Monday 25 September 2017

World Green Economy Summit to highlight role of innovation

The fourth World Green Economy Summit (WGES) 2017 in Dubai next month will highlight the role of innovation and technology in the transformation towards the green economy. The event will be held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and P


Global air freight tonnage grows 11.8pc

The annual growth in air freight tonne kilometres (FTKs) accelerated to 11.8 per cent in the three months ended July, its fastest pace since late-2010, an International Air Transport Association (Iata) report said.   Airline heads of cargo remain positive about


DP World, IGY Marinas to build superyacht complex in France

Dubai-based global marine terminal operator DP World said one of its units P&O Marinas, has joined hands with top marina operator and developer IGY Marinas to build a major superyacht marina project in Sète (also called the “Little Venice” of France). Once


Serta launches new sleep system at The Hotel Show

Dubai Furniture Manufacturing Company (DFMC), a market leader in premium mattress segment in the Middle East, will launch Serta’s iComfort sleep systems at The Hotel Show, a leading hospitality event in the region. From September 18 to 20, Serta will showcase the iComfort r


DMCC signs strategic deal to boost China ties

Dubai Multi Commodity Centre (DMCC) has signed a partnership agreement with the Xi'an International Trade and Logistic Park at the Xian Dubai Free Trade Zone Economic Cooperation Conference 2017 in China. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) sets out to open doors for busine


Bahrain showcases facilities at Seatrade Europe

A delegation from the Bahrain Tourism and Exhibition Authority (BTEA) took part in the ‘Seatrade Europe’ exhibition held in Germany recently. The event, from September 6 to 8, was also attended by representatives from the Economic Development Board, At Bahrain, Mathias Tour


140 industry leaders for Gulf Glass

A total of 140 leading stakeholders in the glass industry are set to convene at the upcoming Gulf Glass, a leading industry event, in Dubai, UAE. The event runs from September 25 to 27 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The event will focus on finished products, glas


150 manufacturers to take part in Dubai motor show

The world’s leading automotive industry players are gearing up for the Dubai International Motor Show 2017 in November as they look to leverage the Middle East’s enduring affinity with all things motoring and drive increased regional sales. This year’s Dubai Int


OBS Group, Legendre set up Dubai-based logistics JV

OBS Group, a diversified group based in Dubai, and France-based Legendre Transport & Logistic Group have announced the launch of a new joint venture to tap into the opportunities in the logistics market across the GCC. The new company, Legendre-BinSulaiman, is headquartered i


Siemens Gamesa to deliver D8 wind turbines to French projects

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, through its fully owned subsidiary Adwen France SAS, plans to deliver its 8 MW offshore wind turbine, the D8, for two projects off the French coast for a total of almost 1 GW. The direct drive wind turbine will replace Adwen’s AD8 model foll

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