Mideast freight market grows 9.4pc in July
The Middle Eastern freight markets expanded 9.4 per cent in July, a strong performance despite the impact of Ramadan, said the International Air Transport Association (Iata).
N-Kom completes keel-laying for Qatar liftboat
Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine (N-Kom), a leading provider of solutions for marine vessels, offshore and onshore structures, has completed the keel laying of its first liftboat project in Qatar.
F5 Networks appoints new country manager for Saudi
F5 Networks, a global leader in application delivery networking, has appointed Saudi national Mamduh Allam as country manager for the Saudi Arabia.
Khalifa Port Container Terminal ranks fifth in EMEA
Khalifa Port Container Terminal, in Abu Dhabi, UAE, has ranked fifth on the Journal of Commerce’s 2013 Europe, Middle East and Africa Port (EMEA) Productivity list, according to Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT).
Dubai’s maritime competitiveness showcased
The latest updates and achievements in the effort to boost Dubai’s maritime competitiveness was showcased at a recently Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) meeting in the emirate.
Ma'aden, Alcoa start ops at $10.8bn aluminium plant
740,000T COMMERCIAL OUTPUT
Saudi Arabian Mining Company (Ma'aden) said on Monday its $10.8 billion joint aluminium smelter with US-based Alcoa has started commercial operations.
Tasneef to classify Drydocks marine fleet
Emirates Classification Society (Tasneef) has entered into a deal with Drydocks World, a Dubai-based maritime service provider, to provide classification and maritime surveying services for its entire fleet.
Dubai to open new ferry line
The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced plans to launch a new ferry line from the Marina Mall to Al Ghubaiba Station.
Sipchem affiliate shuts plant for upgrade
Saudi International Petrochemical Co (Sipchem) said on Sunday that an affiliate had suspended butanediol production for scheduled maintenance to improve the efficiency of operations.
Turkish Cargo expands freighter service to Hyderabad
Turkish Cargo, one of the most prominent cargo airlines throughout the Far East, has expanded its freighter services, by launching weekly freighter services from Hyderabad starting from August 28.
Egypt to start work on Suez project development
Egypt is set to issue government certificates for financing the Suez Canal project, that includes the development of 76,000 sq km area around the canal into an international industrial and logistics hub.
Bahrain Logistics inks key tenancy deal
The Bahrain Logistics Zone (BLZ), part of the kingdom’s Transportation Ministry, has signed a tenancy agreement with Logistics Village Management, a subsidiary of Al Kooheji Contracting, a leader in warehouses and logistics facilities.
High-value contract wins from international firms have reinforced Lamprell’s...
Bahrain Alloys Manufacturing Company (Bamco) has been producing at capacity over the...
Ameeri Industries Company WLL has announced it is looking forward to the manufacturing...
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), India’s largest power projects exporter,...
Holland-based Fugro, recently in the news in connection with the search for the missing...
SONY Mobile Communications has introduced in the Gulf the Xperia M2 Aqua, the first...
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Gulf Industry Fair
The Gulf Industry Fair is the highly acclaimed trade exhibition for the GCC which has established itself as the unrivalled marketing platform for specialist industrial products and service providers, distributors and agencies representing the key segments of: Aluminium, Industrial Processes and Manufacturing, Steel and Alloys, Energy & Environmental Protection, Logistics & Industrial Facilities, Ports & Maritime Industries, Training for Industry and Industrial Safety & Security.
Over 100 companies from more than 16 countries participated in the seventh Gulf Industry Fair from 4th to 6th February 2014 at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre (BIECC).