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Long Lineup of High-Level Dignitaries FOR AIM Digital 2020

The largest virtual event for the global investment community will welcome top-ranking delegates including H.E. Rustam Minnikhanov, President of Republic of Tatarstan; H.E. Juri Ratas, Prime Minister of Republic of Estonia; and H.E. Mukhisa Kituyi, Secretary General of United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). An impressive lineup of high-level dignitaries is confirmed to […]

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Emirati graduates obtain first Railways Diploma

First cohort of Emirati graduates obtain first Railways Diploma in the United Arab Emirates, join Etihad Rail DB Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the national railway network in the United Arab Emirates, has announced the graduation of the first batch of Emirati nationals on the Railways Diploma Programme from the Abu Dhabi Vocational […]

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Order Picking solutions suited for the Middle East

A host of issues and developments—globalization, pandemic-related business disruptions, rapidly evolving customer expectations and the quick shift into e-commerce have reinforced the need for SME’s in the region to be more agile, accurate and economic in the way they handle intralogistics and order fulfillments. The immediate need therefore for efficient, automated warehouse and distribution solutions […]

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Tradeling forges a deal with Freightos.com to make freight bookings simple

Tradeling.com marks a regional first with freight buying integration that helps customers compare, book, manage and track air, ocean or land cargo in real-time  Customers can select from a range of freight providers on Tradeling Smart Freight to get instant quotes with no hidden prices and complete freight booking with a simple 3-step process The […]

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Aggressive expansion plan across emerging markets: FETCHR

Brian Cartwright, Client Partner, Supply Chain and Logistics for Pedersen & Partners, and regular contributor to Global Supply Chain, meets exclusively with Hussein Wehbe, CEO, Fetchr to discuss a wide spectrum of issues from the current state of his company’s business, priorities, his vision for the future and how technology is altering and eforming the […]

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Emirates Delivers celebrates one year of delivering happiness

Emirates Delivers, the e-commerce delivery platform developed by Emirates SkyCargo has successfully completed its first year of operations delivering many a smile and cheer to its customers in the UAE. A fast, reliable and cost-effective international e-commerce shipping solution, Emirates Delivers has been well received in the market. Emirates Delivers is targeted both at individual […]

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EPG: Pioneering optimum, holistic Supply Chain Execution Systems

Focus on Supply Chain order fulfillments, e-commerce and automation With deep roots in the region spanning almost a decade and half and a laser-like focus on developing and providing Software Solutions for the Supply Chain Execution, Ehrhardt Partner Group (EPG) has built its solid reputation as a leading and dependable provider of comprehensive solutions with […]

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Saudi Arabia’s logistics sector set for major takeoff and the long haul ahead

Thanks to massive infusion of capital and investment in roads, sea ports and airports infrastructure, Kingdom poised for the great leap ahead. The Saudi Arabia freight and logistics market is currently estimated to be valued at US$ 22.95bn and is estimated to grow at a CAGR of 7.35% during the forecast period, according to Mordor […]

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Honeywell helps Global Control improve heat treatment performance

The incorporation of Honeywell solution ControlEdge™ HC900 into Global Control’s furnace and oven offerings accelerates the OEM’s widespread availability and strengthens its competitiveness Honeywell announced that Global Control Pte Ltd, a global heating system original equipment manufacturer (OEM), is incorporating Honeywell technologies, including the ControlEdge™ HC900 controller, into its heat treatment solutions to help its […]

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Emirates SkyCargo signs humanitarian logistics MoU with IHC

The two organisations will cooperate to develop logistics solutions for crisis relief operations Emirates SkyCargo to be carrier of first resort for International Humanitarian City’s relief efforts Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates and International Humanitarian City (IHC), the world’s largest hub for humanitarian aid, have signed an MoU to cooperate on humanitarian logistics […]

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Turkish Cargo makes use of innovative technology

Having digitalized its business processes, Turkish Cargo makes use of innovative technology Turkish Cargo, the global air cargo brand that has digitalized its business processes, provides convenience to its customers in its global network and continues its journey to the future by integrating the virtual workforce Robotic Process Automation (RPA) that minimize the error and […]

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Saudia Cargo added a freighter bringing the total number to seven aircrafts.

The company said the new aircraft will boost the cargo and supply operations and help meet the significant surge on the demand for medicine, medical and preventive equipment and other similar goods. Omar Hariri, CEO, Saudia Cargo, commented, “We have taken practical steps to guarantee the cargo and supply operations smooth continuity to and from […]

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Reimagining and Redefining – Regional Intralogistics

A progressive, home-grown, pioneering company with an extensive four and half-decade legacy in providing unique storage solutions and materials handling services in the UAE. Acme prides in its track record replete with proven extraordinary capabilities and accomplishments. Acme is now in the forefront, redefining the domain of intralogistics and systems integration and meeting the challenges […]

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SAL now runs operations of Saudi Customs

SAL now runs operations of customs security areas at main airports Saudi Arabian Logistics (SAL), a member of the Saudi Arabian Airlines Corporation, has officially begun today running the operations of customs security areas across most Kingdom’s airports, as part of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed previously by the Saudi Customs and the National […]

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Jens Holtinger new head of Volvo’s global truck production

Jens Holtinger new head of Volvo’s global truck production organization and member of the Volvo Executive Board Jens Holtinger has been appointed as head of Volvo´s global truck production organization and member of the Volvo Executive Board. He will replace Jan Ohlsson, who after a long and successful career will retire.   Jens Holtinger, born […]

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The right storage opens up expansion opportunities

By using optimized storage systems, you can therefore win new customers for your online grocery store. Customers who are purchasing (or want to purchase) groceries online have two requirements in particular: goods must be guaranteed fresh and home delivery must be fast and free. Consumers in Germany spend approximately 215 billion euros on food, drinks […]

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Russian Helicopters deliver Mi-171 to China

Ulan-Ude Aviation Plant of the Russian Helicopters holding (part of the Rostec State Corporation) has supplied a Mi-171 helicopter with VK-2500-03 engines to a Chinese civil aviation company. In 2019, the Civil Aviation Administration of China issued a national type certificate for Mi-171 with the new power plant. The decision of the Chinese aviation authorities expanded […]

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Maurice Ward Logistics’ fleet reflects your needs

Maurice Ward Logistics’ (MWL) fleet has eye-catching additions, the new branding for their frigo trailers is ready! As a trusted partner for your business they are constantly seeking to improve and respond efficiently, effectively and flexibly to provide the best fit for your cargo and goods. They have expanded their service portfolio to transport temperature-controlled […]

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Etihad & Red Cresent support victims in Beirut

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, and Emirates Red Crescent (ERC), a humanitarian organisation that supports official authorities, launched initiatives to support Lebanon after the Beirut explosion. Etihad organised aid to support residents who had been injured or displaced from their homes in Beirut and gathered donations including medical equipment, clothes, and amenity […]

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IoT & AI are globally gaining momentum–Is the UAE ready?

To drive IoT and AI success, UAE companies must look at them through the lens of customer experience and business strategy. By Pieter Bensch, Executive Vice-President at Sage Africa & Middle East. Even before the outbreak of the pandemic, it was clear that artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are here to […]

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Schneider Electric MEA Goes Green

The Future of Farming We spoke with Madar Farms about why agricultural technology will change how we grow our food for the better through plant farming concepts that are much more sustainable. A quiet revolution is taking place all around us, in the agriculture industry. On this week’s podcast, we spoke to local pioneers in […]

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The new Nokian E-Truck 17.5 tire range

Tires made for regional and urban transports – the new Nokian E-Truck 17.5 tire range takes over the city streets Medium-size delivery trucks and buses are shuttling the streets in every city, keeping people and goods moving. The Nokian E-Truck range of truck tires has proven to be a dependable choice for long and medium […]

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The SC&L is undergoing a technology transformation

While the global pandemic continues to take a heavy toll on multiple industry sectors, there have been technology-driven paradigm shifts in logistics and supply chain processes and systems thank to the ingenuity and resilience demonstrated by the industry affirms Gaurav Biswas, Founder- CEO, TruKKer the region’s first technology enabled truck aggregator. The world has changed […]

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SSI Schaefer’s strategy to combat the pandemic New Perspectives

While the global fallout of the coronavirus is distressing, there is also hope. Companies around the world such as SSI Schaefer are leveraging tech to fight the pandemic, help businesses cope with the new normal and innovative strategies to empower their associates and communities. The onset of the international pandemic for the most part in […]

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Action Plan for post-pandemic Supply Chain Management

Covid-19 has validated the criticality and strategic importance of supply chain management – that is a given. In this thought leadership contribution, Tom Craig, President LTD Management, Pennsylvania, USA, a leading authority and professional consultant on logistics and supply chain management and regular contributor to Global Supply Chain examines the best case scenario for the […]

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Tranzone Tactics adopts new protocols in pandemic times

Tranzone has been able to maintain its work momentum and usher in new performance efficiencies even in the long shadow of the pandemic thanks to new work protocols, guidelines and regulations. Overseas expansion is also in the horizon, affirms Biju Joseph, the company’s Operations Manager. It is now abundantly evident that the raging corona virus […]

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Aramex revenue increases 4% in Q2 2020

Q2 2020 Net Profit fell 23% to AED 94.4 million First Half 2020 Revenues rose 1% to AED 2,528 million First Half 2020 Net Profit declined 30% to AED 162 million Domestic Express e-commerce volumes in core markets rose 133% in Q2  Aramex (DFM: ARMX), a leading global provider of comprehensive logistics and transportation solutions, […]

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Cathay to Half Single-Use Plastic Footprint

  Airline’s 2019 Sustainable Development Report celebrates environmental and social initiative success and lays foundation for group’s future targets The Cathay Pacific Group has released its 2019 Sustainable Development Report, providing a comprehensive overview of Cathay Pacific’s and its subsidiaries’ approach to and performance in the areas of environmental, social and governance that are of […]

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UPS RELEASES 2Q 2020 EARNINGS

Consolidated Average Daily Volume Surged to Record 20.9% Growth 2Q20 Diluted EPS of $2.03, Up 4.6%; Adjusted* Diluted EPS up 8.7% to $2.13 YTD Cash from Operations of $5.9B; Adjusted Free Cash Flow of $3.9B UPS (NYSE:UPS) announced second-quarter 2020 consolidated revenue increased to $20.5 billion, a 13.4% increase from the second quarter of 2019.  […]

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The sustainable last mile solution for online grocery shopping

BITO has added another bin variant to their successful MB multi-purpose container range: Online grocery purchases have seen a steep rise which is challenging online retailers. They are confronted with the question: How do I deliver temperature sensitive foods safely to the consumer – if possible, without producing any further packaging waste? The online shopping […]

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Honeywell produce One Million N95 masks in the UAE

HONEYWELL AND MUBADALA SUBSIDIARY REACH PRODUCTION MILESTONE OF ONE MILLION N95 MASKS IN THE UAE First facility of its kind in the GCC to produce critical N95 masks to help limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Mubadala Investment Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Strata Manufacturing, today reached the manufacturing landmark of producing […]

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Consolidating its leadership as a haven for crews stuck on board ships

Dubai witnesses crew change of 3,000 seafarers within its territorial waters Completing the success of the cooperation between the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) and the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs – Dubai (GDRFA) to facilitate ships’ crew change, 3,000 seafarers have been recently registered within Dubai territorial waters, comprising 1700 sign on […]

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GCC Chemical Producers Slash Emissions and Waste

GCC Chemical Producers Slash Emissions and Waste by a Third, Despite Increased Production: GPCA Report Latest figures are according to GPCA’s ‘2019 Responsible Care® Performance Metrics Report’ released today Chemical producers in the Arabian Gulf have cut waste generation by 29% in 2019 and emissions by over 35% in the last six-year period, despite a […]

