Regional News
September 2021

Offshore Support and Logistics Services Company (Ofco – Offshore International), Abu Dhabi Ports’ marine services arm, has announced the acquisition of seven support vessels as part of its offshore marine services fleet.






September 2021

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) transported 5,734,244 riders across its marine transport during the first half of this year, compared to 4,694,870 riders during the same period last year, a report said. The figure reflects a 20.






September 2021

The newly independent company, Pearl Polyurethane Systems, a leading system house covering the Middle East and North Africa, plans to double its size and expand internationally over the coming five years.






September 2021

Gulf Cryo, one of the leading providers of industrial gas solutions, has received a Supply Achievement Award from Hyundai Engineering Co for its supply of Liquid Nitrogen (LIN) at the world’s largest Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) terminal in Al Zour, Kuwait.






September 2021

Himalaya Wellness, a world-leading producer of over 300 herbal products, signed an agreement to build an AED120 million ($32.6 million) state-of-the-art herbal pharmaceutical plant in Dubai Industrial City, a major manufacturing and logistics hub.






September 2021

The UAE is emerging as a growing investor in India’s textiles sector even as India steps up its efforts to quadruple the exports of handloom textiles in the next three years, according to a Wam report. The Ministry of Textiles set up a high-level, eight-member, experts’ committee to double the production of handlooms and boost exports.






September 2021

In line with Dubai’s vision of Clean Environment and Zero Waste by 2050, Sharaf Group has announced its plans to build a state-of-the-art ‘used lead acid battery’ (ULAB) recycling facility, built on a 250,000 sq ft area in Dubai Industrial City.






September 2021

Oman’s National Detergent Company (NDC) has achieved Reach certification by The European Community Regulation Standards Authority for its range of OmSurf brand of chemical products.






September 2021

National Investments Company (NIC) has invested in Pipe Technologies (Pipe), a US-based fintech company, valued at $2 billion and recognised as the world’s first trading platform for recurring revenues.






September 2021

Leading global engineering conglomerate thyssenkrupp said it has secured a contract from Emirati company Helios to perform a technical study for a new green hydrogen and green ammonia project in Abu Dhabi.






September 2021

Oman’s ports achieved growth in several commercial operations and volumes of direct import during the first half (H1) of 2021, handling 2.5 million containers (TEUs) as well as 28.8 million tonnes of general cargo, local media reported.






September 2021

The Port of Sohar stepped up its capacity by 14 per cent (18 million tons) during the second quarter of this year, compared to the corresponding period last year, a media report said. The volume of liquid commodities rose by 13 per cent to 4.5 million metric tonnes, while dry goods volume went up by 12 per cent to 10.






September 2021

Swisslog names new General Manager for Middle East Leading automation expert, Swisslog announced the appointment of David Dronfield as the new General Manager for its Middle Eastern operations.






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