Arabian Industry - Supply Chain Guide to Middle East industry news and tenders. Includes Construction, Hospitality, Aviation, Technology, Oil, Gas, Travel, Supply Chain, Utilities, Comms, and Petrochemicals information as well as live market data. Gulf business events, information, photos and data for Saudi, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain and more. Thu, 17 Jan 2019 05:23:05 +0400 Arabian Industry - Supply Chain 144 16 en ITP Digital Ltd. 2019 (webmaster) Thu, 17 Jan 2019 05:23:05 +0400 20 Kuehne + Nagel speaks out amid UK’s Brexit chaos Kuehne + Nagel says it has contingencies in place to ensure the smooth flow of goods, but called on UK law makers to avoid a 'hard Brexit' News | Supply Chain Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:24:19 +0400 New CEO of DHL Express says logistics giant will be focusing on digitalisation DHL Express aims to capitalise on developments in global trade in the coming years with its unparalleled network in 220 countries and territories, says Pearson. News | Supply Chain Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:19:35 +0400 Logistics provider United Stars contracted by SABIC to transport liquid chemicals Currently, United Stars has 40 road tankers for the SABIC contract and will add 40 more units by the end of the first quarter in 2019. News | Supply Chain Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:14:01 +0400 Synlait selects Cimcorp for automated order picking system Cimcorp, a manufacturer and integrator of turnkey robotic order fulfillment and tire-handling solutions, will install its MultiPick materials handling solution for Synlait Milk at its new liquid milk production facility in Dunsande News | Supply Chain Wed, 16 Jan 2019 10:09:27 +0400 Emirates and Etihad forced to abort flights, suffer technical issues on same day An Etihad flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Manchester, while on the same day an Emirates flight damaged its brakes to avoid a collision during take off. News | Supply Chain Tue, 15 Jan 2019 03:44:34 +0400 Etihad Cargo first GCC carrier to get CEIV certification in pharma logistics The airline is one of only 16 carriers globally to hold this certification News | Supply Chain Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:07:10 +0400 Duqm Airport opens with 9,958sqm air cargo terminal The new Duqm Airport has been opened by the Ministry of Transport and Communications (MoTC) in Oman, providing the breakbulk hub with an air cargo terminal to support Duqm Port &amp; Freezone. News | Supply Chain Tue, 15 Jan 2019 11:01:34 +0400 DP World acquires port operator handling two Chilean ports The move marks a continuation of DP World&rsquo;s global expansion, with South America becoming an increasingly important region for the global port operator. News | Supply Chain Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:56:54 +0400 All but one passenger killed as cargo plane crashes in Iran The Boeing 707 aircraft, carrying meat products from the Kyrgyz capital, Bishkek, was attempting to land at Fath airport in Karaj, 40km (25 miles) west of Tehran. News | Supply Chain Tue, 15 Jan 2019 10:52:36 +0400 Mark Hellmann appointed CEO of Hellmann global partner network He succeeds Michael Claus, who Hellmann says has successfully built and expanded the network globally over the past 30 years and retired at the end of last year. News | Supply Chain Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:22:42 +0400 Oman Air Cargo goes live with CHAMP’s Traxon cargoHUB The cargo arm of Oman&rsquo;s national airline has gone live with CHAMP&rsquo;s Traxon cargoHUB solution after adopting the International Air Transport Association&rsquo;s (IATA) electronic air waybill (e-AWB) standard. News | Supply Chain Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:20:10 +0400 DP World Southampton gets new Hyster empty container handlers The container handlers can tandem lift two empty 40ft containers and stack higher than the terminal&rsquo;s current machines. News | Supply Chain Mon, 14 Jan 2019 12:16:27 +0400 Emirates SkyCargo launches new air freight service to South America Emirates SkyCargo has announced that it will be launching freighter services to Bogota, Colombia News | Supply Chain Sun, 13 Jan 