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
A high-level delegation from the General Organisation of Seaports (GOP) visited Aqaba in Jordan and signed a co-operation agreement with the Jordanian Maritime Authority.
The delegation, which was headed by GOP director general Hassan Ali
Bahrain is planning to open up its ships register to international owners as part of plans to make the country a centre of maritime trade and expertise.
The move would enable hundreds of vessels to set up businesses here and take advantage