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 13, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. The maritime yard will comprise a distinct shipyard facility for large shipbuilding, large ship repair, offshore rigs fabrication, and offshore support vessel repair in Ras Al-Khair.
Posted: October 11, 2016
UAE. The Maritime Standard Awards 2016 will recognise the shipping industry's positive achievements in an unrivalled occasion on October 24th.
Posted: October 8, 2016
UAE. "We are creating a sea bridge dedicated to the automotive trade, servicing the Emirati ports as well as the ports of Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Iraq and Iran."
Posted: September 19, 2016
UAE. Supply chain risk across the MENA region climbed to 4.406 from 4.371 during the second quarter of 2016, according to the CIPS Risk Index report; Global risk climbed to 80.8, a level not seen since 2013.
Posted: August 29, 2016
UAE. Full team in place for launch with comprehensive sea/air/land freight and logistics solutions to and from emerging port of choice.
Posted: August 24, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. iXblue are leading global provider of innovative navigation, positioning and imaging solutions.
Posted: August 23, 2016
UAE. Deal enhances logistics service offerings for the wider global healthcare market; Partnership further strengthens Aramex's business proposition and global footprint.
Posted: August 10, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. Mapping and survey contract with Naples Port Authority for the Archaeological Sites Mapping Project, based in the Port of Naples.
Posted: July 27, 2016
UAE. Cluttons report highlights that build-to-suit facilities have increased in popularity, with Dubai South and JAFZA in focus.
Posted: July 19, 2016
UAE. Individual sessions will highlight current trends in terms of tanker operations and demand, investment in new ships and shoreside facilities.
Posted: July 11, 2016
UAE. Ras Al Khaimah ranked second to Dubai in the number of new factories built in the country during the first quarter of 2016.
Posted: July 5, 2016
UAE. Scholarships for 24 students will be available later in the year; Support offered for fees, training and membership; Launch of the first Foundation Academy in the region.
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."

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: May 25, 2017
UAE. Over 25% of successors think they will lose market share to new entrants; Quicker than ever, the past is being left behind - a tendency that in the perception of many goes against the tradition of family-owned businesses.
date:Posted: May 25, 2017
UAE. 88% of executives surveyed in the Gulf region experienced a fraud incident in the past year compared to 62% in 2015, according to the Kroll Annual Global Fraud and Risk Report - the highest increase of any region.
date:Posted: May 18, 2017
UAE. 2020 Expo key to 'lukewarm' construction market in UAE with costs forecast to rise by 2% in 2017; Rest of the region including Qatar and Oman seeing construction slowdown and stable costs, reflecting oil prices.
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