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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

      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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    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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