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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: August 24, 2015
UAE. Region generated US$66 billion in revenues in 2013 and faces tremendous future growth, driven by the emergence of the MENA-Asia trade corridor that will redefine global supply chains.
Posted: August 14, 2015
UAE. URBANO is the market leader for document delivery services in Peru, Ecuador and El Salvador; Abraaj will partner with URBANO's management team to expand regionally and develop new business lines.
Posted: August 6, 2015
EGYPT. Dignitaries and heads of state pour into Egypt as President Al Sisi officially opens new shipping lane.
Posted: August 6, 2015
IRAQ. Gulftainer's Umm Qasr Logistics Centre in Basra safely stores specialist cargo.
Posted: August 4, 2015
UAE. Regional decision makers to gather at biennial Offshore Marine & Work Boats conference as industry looks to future proof commercial potential.
Posted: July 31, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. "If the customer is not the key focus in all activities, whether it is improvements in delivery times or query resolution processes, efforts are wasted."
Posted: July 30, 2015
EGYPT. The global shipping industry's governing committee visits the new shipping lane, praises Egypt's "huge undertaking" of the project.
Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Revenues increase to AED967 million (US$263.5 million); E-commerce remains significant driver of growth; CEO Hussein Hachem: "We continue to invest in our future."
Posted: July 27, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The African financial services industry is rapidly evolving as a result of advancing technology which is fueling innovation and growth in the sector.
Posted: July 27, 2015
EGYPT. Three ships entered the new canal. The event marks the first time ships have simultaneously navigated the waterways since its inception more than a century ago.
Posted: July 20, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Making Africa's most remote regions accessible for trade will not only promote prosperity in those regions, but also elevate the continent's continued growth path.
Posted: June 25, 2015
UAE. The acquisition is the first step in achieving Mercator's vision to leverage its aviation heritage across the TTL lifecycle, keeping people and cargo on the move, safely, on-time and cost-effectively.
Posted: June 15, 2015
EGYPT. The celebrations and global communications campaign will be overseen by the SCA and implemented by a consortium comprising WPP and a number of local Egyptian businesses.
Posted: June 15, 2015
UAE. The first Maritime Standard Ship Finance & Trade Conference, organised by The Maritime Standard (TMS), will take place this year on 29-30 Novembe in Abu Dhabi.
Posted: June 11, 2015
UAE. First Silicon Valley funded app in MENA does away with directions to provide intuitive shipping and logistics solution.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: August 30, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Commodities have fallen to the lowest level in 16 years thereby wiping out all the gains that were made during the Chinese boom years during the first decade of this millennium.
date:Posted: August 30, 2015
UAE. Potentially, the ecosystem of Dubai South is expected to generate over a half million jobs and additionally, it hopes to house around a million residents, Research by ValuStrat revealed.
date:Posted: August 30, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Lebanon's protest slogan, 'You Stink,' refers to much more than the piling up of garbage on the streets of Beirut and the lack of an efficient waste management system.
INTERNATIONAL. Every UK region is more affluent than five years ago; There has been a significant 41% rise in the number of millionaires in the UK overall since 2010; 715,000 millionaires now live in the UK, compared to 508,000 in 2010.
INTERNATIONAL. Suspected anchors on the gold price, such as an interest rate increase and devaluation of the yuan, could actually be a rallying cry for commodities, he says in this interview with The Gold Report.
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