UASC


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UASC

Abbreviation for:
unaccompanied asylum-seeking children
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The UK Government stated that it hopes this increase will enable local authorities to make more placements available for UASC, particularly those that are eligible for transfer to the UK from Europe via the Dubs Amendment.
Earlier, in his welcome address, the Chairman of the Governing Council of the Nigerian Shippers' Council, Alhaji Mai Mala Buni stated that the workshop marks an important milestone for the Union of African Shippers' Councils (UASC) in the pursuit of effective and efficient trade and transportation for sustainable economic development in the sub-region.
Hapag-Lloyd said 85 to 90 percent of the $435 million in annual savings targeted over the long term from its tie-up with UASC were due to be realized this year.
"Choosing DIFC as the jurisdiction for UASC in preparation for the merger is testament to our confidence in the Centre as an important enabler as the combined entity moves forward in its regional and global growth strategy.
Jorn Hinge, who led UASC as chief executive officer until the closing, said: "Choosing DIFC as the jurisdiction for UASC in preparation for the merger is testament to our confidence in the Centre as an important enabler as the combined entity moves forward in its regional and global growth strategy.
The majority shareholders of UASC - Qatar Holding LLC (QH) and Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) - will become new key shareholders of Hapag-Lloyd holding 14 per cent and 10 per cent respectively.
"We are thrilled to continue providing this service to one of the top ten regional colleges as ranked by US News," said Marc Bianco, COO/EVP Technical Services, UASC.
Jorn Hinge, United Arab Shipping Company Group Chief Executive Officer, says: "UASC, with Shell and Qatar Gas, is fully committed to environmental sustainability and developing LNG as a marine fuel.
However, the long-term agreement between UASC and CSCL for deployment of mega ships on certain trades is expected to remain in place.
Qatargas, United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) and Shell have signed a tripartite memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore the development of LNG (liquefied natural gas) as a marine fuel in the Middle East region.
An unaccompanied asylum-seeking child (UASC) is officially defined as someone who is under 18 who applies for asylum in his or her own right and who has no relative or guardian in the UK.
A FORMER reception centre for unaccompanied asylum-seeking children (UASC) is being brought back into use following a surge in the number of migrant youngsters who have been smuggled across the Channel.