Middle East Freight Transport Views

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Khalifa Outlook Revised Up

News that Abu Dhabi's mega-port of Khalifa has handled 1mn TEUs in its first year of operation has led us to revise up our forecasts for container throughput at the port in 2013 and over the medium...

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Landbridge To Boost Dammam

BMI forecasts that the Saudi port of Dammam will continue upon its solid growth trajectory in 2014. While this will not quite match the levels seen in 2011 and 2012, we note that the base effects of...

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Aden To Expand, But Is It Enough?

A deal between Yemen Gulf of Aden Ports Corporation (YGAPC) and China Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) to develop and expand the port of Aden offers upside risk to the Yemeni port's container...

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UASC Doubles Capacity On Transpacific

UAE-based ocean freight services provider United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has increased its capacity on the transpacific by more than twofold in the last 12 months, reports GulfShip News, citing...

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