Etihad opens new premium lounge in Dublin
Etihad opens new premium lounge in Dublin

DUBLIN, IRELAND: Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has officially opened its new premium lounge at Dublin Airport's Terminal 2 (T2). Etihad became the first airline to operate its scheduled arrival and departure services from T2 in late November 2010.

16 Feb 2011

US business travellers anticipate more trips in 2011
US business travellers anticipate more trips in 2011

NEW YORK, US: Business travellers are anticipating an increase in corporate travel for 2011 - a welcomed boost in customer demand for the hospitality and travel sectors - according to a new survey from Deloitte.

3 Dec 2010

Logistics sector 2030: Africa and Asia to reshuffle the cards?
Logistics sector 2030: Africa and Asia to reshuffle the cards?

LONDON, UK: The dynamic economic development of emerging markets will fundamentally change world trade by 2030, leading to the emergence of new logistics service providers to challenge the market share of established companies.

30 Nov 2010

Vale purchases controlling stake in Mozambican logistics company
Vale purchases controlling stake in Mozambican logistics company

Brazilian mining giant Vale, holder of the Moatize coal concession, has purchased a 51% stake in the Mozambican logistics company SDCN, Reuters has reported.

8 Oct 2010

Engen, Kenolkobil acquire Zim Shell, BP ventures
Engen, Kenolkobil acquire Zim Shell, BP ventures

Engen Petroleum, South Africa's refined petroleum products company, and Kenolkobil, an indigenous African petroleum marketing company in the East and Central African region, have signed a sale and purchase agreement to jointly acquire all the shares in Shell Zimbabwe (private) and BP Zimbabwe (private).

14 Sep 2009

Shipping companies say it is 'too early to talk of recovery'

Even though shipping rates are recovering, local shipping firms say they have not yet seen “green shoots” emerging in the turbulent shipping industry. They warn that the industry still faces shrinking world trade volumes and a glut of ships.

By Artwell Dlamini 15 Jun 2009