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: July 17, 2018
OMAN. Atkins will deliver full consultancy services for the integrated urban planning of the city; The contract value is 2.6 million Omani Rials.
Posted: July 3, 2018
UAE. Freight revenue has witnessed a decline of 5% every year since 2014 due to low oil prices and outdated infrastructure; T&L companies need to invest to transform their business model; Strategy& outlines a framework for T&L freight companies embarking on their digital transformation.
Posted: June 13, 2018
UAE. Thuraya and IEC Telecom showcase Thuraya's maritime product portfolio and provide preview of latest VSAT service at the international shipping exhibition, Posidonia 2018, in Greece.
Posted: June 12, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Bureau Veritas has strengthened its offering to marine and offshore clients with significant promotions and appointments to its senior teams in North America and Europe.
Posted: June 1, 2018
LONDON. Misconception that data must be submitted to verifiers in a certain format is placing additional burden on ship owners and operators
Posted: May 23, 2018
UAE. The theme of the event will be: "Converting greater optimism into sustainable trade growth"; The theme is highly topical and builds on the discussions that took place at last year's event.
Posted: May 17, 2018
UAE. The event will be a high quality occasion with key decision makers from across the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent in attendance.
Posted: May 17, 2018
UAE. The report states that 50% of SME funding applications are rejected by banks and that alternative trade finance, powered by FinTech and Blockchain, is on the rise.
Posted: May 16, 2018
UAE. The annual report includes updates on the company's strategies, goals, programs and progress in three key areas: Economy, Environment and People; Report showcases how FedEx multiplies opportunities.
Posted: May 16, 2018
SINGAPORE. Awards recognise seafarers, shore-based staff, volunteers and companies making significant contributions to seafarer's welfare globally at Awards Dinner in Singapore.
Posted: May 16, 2018
UAE. All business partnerships with ADNOC must now include an ICV assessment as part of the tender evaluation and award process.
Posted: May 16, 2018
UAE. The Awards Programme recognised 30 companies demonstrating Transformational Growth across industry sectors.
Posted: May 14, 2018
UAE. New temperature- and humidity-controlled facility brings total capacity in Dubai to over 170,000 pallet positions.
Posted: May 9, 2018
SINGAPORE. World's first blockchain-based e-Certificate of Origin [eCO] unveiled in Singapore yesterday.
Posted: May 4, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. Due to start mid-May, the contract is part of a high profile project for the installation of a subsea power cable between the UK and Denmark.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: July 15, 2018
UAE. The attack, called "Thermanator", could use your body heat against you in order to steal your credentials or any other short string of text that you have typed on a computer keyboard.
date:Posted: July 15, 2018
INTERNATIONAL. AI is bigger than any one company, industry or country can address on its own. It will take the whole of our technology ecosystem and the world's governments to realize the full promise of AI; Priorities should include education and research.
date:Posted: July 14, 2018
UAE. When trade-off decisions have to be made, better visibility should be the number one priority, not greater control. It is better to be able to see everything in the cloud, than to attempt to control an incomplete portion of it.
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