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: October 5, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. ITFC and Egypt's Foreign Trade Training Center have collaborated in this tailored workshop to train traders in their exporting capacities, and open windows for international trade.
Posted: September 30, 2017
PARIS. The Group is an international key player in the shipping industry and provides shipping, forwarding & logistics, NVOCC and port & marine services.
Posted: September 30, 2017
UAE. Materials Handling Middle East is the only dedicated show in the region for professionals from every facet of the warehousing, intralogistics and supply chain sector.
Posted: September 29, 2017
UAE. During the 2.75 year holding period, this investment has delivered an attractive monthly income to clients equal to the promised 8.25% per annum, and with this successful exit the actual IRR is around 11% after all taxes and fees.
Posted: September 23, 2017
UAE.Orange helps support digital transformation in the maritime sector; Integrated solution allows Topaz to manage its fleet efficiently in real time.
Posted: September 19, 2017
UAE. Grandweld Shipyards has secured a contract to design, Construct and deliver four crew boats and six pilot boats for Kuwait Oil Company.
Posted: September 14, 2017
UAE. This year's event will have more than a touch of Bollywood glitz and glamour, as it has been confirmed that actress, model and former Miss Universe, Lara Dutta, will be hosting it.
Posted: September 11, 2017
UAE. The second annual The Maritime Standard Tanker Conference, which takes place on Tuesday 24th October at the Grosvenor House Hotel in Dubai, has assembled some of the leading names in the industry to speak at the event.
Posted: August 17, 2017
UAE. As a result of the huge volume of last minute nominations for this year's The Maritime Standard Awards it has been decided to grant a last, final, one week extension. Nominations now close on August 17th, but there can be no extension beyond that.
Posted: August 16, 2017
OMAN. Port's digital transformation and automation to facilitate and boost global trade.
Posted: July 31, 2017
UAE. IMO Secretary-General meets UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman of the FTA, Al Nuaimi, and lauds UAE marine sector.
Posted: July 11, 2017
UAE. The sale has resulted in an actual IRR of just over 15% after all taxes and fees.
Posted: July 6, 2017
UAE. UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development: "Our advanced infrastructure gives us competitive edge on the global maritime map".
Posted: June 19, 2017
UAE. Provides flydubai with a next-generation technology platform that enables the end-to-end management of air cargo operations and cargo revenue accounting.
Posted: June 13, 2017
UAE. The positions of different authorities is evolving and shipping companies do not yet have a complete picture on which to base their contingency planning, but they should all take care to distinguish between official and unofficial news.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: October 20, 2017
UAE. Fintech will reduce the profitability of some of the UAE. GCC banks' business lines, particularly money transfer and foreign-currency exchange.
date:Posted: October 20, 2017
UAE. Equity and equity-related issuance: US$1.2 billion; Debt issuance: US$84.1 billion; Investment banking fees: US$669.2 million.
date:Posted: October 19, 2017
Analysts discuss security trends at the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit in Dubai; Security services will continue to be the fastest growing segment in line with global trends, especially IT outsourcing, consulting and implementation services.
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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