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: 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."
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.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: December 6, 2016
UAE. Knowledge Summit 2016: "Over 2 billion jobs will disappear by 2030 and that is the hidden results of our rapid technology growth. But, if we understand all these hidden consequences we can create jobs at a much higher rate".
date:Posted: December 5, 2016
UAE. Succession planning is the biggest challenge in the next five years; Middle East family businesses need to grow in double digits every year to sustain the family's intergenerational wealth; Slow or no progress on strategic planning could impact growth.
date:Posted: December 4, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. Despite experiencing 30% growth in the last five years, e-commerce upside potential in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia remains huge according to a BCG report.
INTERNATIONAL. This is part two of a recent conversation I had with students, faculty, and alumni at New York University, where I had the opportunity to answer some questions concerning the turmoil in the Middle East and America's role in the world.
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