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 …

Offshore International joins forces with Mammoet

Abu Dhabi Ports’ offshore logistics service provider, Offshore Support and Logistics Services Company (OFCO – Offshore International), has announced the start of a collaboration with Mammoet United Arab Emirates as part of a newly signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two organisations. OFCO, will work closely with the heavy lift and transport specialist to …

Increased demand for mobile cranes from India

According to one of the world’s biggest machinery and heavy equipment auctioneers, Ritchie Bros, India is emerging as an important buyer market for used Middle Eastern mobile cranes and heavy lifting equipment.  In 2020, Ritchie Bros. Middle East experienced a gradual increase in demand from Indian buyers at its Online Timed Auctions, with sales of …

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 …

Dachser Air & Sea Logistics makes changes in regional management

Dachser Air & Sea Logistics (ASL) has reorganized the management of its business units in the Europe, Middle East & Africa (EMEA) and Americas regions. The position of Managing Director ASL EMEA has been assumed by Dr. Tobias Burger, who is already responsible for the strategic development of the business field Air & Sea Logistics …

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 …