2019 10:01:55 +0400 Aramex acquires Saudi TAL for US$80mn Bashar Obeid, Chief Executive Officer of Aramex, said the acquisition would support the logistics company&rsquo;s growth ambitions in Saudi Arabia. News | Supply Chain Sun, 13 Jan 2019 09:58:09 +0400 DP World acquires 71.3% stake in Chilean port and logistics operator Pulogsa operates a long-term concession for Puerto Central (PCE) in San Antonio, in Chile's Central Region V as well as owning and operating Puerto Lirquen (PLQ) in Chile's Southern Region News | Supply Chain Sun, 13 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0400 Agility opens regional logistics and distribution hub in Bahrain The new facility, which has storage capacity of 17,000 pallet positions, represents a US $10 million investment by Agility. It follows expansion of the company&rsquo;s overland fleet in Bahrain to support its regional operations. News | Supply Chain Thu, 10 Jan 2019 04:53:55 +0400 Middle East air cargo capacity outgrew demand in November Middle Eastern airlines' freight volumes expanded 1.7% in November compared to the same period a year earlier. News | Supply Chain Wed, 09 Jan 2019 06:52:22 +0400 Brexit customs delay fears driving demand for short-term rental forklifts MHE end users are turning to rental solutions to plug the gap as the UK hurtles toward a hard Brexit. News | Supply Chain Wed, 09 Jan 2019 06:49:19 +0400 Breakbulk Middle East 2019 reinforces the collaboration between UAE and Saudi Arabia BBME 2019 will play a vital role in assisting UAE and Saudi Arabia further in strengthening the &lsquo;Strategy of Resolve&rsquo; and carrying out fundamental transformations from a dependence on natural resources to more diversified and viable economies. News | Supply Chain Wed, 09 Jan 2019 06:40:02 +0400 UAE's logistics and warehouse space to grow in 2019, says CBRE Current low supply will likely grow in line with rising online shopping and same-day delivery, according to Nicholas Maclean News | Supply Chain Wed, 09 Jan 2019 12:35:41 +0400 Video: Emirates A380 makes dramatic landing in severe crosswind In the video, the world&rsquo;s largest passenger airplane can been seen overcoming the crosswinds and severe rain to land when other aircraft had to abort. News | Supply Chain Wed, 09 Jan 2019 12:33:33 +0400 Gulftainer launches rapid sea cargo clearance service in UAE Port operator claims new service offers fastest transit times and lowest service costs for delivery north of Al Barsha, as well as end-to-end connectivity across UAE News | Supply Chain Wed, 09 Jan 2019 12:29:29 +0400 Video: Another yacht sinks in Dubai The boat sank off Jumeirah Beach Residence, but was prevented from becoming completely submerged by two inflatable booms. News | Supply Chain Wed, 09 Jan 2019 12:23:30 +0400 Gulftainer appoints Fred Castonguay new group COO Over nearly 25 years, Fred Castonguay has held several international positions in terminal operations. News | Supply Chain Mon, 07 Jan 2019 10:34:30 +0400 Saudi Arabia’s maritime sector to get US $8.8-billion boost from government The country is on an aggressive growth and diversification path, with substantial government spending expected to catalyse its &lsquo;Vision 2030&rsquo; goals and drive sustainable growth and development. News | Supply Chain Mon, 07 Jan 2019 10:30:15 +0400 Passenger plane crash deaths soared by 3,700% in 2018 There were four major aviation incidents in 2018. News | Supply Chain Mon, 07 Jan 2019 10:26:58 +0400 Reem Mall to host Abu Dhabi’s largest Sharaf DG store Reem Mall, Abu Dhabi's new up and coming retail destination, is set to become home of the largest Sharaf DG store in the capital News | Supply Chain Mon, 07 Jan 2019 10:00:00 +0400 2nd Saudi Maritime Congress to be held in March The Saudi Maritime Congress will provide an ideal platform for discussing the future direction of maritime and logistics policy in the kingdom News | Supply Chain Mon, 07 Jan 2019 09:00:00 +0400 Shaker Group expands production capacity in partnership with LG The new production facility, located in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, will manufacture high performance Multi Fan Air Handling Units (AHU) News | Supply Chain Sun, 06 Jan 2019 10:35:35 +0400 Disabled pilot that won hearts in UAE dies