Shipping & Logistics
December 2013

Senior officials of DP World hailed the company’s London Gateway, which is now commercially open, having welcomed its first scheduled vessel, the MOL Caledon from South Africa.






December 2013

Turkish Airlines Cargo has reported it continues to show rapid growth despite stagnation in the global air cargo market.






December 2013

DC Aviation Al-Futtaim Company LLC (DCAF) has announced it is now operational at the newly opened Al Maktoum International Airport (AMIA), making it the first integrated business aviation operation at the new airport.






December 2013

Global marine terminal operator DP World will provide management advisory services for the development of the Khorgos Special Economic Zone (SEZ) and Inland Container Depot (ICD) in Kazakhstan. DP World and Kazakhstan Temir Zholy (KTZ), the country’s national railway company, signed an agreement in this regard.






December 2013

DUBAI World Central (DWC), the world’s first purpose-built aerotropolis, has announced that Danzas AEI Emirates LLC, a joint venture between the Al Tayer Group and DHL Global Forwarding, has broken ground for its two new airfreight and chemical logistics facilities at the DWC Logistics District.






December 2013

Emirates SkyCargo was presented with the Cargo Operator of the Year (commercial airline) award for the fourth consecutive time at the Aviation Business Awards ceremony held in Dubai.






December 2013

Cranes arrive in Dubai THE first four of 50 rail mounted gantry (RMG) cranes bound for DP World’s new Container Terminal 3 have arrived at Jebel Ali Port.  Four other ship to shore (STS) quay cranes are expected shortly having already sailed from the yards of Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Company (ZPMC) in China.






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