Ports & Shipping

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 14, 2015
UAE. URBANO is the market leader for document delivery services in Peru, Ecuador and El Salvador; Abraaj will partner with URBANO's management team to expand regionally and develop new business lines.
Posted: August 6, 2015
EGYPT. Dignitaries and heads of state pour into Egypt as President Al Sisi officially opens new shipping lane.
Posted: August 6, 2015
IRAQ. Gulftainer's Umm Qasr Logistics Centre in Basra safely stores specialist cargo.
Posted: August 4, 2015
UAE. Regional decision makers to gather at biennial Offshore Marine & Work Boats conference as industry looks to future proof commercial potential.
Posted: July 31, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. "If the customer is not the key focus in all activities, whether it is improvements in delivery times or query resolution processes, efforts are wasted."
Posted: July 30, 2015
EGYPT. The global shipping industry's governing committee visits the new shipping lane, praises Egypt's "huge undertaking" of the project.
Posted: July 29, 2015
UAE. Revenues increase to AED967 million (US$263.5 million); E-commerce remains significant driver of growth; CEO Hussein Hachem: "We continue to invest in our future."
Posted: July 27, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. The African financial services industry is rapidly evolving as a result of advancing technology which is fueling innovation and growth in the sector.
Posted: July 27, 2015
EGYPT. Three ships entered the new canal. The event marks the first time ships have simultaneously navigated the waterways since its inception more than a century ago.
Posted: July 20, 2015
INTERNATIONAL. Making Africa's most remote regions accessible for trade will not only promote prosperity in those regions, but also elevate the continent's continued growth path.
Posted: June 25, 2015
UAE. The acquisition is the first step in achieving Mercator's vision to leverage its aviation heritage across the TTL lifecycle, keeping people and cargo on the move, safely, on-time and cost-effectively.
Posted: June 15, 2015
EGYPT. The celebrations and global communications campaign will be overseen by the SCA and implemented by a consortium comprising WPP and a number of local Egyptian businesses.
Posted: June 15, 2015
UAE. The first Maritime Standard Ship Finance & Trade Conference, organised by The Maritime Standard (TMS), will take place this year on 29-30 Novembe in Abu Dhabi.
Posted: June 11, 2015
UAE. First Silicon Valley funded app in MENA does away with directions to provide intuitive shipping and logistics solution.
Posted: June 5, 2015
UAE. Middle East region bucks international trend with 14% increased E&P spend - Offshore Marine & Work Boats event to evaluate impact of lower oil prices on maritime industry.


date:Posted: November 28, 2015
UAE. Total passengers set to double to 7 billion by 2034; The UAE, Qatar and Saudi Arabia will all enjoy strong growth of 5.6%, 4.8%, and 4.6% respectively. The total regional market size will be 383 million passengers.
date:Posted: November 26, 2015
UAE. Legal experts say move will influence oil major investment plans in Iran ahead of the lifting of sanctions; Lawmakers likely to be mindful of "missed opportunities" in Iraq and Lebanon.
date:Posted: November 25, 2015
UAE. EMAAR, Shell, and Emirates lead The LinkedIn InDemand list of the most sought-after employers in the region based on millions of interactions from members; Rather than relying on questionnaires, InDemand measures the actual behaviour of professionals as they explore their career journey.
INTERNATIONAL. Robotics is making this new area of medicine possible. Cary G. Vance, CEO of Hansen Medical Inc., tells The Life Sciences Report about disruptive advances in interventional radiology and Hansen's own revolutionary robotic catheters.
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