Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) will give Egypt a US$392mn loan to fund the construction of Cairo's fourth metro line, Egypt's planning minister said.
Saudi Railway Company (SAR) signed a US$147.4mn deal with Spain's Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) for the manufacture of passenger trains for the North and South railway.
Qatar has awarded its second contract worth US$1.2 billion to the Middle East Dredging Company for the dredging works at the New Doha Port.
Michel Clement, VP Railways at Kapsch CarrierCom, discussed the challenges and opportunities of bringing GSM-R railway technology to Algeria, the first country in the region to implement digital train communication.
Dubai Maritime City has signed a land lease (Mustaha) agreement for 25 years with ship repair and building entity, Dubai Shipbuilding.
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