• UAE air freight market set to grow 4.8pc over 2017-2021


    The UAE's air freight market is expected to expand by a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 4.8 per cent over the 2017-2021 period, according to a recent analysis by the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

  • Watani Al Emarat representatives visit Expo 2020 Dubai site


    Representatives of the social development programme Watani Al Emarat recently visited the Expo 2020 Dubai site as part of the group's ‘Leaders of 2020’ initiative, to receive updates on Expo’s Volunteers Programme.

  • UAE govt delegation, DMCA discuss local maritime sector


    A delegation from UAE’s Land and Sea Ports Sector of General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs recently visited the DMCA headquarters in Dubai, UAE, to discuss efforts to further boost the local maritime sector.

  • Hensoldt’s 3D radar proves detection capabilities


    Germany-based Hensoldt said that its Spexer 2000 3D radar proved its excellent detection capabilities, in particular against asymmetric threats, on the occasion of two customer demonstrations under real operational conditions.

  • UAE National Tea Masters Cup to debut in Dubai


    The UAE National Tea Masters Cup is making its debut this year at the Dubai International Coffee & Tea Festival (DICTF), the Middle East’s only exhibition dedicated to coffee and tea, to be held later this year, in Dubai.

  • Blueprint for $1.5bn Dubai Food Park unveiled


    The blueprint for Dubai Food Park (DFP), the latest addition to Dubai Wholesale City (DWSC), has been unveiled by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.

  • King Abdullah Port throughput up 14pc in H1


    Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Port has announced an increase in its throughput to 821,694 TEUs in the first half of 2017, a 14 per cent growth compared to the same time last year, which was 720,483 TEUs.

  • LBC Express launches new cargo solutions to Philippines


    LBC Express, a leading courier and cargo solutions provider in the Philippines, has launched a new service that offers end-to-end solution for shipment of valuables with care and professionalism.

  • Qatar Islamic to fund $439m for food security project


    Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) has signed a QR1.6 billion ($439.46 million) financing deal with AlJaber Engineering (JEC) to fund the strategic food security facilities and warehouses project at Hamad Port, Qatar.

  • Expo 2017 Astana receives over 2m visitors


    Expo 2017 Astana has welcomed 2,779,820 visitors since its opening on June 10 up to August 20, according to organisers.

  • World Bank to provide $1.1bn to electrify Iran rail


    The World Bank has agreed to provide €1 billion ($1.18 billion) to electrify the rail network in Iran, the head of the Iran’s regional railway authority was quoted as saying in a media report.

  • Suez Canal revenues up to $447m in July


    Egypt's revenues from Suez Canal trade increased in July, registering $447.1 million compared to $429 million the same month last year, a report said.

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