Wednesday 20 September 2017

Gulftainer’s CEO honoured with top award

Gulftainer, a leading privately-owned independent terminal operating and logistics company, revealed that its chief executive officer, Flemming Dalgaard, has been named the Industry CEO of the Year at the recent CEO Middle East Awards 2017, held in Dubai, UAE. Currently in its 11


Abu Dhabi Ports wins ISO certificate for security system

Abu Dhabi Ports has been accredited with the ISO 28000:2007 certificate of Security Management System for Supply Chain by global certification provider, Lloyds Register Quality Assurance (LRQA). Abu Dhabi Ports is the master developer, operator and manager of commercial and commu


GE, Hewlett Packard sign strategic partnership agreement

GE has signed a strategic partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) that will bring GE Digital’s breakthrough digital industrial solutions at scale to the Middle East, Africa and Turkey. The three-year agreement with HPE, is the first collaboration of this


ARTS Energy to showcase latest battery at Gitex

France-based ARTS Energy, a global player in design, industrialisation and manufacturing of storage systems of electrical energy, will participate for the first time at the upcoming Gitex, and will introduce its innovative Ni-MH battery solution for telecom and back up. The event


Top DP World, Hong Kong officials discuss strategic partnerships

Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World and Hong Kong leaders recently discussed collaboration in a range of sectors from ports, logistics and customs to education and innovation at a meeting held in Hong Kong this week. DP World Group chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed B


Global paints, coating market to reach $350bn by 2020

The global paints and coating market is expected to achieve a market revenue of about $350 billion by 2020, according to the Paints and Coatings Market Global Report 2017 by Ken Research. One of the important drivers of paint and coating industry is the high demand in end user in


DowDuPont makes changes to breakup plans

DowDuPont, formed following the merger of chemical giants Dow Chemical and DuPont, has announced some key adjustments in the portfolio composition of the three independent companies it intends to form. The board unanimously concluded that, in light of knowledge gained since the announc


Chinese firm plans $2.8bn Omani petchem project

A Dalian-based company plans to build a petrochemical project with total investment of about $2.8 billion at a China-Oman industrial park in Oman, said a report. The plan was revealed during a promotion of Oman's Duqm Special Economic Zone held on Sunday in Dalian, Northeast


Boeing starts work on new manufacturing unit in UK

US-based Boeing, a leading aerospace company, yesterday (September 12) held a ground-breaking ceremony to mark the construction of a manufacturing and research building in Sheffield, UK. The new 6,200-sq-m facility, which is the company’s first European manufacturing plant,


$2.6bn Saudi railway to start operations in December

Saudi Arabia will start operations on the country's longest railway, running 2,750-km between capital Riyadh and the northern city of Gurayat, on December 24. It is being built at a cost of SR10 billion ($2.66 billion), said a report. The majority of the work has been complet

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