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GCEC on track with customized navigational and monitoring technologies

GCEC Trading’s automotive monitoring technology is blazing a new trail enabling effective vehicle oversight while monitoring, managing and improving driving behaviour for safe, secure, efficient and compliant fleet. Established in 2007, UAE-headquartered GCEC Trading is clearly in for the long haul and in the vanguard of vehicle movement and oversight technologies. The pioneering company, founded […]

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Sohar Port: Setting Soaring Standards

Sohar Port is set to play a key and instrumental role in realizing the Sultanate’s Logistics Strategy 2040 which aims to rank Oman among the top ten countries in the world for exceptional logistics performance by the year 2040. Sohar Port’s stellar accomplishment since its inception in 2002 and further fortified by the establishment of […]

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Etihad to resume flights to Shanghai

Effective 27 July, Etihad Airways will resume passenger flights from Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, to Shanghai, China. The service will operate with an initial weekly flight using a Boeing 777-300ER, featuring Business and Economy cabins. Robin Kamark, Etihad Aviation Group Chief Commercial Officer, said: “We are delighted to announce the […]

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DMCA strengthens bunkering fleet in Dubai waters

The move is part of DMCA’s resolution to resume maritime operations across Dubai anchorage areas Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has announced the move to strengthen its bunkering fleet in Dubai waters as part of an advanced step towards the path of organizing, facilitating and enhancing maritime activity. The DMCA has increased the number of […]

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Etihad joins forces with Mediclinic

 Etihad Airways is now collaborating with Mediclinic Middle East, part of private hospital group, Mediclinic International, to offer its UAE-based travellers a convenient COVID-19 PCR testing service at their home, or at a Mediclinic facility, prior to their travel. This development is part of the airline’s Etihad Wellness sanitisation and safety programme, recently introduced to […]

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Kazan Helicopters receive Ansat helicopter simulators

Kazan Helicopters of the Russian Helicopters holding company (part of Rostec State Corporation) has received positive qualification of Ansat helicopter training simulator’s compatibility to international standards. The evaluation was carried out by the Central Aerohydrodynamic Institute named after N.E. Zhukovsky (TsAGI). The comprehensive Ansat simulator was tested for its compliancewith the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organization […]

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“CARGY”, the new digital solution partner by Turkish Cargo

Providing air cargo service to 127 countries worldwide, Turkish Cargo’s “CARGY”, the new artificial intelligence robot that provides customers with the opportunity to inquire the status of their cargo 24/7, goes live. During its initial phase, Cargy, the artificial intelligence-based chat bot and the new member of the Turkish Cargo family, provides the users with […]

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Turkish Cargo carried 1 of every 20 air cargo flight throughout the world

According to the data announced for May by the WACD (World Air Cargo Data), the international air cargo information provider, Turkish Cargo, the global air cargo brand, increased its market share to 5 percent and transported 1 of every 20 air cargo, carried throughout the world, in the industry where the global air cargo market […]

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Young leaders summit opened by Etihad

Tony Douglas, Group CEO, offers words of advice to more than 250 young leaders tuning in from 23 cities across the world to the Cityzens Giving Young Leaders Summit. Over the course of the week, participants will hear from an impressive line-up of thought leaders on navigating times of uncertainty, adapting community football for the […]

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DMCA lifts timing restrictions on maritime activities

Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has issued a circular lifting the timing restrictions for maritime activities. The step indicates the return of the maritime sector in Dubai to its normal pace following the Dubai Government’s successful completion of the National Disinfection Programme, which paved the way for the restoration of economic activities including tourism initiatives. […]

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TIACA Launches Its 2nd Air Cargo Sustainability Awards

The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) announced that the second edition of the Air Cargo Sustainability Award is now open for applications. The competition aims to recognize outstanding businesses and industry initiatives leading the way to a more sustainable air cargo. CHAMP Cargosystems, one of the leading industry IT solutions providers, has generously committed to […]

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Volvo received a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Practice Award

Volvo Group North America Recognized for Waste Reduction Efforts by DOE Better Buildings, Better Plants Program Volvo Group North America recently received a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Better Plants Better Practice Award for preventing and reducing waste at several North American facilities. The Volvo Group was chosen among a record number of applicants to […]

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Serco ME appoints new Managing Director

Serco Middle East appoints new Managing Director for Dubai Metro and Dubai Tram Public Services Company Serco Middle East has appointed Wallace Weatherill as its new Managing Director, a role in which he will spearhead the operations of the largest automated transport system in the region the Dubai Metro as well as the Dubai Tram […]

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GCC Chemical Industry Must Prepare post Covid 19

GCC Chemical Industry Must Plan and Prepare for Post-COVID Period, says GPCA The oil and gas and chemical sectors are expected to start to recover in Q3 2020 The chemical industry in the Arabian Gulf must plan and prepare for the post-COVID period, turning adversity into advantage, and capitalize on the lessons learned to retain […]

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Etihad operates goodwill flight to Costa Rica

UAE national airline’s first ever flight to the Central American country operated via the Dominican Republic Etihad Airways yesterday operated its first ever flight from Abu Dhabi to San Jose, capital of Costa Rica. The goodwill flight transported Costa Rican citizens returning home, and humanitarian aid from the Government of the United Arab Emirates, to […]

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Etihad is encouraging travel with the launch of ‘Travel Voucher’.

  Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, is encouraging travellers to start planning their next trip, once travel restrictions ease, with the launch of ‘Etihad Travel Voucher’. Guests who purchase an Etihad Travel Voucher between 10 and 24 June 2020 will receive an extra 50% cash value for future travel from 1 August […]

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Realigning Supply Chains, post-Covid-19 

With economies severely battered, a rethinking and rearrangement of supply chains appears inevitable There are clear and imminent indications that supply chains will be irretrievably altered in the aftermath of the pandemic. With global trade in turmoil and the blame-game becoming a veritable free-for-all, the present economic upheavals will lend themselves to a reorientation of […]

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LogiPoint reinforcing Jeddah as the regional logistics hub

LogiPoint at Jeddah Islamic Port established the first bonded corridor connecting the Bonded and Re-Export Zone at Jeddah Islamic Port and King Abdulaziz International Airport to facilitate the multi-modal movement of cargo. The trial conducted on a shipment that arrived by sea freight to LogiPoint Bonded and Re-Export Zone at Jeddah Islamic Port then shipped […]

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GPCA warns exports to India may be investigated 

Investigative practices by Indian authorities on anti-dumping regulations raise serious concerns under the WTO  rules GCC ethylene glycol (EG) imports into India may be severely hurt as a result of an ongoing anti-dumping investigation targeting imports from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, UAE and Singapore, the Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association, the regional trade body representing […]

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Al Majdouie completes a challenging heavy lift movement smoothly

Almajdouie Logistics always looks forward to new challenges, especially ones that allow us to showcase our expertise. We recently completed a massive heavy lift operation, transporting cargo measuring 20.85 x 5.43 x 10.00 metres (L x W x H) and weighing 81 tonnes from Dammam’s 2nd Industrial City to Ras Tanura. There were many logistical […]

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Digital technologies play a major role in driving global response

Al Mansoori: Digital technologies play a major role in driving collective global response to COVID-19 crisis G20 economic ministers discuss role of digital technologies in enhancing business resilience during extraordinary Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting H.E. Eng. Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansoori, UAE Minister of Economy, participated in the extraordinary G20 Digital Economy Ministerial Meeting, which […]

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UAE joins ministerial statement to ensure continuity of global supply chains

10 countries from across the world accede to the joint ministerial statement Al Mansoori: Statement strengthens joint regional & global efforts to facilitate movement of trade & other necessary goods across borders The UAE has joined a joint ministerial statement issued by several countries around the world, expressing their commitment to keeping the supply chains […]

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Renault prepares for a gradual restart…

RENAULT TRUCKS prepares A GRADUAL AND SAFE restart OF ITS plants IN FRANCE Disinfection of machinery, workstations and work tools, the wearing of masks, gloves and overalls, social distancing rules, organised movement in shared areas… Production has been at a standstill since 18 March, but Renault Trucks is now preparing for a slow, gradual and […]

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WABCO boost efficiency & safety for Almajdouie’s ME Fleet

WABCO Telematics Boost Efficiency and Safety for Almajdouie’s Extensive Middle East-Based Fleet Leading logistics group equipping 1,200 trucks and 1,400 trailers with WABCO telematics Advanced technology to support Almajdouie’s ambitious digital transformation Solutions designed to enable leaner, greener and safer operations YPRES, Belgium, 20 April 2020 – WABCO Holdings Inc. (NYSE: WBC), the leading global […]

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SEA-LNG welcomes Sohar Port as its first ME port member

STRATEGICALLY LOCATED OMANI PORT JOINS SEA-LNG Today SEA-LNG welcomes SOHAR Port and Freezone as its first Middle Eastern port member.  SOHAR joins SEA-LNG to promote its investment in LNG bunkering facilities and the use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel.  SEA-LNG is the leading multi-sector industry coalition, created to accelerate the widespread […]

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Etihad Airways advises on re-start plans

ETIHAD AIRWAYS ADVISES ON OPERATIONAL STATUS AND OUTLINES RE-START PLANS 500 special passenger, belly-hold freight and cargo flights operated worldwide Most extensive maintenance programme in Etihad’s history underway Greater support for customers affected by COVID-19 cancellations Etihad Airways has provided an update on its current and planned operations as COVID-19 travel restrictions remain in place […]

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Volvo’s new self-charging bus can drive longer on electricity

The bus can drive longer & emission-free on electricity The new Volvo self-charging buses with hybrid power, the “S-Charge” model range have been upgraded with new capabilities and can now drive silently and emission-free on electricity at higher speeds and cover longer distances than before. This creates new possibilities to use self-charging hybrid-electric powered buses […]

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Commencing today, Red Sea Gate Terminal expands operations in Jeddah

RSGT expands operations in Jeddah today and ear marks $1.7 Billion for further Expansion & Renovation Red Sea Gate Terminal (RSGT) has expanded its operational capabilities and capacity at Jeddah Islamic Port. Today marks the official commencement of RSGT’s take-over of operations in the northern section of Jeddah Islamic Port (previously known as North Container […]

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Has hoarding become an added pressure on Supply Chains

HAS CORONAVIRUS PUSHED RETAIL/GROCERY AND WEAK E-COMMERCE INTO A TIPPING POINT? Hoarding / Panic Buying is a special pressure on Supply Chains. Supply cannot keep up with demand chaos. The supply exists and is being manufactured. But it cannot move as quickly as panickers are taking it off shelves. The sequence is go to stores. If they are […]

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One Click grows supporting businesses during the COVID-19

  One Click Delivery Services grows, supporting businesses and customers during the COVID-19 pandemic As most retail stores are temporarily closing and restaurants are decreasing their walk-in capacity, outlets are forced to adjust their business model by turning to deliveries, in order to maintain a revenue stream during the COVID-19 pandemic. Entities such as One […]

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Supply chain risks for pharmaceutical and medical products

In this special independent contribution, author Eelco Dijkstra, Managing Partner, Europhia Consulting, and an industry expert, reviews the clear and current supply chain risks for pharmaceutical and medical products in relation to the COVID-19 crises currently overwhelming the globe. The observations, from a global supply chain perspective, are based on the author’s input and concerns […]

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Turkish Cargo maintains the air bridge built by Turkish Airlines

With its cargo operations, Turkish Cargo maintains the air bridge built by Turkish Airlines As the global repercussions of the unprecedented situation caused by COVID-19 outbreak continues, Turkish Cargo, the global brand with the world’s sixth largest cargo capacity, has started to operate cargo flights with Turkish Airlines’ passenger aircrafts in addition to its flights […]

