40 per cent bidder increase at Dubai auction

Ritchie Bros, the machinery and heavy equipment auctioneer, sold over 1,380 items through its Dubai auction site to online buyers worldwide. The two-day auction in March attracted more than 1,470 registered bidders, an increase of 40 per cent compared to the same month in 2020. The online-only event attracted registrants from 105 countries and the highest number …

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 …

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 …

AAL delivers giant cable carousel for a US$2 billion offshore clean energy project

AAL Shipping has recently delivered a cable carousel measuring 23m in diameter (73m circumference) to Jan De Nul Group, for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm project, 9.5 km off the coast of north-west Taiwan. The cargo was loaded in Jebel Ali and transported on deck of the 19,000 dwt heavy lift (HL) multipurpose vessel AAL Nanjing to the …

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 …