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 …

BP sells its oil assets in Egypt

BP has announced the sell of its interests in Gulf of Suez oil concessions in Egypt to Dubai-based Dragon Oil, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC). The deal, which is subject to the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources’ approval, is expected to complete during the second half of 2019 …

Four new Raimondi LR213 cranes for Dubai

Nurol Construction Co, part of the Nurol Group, has recently received four new Raimondi LR213 luffing jib cranes in Dubai. They will be used on a construction project of 27 residential towers overlooking the Arabian Gulf whose completion is planned for August 2021. Three teams were mobilized to carry out the offloading, assembly and installation …

Sarens performs tandem lift at the Al Bayt Stadium in Quatar

To be able to assemble the retractable roof of the Al Bayt football stadium in Quatar, Sarens, on behalf of the Italian construction company CIMOLAI, performed the lifting of this various elements using two crawler cranes. The two machines were a Demag CC6800 crawler crane rigged in SWSL 78/84 configuration with 450t of superlift and …

Engie acquires all shares of Cofely BESIX Facility Management

The Engie Group, active in the energy sector, has acquired all shares of Cofely BESIX Facility Management (CBFM), a leading provider of customer solutions and energy services in the Middle East. With nearly 2,000 employees in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Oman, the CBFM, created in 2008 through a partnership between Engie and the …

Two Raimondi luffing jib cranes in action at the Abu Dhabi Corniche

Nurol Construction Co., part of the Nurol Group of Companies uses two Raimondi luffers on the Corniche Tower jobsite in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates. The two machines are the Raimondi LR165, part of Nurol’s existing fleet, with a 55m jib length and a HUH (Height Under Hook) of 45m that will be climbed …