Portable Power appoints new General Manager for EMEA region

The Portable Power business of Doosan Bobcat has appointed Jan Moravec as General Manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Jan has been with Portable Power for over 18 years and is based at the Doosan Bobcat EMEA campus in Dobris in the Czech Republic.  Jan Moravec commented: “I’m delighted to be taking on …

Mammoet expands fleet in the Middle East and Africa

Mammoet has added eight cranes to its fleet in the Middle East, Africa and Caspian (MEA) region. A 600t crawler crane, a 400t, two 250t and 100t capacity all-terrain cranes, as well as three 35t rough terrain cranes have been added to the regional fleet.  Mammoet MEA provides equipment day hire through to turnkey mega-project …

Roll Group completes first Factory to Foundation project in the Middle East

Roll Group UAE has recently completed its first Factory to Foundation project in the Middle East. The Module transportation started in December 2020 and was completed in 5 weeks. Phase one of the project consisted of weighing, sea and land transportation, and installation onto foundation of several Modules.   Regional Sales Director,Nimalan Logeswaran, commented “Due …

AAL marks one-year anniversary of its ‘Europe – Middle East / India – Asia Liner Service’

AAL Shipping is celebrating one-year anniversary of its ‘Europe – Middle East / India – Asia Monthly Liner Service’ with a long-term commitment to employing six ‘mega size’ (30,000+ DWT) heavy lift multipurpose vessels on the operation. The decision comes amid growing popularity for the service amongst large and small shippers from across Europe and …

DP World and Unicef announce global partnership

DP World and Unicef have announced a wide-ranging partnership to support the global distribution of COVID-19 vaccines and related immunisation supplies in low- and lower-middle-income countries. The new partnership, with a multi-million dollar value, is the largest to date to support Unicef's lead role in procuring and supplying 2 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines and …

Hareket in action with Enerpac

One of the leading Turkish heavy lifting company, Hareket, used Enerpac strand jacks to install superheater and vaporisation modules at the first United Arab Emirates waste-to-energy (WTE) facility in Sharjah. Hareket undertook all heavy lift engineering and supervision of the strand jacking works. This involved installing two temporary lifting platforms each featuring two Enerpac 200 …

Up to 35,000 operating hours with Liebherr

Dubai-based crane rental company O.Rentals, part of the Al Shirawi Group, has had a fleet with Liebherr’s duty cycle crawler cranes for ten years. There are currently eight machines from the HS series in their fleet. Their main application is dynamic soil compaction. “We don’t see much clamshell or dragline business orders in this region,” …

Bahri wins three awards at The Maritime Standard Awards 2020

Bahri, one of the global leaders in logistics and transportation, was awarded three prestigious recognitions at the seventh edition of The Maritime Standards Awards 2020, held at Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE, on 23 November. The company was awarded in the Ship Owner/Operator of the Year, the Tanker Operator of the Year, and the …