Bolloré Logistics appoints new Business Development Manager for UAE

Bolloré Logistics named Azadeh OVEYSI as Business Development Manager for UAE. Based in Dubai reporting to Bolloré Logistics UAE Sales Director, Bircan SOGUTLU, Azadeh will be responsible for supporting the company’s strategy for growth in the Healthcare sector.  Azadeh was previously posted at DB Schenker as Vertical Market Manager for Healthcare. During her career, she …

Mammoet and OFCO’s integrated transport solutions

Specialized knowledge can be very beneficial, particularly in large and complicated projects, since experts in various specialties can provide valuable services. However, this often involves contracting various independent suppliers, each responsible for only their own part in the logistics chain. Excessive costs and delays can result from poor coordination and communication between these specialists. Project …

Mugharraq Port Recognised as an International Port Facility

Mugharraq Port, located in the Al Dhafra Region, has been recognised as an international port facility. Issued under the provisions of the International Code for the Security of Ships and of Port Facilities (ISPS Code) by the UAE’s Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure. With the new certification, Mugharraq Port can now receive international and local vessels …

Abu Dhabi’s Construction and Building Material Sector growing

AD Ports Group today announced that the number of licences issued in the construction and building material sector in its Industrial Cities & Free Zone Cluster has reached 281, occupying a land area of 12,765,938 square metres, in August 2021. A key sector of the UAE’s economy, the total market size of the construction sector …

MYCRANE set to launch in four more countries

MYCRANE has appointed four new franchisees, expanding the digital platform for the search and selection of cranes. The appointments, confirmed during The Big 5 construction trade show held in Dubai, marked the launch of MYCRANE operations in the key markets of the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, and the opening of MYCRANE offices …

CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal and Khalifa Port implement region’s first autonomous port truck system

CSP Abu Dhabi container terminal, the first greenfield project of Cosco Shipping Ports Limited (CSP) operating within Abu Dhabi Ports’ flagship deep-water port Khalifa Port, has announced its terminal will be the first in the Middle East to implement an autonomous port truck system. Following a two-month trial period, a total of six electric Q-Trucks …

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 …

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 …

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,” …