Logistics and Warehousing
December 2017

The growth and development of Oman’s transportation and logistics infrastructure has recently received a number of catalysts with the aim of building on the Sultanate’s ability to compete with other players and potentially acting as a key logistics hub in the Middle East.






December 2017

Bahrain’s manufacturing and logistics sector attracted more than $200 million worth of investment in the first half of this year, Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) said. The investments are expected to create approximately 1,000 jobs over the next three years.






December 2017

Nogaholding the investment and business development arm of National Oil and Gas Authority (Noga) in Bahrain, and Schmidt Heilbronn, a global leader in bulk logistics, inaugurated their new joint venture facility in Bahrain. The $20 million Schmidt Logistics Bahrain will create around 100 jobs in the logistics sector (directly and indirectly).






December 2017

Rats and mice are the most significant rodent pests entering warehouses for food and harbourage, adding to the dismay of business owners in Saudi Arabia. As temperatures plunge, these rodents desperately seek refuge in the structures, specifically warehousing facilities, due to the sustenance and shelter often inadvertently offered here.






December 2017

Abu Dhabi Ports, a global ports operator and China-based Cosco Shipping Ports (CSP) recently held a ground-breaking ceremony for the planned CSP Abu Dhabi Container Terminal during a high-level event at Khalifa Port.






December 2017

Dubai-based global trade enabler DP World and the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) have signed a partnership agreement to establish a joint venture to develop an integrated industrial and residential zone at Sokhna in Egypt.






December 2017

Global trade enabler DP World will develop a greenfield economic free zone in Somaliland to complement the development of the Port of Berbera, which has seen record container volumes under DP World management.






December 2017

Supply chains across the Middle East have been revolutionised by new advancements, making logistics services faster, more accurate, and efficient, according to a research conducted by FarEye, a global logistics management solutions company.






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