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Set Alert for Lloyd's List Regional :: Middle East

US in talks with Qatar over sending LNG to Europe

Trump administration wants Europe getting less LNG from Russian pipelines, more from the US Gulf and Middle East

Europe Qatar

DP World acquires Chilean terminals

DP World to offer $502m for 100% stake in Chilean terminal concessions which will eventually give it access to five key gateways in South America

Middle East and Africa South America

Iranian crude exports slump below 1m bpd mark

Tehran is likely to seeks ways to circumvent the restrictions causing the fall in exports

Middle East and Africa Iran

Petronas completes stake buy in Oman’s giant gas field

Petronas will receive a share of output in the producing Khazzan field that is increasing gas production to 1.5 bcf/d

Energy Malaysia

IRISL vessels drive up idle containership fleet

Three of IRISL’s 14,508 teu newbuilds have joined the idle pool, with the remaining fourth vessel set to join them imminently

Middle East and Africa North America

DP World plans ‘revolutionary’ box storage system

DP World plans to launch the concept in partnership with Germany’s SMS group ahead of the Dubai World Expo 2020

Middle East and Africa United Arab Emirates

75 Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, DP World

Chief executive of Dubai-based operator hopes its purchase of European shortsea specialist Unifeeder will make the operator a more attractive proposition for prospective carriers
Top 100 People Ports and Logistics

64 Abdullah Fadhalah Al-Sulaiti, Nakilat

With more than 20 years’ experience in the shipping and maritime industry, the chief executive has overseen continued growth and development in the company’s businesses during 2018 

Top 100 People Tankers and Gas

Abu Dhabi Ports eyes overseas expansion

ADP’s sole overseas terminal is located in Guinea, West Africa, where it operates the Kamsar Container Terminal on behalf of Emirates Global Aluminium

Middle East and Africa United Arab Emirates
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Set Alert for Lloyd's List Regions :: Africa

Viewpoint: Pirates’ progress

A lethal form of piracy that threatens extreme violence against seafarers, rather than the seizure of ships, is becoming commonplace in the Gulf of Guinea

Middle East and Africa Guinea

IBM announces new blockchain initiatives for supply chain transparency

It is not just about securing supplies of minerals these days, it is about securing them in a transparently ethical manner

Congo (Democratic Republic) Mexico

ICTSI secures Sudanese port concession

ICTSI Middle East DMCC will operate, manage and develop the South Port Container Terminal

Middle East and Africa Sudan

Sapura Energy wins contracts worth $185m

The company expects to see higher utilisation of its assets with the new contracts as it gears up for long-term growth across its services segment

Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa

MSC containership crew kidnapped off Benin

MSC has secured the vessel, cargo and remaining crew but have no further comment about missing seafarers

Middle East and Africa Benin

Cargo ship runs aground in Libya

The 2009-built Liberian-flagged Atlantic Peach was carrying 150 containers when it ran aground

Ports and Logistics Containers

Fortunes turn for West African box trade

The dominance of the major European carriers in West Africa suggests they have the most to gain as strong growth returns to the region

Middle East and Africa Angola

Offtake secured for Rovuma LNG

‘Affiliated buyer entities of the partners’ behind the offtake commitments that will be finalised in weeks. Project is in Area 4, in which Kogas and CNPC hold working interests

Middle East and Africa Mozambique

Monjasa hopes to shake up Red Sea market with new Djibouti bunker operation

Monjasa expects a 200,000 tonne increase from its Djibouti supply location

Middle East and Africa Djibouti
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