in 'inexplicable' plane crash Mike Lomberg, 60, a former South African Air Force pilot passed through Dubai World Central last month to great fanfare and made international headlines with his record-breaking flight. News | Supply Chain Sun, 06 Jan 2019 10:31:27 +0400 Saudia Cargo carries 60 tons of equipment for Janadriyah festival Saudia Cargo shipped 60 tons of equipment, tools, screens, and cables from Ch&acirc;lons Vatry International Airport, France to King Khalid International Airport in Riyadh aboard a B747-400F Aircraft. News | Supply Chain Sun, 06 Jan 2019 10:28:58 +0400 Wild Water Group signs logistics alliance agreement with GAC Under the alliance agreement, from this month, GAC will provide a range of freight forwarding services and draw on its international reach, resources and experience to help the Wild Water Group pursue international import and export opportunities for its customers. News | Supply Chain Sun, 06 Jan 2019 10:24:27 +0400 MSC confirms crew members kidnapped in pirate attack The 2,700 TEU ship was under way in the Gulf of Guinea on Wednesday when the attack occurred. News | Supply Chain Sun, 06 Jan 2019 10:21:41 +0400 DP World establishes trade corridor between Jebel Ali and Syria The terminal operator says the new corridor will see close collaboration between customs authorities and logistics providers in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon to create a more efficient flow of goods to the war-torn country. News | Supply Chain Thu, 03 Jan 2019 12:20:40 +0400 Saudi's Haramain Railway considers increasing the number of daily trips from 8 to 30 The Haramain High Speed Railway currently operates eight daily trips between Makkah and Madinah via Jeddah and King Abdullah Economic City News | Supply Chain Thu, 03 Jan 2019 12:16:59 +0400 New technology and sustainability focus drove strategic expansion for DP World in 2018 The headline projects were the launch of DP World Cargospeed with Virgin Hyperloop One and the game-changing high bay storage system for containers at Jebel Ali. News | Supply Chain Wed, 02 Jan 2019 10:49:33 +0400 Rashid D Wellhead Platform completed by Drydocks World for offshore UAE During this project the yard has achieved over 700,000 LTI free man-hours. News | Supply Chain Wed, 02 Jan 2019 10:46:19 +0400 Emirates Post enhances postal services in time for P.O. Box renewals The most recent solution is offering MyHome services, available before exclusively to residents of a villa, which enabled mail delivery to one&rsquo;s home either once or twice a week &ndash; based on subscription package, is now available to residents living in apartments as well. News | Supply Chain Wed, 02 Jan 2019 10:43:13 +0400 Expo 2020 drives demand for breakbulk, bulk and project cargo DP World UAE region, which operates Jebel Ali Port, said its teams are prepared to meet the expected increase in demand for breakbulk and project cargo handling services in the run-up to Expo 2020 Dubai. News | Supply Chain Mon, 24 Dec 2018 10:38:04 +0400 ENOC extends RFID technology to DP World's fuel terminals More than 1,500 vehicles have been installed with RFID across three terminals. The RFID system will reduce fuelling time for DP World's fleet and enhance the efficiency of operations at DP World's container terminals. News | Supply Chain Mon, 24 Dec 2018 10:35:12 +0400 ALS Logistic Solutions & Goldhofer open Regional Logistics Center in Dubai In cooperation with ALS as its longstanding partner, Goldhofer is set to significantly strengthen its presence in the Middle East &amp; Africa region. News | Supply Chain Mon, 24 Dec 2018 10:31:06 +0400 DHL study reveals winning logistics strategies for the last mile With more than 600-million more people forecast to live in urban environments by 2030 and new technologies creating opportunities for both service enhancement and disruption, online retailers and their logistics partners are being challenged to embrace bold new approaches in order to survive and compete. News | Supply Chain Mon, 24 Dec 2018 09:20:06 +0400 Saudia Cargo extends its services to Calicut International Airport This additional capacity is being offering in bellyhold on the daily operation of Saudi Arabian Airlines passenger Airbus A330 flights, four flights from King Abdulaziz