Eastern Province
May 2013

Sadara Chemical Company, a joint venture developed by Saudi Aramco and The Dow Chemical Company, has outsourced its packaging centre activity for solids and liquids handling to Almajdouie De Rijke Co Ltd (MdR). The agreement was signed in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, between Ziad S Al Labban, CEO, Sadara, and Abdullah A Al Majdouie, chairman of MdR.






May 2013

ATEEQUR Rahman, general Manager, Almajdouie De Rijke (MdR), touched on the significance of the biggest deal his firm has won following the signing of the logistics contract with Sadara Chemical Company.






May 2013

Almajdouie Logistics has signed a contract with Mitsubishi Heavy industries (MHI) for handling cargo meant for Phase 2 of the Rabigh IWSPP, the independent water, steam and power project for the largest petrochemical complex in the Gulf. The project begins in May 2013 and the expected completion date is December 2014.






May 2013

Global Pipe Company (GPC), which recently commenced commercial production in Jubail, is one of the latest success stories of the Saudi British Economic Offset Programme (SBEOP).






May 2013

Alaa for Industry (AFI) has announced it is partnering with international specialist manufacturers and suppliers for a share in railway projects in the Middle East, particularly Saudi Arabia. It says its business development director Erik Van Der Ende has been working on strategic alliances for gaining railway business in the next two years.






May 2013

ALAA for Industry (AFI) is expanding its fabrication facilities to provide more space for fabricating industrial vacuum loaders, vacuum and jetting tankers, lubrication trucks, containers and other equipment. The expansion is in keeping with the Saudi objective to manufacture locally and will be completed in the third quarter, the company said.






May 2013

Liebherr container cranes will deliver six rail mounted gantry (RMG) cranes to Jubail Commercial Port in Saudi Arabia. The cranes have a span of 43 m and can span 14 containers wide and stack one over six containers high. They have a wide leg and narrow leg outreach of 17.5 m and 16.5 m respectively, giving a total bridge length of 77 m.






May 2013

A SENIOR official of Jubail Commercial Port (JCP) has highlighted progress at the port and ongoing projects but says greater financial and administrative independence will help it achieve more progress.






May 2013

Sipchem Marketing Company (SMC), an affiliate of the Saudi International Petrochemical Company (Sipchem), took another important step forward to strengthen its global petrochemical marketing and service delivery when it formally opened its office in Singapore.






May 2013

Saudi-based Petrochemical Conversion Company (PCC) has announced the successful transportation of four process modules to the Port of Jubail for the company’s new world-scale nylon 6,6 plant in Jubail which is set to open later this year.






May 2013

KENTZ Engineering International Limited (KEIL), alongside its partners Ali Khudair Al Harbi and Ahmed Omar Radi Engineering Consultancy (RGC), has been awarded a further technical services contract by the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu.






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