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Tristar assures 2,000 employees of no layoffs during COVID 19

Dubai-based integrated energy logistics provider Tristar Group has assured its 2,000 employees across 21 countries and territories that there will be no layoffs due to the current Covid-19 pandemic. “We have a very resilient business model and together with your continued support and hard work I expect that we can survive the current challenges and […]

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MENA business leaders weigh challenges in the face of COVID19

MENA business leaders weigh growth, employment and health challenges in the face of COVID19 NB. Embargoed until 2am (Gulf Standard Time) on Monday 23 March 2020 More than 4 in 5 businesses in the region have downgraded (37%) or are expecting to downgrade (44%) their business growth expectations for 2020 because of the COVID19 pandemic […]

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Turkish Cargo starts direct flights to Linz, Austria

Enjoying the widest direct cargo flight network of the world among the global air cargo carriers, Turkish Cargo continues to increase the number of destinations with direct flights with its freighters. Having an attractive location from the viewpoint of the logistics and trading companies, Linz (LNZ) became the 90th direct cargo destination of Turkish Cargo […]

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Arabian Auto Agency presents IVECO range

Arabian Auto Agency, IVECO’s distributor in Saudi Arabia, hosted an event at its showroom in Riyadh, where it presented IVECO’s full offering. IVECO distributor Arabian Auto Agency (AAA) welcomed more than 200 guests that included customers, government representatives, local authorities and business leaders to a well-attended open house event held at its premises in Riyadh. […]

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ACI declares Turkish Cargo the fastest growing brand in 2020

Air Cargo India announces Turkish Cargo as the fastest growing air cargo brand in 2020 Maintaining its successful growth, Turkish Cargo was announced as the winner of the ‘‘Fastest Growing International Cargo Airline of the Year” award at the Air Cargo Excellence Awards Night, held by the Stat Times magazine, for being the fastest-growing international […]

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New speakers announced for Brazil & Arab Countries Economic Forum

  Egypt Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Arab League Secretary General and President of the Council of Arab Businesswomen to speak at event The Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) has announced the confirmation of new speakers for the coming Brazil & Arab Countries Economic Forum, which will take place on April 14, 2020 at […]

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Volvo Trucks launches new generation of heavy-duty trucks

Volvo Trucks launches new generation of heavy-duty trucks with the driver in focus Volvo Trucks is introducing four new trucks, with a strong focus on the driver environment, safety and productivity. “We are really proud of this big forward-looking investment. Our aim is to be our customers’ best business partner by making them even more […]

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Theyab bin Mohamed witnesses Etihad Rail’s fleet to 45 locomotives

Theyab bin Mohamed witnesses the signing of a contract to expand Etihad Rail’s fleet to 45 locomotives The Board of Directors of Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway, has awarded a contract for the supply of locomotives for the UAE’s nationwide rail network to Progress Rail Locomotive Inc., a Caterpillar […]

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Nokian Tyres Intuitu perform their best at all times

The renewable materials company, Stora Enso tests autonomous trucks – the Nokian Tyres Intuitu solution makes sure the tires perform their best at all times Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland – Autonomous vehicles are being developed and tested in many real-world environments. One of the most promising applications is material transport in closed areas, where […]

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The Advisory Board of SSI Schaefer Group appoints Mr. Steffen Bersch as CEO

Steffen BERSCH new CEO of SSI SCHAEFER Group SSI SCHAEFER wins internationally experienced manager as CEO The positions of the Group’s Management Board have now been effectively filled. The Advisory Board of the SSI Schaefer Group has appointed Mr. Steffen BERSCH CEO of the SSI SCHAEFER Group. Mr. Bersch will start at SSI Schaefer on […]

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Bahri renews support to Saudi Maritime Congress

Partnership highlights commitment to industry development in line with Saudi Vision 2030 Furthering its commitment to contributing to the advancement of the maritime sector, Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, reiterated its support to Saudi Maritime Congress. In its capacity as Founding Strategic Partner of the event, the company has also extended an […]

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Swisslog to showcase its latest at the Cold Chain ME

Swisslog to showcase its latest advanced technological solutions for the Cold Chain Industry The latest solutions are designed to cater to customized requirements and help companies cut costs, improve labour productivity and compliance Global warehouse automation specialist, Swisslog, today announced their participation at the Cold Chain Middle East Expo 2020, the only dedicated event catering […]

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Initially with SAR 1.1 billion, RSGT welcomes new terminal equipment

With initial investment of SAR 1 billion RSGT welcomes the first batch of modern advanced terminal equipment. Red Sea Gateway Terminal (RSGT) a world-class terminal spearheaded by the Saudi Industrial Services group SISCO, has announced the arrival of the first consignment of new advanced terminal equipment, which includes terminal trucks and trailers that will accelerate […]

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Famco UAE announces first Uptime Centre aided by Volvo

Al Futtaim Auto & Machinery Co. (Famco) has announced the launch of the Middle East’s first Uptime Centre supported by Volvo as it looks to raise standards of customer service to even higher levels in 2020. Customers operating Volvo Trucks and/or Volvo Construction Equipment will benefit from upgraded standards of support courtesy of the region’s […]

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Renault Trucks to deliver 20 electric trucks

Renault Trucks signs historic agreement with the Carlsberg Group to deliver 20 electric trucks Renault Trucks is taking a critical step in the transformation of urban transport by announcing the signing of a contract with the Carlsberg Group to deliver 20 D Wide Z.E. These 100% electric 26-tonne trucks, which will be delivered in 2020, […]

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Phase 1 of LogiPoint: LP Modon 1 is completed

LogiPoint, the leading logistics zones developer in Saudi Arabia, announced the completion of phase one of Logistics Park Modon 1 project. Phase 1 comprises 350 truck parking spaces designed to bring Modon much needed respite from congestion and pollution through taking the parked and waiting trucks off the roads. Modon tenants and service providers will […]

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UD Trucks continues its growth journey of growth

UD Trucks continues its growth journey of growth across the Middle East and East Africa region in 2019 Launch of New Quester contributed to sales growth in UAE, Kuwait and Oman, with Saudi Arabia confirmed as a primary focus for 2020 after year of transition The launch of the new, heavy-duty Quester, a series of […]

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Global AEO Conference

Leveraging cooperation and cross-border e-commerce among topics of discussion Dubai Customs will host a series of high-level panel discussions during the 5th World Customs Organization (WCO) Global AEO (Authorized Economic Operator) Conference in Dubai. Set to be held from March 10 to 12, 2020 at the Festival Arena, the conference, which is taking place in […]

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Tristar acquires land in the Port of Duqm

Tristar Group acquires land for logistics operations in the Port of Duqm Move is part of the strategy to expand into the Sultanate of Oman Tristar Group, the global integrated energy logistics company, has acquired more than 11,000sqm logistic land in the Port of Duqm. It will have a 3,048sqm covered warehouse with a capacity […]

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ADIB provides US$80 million to Oman Shipping

Oman Shipping Company (OSC)’s USD 80 million Sharia based leasing facility “Ijarah” with ADIB is the first of its kind in the company’s history The facility will allow OSC to enhance its debt position by reducing overall financing costs and eliminating refinancing risk, all while continuing to diversify its pool of financial partners. Abu Dhabi […]

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Saudia launched SAL for ground handling and logistics

Saudia launched SAL for ground handling and logistics services at Saudi airports In order to invest in Kingdom’s strategic location and act as logistics hub for global cargo operations Under the patronage and presence of His Excellency the Minister of Transport, Saleh Bin Nasser Al-Jasser. On Monday 16 December 2019, Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) launched […]

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DP World awarded 30 year concession for Jeddah port

DP World awarded 30-year concession for the South Container Terminal at Jeddah Islamic Port Global trade enabler DP World has been awarded a 30-year Build-Operate-Transfer (BOT) concession by the Saudi Ports Authority (Mawani), for the management and development of the Jeddah South Container Terminal at the multi-purpose Jeddah Islamic Port. Under the agreement, DP World […]

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WCO Global AEO Conference in March 2020

Dubai Customs hosts global event in cooperation with World Customs Organization and UAE Federal Customs Authority “WCO Global AEO Conference 2020” set to discuss in Dubai key efforts towards enhancing global customs system Dubai is set to host the 5th World Customs Organization (WCO) Global AEO (Authorized Economic Operator) Conference 2020 which is being hosted […]

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Almajdouie Logistics Celebrates Four Years of Success in a Row

Almajdouie Logistics has won the Frost & Sullivan KSA Logistics Service Provider Company of the Year Award for the fourth year in a row. Frost & Sullivan Global President and Managing Partner, Anoop Zutish presented the award to Almajdouie Logistics Deputy CEO, Mohammed Ali Almajdouie at the 2019 Middle East Best Practices Awards Banquet, which […]

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Etihad Rail awards AED 4.6 billion contract to CRCC & NPC

Etihad Rail awards AED 4.6 billion contract for Package D linking Fujairah and Khorfakkan ports to the national railway network His Highness Sheikh Theyab bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, Chairman of Abu Dhabi Crown Prince’s Court and Chairman of Etihad Rail, has supervised a board meeting during […]

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Zahid Tractors and UD Trucks ink a new deal in KSA

  Zahid Tractor named exclusive importer and distributor of UD Trucks, Parts and Services in the Kingdom UD Trucks, the Japanese commercial vehicle brand that is fully owned by Volvo Group, has today confirmed Zahid Tractor as the new exclusive importer and distributor of UD Trucks in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. This announcement follows […]

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Volvo and Isuzu form an alliance

Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors intend to form strategic alliance The Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors today signed a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding with the intent to form a strategic alliance within commercial vehicles in order to capture the opportunities in the ongoing transformation of the industry.  In a first step, the intention is to […]

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Renault inks deal with West Coast Group

Renault Trucks signs a major deal with UAE waste management Co. New deal is West Coast Group’s first partnership with Renault Trucks Renault Trucks’ distributor, Al Masaood, secures biggest ever order in the UAE for AWD trucks Leading UAE waste management company pens deal for 24 All-Wheel Drive Trucks West Coast Group, one of the […]

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Kerry Logistics Launches Regional Operations In Bahrain

Leading Asian Third-party Logistics Provider Kerry Logistics Launches Regional Operations In Bahrain to Access GCC Markets The Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB) – the investment promotion agency for the Kingdom of Bahrain – has announced that one of Asia’s largest third-party logistics provider, Kerry Logistics Network, has launched operations in the Kingdom. The Hong Kong-headquartered […]

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Inventory and Yield Maximisation: Professional Pointers

There are few things more critical to the success of businesses across multiple industry verticals than a robust and well-rounded inventory management process. The issue and dilemma with inventory control is that it’s tough to know where to even start in the first place. With inventory management, there can be dozens of moving pieces. It’s […]

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DP World Sokhna to facilitate trade & Logistics for Egypt’s Port

All cargo bound for the construction of the central business and financial district of the capital will go through the Port DP World Sokhna recently entered into a trilateral partnership with the China State Construction Engineering Corporation (CSCEC), and the China Ocean Shipping Company Ltd (COSCO), to serve as the hub for all construction material […]

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Excellence in Executive Search

Identifying and placing talent for the region’s Supply Chain sector When it comes to identifying and placing talent for the region’s end-to-end Supply Chain sector, the leading Executive Search expert in Supply Chain & Logistics has a keen knack for engaging top-performing senior executives for his clients. Brian Cartwright is a rarity in an industry […]

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Daikin signs strategic MoU with JAFZA