International Airport (KAIA) and three operating from King Khalid International Airport (KKIA). News | Supply Chain Mon, 24 Dec 2018 09:17:26 +0400 Pharmax opens AED125-million pharmaceutical plant in Dubai Science Park The AED125-million plant will have an annual production capacity of over 200 million tablet and capsule dosage forms, Madhukar Tanna, Chief Executive Officer of Pharmax, told Logistics Middle East. News | Supply Chain Sun, 23 Dec 2018 11:45:18 +0400 Video: Man narrowly escapes being hit by runaway freight train One man was killed when the trains eventually derailed further down the track, while three people in the impacted vehicles suffered injuries, according to Secretary of Municipal Public Security, Arturo Calvario Ram&iacute;rez. News | Supply Chain Sun, 23 Dec 2018 11:41:10 +0400 FedEx: E-commerce drives high expectations for holiday shipping There is a consensus among experts that e-commerce is a fundamental part of retail today, and an essential driving force for holiday retail-sales growth. News | Supply Chain Sun, 23 Dec 2018 11:37:28 +0400 Saudia Cargo brings the international Cirque du soleil to Riyadh Saudia Cargo&rsquo;s CEO, Omar Talal Hariri, said that the moment the company received the request from the client, they exerted every possible effort, considering all measures to ensure the safe transportation of shipment on time. News | Supply Chain Sun, 23 Dec 2018 11:33:31 +0400 Double bomb threats cause midair emergencies on either side of world On both planes, authorities described a &ldquo;threatening note&rdquo; having been found. News | Supply Chain Thu, 20 Dec 2018 11:25:06 +0400 Abu Dhabi Terminals and COSCO sign MoU on container trade The MoU promises to increase the cooperation between the two companies, directly benefitting the Abu Dhabi and UAE trade and supporting the Abu Dhabi Leadership vision 2030. News | Supply Chain Thu, 20 Dec 2018 11:22:32 +0400 Student campus mourns loss of robot in mystery food delivery fire Social media posts described the KiwiBot as a &ldquo;hero&rdquo; and &ldquo;legend&rdquo; that had delivered hundreds of take-outs to students across campus. News | Supply Chain Thu, 20 Dec 2018 11:18:11 +0400 Aramex to sell its 60% stake in JV with Australia Post for $20m The decision to sell came as a mutually agreed transaction that will allow both organizations to independently execute their strategic growth in the booming global e-commerce industry. News | Supply Chain Thu, 20 Dec 2018 11:15:42 +0400 SOUQ opens third UAE fulfilment centre ahead of Christmas rush The 23,000 square metre facility enables sellers to have a store and ship their products to different customers, the company, which was purchased by Amazon last year, said in a statement. News | Supply Chain Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:13:07 +0400 GAC to set up operations at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD) The new GAC Abu Dhabi facility, expected to be fully operational by January next year, will serve a wide range of sectors including oil and gas, manufacturing, construction, FMCG, household effects, and specialist equipment. News | Supply Chain Wed, 19 Dec 2018 01:09:59 +0400 Saudi airline flyadeal goes viral after announcing cargo passenger class The Saudi Arabian budget airline flyadeal has become a trending topic across social media after it announced plans to introduce cheap seating in its bellyhold space. News | Supply Chain Wed, 19 Dec 2018 11:16:56 +0400 DP World JV aims to transform the way containers are stored in Jebel Ali T4 A new and intelligent storing system will be applied for the first time ever at Jebel Ali Terminal 4, in time for the Dubai Expo 2020 world fair. News | Supply Chain Mon, 17 Dec 2018 06:00:32 +0400 Damen’s triple delivery for KSA's Murjan Al Sharq Marine Contracting For Damen, this marks the successful conclusion of a coordinated construction and delivery contract involving three shipyards in the Netherlands, China and the United Arab Emirates. News | Supply Chain Mon, 17 Dec 2018 05:58:39 +0400 Al Manama supermarket closures impact FMCG supply chain One 3PL alone is owed more than AED1.4-million by the group, and there are more than 40 suppliers alleging non-payment. News | Supply