News & Updates

Kuwait to develop nine new ports

15 Oct 2010

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Bahrain's Salman port to officially open

03 Dec 2009

Bahrain's Khalifa Bin Salman Port will be officially opened next Sunday, Gulf Daily News has reported. The BD136.3m port, which covers 110 hectares of reclaimed land on the kingdom's northeast shore, began operations in April. It provides services to shipping lines and logistic companies.... Read more

Dubai to launch Nol Blue Card this week

03 Dec 2009

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) plans to launch the Nol Blue Card this week which targets commuters who use public transport modes frequently and need to recharge their balances, Khaleej Times has reported.... Read more

New e-ticketing system in Dubai gains users

03 Dec 2009

Dubai officials say they are pleased with the response to a new scheme that allows motorists to pay for parking by using their mobile phones, reported the National. The mParking scheme, which was launched in May, allows a driver to buy an e-ticket by sending a text message; it costs 30 fils more than a conventional ticket.... Read more

Dubai World's Jafz makes bond payment

03 Dec 2009

Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafz), a unit of Dubai World, has made a scheduled coupon payment on its Dhs7.5bn sukuk, Reuters has reported. "They paid it, the rate was 4.175%," a source, who asked not to be identified, told the news service.... Read more