five marine terminals in India have won it the Golden Peacock Award for Business Excellence, 2013. It was presented at a ceremony in Dubai and marked the third year running that the company in India has won a Golden Peacock Award.






June 2013

Sezad signs two dealsThe Special Economic Zone Authority at Duqm (Sezad), Oman, has signed two agreements – one with Duqm Petroleum Terminal Company (DPTC) to manage the overall engineering, construction and operations of the liquid jetty at the Port of Duqm and the other with Takamul Investment Company to manage the overall engineering and const






June 2013

Gulftainer-operated Sharjah Container Terminal (SCT) was the site for the launch of the Mag Container Line (MCL)’s Mag Bride, first of MCL’s four new vessels. The Mag Bride will operate on MCL’s Sharjah to Abu Fulous, Iraq, service. The vessel is the first of four replacements being made in the MCL fleet.






June 2013

Gulftainer, one of the world’s largest privately owned port management and logistics companies, has further increased efficiency at Sharjah Container Terminal (SCT) through the development of an online application to automate information exchange between the company, Sharjah Port Authority (SPA) and Customs.






June 2013

Etihad Rail, developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway network, announced the signing of an MoU with Hellmann Worldwide Logistics which allows it to use the rail network for its needs in the region.






June 2013

Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates, has won the Cargo Airline of the Year 2013 title at Air Cargo News’ awards evening. The airline was also named Best Middle East Cargo Airline for the 25th consecutive year.






June 2013

Kızılkaya holds the Air Cargo News trophyawarded to Turkish Cargo for the sia-Pacific region Worldwide readers of Air Cargo News, the 30-year-old industry newspaper, have voted Turkish Cargo top in service excellence in moving cargo to and from the busy and competitive Asia Pacific region.






June 2013

Konecranes, a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses (TM) and the Kion Group, one of the two leading global makers of industrial trucks, successfully closed the transaction announced in February to collaborate in the container handling lift truck business.






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