Chain Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:43:11 +0400 Swissport wins contract with Oman’s SalamAir for ground services and cargo handling The low-cost carrier currently flies to three domestic and eleven international destinations in nine countries from Muscat. News | Supply Chain Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:38:16 +0400 Aramex launches crowd-shipping solution Aramex Fleet in Saudi Arabia Saudi nationals are invited to join the Aramex Fleet platform through the official website: News | Supply Chain Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:25:53 +0400 Low cost carrier flydubai selects DAE for heavy maintenance on 737 fleet Joramco will perform up to 45 C-checks and EIS checks from January, 2019, it will also perform avionics and cabin modifications including broad band modifications. News | Supply Chain Mon, 17 Dec 2018 11:22:46 +0400 VIDEO: Mohamed Alabbar surprises customers as turns one Mohamed Alabbar, who is also the founder and chairman of Emaar Properties, surprises customers by delivering packages News | Supply Chain Sun, 16 Dec 2018 10:55:40 +0400 Australia’s new heat stress test may bring end to sheep exports to Middle East New draft rules on sheep exports from the Australian government could bring total end to livestock trade with Middle East. News | Supply Chain Sun, 16 Dec 2018 10:45:01 +0400 Agility plans to invest more than a billion in warehousing Agility is bullish on growth as e-com demand rises and it looks to emerging markets in Africa. News | Supply Chain Sun, 16 Dec 2018 10:36:15 +0400 Forvola drone maker breaks payload world record with megadrone Forvola&rsquo;s megadrone, with its 16 propellers, lifted a box full of FPT Industrial spare parts weighing 101 kg to a height of almost 1.5 meters for more than one minute and three seconds. News | Supply Chain Thu, 13 Dec 2018 09:45:20 +0400 KIZAD secures deal for US $100-million inland container depot and freight station Kizad to get inland container depot (ICD), a third-party container freight station (CSF) and other port-related services over the next five years News | Supply Chain Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:05:19 +0400 Etihad Cargo expands network with bellyhold capacity on new Barcelona route Combined with its daily Madrid service, launched in 2015, Etihad Cargo now offers 28 tons cargo capacity out of Spain via bellyhold on its 787 and A330 aircraft every day. News | Supply Chain Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:02:32 +0400 Tristar to ban non-reusable plastic in its shipping operations at SOHAR Port Plastic has been highlighted as one of the biggest environmental threats facing the world by the UN. News | Supply Chain Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:54:55 +0400 COSCO Shipping and Abu Dhabi Ports launch dedicated container terminal Chinese shipping giant COSCO and Abu Dhabi Ports have inaugurated the CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal at Khalifa Port, a dedicated container terminal for COSCO and its subsidiaries. News | Supply Chain Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:10:42 +0400 Kivnon AGVs take automation to the next level with WMS in Faurecia 26 rotational AGVs with lifting platforms share the workspace and interact with employees and robots in manufacturing plant for 6th largest international automotive parts manufacturer in the world. News | Supply Chain Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:04:16 +0400 Zomato issues statement on food tampering after divisive viral video According to Zomato, the video was filed in Madurai, in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. News | Supply Chain Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:27:12 +0400 Agility to invest US $100-million in ‘Shipa’ digital logistics platform Agility is investing US $100-million in its new digital arm as survey finds 78% of SMEs want to see their logistics move online. News | Supply Chain Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:12:10 +0400 Raj Subramaniam appointed as FedEx Express president and CEO FedEx Corp has announced that David L. Cunningham, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Express, will be replced by&nbsp;Raj Subramaniam, currently executive vice president, chief