Daikin, the leading global innovator and provider of advanced, high-quality air conditioning, heating, ventilation and refrigeration (HVAC-R) products and solutions for residential, commercial and industrial applications, has revealed the signing of a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Jebel Ali Free Zone (JAFZA) aimed at enhancing cooperation between the two parties across various fields of […]

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Volvo invests in Apex AI

Volvo Group Venture Capital AB has invested in Apex.AI, a leading software company in autonomous mobility. The investment will fund the development of a safety-certified software framework for autonomous systems. Apex.AI, a Palo Alto, California-based company founded in 2017, is building an automotive-grade version of ROS (Robot Operating System), an established open source software framework […]

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3rd Saudi Maritime Congress in March 2020

The 3rd Saudi Maritime Congress is planned for March 2020 to take place in Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Held in partnership with Founding Strategic Partners, Saudi Ports Authority (MAWANI) and Bahri, the event will be held from 22-23 March under the patronage of Transport Ministry, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and will highlight the achievements […]

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UAE discusses challenges in the maritime sector

UAE discusses four key challenges facing global maritime sector during IMO’s 31st General Assembly Meeting in London Federal Transport Authority – Land & Maritime proposes ways to address major issues E. Al Nuaimi: UAE has helped develop new standards to prevent fraudulent ship registrations H.E. Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, the UAE Minister of Infrastructure […]

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Nokian Hakka Truck tire family expands to 60-series

New low profile, all-weather tires – Nokian Hakka Truck tire family expands to 60-series Nokian Heavy Tyres, Nokia, Finland, November 26, 2019 – The low-profile 60-series truck tires have become popular with low-chassis height trucks which are towing high-capacity semi-trailers. From the end of 2019, Nokian Hakka Truck Drive and Nokian Hakka Truck Steer tires […]

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STRATA signs a 10 year contract with CTRM

STRATA SIGNS STRATEGIC 10-YEAR CONTRACT WITH MALAYSIA’S CTRM Contract will see Composites Technology Research Malaysia supply composite detail aerospace parts to the Al Ain-based aero-structure manufacturer Strata Manufacturing (Strata), the advanced composite aero-structures manufacturing company wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company PJSC, has signed a contract with Composites Technology Research Malaysia (CTRM) for the supply […]

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Hahn Air celebrates 20th anniversary

Over 150 guests attended the reception at a top Dubai hotel Germany, headquartered Hahn Air recently celebrated its 20th anniversary commemorations of its founding and sixth birthday commemorations in Dubai. Among the participants were travel agents, distribution partners, media and other stakeholders. The guests celebrated in Hahn Air’s signature colour blue, and witnessed great performances […]

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Sanad delivers 12 engines to Etihad

The 12-year US $280 million sale and lease-back agreement provides the UAE’s national carrier with 12 spare engines Sanad Capital (Sanad), the aerospace asset leasing and financial solutions company, has completed delivery of its 12th engine to Etihad Airways. The delivery marks the final tranche of a US $280 million, 12 engine deal signed between […]

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Emirates Airline orders 50 A350XWB at Dubai Airshow 2019

@Airbus @Emirates #A350XWB #DubaiAirshow #DAS19 #WeMakeItFly Airbus and Emirates Airline have signed a purchase agreement for 50 A350-900s – Airbus’ newest generation widebody aircraft. The order was signed at Dubai Airshow 2019 by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum and Guillaume Faury, Airbus Chief Executive Officer. HH Sheikh Ahmed said: “Today, we are […]

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MBR Aerospace Hub attracts high interest at Dubai Airshow 2019

Mohammed bin Rashid Aerospace Hub attracts high interest at Dubai Airshow 2019 New aerospace hub already 35 per cent complete The Mohammed bin Rashid Aerospace Hub, an integrated global aviation center providing world-class infrastructure and aviation support facilities, has drawn high interest from fellow participants and visitors from all over the world at the ongoing […]

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Oil & Gas disputes as part of ADIPEC 2019: EMAC

On the occasion of ADIPEC 2019, EMAC has taken the opportunity to deliver a seminar that looks at “Oil & Gas disputes – Past, Present and Future’ on Tuesday 12 November in collaboration with the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Abu Dhabi. Oil & Gas disputes are often complex, cross border and […]

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Mental health addressed at Safety & Sea Conference

Tristar urges companies to address mental health at inaugural ‘Safety at Sea’ conference   Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne urged regional shipowners to address and tackle the mental health issues facing seafarers at the inaugural Tristar ‘Safety at Sea’ conference held last Sunday, November 10. Mr. Mayne highlighted the importance of managing the emotional wellbeing […]

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LogiPoint and NAQEL sign landmark agreement

LogiPoint and NAQEL sign landmark agreement to establish the first bonded express facility Provision at Jeddah Islamic Port dedicated to e-commerce operations LogiPoint, the Kingdom’s premier logistics parks developers and operators, has signed an agreement with NAQEL Express; a subsidiary of Saudi Post and the largest last mile delivery provider in the country, to establish […]

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Volvo receives Europe’s largest order for electric buses

Volvo Buses has received the largest single order for electric buses in Europe. Volvo Buses will deliver 157 electric articulated buses to Transdev starting in 2020. The buses will operate on a number of routes in Gothenburg. With their introduction, emissions and noise will be significantly reduced, and the electric buses will be able to […]

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SOHAR Port and Freezone hosts 15th Anniversary celebrations

SOHAR has created 10,836 direct job opportunities and contributed to 4.8% of Oman’s GDP SOHAR Port and Freezone recently celebrated its 15th Anniversary in a glittering ceremony at the Kempinski Hotel Muscat. The event was conducted under the auspices of HE Dr. Ahmed Mohammed Al Futaisi, Minister of Transport, alongside the presence of ministers, dignitaries, […]

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ME Ready Mix Concrete takes delivery of 12 K Renault Trucks

Leading UAE Concrete supplier purchases its first fleet of Renault trucks K models Middle East Ready Mix Concrete (L.L.C) takes delivery of twelve K 480 T6x4 Heavy Duty Prime Movers with 48CBM Tipping Trailers The trucks will be used to transport aggregates and other products to various facilities in Dubai and Abu Dhabi Middle East […]

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LogiPoint has signed an agreement with Aramex

LogiPoint Signs an Agreement with Aramex for its New Ground Operations Hub LogiPoint, the leading logistics business and the largest bonded and re-export zone in KSA, announces that it has signed a long-term agreement with Aramex (DFM: ARMX), a leading global provider of comprehensive logistics and transportation solutions, for the construction of “Build-to-Suit” facilities for […]

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ME businesses must adopt new technologies

Middle East businesses must adopt new technologies in response to global supply chain risks, urge industry leaders Investment in technology and skills can help firms mitigate supply chain risks Key issues and opportunities to be discussed at the Procurement and Supply Chain MENA event later this month Middle East businesses must develop their capabilities and […]

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Volvo Group invests in cybersecurity

Volvo Group Venture Capital invests in cybersecurity Volvo Group Venture Capital AB has invested in Upstream Security, a leading Israeli automotive cybersecurity company. The investment will fund the development of systems to protect connected vehicles following the introduction of data-driven technologies. Upstream Security is a Tel Aviv-based start-up company which provides cybersecurity solutions designed specifically […]

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EMAC discusses maritime casualties

Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre discusses session on maritime casualties in UAE waters Marine casualty management has been a topic of interest to maritime stakeholders in the Middle East region, which is why EMAC has provided a discussion platform focusing on maritime casualties in UAE waters with Mehtab Kassam, Senior Associate at Clyde & Co.   […]

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Volvo creates autonomous transport solution

The Volvo Group creates new business area for autonomous transport solutions The new business area, Volvo Autonomous Solutions, will accelerate the development, commercialization and sales of autonomous transport solutions. This will enable the Volvo Group to meet a growing demand and to offer the best possible solutions to customers in such segments as mining, ports […]

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Tristar Group to help promote safety and environmental care

Tristar Group joins the Middle East Gases Association (MEGA) to help promote safety and environmental care Tristar Group, the integrated logistics services provider, is pleased to announce its membership of The Middle East Gases Association (MEGA) of which it will be the very first Category 4 member. Tristar will actively participate in three of MEGA’s […]

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Sharjah Int’l Marine Sports club visits DMCA

  Sharjah International Marine Sports club visits DMCA to discuss maritime recreation and tourism The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently reviewed the existing laws and regulations concerning the registration of vehicles used for excursions in Dubai. The review was part of the DMCA’s move promoting maritime recreation and tourism in the emirate in line with […]

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Zaitoun Green Shipping emphasizes the significance of shipbuilding efficiency

The company highlighted its continuous efforts on how to improve the vessels’ efficiency to align with the IMO2020 compliance and beyond The Dubai-based Zaitoun Green Shipping L.L.C has participated at the 9th edition of “Gulf Intelligence Energy Market Forum” that was held from the 30th September to the 1st of October 2019. The forum carried […]

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Honeywell shaping the future of Retail and Supply Chain

HONEYWELL TO DEMONSTRATE TECHNOLOGIES SHAPING THE FUTURE OF RETAIL, SUPPLY CHAIN INDUSTRIES  Company to highlight IIoT solutions to optimize e-commerce and digitalization initiatives across the retail, transportation, logistics and warehousing sectors Honeywell (NYSE: HON) will demonstrate cutting-edge IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) technologies designed to optimize e-commerce operations and advance digital transformation across the region’s […]

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DMCA meets partners to discuss navigational aids

In recognition of its partners’ support for maintaining smooth and safe maritime traffic in Dubai, the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently organized an annual meeting of partners to discuss navigational aids at Raffles Hotel. The meeting highlighted the importance of unifying efforts to ensure increased implementation of navigational aids in accordance with the international […]

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DMCA hosts Marine Safety Awareness Campaign

DMCA hosts ‘Marine Safety Awareness Campaign’ for fishermen in Dubai Event held during UAE Maritime Week 2019 150 fishermen attend lecture and training sessions The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently concluded the ‘Fishermen safety awareness campaign’ organized to enhance the awareness of the fishing community in the emirate. The event was in line with […]

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Global Council for Maritime Clusters

Broad-based meeting of Dubai Maritime City Authority with councils, working groups and various maritime associations to ensure unified vision in quest to promote Dubai`s maritime sector leadership DMCA has organized a broad-based meeting of all Maritime associations in Dubai on the sidelines of “UAE Maritime Week 2019.” The meeting saw the development of a comprehensive […]

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FTA organizes Training and Examination Course

12 countries take part in event held in partnership with IMO The Federal Authority – Land & Maritime Transport successfully organized today (Monday, September 23, 2019) a ‘Regional Training Course for Assessment and Examination for Officers and Marine Engineers.’ The event, which was held in the presence of His Excellency Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, […]

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LogiPoint wins Supply Chain & Logistics Award 2019

  LogiPoint wins Seatrade Maritime Supply Chain & Logistics Award 2019 for the Middle East, Indian subcontinent and Africa LogiPoint (Logistics Enabled) , the largest of its kind in Saudi Arabia, has been awarded the Seatrade Maritime Supply Chain & Logistics Award 2019 for the Middle East, Indian subcontinent and Africa during a special ceremony […]

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Dubai South E-commerce hub to meet supply chain demands

Dubai South to showcase fully dedicated e-commerce zone EZDubai at Ecommerce Expo In line with its commitment to play a key role in the move to advance Dubai’s leadership in global trade and e-commerce, Dubai South is set to highlight the latest developments in the Middle East’s rapidly growing e-commerce sector at the upcoming e-commerce […]

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UAE prepares for World Maritime Day in London

In the presence of H.E Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, the UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development and the Chairman of Federal Transport Authority for Land and Maritime The Federal Transport Authority-Land and Maritime has revealed its preparations to take part in the activities of World Maritime Day 2019, which will be held on September 26th […]

