The Bahrain Logistics Zone (BLZ), the Kingdom’s dedicated customs-free value-added logistic boutique, has been ranked among the leading top ten Middle East free zones, according to a report by the Financial Times, fDi magazine.
A tender to augment facilities at the Khalifa Bin Salman Port in Bahrain has been delayed owing to some 'refining and modifications' in the design of certain buildings, including the car park area, said a senior official.
Several major companies, both from Bahrain and overseas, are in the running to become the operator of the Kingdom's Mina Salman port.
Of the 14 companies, all are joint ventures except one foreign firm, which has submitted a
The Bahrain Gateway, at Khalifa Bin Salman Port in Hidd, is expected to be officially launched in March next year.
APM Terminals Bahrain, which has been awarded the contract to run the new port, has invested $62 million in land facilities,
The amount of container traffic going through Bahrain is expected to more than treble within five years of the opening of the new Shaikh Khalifa bin Salman port.
And the number of cruise ships coming to the deep water facility is also like