In Brief

January, 2016

UASC selects Deutsche Bank 

DUBAI-based United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) has selected Deutsche Bank to provide advanced cash management solutions in 18 countries across Europe.

UASC is among the largest Middle East shipping lines with 185 offices. The carrier currently operates more than 60 container vessels, including the world’s greenest ultra-large container vessel.

Michael Spiegel, head of trade finance and cash management corporates, Deutsche Bank, said: “We are proud to be selected by UASC as it further reflects our expertise in providing global cash management solutions to our unique client base.”


Agility wins 3PL award

AGILITY has won the Third-Party Logistics Company Award at the 2015 Automotive Supply Chain Global Awards.

It recognises the company for its work to give a global automaker better visibility, faster transit times and improved parts flow at multiple locations.

Mohammed Esa, senior vice president, global business development, Agility Global Integrated Logistics, said: “This prestigious award is a strong testament to our capabilities. Automotive manufacturers operate highly complex supply chains of raw materials and parts to keep their production running.”

Agility is based in Kuwait.

Gulftainer honoured

GULFTAINER, a UAE-based terminal operating and logistics company, said that it was honoured at the Lloyd’s List Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards 2015.

The company, among six other finalists from the region, was given the “Port Operator Award” sponsored by Fichte & Co for maintaining the highest standards of operational efficiency and customer service throughout the year while facing a difficult business environment in the various markets it operates in.


Topaz scoops two awards

TOPAZ Energy and Marine, an offshore support vessel company, has scooped two awards at this year’s Lloyd’s List Middle East and Indian Subcontinent Awards in the categories of “Offshore and Energy” and “Maritime Services”.

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