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Peter Shaw-Smith

Peter Shaw-Smith
Shipping port MSC

Capacity at Middle East ports set to outstrip demand

Ever since the success of Jebel Ali Port in the UAE – which was completed in 1979, but did not hit its stride until 1985 – Middle East planners have been faced with the dilemma of whether to add port capacity at scale, in the hope that it will eventually pay off, or to stand […]

The UAE's Khalifa Port. The region can become a centre for clean shipping fuel, says the International Chamber of Shipping head

Mena ports among world’s most efficient, says UN

Three ports in the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region are among the most efficient in the world, according to a widely-watched analysis published by the United Nations last month.  It found that in 2022 Salalah in Oman, Khalifa in the UAE, and Tanger Med in Morocco were in the top five positions globally. […]