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Munich to Minsk: Discover the Belarusian capital

Minsk is a city that brings people together. For many travelers, however, the attractions of this metropolis, with its 2 million residents, have remained a secret: The idyllic city center, along the banks of the Svislač River, is home to impressive historical buildings alongside futuristic architecture and a wealth of hip cafés and restaurants. Outside the […]

Category: Air Cargo, Interviews, Latest News, News


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 […]

Category: Company in Focus, Interviews, Projects, Transport


TSSC advances Pre-Engineered Buildings system

 Middle East’s primary manufacturer of prefabricated steel structures produces up to eight different Cold Rolled Steel profiles in its plants in the region Growing demand for speed, quality and cost-effective construction is paving the way for growth in pre-engineered buildings (PEB) system in the Middle East amid booming infrastructure development. To further address this need, […]

Category: Air Cargo, Interviews, Latest News, New Products, News


LogiPoint’s radical Cross Border Gulf Service for GCC

Europe-GCC transport periods substantially reduced   A new, far-reaching initiative by LogiPoint has hit the ground running and is already having a strong impact on delivery times on GCC bound shipments originating from Europe. A long and well-established provider of logistics services, Saudi Arabia-based LogiPoint has an impressive track record spanning two decades of proven […]

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Saudia Cargo Appoints New Executive Director

Saudi Airlines Cargo Company has appointed Per Hojland to the position of Executive Director, Cargo Operations Worldwide. Per, a Danish national, took up his new position in Jeddah in March. He joins Saudia Cargo after having spent the past 25 years in various roles in the air cargo- and logistics industry, having worked for companies […]

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LogiPoint brings modern, world-class concepts to Saudi Arabia

In 1999, the ambitious journey of LogiPoint began as it built the Kingdom’s first and the largest Bonded and Re-Export Zone (BRZ) in Jeddah Islamic Port comprising an area of 1 million sqm of reclaimed land. Initially, it was merely an idea to facilitate, streamline and accelerate the import and export through Jeddah Islamic Port […]

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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 […]

Category: Air Cargo, Company in Focus, Insights, Interviews, Latest News, New Products, News, Reports, Road, Top Stories, Trending Stories, Trends


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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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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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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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, […]

Category: Air Cargo, Company in Focus, Interviews, Latest News, New Products, News, Top Stories, Transport


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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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Automation / robots take over the warehouse

Automation / robots take over the warehouse Alain Kaddoum, General Manager, Swisslog Middle East speaks to Munawar Shariff and shares lots of insights into the current trends in the materials handling industry. Automation, he says, is not as expensive as is the general assumption in the market. Though many businesses understand that automation is the […]

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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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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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