Monday 20 May 2019

Grandweld launches sixth pilot boat for Kuwait Oil Co

UAE-based Grandweld Shipyards recently announced the launch of its sixth pilot boat for Kuwait Oil Company (KOC). As per a contract signed in May 2017, the “Meskan” is the final boat of 10 -- four crew transport boats and six pilot boats – that Grandweld was req


Al Suwaidi Marine to showcase new boats ADIBS

UAE-based boat manufacturer Al Suwaidi Marine (ASM) will showcase its latest boats at the upcoming Abu Dhabi International Boat Show (ADIBS), to be held in October, in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Following the success of the inaugural edition of ADIBS in 2018, organisers Abu Dhabi National E


Gulf Navigation reports $12.2m operating revenue in Q1

Dubai-based Gulf Navigation Holding (GNH) said it achieved an operating revenue of Dh45 million ($12.25 million) during the first quarter of 2019, a 19 per cent increase compared to Dh37.7 million ($10.26 million) during the same period of 2018. The company reported net loss of D


Strata, Pilatus extend business jet partnership

Strata Manufacturing, a leader in composite aero structures wholly-owned by Mubadala Investment Company, has extended its agreement with Pilatus Aircraft to cover a new composite work package for the PC-24, a twin-engine business jet. The new agreement will see Strata manufacture


Alba Management conducts after-Iftar safety visits

As part of Aluminium Bahrain's (Alba) ongoing “Safety in Special Times” campaign, the executive and management teams have been conducting its annual after-Iftar visits to various areas of the plant during the holy month of Ramadan. The aim of the after-Iftar visit


Jafza to waive $9.52m in fines owed by customers

Dubai’s Jebel Ali Free Zone (Jafza) has announced that it will waive an estimated Dh35 million ($9.52 million) in fines owed by its customers, in commemoration of the UAE Government’s designation of 2019 as the Year of Tolerance. Jafza’s decision to waive fines


Three top events planned with UAE Maritime Week

Three major events -- Seatrade Offshore Marine & Workboats; Seatrade Shiptech; and Seatrade Maritime Awards Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa -- will be held during UAE Maritime Week 2019, scheduled to be held in September. The maritime-led week of activities also


E K Kanoo launches ‘Michelin Rewards’ campaign

Ebrahim K Kanoo, the sole distributor of Michelin tyres in Bahrain, has launched its ‘Michelin Rewards’ summer campaign, offering special discounts on Michelin tyres and free wheel alignment services at all TyrePlus branches in the kingdom. The campaign kicked off on


Emirates Steel launches new CSR initiative

Emirates Steel, the only integrated steel plant in the UAE and a subsidiary of the General Holding Corporation (Senaat), has launched its fourth annual CSR initiative on the occasion of the Holy Month of Ramadan, titled ‘We Give You Smile’. As part of the company&rsqu


Schneider Electric, NPCC win top award

Schneider Electric and UAE-based National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC) were recently awarded at the Future Network Awards 2019 as the ‘Networking Project of the Year - Public’. Schneider Electric is a leader in digital transformation of energy management and

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