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  1. September 27, 2013

    Cruise lines struggle against strong tides

    Lost at sea: cruise industry woes Cruise operators are forever battling negative public attitudes. Among commonly held...

  2. September 24, 2013

    Chairman sees ‘bright future’ for Carnival’s Costa brand

    Carnival chairman Micky Arison described the future of the cruise company’s Costa brand as “very bright”, despite the group...

  1. January 16, 2012

    Safety on the high seas faces scrutiny

    Carnival Corp has had little hesitation in seeking to pin the blame for the Costa Concordia disaster on the ship’s captain,...

  2. January 15, 2012

    Shipwreck could dent Carnival’s profits

    The shipwreck of one of Carnival Corp’s vessels off the coast of Italy over the weekend could wipe more than 10 per cent off...

  3. October 13, 2011

    Investing without borders

    In a world dominated by multinationals, individuals are expanding their investment horizons and moving away from local...

  4. September 20, 2011

    Carnival gains from US ‘value’ cruise demand

    Strong demand from US consumers looking for a bargain cruise over a conventional packaged holiday helped to boost...

  5. June 27, 2011

    UK logistics lures foreign owners

    Two-thirds of the biggest logistics operators in the UK are owned by foreign groups, according to research that will fuel...

  6. June 27, 2011

    Fading portraits of past champions

    Looking at FT30 past constituents provides a series of corporate snapshots – but the pictures get more faded the further...

  7. May 25, 2011

    DP World planning London listing

    The company that took P&O, one of the UK’s most famous maritime names, off London’s stock exchange through a £3.9bn takeover...

  8. March 22, 2011

    Forth Ports agrees £751m takeover

    Forth Ports looks set to be the last UK-listed port operator to give up its independence after it reached agreement with its...

  9. March 7, 2011

    Arcus weighs £744m bid for Forth Ports

    Forth Ports, the UK’s last independent listed port operator, could soon sell out after it allowed its largest shareholder to...

  10. FT Alphaville

    January 12, 2011

    Goldman seals Paternoster deal

    Goldman Sachs has sealed a £260m deal to buy out shareholders in Paternoster, the specialist UK pensions insurer, adding...

  11. January 11, 2011

    Buy-out deal for Paternoster shareholders

    Goldman Sachs has sealed a £260m deal to buy out all shareholders in Paternoster, the specialist pensions insurer, which...

  12. January 5, 2011

    Companies back £100m tourism fund

    British Airways and P&O are among the companies backing a £100m government fund aimed at boosting visitor numbers to the UK...

  13. December 22, 2010

    DP World sells $1.5bn Australian stake

    Dubai’s DP World, one of the world’s biggest shipping container terminal operators, is to raise $1.5bn by selling a 75 per...

  14. August 20, 2010

    Swannell favourite to become M&S chairman

    Robert Swannell, the investment banker who helped defend Marks and Spencer against a bid from Sir Philip Green in 2004, is...

  15. June 18, 2010

    Probe fears undermine Dubai's ISS sale

    For the second time in four years, a deal involving Dubai and ports has run into difficulty.In 2006, a political backlash in...

  16. June 17, 2010

    Probe fears undermine Dubai’s ISS sale

    ISS, which traces its roots back to a company founded in 1847, manages large oil tanker contracts and has also worked for...

  17. January 8, 2010

    Foreign bidders welcome as Britain turns on its own rich

    The bid battle over Cadbury, the UK chocolate maker, has revived old qualms about hallowed British assets falling into...

  18. FT Alphaville

    January 7, 2010

    Dubai’s DP World seeks London listing

    DP World, the world’s fourth-largest container terminal operator, is seeking a stock listing in London after two years of...

  19. January 7, 2010

    London bound

    As Dubai ports group DP World seeks a dual listing in London, it will probably turn to vice-chairman Sir John Parker for...

  20. January 7, 2010

    DP World seeks London listing over Dubai troubles

    DP World, the world's fourth-largest container terminal operator, is seeking a stock listing in London after two years of...

  21. January 7, 2010

    DP World seeking to set sail in P&O's old waters

    As chairman of P&O, Lord Sterling did more than anyone to take the old UK-based steamship operator into the container ports...

  22. January 6, 2010

    DP World seeking to set sail in P&O’s old waters

    As chairman of P&O, Lord Sterling did more than anyone to take the old UK-based steamship operator into the container ports...

  23. January 6, 2010

    Dubai’s DP World seeks London listing

    DP World, the world’s fourth-largest container terminal operator, is seeking a stock listing in London after two years of...

  24. December 29, 2009

    Doubts linger over globalisation trend

    Two years after Akzo Nobel of the Netherlands completed its £8bn purchase of ICI , the British company's logo has yet to...

  25. December 29, 2009

    M&A faces intense scrutiny in the UK

    Two years after Akzo Nobel of the Netherlands completed its £8bn ($12.8bn) purchase of ICI , the British company's logo has...

  26. December 28, 2009

    Doubts linger over globalisation trend

    In foreign hands: but British brand names remain to the fore Two years after Akzo Nobel of the Netherlands completed its...

  27. December 4, 2009

    How US taxpayers lost out on windfall

    From Mr Adam M. Jenkins. Sir, Lost in the kerfuffle of the Dubai World restructuring is an ironic lesson about the...

  28. December 1, 2009

    This is not the end of the road for Dubai

    Ifollowed in horror last week as the international media continuously featured Dubai in their headlines on television and...

  29. November 30, 2009

    This is not the end of the road for Dubai

    I followed in horror last week as the international media continuously featured Dubai in their headlines on television and...

  30. November 27, 2009

    Investors scent property firesale

    Real-estate investors are preparing for a firesale of prime properties from London to New York should Dubai decide to raise...

  31. November 26, 2009

    Investors scent property firesale

    Real estate investors are preparing for a firesale of prime properties from London to New York should Dubai decide to raise...

  32. FT Alphaville

    November 25, 2009

    "The Sun Never Sets on Dubai World." Really?

    So goes the motto of Dubai’s flag bearer in global investments. True to our claim “The Sun Never Sets on Dubai World”, our...

  33. November 25, 2009

    Dubai World asks for debt ‘standstill’

    Dubai World, the conglomerate owned by the government of the Gulf emirate, on Wednesday asked creditors for a six-month...

  34. November 6, 2009

    C&W tough man eyes pay bonanza

    John Pluthero, the no-nonsense head of the UK business at Cable and Wireless, has been known as a highly driven executive....

  35. September 25, 2009

    Marriott wisdom

    West End property group Shaftesbury is replacing one scribe with another as it appoints Oliver Marriott , an ex-property...

  36. September 14, 2009

    Shipping lines cast nets wide to diversify in choppy seas

    Shipping is among the industries hardest hit by the recession, with rates plunging as trade dries up. But the north-west's...

  37. September 14, 2009

    Family roots at the heart for James Fisher chairman

    James Fisher may be a public company and FTSE 250 constituent but Tim Harris, its chairman, says he never forgets its...

  38. September 12, 2009

    Family roots at heart for James Fisher chief

    James Fisher may be a public company and FTSE 250 constituent but Tim Harris, its chairman, says he never forgets its...

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