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 …

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. …

New GAC office in Hamriyah Free Zone, UAE

GAC Sharjah, UAE, has opened a new office in the Hamriyah Free Zone as part of its ongoing expansion strategy. The new branch provides a range of integrated shipping, logistics as well as warehousing services and complements established operations at Sharjah’s airport and port, which also cover Ajman and Khorfakkan Rajesh Moorjani, General Manager of …

Delta Gulf’s first Demag AC 250-5 all terrain crane

The Abu Dhabi-based crane service provider Delta Gulf took delivery of its first Demag AC 250-5 all terrain crane. The new addition to the fleet was handed over by Regional Demag Sales Manager Sahil Shaikh. One of the main advantages for Delta Gulf is the crane’s compactness that is advantageous for projects in the booming …

New contract between Bolloré Logistics and CFM

Bolloré Logistics India wins a contract for aircraft engine transportation including customs clearance documentation with CFM Aircraft Engine Support South Asia Private Limited. The contract was signed between Mr. Karthigeyan Ramaswamy Managing Director, CFM Aircraft Engine Support South Asia Pvt Ltd and Mr. Philippe Lortal CEO Middle East and South Asia at Bolloré Logistics at …

Al Faris uses Enerpac SBL900 gantry system

One of the leading Middle Eastern heavy lifting company, Al Faris Group, has been recently contracted to provide complete logistics from loading to the transportation of over-sized oil refinery equipment from Jafza Port, Dubai to storage at Dubai World Centre, UAE. This involved 12 axle heavy transport vehicles as well as self-propelled modular transporters (PST/SL-E …

AMCS technologies on a construction site in Abu Dhabi

AMCS technologies DCS 60 anti collision and zoning system equips twenty tower cranes participating in the Las Island project in Abu Dhabi, UAE. Among the twenty machines, there are sixteen Potain MCT205, two MC175 and two Raimondi MRT294. The DCS 60 operates in real time and in 3-dimensions to calculate the distances between each crane …

Saipem wins two drilling contracts worth over $ 160 million

The Italian oil company Saipem has won two drilling contracts in Romania and the United Arab Emirates for a total value of $ 160 million. The first contract concerns the drilling of a well in Romania’s Black Sea waters. Works will be executed by the semi-submersible rig Scarabeo 9. It will begin during the fourth …

VD Gulf serves its first Boeing 777

After announcing the extension of its services, VD Gulf, a subsidiary of Volga-Dnepr in the United Arab Emirates has just welcomed its first Boeing 777 customer for MRO services (Maintenance, Repair & Operations). VD Gulf is the largest Middle East MRO provider with its 22,000 sq.m. fully equipped hangar to serve large aircrafts in the …