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Pakistan All Set to Launch Ferry Service to Iran, Oman, UAE

Last year, Mwani Qatar announced launch of a new shipping route between Hamad Port and Karachi Port May 25, 2018 (BE2C2) — Pakistan is planning to launch ferry services from Karachi port to Iran, the United Arab Emirates and Oman with an aim to enhance connectivity and provide more services to its nationals and business community. The draft Ferry Service Policy would be presented at the next Cabinet meeting for approval, said Federal Minister for shipping Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo, reports Iranian news agency Tasnim. “In the draft policy weRead More


Oman, Yemen Prepare For Hurricane-Strength Cyclone Mekunu

May 23, 2018 (UPI) — Cyclone Mekunu is intensifying to hurricane-level strength in the Arabian Sea and is expected to hit Oman and Yemen later this week, forecasters said Wednesday. The storm is classified as a cyclonic storm, but is predicted to become the equivalent of a Category 2 or Category 3 hurricane. Wednesday, it hit the archipelago of Socotra in the Guardafui Channel, an oceanic strait off the tip of the Horn of Africa, with severe wind gusts. The storm is expected to hits wind speeds of 74 mphRead More