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: 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.
Posted: April 30, 2015
UAE. The terminal staff completed the record breaking call of the CMA CGM Jules Verne container ship with the help of 11 cranes in only 54.5 hours.
Posted: April 29, 2015
OMAN. Cluttons report singles out the warehouse sector, with improved infrastructure and connectivity driving demand from occupiers.
Posted: April 15, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. An estimated US$8 trillion to be generated through new connections over next decade; The Trend Report estimates that there will be 50 billion devices connected to the Internet by 2020 compared to 15 billion today.
Posted: April 6, 2015
UAE. Crucial link between storage and global oil prices a key topic at 3rd Tank World Expo congress.
Posted: April 4, 2015
UAE. Acquisition in line with InfoFort's business strategy; CBKSoft is the leader in the Turkish electronic content management (ECM) market, developing custom software solutions.
Posted: March 30, 2015
BAHRAIN. The international rail freight operator was sold to Genesee & Wyoming Inc., a US-based international owner and operator of short line and regional freight railroads.
Posted: March 23, 2015
UAE. Tank World Expo has assembled a host of global speakers to discuss this issue and many others representing facilities, terminals and ports .
Posted: March 17, 2015
UAE. DHL named Top Company to Work For in the UAE for the second consecutive year; biz-group maintains its position as Top SME to Work For in the UAE.
Posted: March 16, 2015
OMAN. SOHAR Port and Freezone see positives in China's economic forecasts; Breakbulk China 2015 to provide the platform for engaging with Asia-Pacific investors.
Posted: March 13, 2015
UAE. Abu Dhabi Ports Company has awarded CBFM a 3-year contract within Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), its largest port and industrial zone to date.
Posted: February 2, 2015
UAE. The UAE is ranked 12th out of 140 countries - jumping six places since 2013; The world's economic center of gravity shifts eastward; Emerging economies see bigger connectedness gains than advanced economies.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 29, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. SITA survey investigated the connection between passenger's use of technology and their emotions to discover how they feel at every point of the journey; Survey shows that technology is helping put enjoyment back into flying.
date:Posted: May 28, 2015
UAE. The recent close below 1.55 was a critical blow for the Pound/Dollar bulls, and the bears have continued to exploit each opportunity to increase selling pressure with the pair still looking technically vulnerable to further declines.
date:Posted: May 28, 2015
UAE. Low production costs for Middle East companies gives regional players significant competitive advantage in the low price segment of an oil "super cycle", according to the latest paper from global strategy and management consulting firm A.T. Kearney.
INTERNATIONAL. SITA survey investigated the connection between passenger's use of technology and their emotions to discover how they feel at every point of the journey; Survey shows that technology is helping put enjoyment back into flying.
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