AD Ports Group and CMA CGM invest in new terminal at Khalifa Port

AD Ports Group and France-based CMA CGM Group have announced the signing of a 35-year concession agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, a new terminal will be established in Khalifa Port, the first semi-automated container port in the GCC region, which will be managed by a joint venture owned by CMA CGM’s subsidiary CMA …

Pecém Complex signs cooperation agreement with SOHAR Port and Freezone, in Oman

Pecém Complex (CIPP/SA) has signed a Cooperation Agreement with SOHAR Port and Freezone, located in Oman, in the Middle East. The agreement provides for commercial and technical cooperation between the industrial complexes and port terminals. Port of Rotterdam is for both ports one of their shareholders. Positioned between Muscat and Dubai, on one of the …

Aveva and IMI extend collaboration to accelerate maritime sector digital transformation in the Middle East and Africa

Aveva, one of the leaders in industrial software, and  International Maritime Industries (IMI), announced that they have extended their existing long-term collaboration with a new strategic partnership. The partnership will further advance IMI’s engineering solutions to include production and manufacturing processes, developing best-in-class products and services for the maritime sector in the Middle East and Africa …

Roll Group contracts We4Sea

We4Sea has been contracted by Roll Group for fleet-wide implementation of its ‘cloud-based ship performance management tool’, after successfully concluding trials on a number of Roll Group’s Heavy Lift Vessels. For this contract, the Dutch performance monitoring company We4Sea, has signed an agreement with one of the world leaders in global mobile satellite communications, Inmarsat, …

P&O Ferries rolls out digital asset management with Freeway

P&O European Irish Sea operation has transformed the management of its vehicles and other assets with a fully digital asset management system.  Supplied by Freeway Fleet Systems, drivers and workshop fitters have been equipped with mobile devices that synchronise in real time with a central asset management system. P&O European Ferries (Irish Sea) Limited is …

AAL boosts its safety and operations standards

AAL Shipping has achieved latest 2020 IMO Intact Stability Code standards with its heavy lift cargo handling procedures and new levels of sailings efficiency and safety through its ‘Performance Optimisation Control Room’ (POCR), ensuring its multipurpose (MPP) services remain at their peak.  Photo: Nicola Pacifico, Head of Transport Engineering at AAL Nicola Pacifico, Head of …