Ports & Shipping

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Posted: 14-06-2011
UAE. Investors looking for the greatest return on the funds they invest in port infrastructure should look no further than the GCC region, according to research by International Built Asset Consultancy, EC Harris. However, in the other transport sectors the lack of cross-border agreements between each member state could see investors focus their attention elsewhere. The ‘Investment in Transport Infrastructure’ study ranked 17 locations across the globe on the relative attractiveness of their transport sector to potential investors. The criteria used to judge each country covered a br
Posted: December 17, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. SACE, SIMEST and BNP Paribas announce the finalisation of export financing for National Grid North America, in support of the works awarded to Prysmian as part of the world's longest submarine interconnector.
Posted: December 5, 2016
UAE. The combination of 20 years operational experience and unmatched local expertise will be a significant contribution to Maritime Domain Awareness in the region.
Posted: December 4, 2016
BAHRAIN. Dredging Corporation of India and Riyada Group-Bahrain signs MOU in Bahrain for business cooperation in dredging and allied services.
Posted: November 22, 2016
UAE. Forum to cover Hospitality & Tourism, Real Estate, Manufacturing & Production and Infrastructure sectors; Over 300 C level, regional and international industry leaders and key RAK entities coming together.
Posted: November 17, 2016
UAE. "The old order is changing and that makes this event so well timed. It is a chance to begin discussions about how the shipping and finance sectors respond to these seismic shifts."
Posted: November 15, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The summit is designed to discuss the future of Kingdom's trade developments.
Posted: October 29, 2016
The chairman of the board at ASRY in Bahrain, gave a valuable perspective as one of the leading tanker repair yards in the region.
Posted: October 18, 2016
UAE. The theme of this year's conference, which takes place in Abu Dhabi on November 14th, is "Beating the downturn; investing to be ready for the upturn."
Posted: October 17, 2016
UAE. Maritime experts to discuss US$8 billion Suez Canal expansion and what it may mean for maritme trade and regional investment.
Posted: October 13, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The maritime yard will comprise a distinct shipyard facility for large shipbuilding, large ship repair, offshore rigs fabrication, and offshore support vessel repair in Ras Al-Khair.
Posted: October 11, 2016
UAE. The Maritime Standard Awards 2016 will recognise the shipping industry's positive achievements in an unrivalled occasion on October 24th.
Posted: October 8, 2016
UAE. "We are creating a sea bridge dedicated to the automotive trade, servicing the Emirati ports as well as the ports of Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq and Iran."
Posted: September 19, 2016
UAE. Supply chain risk across the MENA region climbed to 4.406 from 4.371 during the second quarter of 2016, according to the CIPS Risk Index report; Global risk climbed to 80.8, a level not seen since 2013.
Posted: August 29, 2016
UAE. Full team in place for launch with comprehensive sea/air/land freight and logistics solutions to and from emerging port of choice.
Posted: August 24, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. iXblue are leading global provider of innovative navigation, positioning and imaging solutions.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: February 28, 2017
UAE. Just as challenges have come to characterize the region's business landscape, so too have a wealth of technological advances that are rapidly changing the regional retail sector.
date:Posted: February 28, 2017
LEBANON. Full-year results show continuing stagnation; Political breakthrough insufficient to generate sustained demand, according to Byblos Bank Real Estate Demand Index.
date:Posted: February 28, 2017
UAE. Middle East utility companies have yet to realize the upsides from global mergers and acquisitions; Privatization plans specifically in Saudi Arabia in power and water offer huge opportunities for international investors over the coming years.
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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