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: 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.
Posted: January 13, 2015
UAE. Smiths Detection has successfully installed a range of advanced detection equipment for Emirates Group Security at its facility in Dubai World Central.
Posted: January 6, 2015
UAE. SCT has again recorded double-digit growth compared to the previous year's volumes.
Posted: December 30, 2014
BAHRAIN. Gulf-based investment firm exits from its investment in Able Logistics Group by selling its 70% equity stake to Kerry Logistics Network, for US$32 million.
Posted: December 17, 2014
ALGERIA. Abraaj completes inaugural investment in Algeria and its first in the logistics sector in North Africa; brings significant experience from logistics investments in the Middle East, Latin America and South East Asia.
Posted: November 27, 2014
SAUDI ARABIA. Saudi Arabia is experiencing exponential growth in its ports and shipping sectors totaling more than US$30 billion within the government's current five-year plan.
Posted: November 22, 2014
OMAN. One of the world's most advanced fuel efficient LNG carriers; The 162,000 cubic metres capacity vessel was built by Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: April 18, 2015
UAE. "Women's Careers in the GCC - The CEO Agenda" is culmination of in-depth survey of over 600 businesswomen across the GCC Region; Research makes five key recommendations to boost the number of women in the workplace.
date:Posted: April 17, 2015
QATAR. Northwestern University study reveals changing views on political speech, social media use, news credibility; places attitudes and behaviors of Arab countries in global context.
date:Posted: April 17, 2015
LEBANON. "The persisting high level of political uncertainties in the country and wide spillovers from the Syrian crisis, represented the main factors that negatively affected the confidence of Lebanese consumers during the third quarter of 2014."
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