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EMAC signs a MOU with Abu Dhabi Global Market

Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) signs Memorandum of Understanding with Abu Dhabi Global Market Arbitration Centre (ADGMAC) In the spirit of continued collaboration between government entities in the UAE, the Abu Dhabi Global Market Arbitration Centre (ADGMAC) and Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to advance arbitration and mediation […]

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DP World Partners at the World Energy Summit

Leader in enabling global trade showcases energy logistics expertise and sustainable mobility innovations Global trade enabler DP World and its subsidiary P&O, will be participating in the 24th World Energy Congress (WEC) as the ‘Logistics Partner to the Energy Industry’. Attending this event for the first time, DP World will showcase its global experience, capabilities […]

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Aramco Chemicals Company chooses LogiPoint as a strategic export hub

Aramco Chemicals Company chooses LogiPoint as a strategic export hub for the Petrochemical products at Jeddah Islamic Port. LogiPoint has concluded a major milestone achievement, entering an agreement with Aramco Chemicals Company (ACC). With the extensive support from Saudi Customs and Jeddah Islamic Port to Re-engineer the Export Process this agreement provides ACC with a […]

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AG introduces new CMC commercial vehicles

COMPACT IN SIZE, SAFE AND RELIABLE Al Ghurair Automobiles (AG AUTO) announced today the arrival of a new range of CMC commercial vehicles. The Super Veryca CMC commercial vehicles have been completely revolutionized before being relaunched under the new exclusive dealer for the brand in the UAE, AG AUTO. Declan McCluskey, Chief Executive Officer, AG […]

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DMCA opens new Licensing Centre

Opening of new one-stop shop to complete registration and technical inspection falls in line to achieve customer happiness Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has revealed the successful opening of its newest registration and licensing centre in Umm Suqeim. The move complements the government’s continuing efforts towards achieving customer happiness through better and enhanced experiences. The […]

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Upping the ante: ACME poised for the big lift

The eminent material handling professionals offer comprehensive turnkey solutions The ACME Group, the long standing materials handling specialists, is a full spectrum system integrator with over 44 years of experience in the Middle East. ACME’s expertise in warehouse and industrial automation lies in solution development, installation, system integration and life cycle support. With an experienced […]

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Juma Al Majid to spotlight Kardex Shuttle at Material Handling Middle East

Kardex Remstar gets star ratings for star performance Kardex currently has more than 2,500 automated storage installations in the country covering all the Emirates with full-fledged branches in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, RAK, Fujairah, Al Ain and Sharjah. The immensely popular Kardex Shuttle Vertical Lift System has been designed to meet a broad range of storage […]

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DMCA promotes safety and operational efficiency

 Ongoing efforts between the public and private sector to help lay the foundations for maritime safety Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently concluded a meeting of the Maritime Advisory Committee. The meeting, which was attended by maritime stakeholders from both the public and private sectors, included key discussions on how to provide full support in […]

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SOHAR Port Anticipates Potential Business Opportunities

With several developmental plans underway, including future projects, SOHAR Port and Freezone continues to seek possibilities for growth and expansion. In line with this principle, SOHAR is now looking forward to leasing out their Terminal 2D. The sizable land area was initially developed in 2009 as a container terminal expansion but has now been dedicated […]

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Dubai ranks 5th in ISCD Index once again

Dubai ranks fifth in International Shipping Centre Development Index for 2nd consecutive year Bin Sulayem: “Latest recognition a result of effective public-private partnerships with the unlimited support of wise leadership.” Dubai outperforms Rotterdam & Hamburg to consolidate its position among major maritime clusters such as Singapore, Hong Kong, London & Shanghai The latest report by […]

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Mashroat signs new partnership with Serco Middle East

The National Program to Support the Management of Projects in Public Entities, Mashroat, has signed a three-year partnership agreement with Serco, a leading global provider of essential public services. The newly formed partnership will ensure that international standards in facility management (FM) will be followed through a knowledge transfer system which will enable Mashroat to […]

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DP World buys Topaz Energy and Marine

  ACQUISITION OF TOPAZ ENERGY AND MARINE DP World acquires leading international marine logistics operator DP World PLC announces the acquisition of 100 per cent of Topaz Energy and Marine Limited (“Topaz”) from Renaissance Services SAOG and Standard Chartered Private Equity/Affirma Capital for an enterprise value of $1,079 million. Topaz is a leading international critical […]

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Serco in collaboration with MOHRE and Tawteen

Serco Middle East, a leading provider of public services that operates the Dubai Metro and Tram and other services in the UAE will host a series of opens days aimed at hiring talented UAE nationals. As a business with platinum status from MOHRE, Serco’s vision of nationalisation expands beyond just hiring, as it looks at […]

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Dubai Government provides support services for Expo 2020

 Move part of joint cooperation designed to ensure success of global event The Expo 2020 Bureau signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dubai Government Workshop (DGW) after the latter was tapped to provide technical vehicle support services for activities related to the upcoming Expo 2020 Dubai. The MoU also covers opportunities for building and […]

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Over 40 percent of UAE students’ cars may be fitted with unsafe tyres

Continental’s latest road safety initiative raises awareness of tyre safety among young drivers in the UAE New research shows that more than one in ten youngsters in the country are ignorant of the importance of well-maintained tyres Research conducted in collaboration with American University in Dubai, University of Dubai and YouGov A majority of young […]

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Dubai Maritime City Authority’s concluded ‘Safety campaign

Event aimed to increase safety awareness of abra drivers The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently concluded a safety awareness workshop for abra drivers in Dubai. Titled ‘Safety campaign for Abra Drivers,’ the event held at Ramee cruise witnessed a huge turnout of abra drivers, who took part in a series of discussions and knowledge […]

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Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre hosts BIMCO Bunker Terms Seminar

The Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) has continued to engage with various firms to provide a platform that brings attention to trending regulatory and law related discussions specific to maritime. In hosting ‘BIMCO’s Bunker Terms 2019’ seminar, the Centre has once again ensured that stakeholders learn more about risk management specific to contracts that are […]

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Dubai Maritime  and the Irish Maritime Development Boost Collaboration

 Two parties sign MoU to help promote trade, identify joint initiatives, and promote research and innovation Dubai Maritime Cluster Office (DMCO) of Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has joined forces with the Irish Maritime Development Office (IMDO) to further boost the maritime collaboration between the two as both work towards strengthening their respective maritime industries […]

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Dubai FDI’s mission to boost Emirate’s role in ‘Belt & Road’ initiative

  Dubai FDI’s Global Promotional Investment Team announces preparations for investment mission to China to boost emirate’s role in ‘Belt & Road’ initiative China maintains leading position as Dubai’s largest trading partner valued at AED 139 billion in 2018 Dubai high-level delegation to lead ‘Dubai Advantage Forum 2019’ in Shanghai on June 24 Roundtable discussion […]

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SSI Schaefer Welcomes new Brand Ambassador Mick Schumacher

SSI Schaefer announces its new brand ambassador, Mick Schumacher. The reigning Formula 3 champion, who is competing in the FIA Formula 2 Championship this year, has entered a long-term partnership with intralogistics specialist SSI Schaefer. Mick Schumacher has been impressing fans, colleagues, and the general public alike for years with his stringent quest for improvement. […]

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DP World Group Chairman & CEO meets Brazil Minister of Foreign Affairs

Brazil Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ernesto Henrique Fraga Araujo met with DP World Group Chairman and CEO, Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem in the Brazilian capital, Brasilia this week. They discussed social reform, a stable and efficient regulatory framework to attract investors alongside public private partnerships to encourage foreign direct investment (FDI). The meeting preceded Mr. […]

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EMAC attends IBA’s Maritime and Transport Law Conference in 2019

 EMAC’s participates as associate conference sponsor and exhibitor As the Emirates Maritime Arbitration Centre (EMAC) marks its third year of operation, the centre has not slowed in its effort to provide awareness about its alternative dispute resolution support and services which focus primarily on maritime, offshore energy and logistics. This is one of the reasons […]

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New Benefits Minimize Supply Chain Quality Risk

Elemica Drives Innovation with Recent Supply Chain Quality Solution Acquisition Quality control certification, checked guarantee of standard of company product.Elemica, the leading Digital Supply Network for process manufacturing industries, announced today two significant client enhancements within their Supply Chain Quality Management Solution, Elemica Quality. The new capabilities help minimize risks and manufacturing disruptions related to […]

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Sohar Port Launches Navigate

A Regional First: Sohar Port and Freezone Launches Sohar Navigate The innovative online route planner contains deep-sea and short-sea schedules connecting to 550 ports worldwide SOHAR Port and Freezone recently launched SOHAR Navigate, a unique online route planner, which provides information on available connections to hinterland destinations. The platform is the first of its kind […]

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DP World reports flat gross volume in Q1, 2019

DP World PLC handled 17.5 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the first quarter of 2019, with gross container volumes declining by 0.6% year-on-year on a reported basis. Gross like-for-like volumes declined by 0.7% in 1Q2019 due to the higher year-on-year comparables (1Q2018 like-for-like volumes grew 8.4%), and […]

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Renault Trucks launch 2019 models with Triangle Heavy Equipment

The increasing Renault Trucks market share; with the reveal of new Renault Trucks ranges D,C, and K Triangle Heavy Equipment, the sole distributor of world’s finest heavy equipment brands in Egypt, today officially announced its partnership with Renault Trucks in Triumph Hotel, New Cairo, by launching the latest range of models of heavy-duty trucks to […]

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Tristar inks second major deal with Shell for 6 chemical tankers to be built in South Korea

UAE-based oil and gas logistics leader Tristar Group has signed firm contracts for six new build 25,000 MT DWT, IMO Type 2 Oil and Chemical Tankers with South Korea’s premier shipbuilder, Hyundai Mipo Dockyard. The vessels will be delivered between the middle of May 2020 till the first week of January 2021. The vessels have […]

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UD Trucks launches New Quester to accelerate growth with Smart Logistics

  New Quester designed to extend uptime and provide MEENA fleet customers with a higher return on investment. UD Trucks unveiled the New Quester in the Middle East, East and North Africa (MEENA). This new version of the brand’s well-established heavy-duty truck introduces a range of enhancements that will enable logistics companies across the region […]

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Dubai South/DACC boost business for SMEs, startups & professionals

As part of its efforts to increase engagement with startups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) amid rising trends on the ‘gig economy’ worldwide, Dubai South, Dubai’s integrated city and flagship urban project, continues to build new initiatives that support businesses in Dubai to maintain its global attraction as a magnet for foreign investors. The […]

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DP World’s GEP delivering quality Education

DP WORLD RECOGNISED FOR EXCELLENCE IN IMPLEMENTATION OF UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS    Global trade enabler DP World’s Global Education Programme (GEP) for 8 – 14-year-olds features as a case study in the latest UAE Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) report. This programme is being implemented across DP World’s international network of 40 countries and […]

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Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MRM) Business Innovation Award for Almajdouie Logistics

Almajdouie Logistics is delighted to  inform that the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry has honoured us with the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum (MRM) Business Innovation Award for our commitment to ingenuity and continuous improvement. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President of the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Chairman of Emirates Group, and Chief […]

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DP World acquires leading European transportation & logistics provider

DP World PLC announces the acquisition of the holding company of P&O Ferries and P&O Ferrymasters (together P&O Ferries) for a purchase consideration of GBP322mn (USD421mn¹), implying a 2017 Enterprise Value/EBITDA valuation multiple of 6.1x. P&O Ferries is a pan-European integrated logistics business consisting of a market leading roll-on roll-off (Ro-Ro) ferries operation and a […]

