Maritime Industries
June 2019

The success story of King Abdulaziz Port, the largest Saudi port on the Arabian Gulf, dates back to over four decades. Today, the  comprehensive port is pioneering major industrial and economic developments.






June 2019

National Shipping Company of Saudi Arabia (Bahri), a global leader in logistics and transportation, has announced the expansion of its market presence in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region’s maritime industry.






June 2019

Bahri highlighted the benefits of an inclusive workforce bringing to focus the under-representation of women in in the maritime sector at a major conference in London. Highlighting its commitment to continue playing a role in promoting a diverse and inclusive maritime sector, Bahri participated in the 13th Annual Maritime HR Conference in London.






June 2019

Abu Dhabi Ports has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Dell Technologies that will see the organisations combine their expertise in maritime and IT to develop technology-based concepts, solutions and services specifically for the maritime industry.






June 2019

The total value of the UAE’s logistics and distribution sectors have grown to Dh76.78 billion ($20.90 billion) in 2017 and represent about 5.4 per cent of the Dh1.42 trillion ($386.5 billion) economy, according to the Annual Economic Report 2018, published by the UAE Ministry of Economy. These two sectors are growing at 7.






June 2019

GAC Dubai, a leading provider of shipping, logistics and marine services, was named ‘Breakbulk Operator of the Year’ at the Logistics Middle East Awards, held last month in Dubai, UAE. The awards recognise and reward supply chain and logistics excellence throughout the Middle East.






June 2019

Dubai-based CargoGulf has established its first presence in the Belgian market by appointing Burger Liner Agencies, part of the Royal Burger Group, as its liner service agent in Antwerp. CargoGulf is a global NVOCC (Non Vessel Common Carrier) operator providing consolidation services across Europe, the Americas, Middle East and Asia.






June 2019

Topaz Energy and Marine, a leading offshore marine logistics company, has placed an order with Baker Hughes, a GE company, to deploy BHGE’s lubricant condition monitoring system, VitalyX, on its fleet of vessels.






June 2019

UAE-based Grandweld Shipyards recently announced the launch of its sixth pilot boat for Kuwait Oil Company (KOC). As per a contract signed in May 2017, the “Meskan” is the final boat of 10 – four crew transport boats and six pilot boats – that Grandweld was required to build for KOC’s fleet, said a statement.






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