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Moving towards green hydrogen hub

Early this year in April, as Sohar Port & Freezone, a deep-sea port and freezone in the Sultanate of Oman, signed an agreement with Hydrogen Rise and Jindal Shadeed Iron & Steel to evaluate the development of the first green hydrogen plant at Sohar, it set the ball rolling to move towards creating the first green hydrogen hub in Oman. As the three...

New CEO to take over the reins at Sohar Port

Effective 1 July 2022, there will be a change of guard at Sohar Port. Emile Hoogsteden will succeed ...

Sohar FZ boosts growth with new incentives

Oman's Sohar Freezone has introduced new incentives including licences at half the cost to help ...





Shipping firms ‘must pay close attention to cost of bunkering’

For ship owners, choosing where and when to bunker can have a significant impact on the total cost of bunkering. When calculating their cost, vessel operators must factor in the journey time and expense for sailing to a bunker hub, waiting times for a berth, fuel price, war risk premium for areas of volatility etc, says Oman Oil Marketing Company (OOMCO),...

Tackling the challenge of maritime talent

Global supply chains, security, sustainability agenda and digitalisation have become critical parts ...

Driving gender diversity in maritime through data

Gender diversity in maritime is extremely fragmented by sector, according to data from the newly- pu ...

Arab world celebrates women in maritime

In line with the International Maritime Organisation’s (IMO) efforts to empower women in the m ...





Jotun’s new tool forecasts carbon intensity of vessel ops

As ship owners rush to comply with Energy Efficiency Existing Ship Index (EEXI) requirements, Jotun, the Norwegian hull coatings manufacturer, said misguided decisions on “low friction” hull coatings can have far reaching consequences. Jotun has created a tool to calculate the Carbon Intensity Indicator (CII) of individual vessels and project...

Jazeera Paints to start online sales in the UAE

Jazeera Paints, the leading company in the field of paints and construction solutions in the Middle ...

Belgian group Acotec launches revolutionary coating solution

Aotec, a Belgium-based industrial coating company with a major global presence, has launched its rev ...

BMW Group uses sustainable coatings made from bio-waste

The BMW Group is using innovative technologies in its efforts to improve sustainability and taking a ...





Worldsteel forecasts higher demand, warns of volatility

Even as the global steel demand is set to grow marginally this year, forecasts for steel trade in 2023 is seen positively better – although the war in Ukraine creates a high degree of uncertainty. Industry body the World Steel Association’s (worldsteel) Short Range Outlook (SRO) for 2022 and 2023, forecasts that steel demand will grow by 0.4...

UAE to lead recovery in the GCC

While the recovery in steel demand in the GCC countries lagged behind other regions in 2021, GCC ste ...

PCI coal in steelmaking ‘can give way to green hydrogen’

Steel-making companies are exploring replacing Russian and Australia’s increasingly expensive ...

`Carbon emissions’ to drop nearly 1/3 by 2050

Carbon dioxide emissions from the world’s steel sector will fall 30 per cent by 2050 compared ...

Bosch to invest $522m to make electrolyser components

When it comes to green hydrogen, Bosch is stepping on the gas: in the interest of effective climate ...





How can MEA healthcare providers harness power of AI?

For the Middle East and African (MEA) healthcare sector, the experience of the last two years has changed priorities, attitudes and urgency when it comes to embracing digital transformation. For many providers the conversation has changed from talking about Artificial Intelligence (AI) implementation, to taking concrete steps for making it happen. More...

Nokia expands industrial-grade private wireless with Wi-Fi

Nokia has launched Nokia DAC Wi-Fi to offer more flexibility for industries connecting assets as par ...

Some firms `dumping cybersecurity solutions’

A new report has revealed that 20 per cent of industrial businesses in the Meta (Middle East, Turkey ...





Innovative post processing of 3D printed components

Photopolymer resins permit the high-quality printing of a large variety of precision functional components, design objects with extremely fine structures and the most complex prototypes. Manufacturers have difficulties fulfilling the industrial standards for the post processing of 3D printed components. The removal of support structures is in many cases...

LMI launches smart 3D line confocal sensors

LMI Technologies (LMI), a leading developer of 3D scanning and inspection solutions, has released it ...

Metso Outotec introduces Sense series

In a bid to optimise the mining operations, Metso Outotec intelligent instruments has launched more ...

ATRC hosts seminar on additive manufacturing

An in-person seminar on ‘Additive Manufacturing the Future’ provided insights into state ...





Xylem unveils smart wastewater treatment solution

Xylem, a leading water technology company committed to solving critical water and infrastructure challenges with innovation, has announced the launch of its new smart wastewater treatment solution, Xylem Edge Control, that will help customers cut operating costs and reduce energy use by 25 per cent. Wastewater utilities can now achieve compliance targets...





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UAE launches new industrial era in Mena

The UAE is launching a new industrial era based on advanced technology, employing resources and capabilities, strengthening international and regional partnerships, and pushing efforts to build an advanced and competitive Middle Eastern industrial fortress, through the signing of the “Industrial partnership for Sustainable Economic Growth” with...

UAE signs sustainable global deal with WEF

The UAE government and the World Economic Forum (WEF) (Davos 2022) signed a sustainable global strat ...

EGA, GE sign deal to upgrade gas turbines

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), the largest industrial company in the UAE outside oil and gas, and ...

GPCA welcomes EU move on GCC partnership

The Gulf Petrochemicals and Chemicals Association (GPCA) has welcomed the EU’s announcement to ...

Alba awards EPC contract for new block

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), the world’s largest aluminium smelter ex-China, has awarded a full t ...





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