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Agility initiates preliminary talks for tie-up with Panalpina

Panalpina’s board of directors has confirmed that they are in the preliminary stage of discussion with Kuwait-based Agility Group on strategic opportunities with regard to their respective logistics businesses. Panalpina, a Switzerland-based holding company engaged in the transportation sector, is in talks with Agility, but is still reviewing an approach by Denmark’s DSV, the company […]

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DP World increases water supplies to Somaliland

Project adds 60 percent more water to local distribution system Global trade enabler DP World has recently launched a new water distribution center that increased the water supply in Berbera, Somaliland, by 6o percent. The $1 million project started in 2018 and includes four water wells, two shallow pools, two water troughs, a concrete reservoir […]

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DP WORLD reports 2.9% growth in 2018

DP World handled 71.4 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the full year of 2018, with gross container volumes growing by 1.9% year-on-year on a reported basis and 2.9% on a like-for-like[1] basis Gross volumes were stable in 4Q2018 despite softer volumes in the UAE and the tough […]

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DUBAI TRADE SHORTLISTS NOMINEES FOR IT’S 11TH E-SERVICES EXCELLENCE AWARD

Shipping agents for general cargo to be honoured for electronic services adoption Dubai Trade, the smart trade solution provider in Dubai and a subsidiary of DP World, announced that its 11th E-Services Excellence Award (ESEA) will feature three new categories including two for re-exporters announced by Dubai Exports, the export promotion agency of the Department […]

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Removal of trade barriers, connecting nations and infrastructure development key to the future

DP WORLD CHAIRMAN & CEO SAYS PARTNERSHIPS KEY IN AFRICA    The key to African economic emergence lies in removal of barriers, increased connectivity between nations and infrastructure development,  DP World’s Group Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, told African leaders and top executives in Dakar Senegal.   “We be believe in the viability […]

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DP World acquires ports in Chile

DP WORLD ACQUIRES LEADING PORTS IN PUERTO CENTRAL (SAN ANTONIO) AND PUERTO LIRQUEN (REGION VIII) IN CHILE Key multi-purpose gateway terminals for Chile’s global trade: Global trade enabler DP World today announces that it has entered into an agreement to acquire 71.3% stake in Puertos y Logistica S.A. (“Pulogsa”) from Minera Valparaiso and other shareholders associated […]

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Saudi Arabia’s maritime sector allocates SAR 33 billion in 2019

With Bahri as strategic partner, Saudi Maritime Congress forum to catalyze country’s ‘Vision 2030’ goals Saudi Arabia’s maritime sector is set to receive a much-needed boost with a generous allocation of SAR 33 billion (USD 8.8 billion) for the energy, industry, mining and logistics sectors in its recently announced budget for 2019. In fact, the […]

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2018 had a strategic growth plan for DP World

US $3 billion invested in acquisitions and expansions tailored to widen global footprint with an eye on future trade solutions  Global trade enabler DP World deepened its engagement with revolutionary new technologies, diversified its global business portfolio through investments and acquisitions worth US $3 billion and extended meaningful support to environmental initiatives around the world […]

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Saudia Cargo brings Cirque du soleil to Riyadh

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company transported 400 tons of equipment and supplies for the international event Cirque du soleil by four B747-400 freighter flights recently, from Zagreb, Croatia to the Saudi Capital Riyadh, where the event is taking place from Dec 17-29. Saudia Cargo’s CEO, Omar Talal Hariri, said that the moment the company received the […]

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French maritime companies lauds achievements of local maritime sector

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently highlighted the outstanding achievements of the maritime sector before a high-level delegation composed of senior managers and employees of 11 leading French maritime companies. Headlining the achievements was the recent honour naming Dubai as one of the top five cities in International Shipping Centre Development Index (ISCD). During […]

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DP World & SMS Group to revolutionize Global port logistics

World’s first high bay container storing system to be ready for 2020 World Expo in Dubai An international joint-venture formed by global trade enabler DP World and industrial engineering specialists SMS group will revolutionize the way that containers are handled in ports. A new and intelligent storing system will be applied for the first time […]

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China XD plant raises JAFZA as destination of choice

HIGH-TECH CHINESE POLYMER PRODUCTION MANUFACTURER EXPANDS IN JAFZA China XD plant raises Jafza’s profile as destination of choice for global technology industries China XD, one of China’s leading specialty chemical companies and one of the top 500 non-stated owned enterprises has opened a new facility under its subsidiary – Al Composites Materials FZE in JAFZA. […]

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Turkish Cargo is now globally accessible

Corporate website of Turkish Cargo is now globally accessible with its updated interface. Corporate website of Turkish Cargo, the fastest-growing brand across the global air cargo industry, is updated and now accessible all around the world.  Designed to be less complicated but more functional, the new interface will enable all users to reach any kind […]

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BEST PORT OPERATOR AT LLOYD’S LIST AWARDS

DP WORLD, UAE REGION NAMED BEST PORT OPERATOR AT LLOYD’S LIST AWARDS DP World, UAE Region was awarded the prestigious Port Operator award at this year’s Lloyd’s List South Asia, Middle East & Africa Awards ceremony that was held at the Palazzo Versace Hotel in Dubai. Shahab Al Jassmi, Commercial Director, Ports & Terminals of […]

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Swisslog to present its latest robotic & data driven solution

Swisslog a global leader in robotic, data-driven and flexible automated solutions. The event is expected to draw hundreds of attendees as well as industry professionals and decisions makers. At the trade show, representatives at Swisslog will meet with business leaders to discuss material handling issues and answer questions related to fast, high-quality distribution and logistical […]

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Turkish Cargo’s growth continues…

Turkish Cargo’s growth trend continues without slowing down. Turkish Cargo, providing service to 122 countries around the world as one of the fastest growing air cargo brands, has shown a very good performance in the first nine months of 2018. According to WACD (World Air Cargo Data), which provides information about the international air cargo […]

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GEFCO and Almajdouie join hands in automotive logistic

GEFCO Group and Almajdouie Logistics create a joint venture in Saudi Arabia The relationship between the two powerhouse companies began in January 2018 when they partnered to provide finished vehicle logistics services to Almajdouie Auto (MMC), the importer of Hyundai in Saudi Arabia. In its second phase, the joint venture plans to offer a full […]

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DMCA successfully participates at Marine Insurance Conference

The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has revealed its successful participation at this year’s Dubai Marine Insurance Conference. The conference recently gathered decision makers, experts, and pioneers in the marine insurance, trade and shipping sectors at the Queen Elizabeth II Hotel in Port Rashid, Dubai to discuss new industry trends that are currently affecting the […]

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Swisslog reaches new record as the world’s leading AutoStore integrator

More than 130 projects sold worldwide, making the company the number one AutoStore integrator As customer demand is quickly growing, so too is the need for flexible, robotic solutions. The global explosion in the growth of e-commerce in both the business-to-consumer and business-to-business segments has led to increased demand for more scalable, modular solutions to […]

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Kanoo Logistics opens distribution hub in Dammam

Kanoo Logistics has launched its brand new, sophisticated logistics facility near the King Abdul Aziz Port in Dammam in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern province. The new distribution centre features a 100,000sqm. yard and a 10,000sqm. warehouse. The multipurpose facility contains 500sqm. of elevated staging area and 5,000sqft. of parking space. “Kanoo Logistics chose this strategically situated […]

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Turkish Cargo Broadens QEP Accreditation Network.

Offering service to 122 countries and being one of the fastest-growing air cargo brands around the world, Turkish Cargo continues to increase the number of QEP (Qualified Envirotainer Provider) accredited stations that demonstrates their commitment to providing quality services for the transportation of pharmaceutical products.   Having received the QEP accreditation for 15 new stations, […]

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Mansoor bin Mohammed inaugurates Dubai Helishow 2018

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Exhibition supported by Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, Dubai Airports & Dubai South International and regional exhibitors present latest innovations in helicopter, security & defence technologies Ideal platform to highlight latest developments in helicopter technology His Highness Sheikh Mansoor bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al […]

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JAFZA – ATTRACT INVESTMENT AT AGRISCAPE 2018

Middle East’s leading free zone focused on helping build Dubai’s food and agriculture industries Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza), the GCC’s leading free zone showcased its range of services at this year’s Agriscape 2018, the Middle East’s leading trade show for the agribusiness sector. Jafza has become the preferred destination for agribusiness-related trade in the […]

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Clarksons Platou discusses shipping & offshore ops

Clarksons Platou seminar discusses future of Middle East shipping & offshore operations during UAE Maritime Week 2018 Forum provides an ideal platform to share knowledge & expertise in areas that drive growth of maritime industry The UAE Maritime Week 2018, organized by the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), hosted the Middle East Shipping & Offshore […]

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DP World & NIIF to build Free Trade Warehousing Zone

Hindustan Infralog Private Limited (HIPL), a joint venture between DP World (65%) and the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) (35%), has won the bid to develop and operate the Free Trade Warehousing Zone (FTWZ)at India’s largest container gateway – Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) for $78 million. HIPL is the recently created investment vehicle […]

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Emirati’s participate in Maritime Future Leaders Seminar

Leading experts, innovators & creative minds participate in UAE Maritime Week 2018 Positive outcomes for the first of its kind panel session attended by UAE maritime leaders Scope of innovation & smart technologies in maritime industry’s growth discussed The UAE Maritime Week 2018 today held the second edition of the Maritime Future Leaders Seminar with […]

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DMCA winners “Dubai Maritime Innovation Award”at Dubai Maritime Summit 2018

Winners recognized for contributions in efforts to reinforceDubai’s leading position in the global maritime sector The winners of the Dubai Maritime Innovation Award were revealed in a special awarding ceremony held at Dubai Maritime Summit 2018, a high-level gathering of experts being staged during the UAE Maritime Week 2018.The award recipients consisting of national, regional, […]

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Saudi Airlines Cargo Company appointed Abdulrahman Al-Mubarak

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company appointed Abdulrahman Al-Mubarak as Chief Ground Handling Officer for the company’s ground handling business unit. This appointment comes as part of Saudia Cargo’s recognition of the important role its ground handling business unit has in achieving its Strategy 2020 transformation program. It reflects the company’s ongoing investments into its facilities projects, […]

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2nd Supply Chain and Logistics Conference supported by Saudia Cargo

   Kingdom’s geographic location will enhance its strength as a global logistics platform Saudia Cargo is committed to developing cargo facilities Saudi Airlines Cargo Company CEO Omar Talal Hariri reiterated the pivotal role the air cargo sector continues to play in achieving the objectives of Vision 2030 aiming to turn the Kingdom into a global […]

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DP WORLD leads the UAE Electronics trade

Innovative tech solutions are the way forward in this age of the Technological Revolution Regional trade enabler DP World, UAE Region, continues to be the preferred destination for electronic goods entering or exiting the Middle East. DP World UAE Region plays a central role in the growth of the sector across the country with consumer […]

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Hamdan bin Mohammed launches Dubai Customs’ iDeclare

PCFC takes part in Gitex Technology Week 2018 with disruptive projects H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council of Dubai inaugurated Dubai Customs’ smart iDeclare system during his visit to the stand of the Ports, Customs, and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC) at Gitex 2018 which is taking […]

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Turkish Cargo includes Stansted

Turkish Cargo includes Stansted, the third busiest airport in England, to its cargo flights network. With providing services to 122 countries worldwide and being the fastest growing air cargo brand, Turkish Cargo has launched air cargo flights to the Stansted Airport in London, the capital of England, on October 4. It is expected that the […]

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Fly Express Service Launched by Saudia Cargo

  Saudi Airlines Cargo Company launched its newest product “Fly Express”, offering high priority express delivery for urgent international shipments. Fly Express service is an added value service that offers customers high priority status for shipments that can be accepted 3 hours prior to the Scheduled Time of Departure, alongside quick handling procedures at arrival. […]

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The Belt Road launched by DP World

DP World launches ‘the belt and road’ Dubai station in partnership with china’s ZPG    Trade enabling project to boost trade across continents In another major step towards positioning the UAE and Dubai as a hub for  east-west trade global trade enabler DP World has announced plans to build ‘The Belt and Road’ Dubai Station […]

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World-class drivers compete for Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge 2018

Who will claim the title of the world’s best all-round truck driver? This was the question asked at the world final of the Volvo Trucks Driver Challenge 2018 that took place in Gothenburg on September 13-14th. The competition, which this year involved more challenges than ever before, attracted professional drivers from 33 countries. The winner […]

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Turkish Cargo carries Turkish Blackberry carefully.

