Iran has come to rely on imports of food, autos and computer chips.
On June 30, the Danish shipping giant Maersk startled Iran’s trade officials by abruptly pulling out of the country’s three largest ports. Company officials said little about the decision, but the timing was striking: A week earlier, the Obama administration had [...]
National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (NSCSA) recently signed a $411.47 million contract with Hyundai MIPO, South Korea to build four 220 m Roll-On/Roll-Off-Container (Ro-Con) ships. The contract contains an option to build two additional vessels.
The 220 m ships, which will be classed by Lloyd’s Register, will have a beam of [...]
Sara Samargandi and Mona Al-Malki have made a little bit of Maersk Line history by becoming the first Saudi women to be employed by Mercantile Shipping Agencies Ltd., the shipping firm’s agent in Saudi Arabia.
“This is a milestone for the organization and a demonstration of its diversity commitments. The company is keen to hire [...]