Middle East – Page 3

  • Cleaning up the Port of Mina Zayed

    Divers clean up Abu Dhabi ports


    Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) is demonstrating its commitment to protecting the marine environment - its just completed a two day diving campaign to clean up the seabeds of the Emirate’s ports and marinas.

  • Justin Saunders – aims to help the Middle East become more environmentally responsible

    Environmental survey in the Middle East


    Emapsite, global specialist in GIS and environmental monitoring, has expanded its operations in the Middle East with the opening of a second office in Saudi Arabia.

  • DP World has been awarded for a traffic congestion project at Jebel Ali Photo: Imre Solt

    DP World wins sustainability award


    DP World has won the prestigious Dubai Award for Sustainable Transport (DAST) for its work in helping to improve the efficiency of the supply chain.

  • Environmental effect is an important aspect of dredging

    Abu Dhabi CEDA-IADC dredging training


    Environmental Aspects of Dredging, jointly developed and presented by the Central Dredging Association (CEDA) and the International Association of Dredging Companies (IADC), has taken place in Abu Dhabi.

  • ADPC takes its responsibility to the environment seriously

    ADPC awarded for sustainability


    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has gained recognition for protecting the environment in which it operates - by winning three environmental awards in the past week.

  • News

    Gangavaram port to grow


    India''s deep, multi- purpose port at Gangavaram will be expanded with an investment of Rs9.40bil.

  • Chennai port with two dusty cargoes

    Dusty cargo, a headache to Chennai port


    Chennai port has been ordered to stop handling polluting coal and iron ore.

  • Gulftainer's UAE container terminals

    Record for KCT & SCT


    Gulftainer''s UAE container terminals Khorfakkan Container Terminal (KCT) and Sharjah Container Terminal (SCT) have experienced significant growth of around 10% per annum for the last two years.

  • Chennai terminal

    Mega terminal for Chennai


    The government of India is planning to build amega container terminal at Chennai, India’s second busiest container port.

  • News

    ISO Awards for ADPC


    The Abu Dhabi Port Company has been awarded ISO 14001:2004 for Environment Management System Standard and ISO BS: OHSAS 18001:2007 which relates to a Occupational Health and Safety Management System Standard for ports operations.

  • UAE

    United Arab Emirates shipping industry committed to reducing sea freight emissions


    The United Arab Emirates Shipping Association (UAESA) is taking a lead position regionally and globally regarding the shipping industry’s response to climate change.

  • News

    Turtles get support from Gulftainer


    Sharjah-based Gulftainer Group is showcasing their commitment to marine conservation by sponsoring two turtles and extending their support to a conservation project.

  • News

    Turkish eco-crane order


    Konecranes received an order for five electric RTG (rubber tired gantry) cranes to be delivered to port operator Nemport in Nemrut, Aliaga Bay.

  • Two LHM 500 cranes in operation at ABG Infralogistics Ltd, India

    Liebherr continues to grow in India


    Liebherr has acquired a strategically important order in the Indian market.

  • Charles Haine

    A week in the life of an Environment Manager


    A new GreenPort column designed to draw attention to the varied responsibilities of environment managers shaping port and terminal policy. This month, the spotlight falls on Charles Haine, Global Environmental Manager, DP World. Charles has been with DP World, the Dubai-based international marine terminal operator, since May 2008. His challenges ...

  • News

    Van Oord completes The World


    At the beginning of February dredging and marine contractor Van Oord completed the prestigious land reclamation project The World in the emirate of Dubai.