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: 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.
Posted: May 2, 2018
UAE. Chaired by The Maritime Standard editor, Clive Woodbridge, the Judging Panel is made up of experienced, well respected individuals that have been drawn from many different fields and countries.
Posted: April 26, 2018
UAE. Great Place to Work Institute ranks FedEx Express as one of the top 10 companies to work for in the UAE.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: June 18, 2018
UAE. 24% of Middle Eastern entrepreneurs are motivated by social impact and view it as their top priority as a business owner; 66% are undertaking angel investing.
date:Posted: June 16, 2018
UAE. MENA region recorded 93 deals amounting to US$15.4b in Q1 2018; UAE records highest announced Q1 deal value in the region at US$5.1b; Oil & gas deal value reached US$7.2b in Q1 2018; Almost 80% of MENA boards focused on portfolio transformation.
date:Posted: June 14, 2018
UAE. McAfee report sounds industry alarm: Don't start the blockchain revolution without making security a top priority.
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