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 17, 2017
UAE. As a result of the huge volume of last minute nominations for this year's The Maritime Standard Awards it has been decided to grant a last, final, one week extension. Nominations now close on August 17th, but there can be no extension beyond that.
Posted: August 16, 2017
OMAN. Port's digital transformation and automation to facilitate and boost global trade.
Posted: July 31, 2017
UAE. IMO Secretary-General meets UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman of the FTA, Al Nuaimi, and lauds UAE marine sector.
Posted: July 11, 2017
UAE. The sale has resulted in an actual IRR of just over 15% after all taxes and fees.
Posted: July 6, 2017
UAE. UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development: "Our advanced infrastructure gives us competitive edge on the global maritime map".
Posted: June 19, 2017
UAE. Provides flydubai with a next-generation technology platform that enables the end-to-end management of air cargo operations and cargo revenue accounting.
Posted: June 13, 2017
UAE. The positions of different authorities is evolving and shipping companies do not yet have a complete picture on which to base their contingency planning, but they should all take care to distinguish between official and unofficial news.
Posted: May 19, 2017
UAE. Fetchr is a delivery-business and consumer technology app dedicated to disrupting shipping by eliminating the need for a traditional address, using its patented mobile technology solutions.
Posted: May 15, 2017
UAE. Logistics company DHL, Teleperformance Morocco and Helpline Tunisia topped the list of the best companies to work in Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia.
Posted: March 31, 2017
UAE. They will celebrate and reward the achievements of the best and brightest stars in the industry across the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent, from the shipping, ports and related maritime sectors.
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.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: August 20, 2017
UAE. According to MEED Projects, just US$56bn worth of contracts were awarded in H1 2017 compared with US$69bn over the same period in 2016; Long-term prospects bright with over US$2 trillion of known active projects in the pipeline across the GCC.
date:Posted: August 18, 2017
UAE. As many as 292 tenders with an estimated value of US$9.5 billion were awarded in Q2, while the total value of urban construction project awards set to reach US$50.9 billion in 2017, according to BNC Network.
date:Posted: August 17, 2017
UAE. Inaugural Global Interconnection Index finds interconnection becoming an essential building block of the global digital economy.
UAE. Cisco's security research organization Talos says once this ransomware enters your system, it uses three ways to spread automatically around a network, one of which is the known Eternal Blue vulnerability.
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