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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: 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.
Posted: June 5, 2015
UAE. Middle East region bucks international trend with 14% increased E&P spend - Offshore Marine & Work Boats event to evaluate impact of lower oil prices on maritime industry.
Posted: June 1, 2015
UAE. From June 2015 Aramex will be the official logistics partner of children's educational brand, The Happy Box.
Posted: May 14, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The Alpine Eternity, a 29,130 gross tonnes oil products tanker, has safely reached the UAE port of Jebel Ali after coming under attack in the Gulf, its manager said
Posted: May 7, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The release follows after the seizure of the ship by Iran on April 28 whilst sailing in the Strait of Hormuz on a commercial voyage from Jeddah to Jebel Ali.
Posted: May 3, 2015
UAE. According to a new The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) study, the world's ocean is worth US$24 trillion - over 15 times the asset size of The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) and the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) combined.
Posted: May 3, 2015
UAE. Gulf region's integrated and sustainable transport projects to be showcased in Abu Dhabi integrated transport event at ADNEC in October.


date:Posted: July 30, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. JINSA's Gemunder Center Iran Task Force has released a new report to provide an expert analysis of the JCPA, the final agreement with Iran on nuclear disarmament.
date:Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. "The proposed introduction of an Insolvency Law can only be a good thing, as it has the potential to strengthen business confidence and boost inward investment into the region."
date:Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Investment values in Egypt increased in 2014; UAE, Lebanon, Jordan and Morocco continue to be active in venture capital investments, according to the latest "MENA Private Equity & Venture Capital" report.
INTERNATIONAL. JINSA's Gemunder Center Iran Task Force has released a new report to provide an expert analysis of the JCPA, the final agreement with Iran on nuclear disarmament.
UAE. The Middle East has a unique set of challenges and opportunities with regard to creating large, mixed-use developments; In this interview, Louise Adams, Aurecon's former Country Manager UAE, describes the importance of investing in master planning and some of the current opportunities and trends within this region.