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 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."
Posted: September 19, 2016
UAE. Supply chain risk across the MENA region climbed to 4.406 from 4.371 during the second quarter of 2016, according to the CIPS Risk Index report; Global risk climbed to 80.8, a level not seen since 2013.
Posted: August 29, 2016
UAE. Full team in place for launch with comprehensive sea/air/land freight and logistics solutions to and from emerging port of choice.

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date:Posted: September 18, 2017
SAUDI ARABIA. A new report by executive search firm Metin Mitchell & Co highlights the confidence that Saudi women feel about their working futures and what needs to be done to increase the number of women in the workplace.
date:Posted: September 15, 2017
UAE. First of its kind study in the MENA region reveals why we are emotionally drawn to certain destinations and environments; Visible everyday human activity, greenery, artistic features and bright colours found to be the most powerful drivers of emotional engagement.
date:Posted: September 14, 2017
UAE. Family offices, importers and exporters, and the TMT industry will be impacted by VAT in various ways, so the need to ensure they are prepared for when VAT is introduced from 1 January 2018 is clear.
SAUDI ARABIA. The Future Investment Initiative (FII) will host global leaders, investors and innovators; FII will be a game-changing platform exploring the trends, opportunities and challenges that will shape the world economy and investment environment over the coming decades.
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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