Providing service to 122 countries around the world as one of the fastest growing air cargo brands, Turkish Cargo carried the Chester variety of Turkish Blackberry, standing out with its delicious taste, aroma, meaty structure and high-quality, by means of well-maintained and air-conditioned vehicles. Blackberries are carried on board the passenger aircraft at 2°C in […]

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MSC fleet joins BoxTech Global Container Database

MSC fleet joins BoxTech Global Container Database   Shipping giant MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company) has joined other mega-carriers in registering its global container fleet on the BIC’s BoxTech Global Container Database. As a result, the technical details of more than 10 million containers, or approximately 40 per cent of the global container fleet, are now […]

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Alstom conducts initial dynamic tests for Riyadh Metro

Alstom conducts initial dynamic tests for Riyadh Metro Alstom has, for the past few weeks, been conducting initial dynamic tests for the Riyadh Metro Project at the FAST consortium Line 4 Depot Test Track in Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Riyadh Metro Project, owned by Arriyadh Development Authority (ADA), consists of 6 lines totalling […]

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Trukkin to receive pre-series funding led by Saudi Arabia’s BATIC

Trukkin to receive pre-series funding led by Saudi Arabia’s BATIC Trukkin announced that it will be receiving an undisclosed amount of funding led by Saudi Arabia’s Batic Investment and Logistics Co for a pre-series round. Trukkin was launched in 2017, and in a short period of time, has matched industry expectations with significant commercial transport […]

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DP WORLD REPORTS 6.0% GROSS LIKE-FOR-LIKE VOLUME GROWTH

DP WORLD REPORTS 6.0% GROSS LIKE-FOR-LIKE VOLUME GROWTH IN FIRST HALF OF 2018   DP World Limited handled 35.6 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the first half of 2018, with gross container volumes growing by 4.8% year-on-year on a reported basis and 6.0% on a like-for-like[1] basis. […]

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REGION’S FIRST SPORTS PERFORMANCE TRAINING AND FITNESS CENTER TO LAUNCH IN DUBAI

REGION’S FIRST SPORTS PERFORMANCE TRAINING AND FITNESS CENTER TO LAUNCH IN DUBAI Michael Johnson Performance Dubai led by US Olympic champion Michael Johnson Performance (MJP), an internationally recognized leader in athletic development and improvement, today announced its launch in the Middle East. Founded by Olympic champion sprinter Michael Johnson, MJP Dubai will open its doors […]

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dnata acquires majority stake in baggage storage and delivery service company, DUBZ

dnata acquires majority stake in baggage storage and delivery service company, DUBZ Passengers flying out from Dubai can now enjoy the convenience of checking in their baggage and getting their boarding passes from their home or hotel. dnata is launching these new services through baggage technology and logistics company –  DUBZ, in which it recently […]

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Tristar Group’s Jebel Ali warehouses receive DMCC’s 5-star rating

Tristar Group’s Jebel Ali warehouses receive DMCC’s 5-star rating Tristar Group’s two warehouses located in the Jebel Ali Industrial Area 1 and 2 were awarded a 5-star rating by Dubai Multi Commodities Centre (DMCC) for the second and third consecutive years, respectively. Shivananda Baikady, General Manager-Road Transport and Warehousing, Tristar, said, “Our specialised warehousing facilities […]

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BoxTech database exceeds 11m containers following HMM fleet upload

BoxTech database exceeds 11m containers following HMM fleet upload   Container line HMM (Hyundai Merchant Marine) is the latest global carrier to join the BoxTech Global Container Database, making details of more than 11 million units in total available to registered users. HMM, the 12th largest global carrier, joins 2M carriers Maersk and MSC (Mediterranean […]

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Rockwell Collins to support pilot training at Turkish Airlines

Rockwell Collins to support pilot training at Turkish Airlines with high-fidelity visual system   Contract includes 14 visual systems for new simulators Airline will double the number of full flight simulators it has in service, all with Rockwell Collins supplied visual systems Turkish Airlines has selected Rockwell Collins to provide its EP-8100Ⓡ image generators with […]

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Emirates SkyCargo signs MoU with Cainiao Network

Emirates SkyCargo signs milestone MoU with Cainiao Network to use Dubai as a hub Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates and the largest international cargo airline, has signed an MoU with Cainiao Smart Logistics Network Ltd. (“Cainiao”), the logistics arm of the Alibaba Group, to jointly facilitate the delivery of cross-border parcels as Cainiao […]

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Abu Dhabi Fund for Development allocates AED67 million to Yemen

Abu Dhabi Fund for Development allocates AED67 million to Yemen Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and the Emirates Red Crescent (ERC) signed a MoU to manage the AED67million (US$18.3 million) UAE government grant aimed to support the healthcare sector in Hadhramaut Governorate in Yemen.   The grant aims to support three healthcare projects in […]

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Roambee’s success

Roambee’s success   Roambee’s success till date is largely attributed to the fact that we picked and solved some of the hardest problems in the industry. Our focus on innovation helped create a real-time solution to monitor market hired vehicles, LTL, and multi-modal shipments at a granular package-level. It helped us forge global network connectivity […]

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GENAVCO delivered the First VNA to Homes R Us

GENAVCO delivered the First VNA to Homes R Us GENAVCO have delivered and commissioned the First VNA in the Emirates for Furniture Handling. Crown TSP 7000 Series machine with 13.5 m lift height customized for furniture operations has been delivered to its Fleet Customer Homes R Us a part of Lals Group. With this new lot […]

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Roambee enters Southeast Asia IoT market

Roambee enters Southeast Asia IoT market Roambee, the Internet of Things (IoT) supply chain and enterprise asset visibility company, recently announced it has received US$2 million in funding from MDI Ventures, Telkom Indonesia’s corporate venture capital firm. With this, Roambee is nearing the completion of US$10M in funding and rapid expansion across seven countries in […]

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Turkish Cargo grew more than 7 times higher from market

Turkish Cargo grew more than 7 times higher from market Reaching 307 destinations in 122 countries with the cargo transport capacity of Turkish Airlines, which flies to the most countries worldwide, and operating additional direct cargo flights to 85 destinations thanks to the fleet of freighters, Turkish Cargo performed 30% growth rate where market performed […]

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Slight recovery amid mixed demand

Slight recovery amid mixed demand As volumes continue to trend sideways, growth achieved in April has been better than previous months. This IATA report identifies the best performing regions and most popular routes Year-on-year growth in industry-wide freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) recovered to 4.1 per cent in April, having fallen to a 23-month low of […]

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ADNOC to grow downstream business

ADNOC to grow downstream business   The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) recently announced that it is receiving considerable interest from potential partners, as it explores a range of new growth options and initiatives to accelerate the delivery of its recently announced downstream strategy   ADNOC’s transformation programme focuses on maximizing value by driving […]

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Women in logistics

Women in logistics For our people issue, what would be a better topic than tackling the ‘Women in Logistics’ theme? What we learnt from this exercise is that more needs to be done to highlight the many ladies working hard in logistics. So this is the first of many articles to highlight the hard work […]

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CIPS announces a more positive outlook for the UAE’s supply chain

CIPS announces a more positive outlook for the UAE’s supply chain for the 4th consecutive quarter The UAE remained in the ‘green category’ for positive supply chain environment in Q4 2017 Global supply chain risk fell for four consecutive quarters to 79.5, down from 80.3 in Q3 2017 Despite global challenges, risk came in at […]

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Jebel Ali Port wins Afla Award for 24th consecutive year

Jebel Ali Port wins Afla Award for 24th consecutive year DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has again won the “Best Seaport – Middle East” award at this year’s Asian Freight, Logistics and Supply Chain Awards in Shanghai, China. This is the 24th consecutive year Jebel Ali Port has won the coveted honour, a record […]

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Mohamed Salah as Brand Ambassador for DHL EXPRESS MENA

DHL Express announces Egyptian football superstar Mohamed Salah as Brand Ambassador for MENA DHL Express has signed a strategic partnership for the Egyptian football superstar Mohamed Salah to become its brand ambassador for Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region for the next two years.   The new collaboration will see the parties working together […]

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Tristar Group’s new facilities in Abu Dhabi and Oman

Tristar Group’s new facilities in Abu Dhabi and Oman Tristar Group has opened two new facilities aimed at enhancing its integrated logistics services to the downstream petroleum industry in the GCC. The new truck staging and workshop facility at Industrial City in Abu Dhabi 2 (ICAD 2) has 50,000 sq metres of area offering tailor-made […]

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Abu Dhabi Airport reduces waiting with smart IoT

Abu Dhabi Airport reduces waiting times and increases capacity with smart IoT technology   Dubai Technology Partners LLC (DTP), announced recently that it has joined forces with Xovis, the leading provider of people flow monitoring solutions, to help improve operations at Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH).   Serving 24 million passengers per year, AUH is […]

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Dnata expands partnership with Egypt Air in Dubai

Dnata expands partnership with Egypt Air in Dubai   Dnata will provide Egypt Air with premium cargo handling services from its best-in-class facility at Dubai World Central (DWC). Egypt Air will initially operate one cargo flight a week between Dubai and Cairo using an Airbus A300F aircraft. Dnata has been providing ground handling services to […]

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DAE signs agreements to sell aircraft valued at US$900 million

DAE signs agreements to sell aircraft valued at US$900 million Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd.’s leasing division DAE Capital has recently signed three agreements to sell 16 aircraft with a total market value of approximately US$900 million.   The aircraft covered by these agreements include Boeing 737 and Airbus A320, A330, and A350 family aircraft, […]

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Saudia Cargo launches cold storage facility at KAIA

Saudia Cargo launches state-of-the-art pharmaceutical cold storage facility at KAIA Saudia Cargo has recently inaugurated one of the Region’s newest and most modern cold storage facilities of pharmaceuticals and medicines at King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) to meet the surged demand on highly-sensitive and temperature-controlled shipments.   The refrigerated warehouse was opened in conjunction with […]

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Almajdouie De Rijke Ltd received the first ever Responsible Care Award

Almajdouie De Rijke  Ltd with first ever “Responsible Care Award” Almajdouie De Rijke  Ltd proudly  received the first ever “Responsible Care Award” for logistics Service providers during the 2nd GPCA Responsible Care Conference, which was held in Dubai. File GPCA RC award – Pictured: Senior SSHEQ Manager, Amador Brinkman; Sadara Project Manager, Bart Darcis; and […]

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Almajdouie Logistics is the recipient of “2018, KSA Logistics Service Provider of the Year Award”

Almajdouie Logistics is the proud recipient of the Frost and Sullivan “2018, KSA Logistics Service Provider of the Year Award ” for the third year in a row. We would like to thank all our stakeholders and employees for the hard work and dedication, which makes this achievement possible, and we are inspired to work […]

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UPS Unveils New Look for 747 Jet Ahead of Expo 2020 Dubai

