Gulf Coordination Council (GCC)

A to B, and then some

OPERATIONS International tank container and road tanker operator Suttons is highlighting its expanded supply chain offerings

Suttons USA truck carrying tank container

Trading up

LPG TANKERS The development of shale gas resources in North America could have a significant impact on global LPG tanker trades. At least, that is what operators are hoping as they seek new trades to soak up the growing fleet supply

Tanker Norgas Cathinka

Where the action is

MIDDLE EAST Port congestion, growing petrochemical output and cost advantages all point to the Middle East as offering considerable potential for tank container operators, says Leslie McCune* in his latest report for ITCO

Suttons trucks in Saudi Arabia

Tighten up

ANALYSIS Tank utilisation may be down after last year’s impressive fleet growth, but demand is still growing in the Middle East and looks set to rise further

Rabigh terminal in Saudi Arabia

Theory and practice

CONFERENCE REPORT Dubai was the rather gaudy setting for this year's GPCA Supply Chain Conference, held over two days this past May at the Jumeirah Emirates Towers Hotel

GPCA 2012 crowd

Talke seals Saudi liquids deal

CONTRACTS Talke’s Saudi Arabian arm has kicked off the New Year with the signing of a new deal to provide Saudi Kayan with on-site logistics, its first contract to provide liquid chemical logistics to a Middle Eastern customer

Containers in Warehouse

Take a bath in the Gulf

CONFERENCE REPORT Home to endless shopping malls and a $3bn hotel with its own gold vending machine, Abu Dhabi played host to GPCA’s third Supply Chain Conference this past October.

GPCA Conference 2012

Come to the party

MIDDLE EAST The problems hampering development of the market for tank containers in the Middle East are easing and there is plenty of opportunity for operators, says a new study carried out for ITCO

Suttons Tank Containers
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