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UAE successfully participates in recently concluded first EU-Arab World Summit in Greece

Summit discusses cooperation opportunities in trade and investment, energy and post-oil economy     Abu Dhabi, November 6, 2016   The UAE has successfully participated in the 1st EU-Arab World Summit, which was held from November 3 to November 4, 2016 in Athens, Greece. The UAE was represented by H.E. Juma Mohammed Al Kait, Assistant

LATEST ROUND OF AUSTERITY MEASURES IN GREECE WILL LEAD TO SEVERE RECESSION, NEW LEVY ECONOMICS INSTITUTE STUDY SAYS

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y.— To continue meeting its obligations as part of last year’s Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with its European Union creditors, the Greek government has agreed to a new round of fiscal austerity measures, including sharp increases in property and income taxes as well as further reductions in pensions and other welfare-related programs. A new

48 hour rolling strikes in Greece from 26 May – Dockworkers’ Union

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of 48 hour rolling strikes from 06:00 local time on 26 May by the Piraeus and Thessaloniki’s Dockworker Unions in Greece. Services to be affected by the strike action include porters, stevedores, cranes, gantry cranes, forklifts and the shuttle bus service into the port.  The Piraeus and Thessaloniki Dockworker

General strike in Greece extended by 48 hours

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising that a general strike in Greece has been extended by another 48 hours and is affecting the routes of domestic and local ferries and commercial vessels calling at Piraeus, Aspropyrgos, Eleusis, Pachi and Megara ports for cargo discharging. The continuation of the strike action by the Seamen’s Union involves another 48-hour stoppage

New 48 hour general strike in Greece from 27 January

Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of a new 48 hour strike in Greece on 27 January which is expected to affect the routes of domestic and local ferries and commercial vessels calling at Piraeus, Aspropyrgos, Eleusis, Pachi and Megara ports for cargo discharging. The strike action has been announced by the Hellenic Crew Union and the Towage and Salvage

PORT ALERT: 20 January – 48 hour general strike in Greece

20 January – 48 hour general strike in Greece Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of a 48 hour strike of the Seamen’s Union in Greece on 20 January, which is expected to affect the routes of domestic and local ferries, and commercial vessels calling at Piraeus, Aspropyrgos, Eleusis, Pachi, Megara and Thessaloniki ports for cargo discharging. The Crew Union

PORT ALERT: 3 December – 24 hour general strike in Greece

3 December – 24 hour general strike in Greece Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) is advising of a further 24 hour general strike in Greece on 3 December which is expected to affect vessel movements at many Greek ports and terminals. The public and private sector strike action is scheduled to start at 06:00 local time

Dubai Maritime City Authority highlights competitive advantages of emirate’s maritime sector to ship owners in Greece

Seminar showcases lucrative investment opportunities in Dubai’s maritime industry Dubai Maritime City Authority highlights competitive advantages of emirate’s maritime sector to ship owners in Greece September 6, 2015 Dubai, United Arab Emirates In line with its efforts to promote the local maritime sector’s competitiveness globally, Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with

European Poll Reveals: Greece Tourism Industry Could Suffer

European Poll Reveals: Greece Tourism Industry Could Suffer Berlin, Germany 07/08/2015: GoEuro.com – Throughout the summer months Greece is one of Europe’s highest-ranking tourist destinations, with travelers from across the continent visiting the popular holiday location. With tourism as Greece’s number one source of income we recognise the importance of understanding European perceptions of the

Statement by IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde on Greece

Ms. Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), made the following statement today: “The IMF has taken note of yesterday’s referendum held in Greece. We are monitoring the situation closely and stand ready to assist Greece if requested to do so.”