New Sign From Above as UPS Unveils New Look for 747 Jet Ahead of Expo 2020 Dubai One of UPS’s 747 jumbo jets dedicated for long-haul international use is sporting a modified paint scheme highlighting the company’s role as official logistics partner for Expo 2020 Dubai. UPS has only modified the livery of an aircraft […]

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GEODIS undergoes organisational re-structuring

GEODIS undergoes organisational re-structuring Logistics giant Geodis is re-organising its business into four key regions to improve client’s access to services. “As GEODIS’ strategy is to be the growth partner of its clients, the group is creating a new organization to serve this ambition.  This new organization aims at providing the group’s clients easy and […]

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Bosch develops safer cars

Bosch develops safer cars   Beginning March 31, Bosch connected vehicles with eCall will automatically call for help in an accident. Thanks to the automatic eCall, emergency responders can arrive at the scene of an accident up to twice as fast. Regional specifications for the UAE and KSA are also underway On March 31, 2018, […]

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GENAVCO completes Stow Pallet Racking System & Crown TSP Series at Access World Logistics

GENAVCO handed over 12,674  pallet locations of VNA Racking & Crown  TSP 6500 SERIES VNA equipment’s at Access World Logistics LLC   GENAVCO has recently completed the Stow Pallet Racking System with Crown TSP Series VNA Equipment’s at Access World Logistics Newly Opened 15,650 square metre facility located in JAFZA South Zone. Moving into their […]

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UPS ANNOUNCES NEW REGIONAL, GLOBAL APPOINTMENTS

UPS ANNOUNCES NEW REGIONAL, GLOBAL APPOINTMENTS Jean-Francois Condamine named President of Growth and Emerging Markets Rami Suleiman succeeds Condamine as President of the Indian Subcontinent, Middle East and Africa district (ISMEA) Helping customers seize opportunities in high growth and emerging markets UPS today announced the appointment of Jean-Francois Condamine as the President of Growth and […]

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Agility launches Shipa Freight

Agility launches Shipa Freight Shipa Freight (online forwarding platform) allows users to get rate quotes, book, pay, track ocean and air shipments globally. It’s simple, easy to use and accessible through the desktop, laptop, tablet and mobile app Agility recently announced Shipa Freight, the first fully integrated online freight service that allows users to get […]

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First commercial hyperloop system in the UAE

First commercial hyper loop system in the UAE The hyperloop system is coming to the UAE very soon. An agreement recently signed by Aldar Properties PJSC and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies allows the latter to begin construction of the hyperloop system Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT) revealed recently the signing of an agreement with Aldar Properties PJSC, […]

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Global standards to generate future demand

Global standards to generate future demand The International Air Transport Association (IATA) urged aviation stakeholders to follow global standards and make greater use of operational data in order to safely accommodate an additional 3.8 billion air travelers by 2036 De Juniac noted that 2017 was a very strong year for safety. There were no fatal […]

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JAFZA and South Korea explore business opportunities

JAFZA and South Korea explore business opportunities Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) is partnering with the Small & Medium Business Corporation (SBC) of South Korea to support investment opportunities and industrial cooperation for small businesses. The two organisations have agreed to work together to support SME business development programmes and to foster closer trade ties […]

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Etihad Cargo and the Int’l Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC)

The bird consignment Etihad Cargo and the International Fund for Houbara Conservation (IFHC), one of the world’s leading conservation programmes, recently transported a large shipment of vulnerable Houbara bustards for release into their natural habitats. In 2017, more than 2,000 birds were transported safely to countries in Asia and North Africa. The Houbara are bred […]

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Ireland’s Combilift opens €50 million facility

Ireland’s Combilift opens €50 million facility With guests invited from all around the world, Ireland’s forklift manufacturer, Combilift opened its new global headquarters and manufacturing facility worth more than AED 220 million. Munawar Shariff was present at the opening and has this report. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the company also announced that it […]

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Sustained success at Sohar Port

Sustained success at Sohar Port   Mark Geilenkirchen, Chief Executive Officer, Sohar Port and Freezone, gives Munawar Shariff an update on the current growth in business for Sohar Port and what challenges it faces in the year ahead in making a better profit than ever before Additionally, our upcoming Sohar Port South expansion is fundamental […]

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FedEx – UAE’s Great Place to Work

FedEx – UAE’s Great Place to Work FedEx Express announced that, for the eighth consecutive year, it is officially ranked amongst the ‘Best Workplaces in the UAE’ for 2017-2018, by Great Place to Work®. “It’s an honor to be recognized by the Great Place to Work® Institute, and a confirmation that by investing in our […]

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Turkish Cargo has been awarded the 2017 Schiphol Aviation Award.

Turkish Cargo has been awarded  the 2017 Schiphol Aviation Award.   In 2017, Turkish Cargo was chosen as the second best air cargo brand in Europe by the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) authority, one of the busiest airports in Europe and in the world in terms of passenger  and cargo traffic. Turkish Cargo has achieved […]

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Al-Futtaim Logistics opens cold storage facility

Al-Futtaim Logistics opens cold storage facility Al-Futtaim Logistics, a leading integrated logistics and supply chain solutions provider, has announced the expansion of its services with the opening of a state-of-the-art cold storage warehousing facility in Dubai. Located at Jebel Ali South Free Zone, the multi-temperature facility has space for more than 1,600 pallets with full […]

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TS&S Signs Maintenance Agreement with Dubai Aerospace Enterprise

TS&S Signs Maintenance Agreement with Dubai Aerospace Enterprise Turbine Services & Solutions (TS&S), engine maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) provider for gas turbines and driven equipment that is wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company PJSC, today signed its first maintenance agreement with Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd, a globally recognised aerospace corporation and one of […]

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Strata spreads its wings through new partnership with Pilatus Aircraft Ltd

Strata spreads its wings through new partnership with Pilatus Aircraft Ltd Strata Manufacturing PJSC (Strata), composite aero-structures manufacturing facility wholly owned by Mubadala Investment Company PJSC, has signed an agreement to manufacture Belly Fairings for the PC-24, a twin-engine business jet produced by Pilatus Aircraft Ltd of Switzerland. The announcement was made at the Global […]

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Saudi Aramco partners with Pearl Initiative

Saudi Aramco partners with Pearl Initiative to promote corporate governance World markets are rapidly evolving, and the Gulf region’s private sector has an increasingly global impact on this evolution. At the same time, global expectations of corporate governance standards have been rising, which in turn is having an impact on how companies in the Gulf […]

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Hellmann U.A.E. creates Hellmann Indu Chemical

Hellmann UAE creates joint venture – Hellmann Indu Chemical Hellmann UAE has successfully launched its third vertical joint venture, Hellmann Indu Chemical (HIC), after having already created a leadership position in both automotive and healthcare verticals within the Middle East. The strategic joint venture is formed together with the asset based, local logistics firm Indu […]

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DMCA adopts ‘Dubai Maritime Innovation Quattro Helix Partnerships

DMCA adopts ‘Dubai Maritime Innovation Quattro Helix Partnerships’ to promote local maritime sector Dubai Maritime Sector includes important sub-sectors such as maritime services, shipping, marinas engineering, ports and leisure. In line with Dubai Plan 2021 to make Dubai a leading hub in the global economy and in support of the Dubai Industry Strategy, the Dubai […]

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Emirates named ‘Airline of the Year’

Emirates named ‘Airline of the Year’ at the 2018 Air Transport Awards Emirates Airline has been named ‘Airline of the Year’ at the 2018 Air Transport Awards. Emirates won the prestigious accolade based the evaluation from a jury comprised of executives and experts from different sectors within the aviation industry. Thierry Antinori, Executive Vice President […]

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UAE’s first nuclear energy plant

Update on the progress of UAE’s first nuclear energy plant The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) is building the UAE’s first nuclear energy plant at Barakah in the Dhafrah Region of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. To verify that Unit 1 at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant meets the highest international standards of quality and […]

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Famco introduces Euro 5 emission standard Volvo Trucks in the UAE

Famco introduces Euro 5 emission standard Volvo Trucks in the UAE Al-Futtaim Auto & Machinery Company (Famco), exclusive distributor of Volvo Trucks in the UAE, recently announced the launch of the Volvo Trucks that meets Euro 5 emission standards. The introduction of the new Euro 5 engines supports the UAE Government’s Vision 2021 to provide […]

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DP WORLD, EGYPT GOVERNMENT AND SUEZ CANAL AUTHORITY PARTNER

DP WORLD, EGYPT GOVERNMENT AND SUEZ CANAL AUTHORITY PARTNER TO DEVELOP TRADE INFRASTRUCTURE   MoU signed to collaborate on development of new inland container terminal, promoting Egypt’s sustainable economic growth A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreed by DP World, Egypt’s Holding Company for Maritime and Land Transport and the Suez Canal Authority is aiming to […]

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Al Islami Foods partners with Mitsubishi Corp

Al Islami Foods partners with Mitsubishi Corp Al Islami Foods recently announced that Mitsubishi Corporation has acquired a minority stake in the UAE-based halal food manufacturer. The decision to partner with Mitsubishi Corporation followed a thorough study by the company into the strategic options for new product development that will help increase the frozen food […]

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ADNOC Logistics and Services to Handle Ruwais Container Terminal Operations

ADNOC Logistics and Services to Handle Ruwais Container Terminal Operations   Five-year contract confirms commitment to facilitating and improving shipping of Borouge’s high value products at Ruwais terminal ADNOC Logistics and Services fully prepared to expand operations in Ruwais to handle up to 800,000 TEUs per annum ADNOC Logistics and Services, the shipping and services […]

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Turkish Cargo wins 2017 Schiphol Aviation Award

Turkish Cargo has been awarded  the 2017 Schiphol Aviation Award.   In 2017, Turkish Cargo was chosen as the second best air cargo brand in Europe by the Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) authority, one of the busiest airports in Europe and in the world in terms of passenger  and cargo traffic. Turkish Cargo has achieved […]

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DP WORLD REPORTS 7.3% GROWTH IN Q1: 2018

 DP WORLD REPORTS 7.3% GROSS VOLUME GROWTH IN FIRST QUARTER OF 2018   DP World Limited handled 17.6 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the first quarter of 2018, with gross container volumes growing by 7.3% year-on-year on a reported basis, and 8.4% on a like-for-like[1] basis, well […]

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Turkish Cargo participated in the Eurasia Airshow, Turkey’s largest aviation organization.

Turkish Cargo participated in the Eurasia Airshow, Turkey’s largest aviation organization.             Flag carrier of its country and global air freight brand, Turkish Cargo participated in Eurasia Airshow, the first aviation organization that includes acrobatic flight demonstrations also. Turkish Cargo had located in the show with its new 777F type cargo aircraft which has 102 […]

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Omar Hariri new CEO of Saudia Cargo

Omar Hariri appointed new CEO of Saudia Cargo Omar Hariri has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer of Saudi Airlines Cargo Co, Hariri has extensive management experience and various achievements in many of the leadership positions he has held over the past years in the fields of transportation, supply and logistics. The new […]

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The Air Ship

The Air Ship   Global Supply Chain has partnered with Brian Cartwright, Managing Director, Top Management Resources Group (TMR), to run a series of exclusive interviews with industry leaders to provide real time insight on the regional supply chain and logistics sector. Here, Cartwright talks to Julian Benscher, President, Skyship Services, about this new cargo […]

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Globe Express Services expands new office in Peru

Globe Express Services expands network in Latin America with new office in Peru Strategic move meets growing logistics market in region’s fastest growing economy   Globe Express Services (GES) has announced its further expansion into Latin America with the opening of its new office in Peru recently as part of a strategic move to meet […]

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