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: November 29, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. The companies will utilise CD Marine's recognised business to improve communication and efficiency of service for yachting, shipping and cruise professionals in French markets.
Posted: November 29, 2017
LONDON. Decision to drop all unjust charges against all the crew of the Seaman Guard Ohio concludes traumatic four-year period; highlights vulnerability of international seafarers.
Posted: November 25, 2017
LONDON. Philip Nielsen to support continued growth drive in Europe with specific focus on building relationships with Greek shipowners and operators in Southern Europe.
Posted: November 22, 2017
UAE. High quality panel of speakers discuss and debate the key issues and trends facing the shipping and ports market in the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent, with a particular focus on financial issues.
Posted: November 13, 2017
BAHRAIN. Investment to support the expansion of regional operations in the chemical and petrochemical markets.
Posted: November 9, 2017
UAE. The projected growth in GCC ports brings opportunities for these ports to invest in technology that reduces operational costs, boosts utilisation of infrastructures, enhances productivity and streamlines business processes.
Posted: November 7, 2017
UAE. Partnership allows Fetchr to send packages via a new autonomous channel.
Posted: November 7, 2017
UAE. Local exporters to expand trade via the vast network of Hutchison Ports.
Posted: November 3, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Orange delivers satellite and teleport connectivity across all major shipping and sailing routes; Integrates maritime solutions to move industry toward real digital transformation.
Posted: November 2, 2017
UAE. GAC's award recognises it as the agency that has made the greatest contribution to the shipping industry in the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent.
Posted: October 27, 2017
INTERNATIONAL. Being digital would mean transforming core operations to enable digital transformation and grow profitability and could include AI, smart collectors, digital warehouses, connected vehicles, connected lockers, augmented workforce and robotic process automation.
Posted: October 26, 2017
UAE. Speakers stressed there was a need not just for investment, but closer collaboration between different stakeholders, to create the foundations for sustainable success.
Posted: October 26, 2017
OMAN. ERSAL enables delivery access via mobile (in contrast to the traditional requirement of a physical address).
Posted: October 24, 2017
UAE. The Awards demonstrated that the region's ports and shipping sector is one that continues to show innovation, creativity and a determination to succeed in uncertain times.
Posted: October 21, 2017
UAE. The first Gulf Print & Pack Summit will take place 4-5 March 2018 in Dubai.

MIDDLE EAST BUSINESS COMMENT & ANALYSIS

date:Posted: January 22, 2018
UAE. Diversity, New interviewing tools, Data and Artificial Intelligence were identified based on numerous expert interviews and a survey of 9,000 talent leaders and hiring managers.
date:Posted: January 22, 2018
LONDON. Ending absolute poverty is best done by ensuring the right institutional framework exists to enable economic growth. But instead, Oxfam is promoting a race to the bottom.
date:Posted: January 22, 2018
UAE. All sectors of the market remain in the downturn stage of their cycle, according to JLL's UAE Real Estate Market Overview for 2017; The start of 2018 could see a reduction in activity and performance due to uncertainties around the impact of VAT.
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