Volga-Dnepr Airlines transports 48 sterilisation trucks to Dubai

Volga-Dnepr Airlines has operated six AN-124-100 charters, transporting 48 street sterilisation vehicles from China to the United Arab Emirates. The special flights delivered the trucks from Shanghai to Dubai for final destination Abu Dhabi, where the vehicles will be used for a “National Disinfection Programme” in preventative action against COVID-19. All flights were in cooperation …

Gaussin announces new order from Qatar Airways Cargo

Gaussin has announced an order placed by Qatar Airways Cargo for 6 AMDT FULL ELEC (Automotive MultiDirectional Transporter) with a preferential right for 50 additional units. Specifically designed for use in Middle East weather conditions, the AMDT is powered by lithium metal polymer batteries capable of operating in high temperatures. Its equipment includes integrated weigh …

AAL delivers giant jib cranes to Dubai

The AAL Melbourne recently delivered two jib cranes and their components weighing just over 1,800 mt in total to Dubai. Manufactured in China by global supplier of heavy lifting and handling equipment, Nantong Rainbow Heavy Machineries Co. ltd., the two cranes were loaded by the mega-size A-Class HL MPV, the AAL Melbourne in Taicang. They …

Al Faris orders Liebherr cranes worth around 80 million euros

Al Faris has placed an ordered for 69 Liebherr mobile and crawler cranes worth around 80 million euros. The order includes two LTC 1050-3.1 compact cranes, mobile cranes with lifting capacities from 55 to 650 tonnes and three crawler cranes with lifting capacities from 400 to 800 tonnes. The new order includes 12 LTM 1230-5.1 …

Liebherr lifts in Izrael

Seven Liebherr cranes are being used at the construction site of the three-tower LYFE business complex in Bnei Brak industrial zone in Israel. The total of the cranes could reach nine as this three-year project, led by contractor Ashtrom Construction Ltd. and Dan Real Estate Ltd., approaches its latest phase. The cranes have been provided …

Tadano unifies its commercial approach

Lifting companies operating in Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Russia will benefit from a more rational business approach which will allow them to offer the full range of Tadano and Demag crane equipment from a single source. Each crane equipment sales manager in the EMEAR territory will offer its customers the full range of …

Abu Dhabi Ports to develop world’s first unmanned autonomous commercial tugboats

Abu Dhabi Ports announced the collaboration with a global commercial vessel designer and one of the world leaders in tug building industry, Robert Allan Ltd., to develop the world’s first fully unmanned autonomous commercial marine tugs. Once developed, the tugs will join SAFEEN, Abu Dhabi Ports’ maritime service arm, which maintains an expanding fleet of …

Terex appoints new tower crane dealer for UAE

Terex has announced the appointment of Galadari Trucks and Heavy Equipment (GTHE), a subsidiary of Galadari Brothers Company, as the official Terex distributor for Tower Cranes in the United Arab Emirates. Galadari Brothers Co will offer to tower cranes customers sales, service support and spare parts management through a dedicated organization on its local premises. …

93 Genie units for Middle East

Middle East-based equipment rental and service provider, Hertz Dayim, has placed an order for 93 Genie units, featuring a mix of the brand’s new generation, hybrid, electric and diesel-powered telescopic and articulating boom lifts, scissor lifts and vertical masts. Chris Brocklehurst, Country Director - Kuwait, Hertz Dayim says: “Backed by our research on customer requirements …

SPIE Oil & Gas Services names new Managing Director

European provider of multi-technical services in the fields of energy and communications, SPIE Oil & Gas Services, has announced the appointment of Christophe Bernhard as Managing Director, succeeding Yves Compañy, who is leaving after 19 years within the Group. Christophe Bernhart began his career in 1997 at CAMOM (Bouygues Offshore) before taking up the position …