Ports & Shipping

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: November 25, 2015
UAE. Automated parcel locker system furthers development of express delivery and e-commerce industries; Customers will be able to pick up packages from nearby lockers at their convenience.
Posted: November 23, 2015
UAE. Over the past 40 years, the fund has implemented 64 projects worth AED7.3 billion, accelerating economic development throughout the country.
Posted: October 31, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Africa is being compared to China in 1987 when it was predicated to be the next big thing; Significant opportunities for retail-focused businesses.
Posted: October 30, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Risk Intelligence has announced the launch of PortRisk, a service that makes comprehensive and reliable intelligence on risk in ports available on demand.
Posted: October 29, 2015
OMAN. PPP to be introduced in housing, health, logistics and wastewater.
Posted: October 24, 2015
UAE. The event will attract logisticians from around the globe, creating a fertile environment for global cargo connections and business development.
Posted: October 16, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Political unrest, theft, smuggling and corruption all figure in to the risk picture that ship owners, brokers, and cargo owners have to consider when planning and executing port calls.
Posted: October 13, 2015
UAE. There has been approximately 4% growth in rentals on average (over the last 6 months) across the industrial districts being tracked in Dubai.
Posted: October 9, 2015
UAE. Industry experts at Seatrade conference turn their attention to the mixed prospects of multi-billion dollar contracts Iran’s offshore oil and gas sector – once sanctions are lifted.
Posted: September 26, 2015
UAE. The segment achieved a turnover of AED13.6 billion in 2014 ;1.1 million square metre Steel Zone developed in Jafza South to support industry.
Posted: September 25, 2015
IRAN. Iran's first logistics service provider & 3rd party fulfillment center, Pardakht E-commerce, expands its services to serve online international retailers.
Posted: September 22, 2015
UAE. Inaugural NATRANS Arabia event to highlight business opportunities across the region's multi-billion dollar transportation sector; complements UKTI mandate to increase and support British exporters focusing on growth in the region.
Posted: September 2, 2015
UAE. Dubai-based Fetchr offers a smartphone app that smoothly facilitates package delivery in a region where the lack of addressing systems troubles businesses and consumers.
Posted: August 31, 2015
UAE. Huge investment attracting biggest global machinery manufacturers; Cutting-edge concrete technology suppliers also being attracted.
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.


date:Posted: November 30, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The aggressive 5% sell-off in the Shanghai Composite Index on Friday presented risks to the market and weighed on both European and US futures as last week drew to a conclusion.
date:Posted: November 30, 2015
UAE. S&P Survey - conducted by Gallup, GFLEC, and World Bank - finds major deficiencies globally in understanding of savings and borrowing; GCC has large financial literacy gaps across income and education.
date:Posted: November 30, 2015
UAE. Union Bancaire Privée: 2016 will be about the search for modest growth, while Fed fund rates will be hiked for the first time since 2007; While the US is further along into its recovery, Europe and Japan are only in the early stages.
INTERNATIONAL. Robotics is making this new area of medicine possible. Cary G. Vance, CEO of Hansen Medical Inc., tells The Life Sciences Report about disruptive advances in interventional radiology and Hansen's own revolutionary robotic catheters.
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