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    1. July 9, 2014

      Djibouti seeks to annul DP World terminal contract

      Djibouti has rescinded Dubai ports operator DP World’s concession at Africa’s largest container terminal and launched...

    2. May 20, 2014

      M&S makes U-turn on super-port

      Marks and Spencer has abandoned plans to create a £200m distribution centre at the London Gateway super-port. David Cameron,...

    1. beyondbrics

      March 21, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * Sanctions hit Russian shares and rouble | Legal experts warn that European and US companies who do business...

    2. March 20, 2014

      DP World revenues hit by weak Asian growth

      Dubai’s DP World reported lower container volumes and revenues as “challenging market conditions” in Asia and the Indian...

    3. November 8, 2013

      Thames estuary dredging takes toll on fish stocks

      Britain’s biggest port, which opened this week in the Thames estuary, has the potential to revolutionise the way goods are...

    4. November 3, 2013

      First new port in the UK for more than 20 years opens this week

      This week, a Dubai-based company will seek to restore some of London’s former glory as the centre of world trade, as the...

    5. beyondbrics

      October 17, 2013

      EM transparency scorecard (part 2): Gulf companies show muscle, but not governance

      Transparency International’s latest report on emerging markets companies has slammed Chinese companies for their lax...

    6. September 16, 2013

      UK Islamic bank plans Dubai’s first IPO in five years

      The Bank of London & The Middle East is to list shares on Nasdaq Dubai in October, the emirate’s first listing in almost...

    7. September 3, 2013

      Dubai World in talks to offload stake in Goldfinger hotel

      Dubai is in advanced talks to offload its stake in Miami Beach’s Fontainebleau hotel, which featured in the James Bond film...

    8. August 29, 2013

      DP World: building resilience

      Remember the fuss in 2006 that forced DP World to sell its portfolio of US assets after buying P & O? That might have been a...

    9. July 31, 2013

      ‘Challenging market’ weighs on DP World

      Dubai’s DP World said on Wednesday that cargo throughput was down 5.8 per cent in the first half of 2013 on lower volumes in...

    10. June 16, 2013

      Jobs windfall at London Gateway drives push to boost skills

      London Gateway is expected to boost the local economy in Essex. DP World says it would provide 12,000 jobs directly when...

    11. June 16, 2013

      Giants of the sea help drive UK port expansion

      David Cameron hailed the first new port in the UK in more than a quarter of a century as “an emblem of ambition” when the...

    12. June 10, 2013

      M&S to build £200m distribution centre at London Gateway

      The UK’s first new container port in a quarter of a century received a boost on Monday when Marks and Spencer became the...

    13. May 26, 2013

      Dubai emerges as hub for investment in Africa

      Dubai is proving to be a window on the world for the tea growers who collectively own Kenya Tea Packers, as the company...

    14. May 22, 2013

      Dish steps up campaign to derail SoftBank’s bid for Sprint Nextel

      In 2006 a bid by Dubai Ports World to buy several US port terminals fell apart at the last minute after opponents of the...

    15. April 16, 2013

      Johnson woos UAE to London projects

      Boris Johnson said the United Arab Emirates was “very interested” in investing in London’s housing and transport...

    16. March 20, 2013

      Asset sales help lift DP World profits

      Dubai Ports operator DP World reported a 21 per cent increase in 2012 net profit, as it sold assets and benefited from...

    17. March 14, 2013

      Bolloré logistics arm to ‘unlock Africa’

      Groupe Bolloré, the French conglomerate controlled by eponymous billionaire Vincent Bolloré, plans to expand its logistics...

    18. March 6, 2013

      Sad decline of Aden’s once-thriving port

      The giant cranes at Aden container port in southern Yemen were standing idle, their inactivity now the norm in what was once...

    19. December 5, 2012

      Dubai’s ‘old guard’ join the bounce back

      Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum has trimmed the board of the emirate’s sovereign wealth fund and appointed...

    20. November 18, 2012

      A people man and a pragmatist

      Sir John Parker, Chairman, Anglo American, and president, Royal Academy of Engineering As he steps into a high-tech...

    21. November 7, 2012

      Strikes in N Africa put recovery at risk

      Escalating disputes between labour unions and employers in north Africa are threatening to derail economic recovery after...

    22. October 2, 2012

      Electronic war systems prompt merger fears

      A former mill town in New England might seem an improbable place for engineers to be developing some of the world’s most...

    23. September 17, 2012

      DP World faces loss of Yemen port deal

      Yemen’s moves to scrap Dubai ports operator DP World’s contract to manage two container terminals in the strategic port of...

    24. beyondbrics

      August 30, 2012

      New York headlines

      * Merkel opposes anti-China trade action * Asia hits out at US swaps reform plans * Boeing purchase boosts Philippines GDP *...

    25. August 29, 2012

      Focus on emerging markets lifts DP World

      Dubai ports operator DP World reported flat profit growth against the backdrop of a “challenging” global economic...

    26. August 29, 2012

      Abu Dhabi goes full sail for port upgrade

      Abu Dhabi will launch the first phase of its new multibillion-dollar Khalifa Port on Saturday, as the oil-rich capital...

    27. July 20, 2012

      Dubai government replaces Istithmar board

      Dubai’s government has replaced the entire board of one its investment funds just a fortnight after they were appointed, in...

    28. July 18, 2012

      Palmer steps down from Qatar film role

      Amanda Palmer, who since 2009 has been the most visible figure in Qatar’s effort to develop a film industry, has stepped...

    29. June 10, 2012

      Thames port to transform UK distribution

      According to its satellite navigation display screen, the Land Rover in which the Financial Times is travelling has left dry...

    30. March 29, 2012

      DP World lifted by emerging markets growth

      DP World, one of the world’s largest container terminal operators, gave evidence on Thursday of the continuing robust...

    31. beyondbrics

      February 10, 2012

      London headlines

      * Eurozone dismisses Greek budget deal * Syrian forces continue assault on Homs * China’s exports, imports fell as surplus...

    32. January 31, 2012

      DP World surprises amid gloomy industry

      Container throughput at terminals owned or part-owned by Dubai’s DP World was 10 per cent higher in 2011 than 2010,...

    33. MBA blog

      January 20, 2012

      An amazing study trip to Qatar and the UAE

      In late December, with three of my colleagues I headed a group of 35 MBA students, faculty and staff from the school on an...

    34. November 23, 2011

      Mission to woo Mideast investors

      Britain has launched an ambitious effort to raise capital for infrastructure investment from oil-rich Middle Eastern states...

    35. Westminster Blog

      November 2, 2011

      Lord Green's matchmaking finally revealed

      After painful months of matchmaking UKTI have officially announced which ministers will be paired with whom as the trade...

    36. October 25, 2011

      Emerging markets boost DP World traffic

      Dubai’s DP World on Tuesday provided the latest evidence of emerging markets’ continued strong trade growth when the...

    37. October 10, 2011

      US push to increase foreign investment

      Leading American chief executives will on Tuesday present President Barack Obama with ideas for increasing foreign direct...

    38. October 3, 2011

      Companies count the cost of Arab uprisings

      Majid Al Futtaim Holding, a Dubai-based operator of shops and malls across the Middle East, has had a rougher ride from the...

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