The wrong message

Field, Alan M.
March 2006
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);3/6/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p40
Examines the issues surrounding the acquisition of the cargo terminals of P&O at U.S. ports by Dubai-based DP World and its implications for trade and investment. Significance of a trade pact between the U.S. and United Arab Emirates; Concerns of supporters of the DP World controversy.


Related Articles

  • Opportunity knocks? Mongeluzzo, Bill // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);3/6/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p42 

    Reports that U.S.-based marine terminal operators appear ready to buy the U.S. cargo terminals that Dubai-based DP World is acquiring as part of its purchase of P&O if it is forced to sell. Reason for their interest; Nontraditional gateways that are of interest to operators; Commercial factors...

  • Money talks. Leach, Peter T. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);1/8/2007 Supplement, Vol. 8, p38 

    The article discusses the impact of consolidations among terminal operators on the type of investment in ports and terminals in the U.S. Interest of the financial markets in port investments was stimulated in part by the acquisition of the U.S. port and terminal assets of Peninsular & Oriental...

  • Required: deep pockets. Bonney, Joseph // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);12/5/2005, Vol. 6 Issue 49, p6 

    The author reflects on three issues related to terminal operations that were featured in the December 5, 2005 issue of "The Journal of Commerce." Dubai Ports World has confirmed its acquisition of P&O Group. Maher Terminals has announced its plan to look for a strategic partner to help support...

  • Storming a Ports Deal. Greenwald, John; Goldstein, Scott // njbiz;2/27/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p1 

    Reports on the controversy surrounding the acquisition of Great Britain's Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation and its U.S. operations by Dubai Ports World. Criticisms of government officials on the takeover deal; Concerns regarding the takeover; Stance of the proponents of the transaction...

  • DP World mulls P&O takeover.  // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;11/4/2005, Vol. 49 Issue 44, p21 

    Focuses on the response of DP World to a report that it planned to bid for the acquisition of British P&O. Value of the transaction; Amount invested by DP World in the development of a greenfield container terminal in Turkey; Background on DP World.

  • P&O investor payday sure thing. Hua, Thao // Pensions & Investments;3/6/2006, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p1 

    This article reports that Dubai Ports World (DP World), based in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, is buying the Peninsular & Oriental Steam Navigation Co. (PO) of London, England. Some U.S. legislators are afraid that the deal will give a Middle Eastern company unprecedented access to the United...

  • Security for the goods of America. Kennedy, Sandra // DSN Retailing Today;4/10/2006, Vol. 45 Issue 7, p10 

    The article focuses on the impact of Dubai Ports World's plan to purchase London, England-based Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Co. on port and supply chain and goods security in the U.S. The company will also take over operations at six U.S. ports. Due to this, the Retail Industry...

  • DPW and ADD. Bonney, Joseph // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);3/6/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p6 

    Comments on the problem encountered by DP World with the U.S. part of its acquisition of P&O. Comment from New Jersey Governor Tom Kean; Issues over the review of the deal; Details of how the issue became public.

  • DP World Executive Defends P&O Deal:.  // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);3/6/2006, Vol. 7 Issue 10, p10 

    Reports that Ted Bilkey, COO of DP World, assured a U.S. Senate Committee that his company's takeover of the port operations of P&O poses no threat to U.S. security. Basis of criticisms surrounding the deal; Assessment of John Negroponte, national director of intelligence.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics