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: June 21, 2016
UAE. The newly rebranded conference will take place as part of Seatrade Maritime Middle East and Dubai Maritime Week.
Posted: June 16, 2016
UAE. TMS Newsletter reaches 50th edition milestone; Since the first edition was published in June 2014, it has become one of the most widely read shipping and maritime online publications.
Posted: June 15, 2016
UAE. "Expo 2020 Dubai will leave an economic legacy in the form of new business generation, GDP growth and job creation across the region."
Posted: May 24, 2016
UAE. Chaired by Clive Woodbridge, editor of The Maritime Standard, the panel includes leading executives in the container, bulk and tanker shipping industries.
Posted: May 18, 2016
UAE. Iran's imminent re-entry to global trade to headline discussions at Seatrade Maritime Middle East 2016 exhibition and conference.
Posted: May 13, 2016
UAE. Over the past years The Dubai Airport Freezone Authority has witnessed a significant rise in the number of Chinese companies interested in doing business due to its strategic location.
Posted: May 13, 2016
UAE. Jebel Ali Free Zone seeks to highlight the Free Zone's status as the gateway and logistics hub for the region to Chinese investors during the upcoming roadshow in China.
Posted: May 5, 2016
UAE. "We are grateful for the support the industry in this part of the world has given the TMS newsletter. The feedback we get regularly indicates it is a welcome source of information."
Posted: April 25, 2016
UAE. Under Phase 1, Terminal 4 will add 3.1 million TEU (twenty foot equivalent unit cargo capacity) by 2018, taking Jebel Ali Port's total capacity to 22.1 million TEU.
Posted: April 19, 2016
BAHRAIN. The investment will capitalize on Dubai's growing logistics market and will offer premium warehousing facilities to tenants in one of Dubai's most established and sought after industrial areas.
Posted: April 13, 2016
OMAN.OSC's new fortnightly Oman Express Service will be the first freight feeder operator to connect all Omani ports.
Posted: April 10, 2016
UAE. Frost & Sullivan: Market expected to grow at CAGR of 5.7% between 2015-2020; Structural changes due to economic diversification, harmonisation of regional trade and customs regulations, and expansion of logistics infrastructure.
Posted: March 30, 2016
UAE. What immediate effect all this will have on the shipping industry remains to be seen. There may, in the medium term, be a reduction in VLCC rates; But not all restrictions have been removed.
Posted: March 18, 2016
UAE. The airline is one of the signatories to the Declaration of the United for Wildlife International Taskforce on the Transportation of Illegal Wildlife Products signed at Buckingham Palace.
Posted: March 9, 2016
UAE. DHL named Top Company to Work For in the UAE for third consecutive year; This year's runner-up was THE One, followed by Omnicom Media Group. In fourth place was Splash, while The Estee Lauder Companies came in fifth.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: June 23, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The NTP aims to boost non-oil revenue by 2020 through more than 500 initiatives including the implementation of new taxes and increasing government fees and taxes on "harmful products."
date:Posted: June 22, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. 27% believe digitalization is the greatest disruptor to their core business.
date:Posted: June 22, 2016
UAE. A new generation of young, highly motivated and mostly well-educated men and women is ready to take over leadership of their family businesses, according to new Deloitte report.
SAUDI ARABIA. The NTP aims to boost non-oil revenue by 2020 through more than 500 initiatives including the implementation of new taxes and increasing government fees and taxes on "harmful products."
UAE. Speculators are being replaced by end users; Cooling prices are not a concern; Brits are the third largest group of investors outside the Middle East.
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