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: March 27, 2017
UAE. The strongest growth rate for 2014-2015 in the region was led by Saudi Arabia and the UAE, according to a new report from The Boston Consulting Group.
Posted: March 14, 2017
UAE. The new innovative online system provides real-time access to traditional declaration processing to facilitate procedures through Sharjah Customs from Port Khalid, Sharjah ICD (Inland Container Depot) and Khor Fakkan Port.
Posted: March 3, 2017
UAE. Superyacht Builders Association (SYBAss) Annual Economic Report 2016 highlights importance of Middle East to superyacht world; The propensity of UHNWIs in MENA to buy superyachts built within the last 15 years is 20%.
Posted: December 17, 2016
INTERNATIONAL. SACE, SIMEST and BNP Paribas announce the finalisation of export financing for National Grid North America, in support of the works awarded to Prysmian as part of the world's longest submarine interconnector.
Posted: December 5, 2016
UAE. The combination of 20 years operational experience and unmatched local expertise will be a significant contribution to Maritime Domain Awareness in the region.
Posted: December 4, 2016
BAHRAIN. Dredging Corporation of India and Riyada Group-Bahrain signs MOU in Bahrain for business cooperation in dredging and allied services.
Posted: November 22, 2016
UAE. Forum to cover Hospitality & Tourism, Real Estate, Manufacturing & Production and Infrastructure sectors; Over 300 C level, regional and international industry leaders and key RAK entities coming together.
Posted: November 17, 2016
UAE. "The old order is changing and that makes this event so well timed. It is a chance to begin discussions about how the shipping and finance sectors respond to these seismic shifts."
Posted: November 15, 2016
SAUDI ARABIA. The summit is designed to discuss the future of Kingdom's trade developments.
Posted: October 29, 2016
The chairman of the board at ASRY in Bahrain, gave a valuable perspective as one of the leading tanker repair yards in the region.
Posted: October 18, 2016
UAE. The theme of this year's conference, which takes place in Abu Dhabi on November 14th, is "Beating the downturn; investing to be ready for the upturn."
Posted: October 17, 2016
UAE. Maritime experts to discuss US$8 billion Suez Canal expansion and what it may mean for maritme trade and regional investment.
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."

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: March 30, 2017
UAE. The region witnessed a record year in sovereign bond issuance eclipsing a sluggish IPO performance, according to PwC's Capital Markets and Accounting Advisory Services team.
date:Posted: March 27, 2017
UAE. PwC issues new report jointly with the Global Manufacturing & Industrialisation Summit; The report outlines a roadmap for CIOs to manage the transformation of industrial companies to successfully adopt IIoT; Devising a digital strategy is key for manufacturers
date:Posted: March 27, 2017
UAE. The strongest growth rate for 2014-2015 in the region was led by Saudi Arabia and the UAE, according to a new report from The Boston Consulting Group.
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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