Monday 8 February 2016

Emirates SkyCargo wins top logistics award

Emirates SkyCargo has been named 'International Air Cargo Carrier of the Year' at the Economic Times Logistics’ Awards in India.    Organised by The Economic Times, a leading financial daily in India, the awards aim to recognise excellence in


Bin Sulayem gets DP World group CEO role too

DP World, a global operator of shipping terminals, has appointed Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem as group chairman and chief executive officer with immediate effect. He has been chairman of DP World since May 2007 and has overseen DP World's expansion, including the acquisitions of


Sapin takes the green route

Sapin, the Dammam-based producer of metal and plastic packaging products, has gained membership of an environmental partnership to highlight the need for manufacturing companies to focus on green practices and sustainability for the common good. The company, which has three plant


Safid looks ahead with optimism

Engineered air solutions provider Safid is undeterred by a drop in output and sales and believes new plants it is building will be in time for a recovery in markets it expects to happen before long. “We’re optimistic and we’re confident the economic situation in


DP World volume grows 3pc in 2015

DP World Limited handled 61.7 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals during 2015, with gross container volumes growing by 3 per cent on reported basis and 2.4 per cent on a like-for-like  basis.   Growth in 2015 was


Peugeot to pay Iran $446m in damages

French car-maker PSA Peugeot Citroen will pay Iran over 400 million euros ($446 million) in compensation for losses after it quit the country due to sanctions, the managing director of the country's largest carmaker said. Peugeot, the biggest-selling European carmaker in pre-


Al Ajab to expand output capacity

Steel galvanising specialists Al Ajab Group is set for a sizable hike in production capacity, foreseeing contracts from high-profile industrial and infrastructure projects involving bulk quality steel, the company said. A new facility it is building in Dammam will be equipped wit


Almajdouie stays steady in changing times

Almajdouie Logistics has said higher fuel costs will eat into margins but that the company will leverage its expertise and assets to fulfil its commitments. The Dammam-based company, which celebrated its golden jubilee in 2015, has some of the largest transportation fleets in the


Alba promotes four as new managers

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), a leading aluminium smelter in the world, has announced the appointment of four new managers in key departments of the company. The new managers, who all have been promoted from within the company, are: Nezar Hameed Ali - manager, operation support servi


GIF to provide insights into careers in industrial sector

Gulf Industry Fair (GIF) 2016, to be held in Bahrain this week, will offer Bahrain’s future working population insights into careers in the industrial sector. GIF will run from the February 9 to 11 at the Bahrain International Exhibition and Convention Centre under the patr

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