Tag: Aqaba

Terminal

MAKING JORDAN THE TERMINAL OF CHOICE

The Public-Private Partnership that’s revamping transport for Jordan The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) is Jordan’s only container port. With a capacity of 1.2 million TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent unit), and 1 km of berthing, capable of servicing ultra-large container ships, it…

RAILWAY NETWORK PROJECT IN JORDAN

The Saudi Jordanian Investment Fund (SJIF) and Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) to build a rail network in Jordan connecting Aqaba and Maan. The SJIF has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the ASEZA to invest more than…

Aqaba

SARAYA AQABA PROJECT

First Water Park in Aqaba and the Largest to Open in the Kingdom within Saraya Aqaba Project Eagle Hills Jordan, the largest developer in the kingdom, signed a contract with a specialized local contractor for the development of the first…

Flydubai

Flydubai Launches Aqaba-Dubai Route in June

Flydubai will begin flying four times a week between Dubai and Aqaba from June 16. The low-cost carrier announced the new route alongside a new service connecting Dubai with the Greek city of Thessaloniki. “We are looking forward to the…

Saudi Arabia

Venture Explains: NEOM

As part of its drive to reduce its overwhelming dependence on oil exports, Saudi Arabia is planning to build NEOM, a $500 billion, 26,500 square kilometer business zone and industrial site. How will it operate? It will be powered entirely by…

project

Breathing Life into the Badia

An ambitious project is underway to make Jordan’s arid areas bloom again while creating a new green economy in the process. The Sahara Forest Project is a Norwegian social enterprise that aims to bring together the latest green technology to…

shipping

All At Sea

Nadia Shahin, general manager at Amin Kawar & Sons Co., talks about Jordan’s shipping industry, its potential, and global trends. How has the shipping industry been in the past few years? By all accounts, shipping is in a state of…

Port of Call

The reopening of the Iraqi border in August 2017 was a significant development for many industries in Jordan. But it was of special importance to the Aqaba Container Terminal, which hopes to revive its well-earned reputation as a major gateway…

Marseille

The Marseille Week in Aqaba by Panmed Events

Panmed Events, a Jordanian company that encourages French and European investments in Jordan’s organizing the Marseille Week in Aqaba from October 16 to 22, 2017 under the patronage of H.E. Mr. Nasser Shraideh, Chief Commissioner of Aqaba Special Economic Zone. Panmed…