marketing and communications officer of FedEx Corporation<br /> News | Supply Chain Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:05:03 +0400 Airliner skids off tarmac after landing on ‘collapsible’ runway Flight 278 was landing at Burbank from Oakland and overshot the runway and crashed into the EMAS at the end of the tarmac. News | Supply Chain Mon, 10 Dec 2018 11:58:22 +0400 Major divide revealed in multimodal online search queries in UAE Trends during the last three years show a sharp contrast in local online search queries for the type of cargo transport sought, along with the related products and destinations for these shipments, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Kuwait. News | Supply Chain Sun, 09 Dec 2018 12:15:30 +0400 DP World closes acquisition of Unifeeder, boosting hinterland and multimodal ability DP World chairman says group's focus will remain on port operations, but Unifeeder purchase diversifies capabilities and customer options. News | Supply Chain Sun, 09 Dec 2018 12:08:58 +0400 Fourth direct shipping route between Oman and Iran opened The route between Iran&rsquo;s port city of Jask and the Omani port of Al Suwaiq, joins three others already in operation. News | Supply Chain Sun, 09 Dec 2018 12:06:37 +0400 Three trends that will disrupt the Middle East’s supply chain industry in 2019 As we approach 2019, Gautam Kumar, co-founder &amp; COO, FarEye, examine the four major supply chain and logistics trends that are going to impact businesses in the MEA region. News | Supply Chain Sun, 09 Dec 2018 12:01:35 +0400 DP World joins Global Shipping Business Network, to use blockchain technology to improve operations DP World has joined eight leading ocean carriers and terminal operators in forming a Global Shipping Business Network (GSBN), an open digital platform based on distributed ledger (blockchain) technology<br /> News | Supply Chain Thu, 06 Dec 2018 10:36:00 +0400 Chinese engineering firm wins Saudi shipyard construction contract The work assigned to PowerChina will cover an area of 4.5 km by 2.5 km and will be intended for the building of very large crude carriers (VLCCs), offshore drilling rigs, production platforms and other vessel types. News | Supply Chain Thu, 06 Dec 2018 10:31:44 +0400 Emirates, Etihad, flydubai and Air Arabia break flight formation record All four of the UAE&rsquo;s major airlines flew in formation over the country on December 2nd, 2018, to honour National Day, overcoming major logistics challenges in the process. News | Supply Chain Tue, 04 Dec 2018 11:06:27 +0400 KIZAD showcases KIZAD Construction City for ‘resilient’ market KIZAD Construction City is a dedicated cluster for the manufacture, import, storage and distribution of construction materials in the UAE. News | Supply Chain Tue, 04 Dec 2018 11:03:02 +0400 Kuehne + Nagel introduces single point of access for customers through myKN The myKN platform allows customers to explore, quote, book and track as well as manage shipments and user accounts entirely online in a comprehensive self-service portal. News | Supply Chain Tue, 04 Dec 2018 11:00:30 +0400 GEFCO and Almajdouie launch joint venture in automotive logistics The relationship between the two companies began in January 2018 when they partnered to provide finished vehicle logistics services to Almajdouie Auto (MMC), the importer of Hyundai in Saudi Arabia. News | Supply Chain Thu, 29 Nov 2018 12:05:53 +0400 Virgin Hyperloop to feature passenger pod simulation at Expo 2020 Virgin Hyperloop will feature pods that physically simulate how it would feel to ride a Virgin Hyperloop One system. News | Supply Chain Thu, 29 Nov 2018 11:00:10 +0400 Egypt prepares for citrus export rush into rest of Africa Transmar will be spearheading the export drive of lemons, limes, tangerines, grapefruits and especially oranges using containers from its home port of Adabiya ideally located on the Red Sea. News | Supply Chain Thu, 29 Nov 2018 10:56:16 +0400 Cosmetics e-commerce platform Golden Scent sets up shop in Dubai The platform has partnered with 3PLs and last mile operators in the country to handling its logistics News | Supply Chain Thu, 29 Nov 2018 10:52:45 +0400 Dhow capsizes in the waterfront area of Dubai's Deira Island; seven sailors rescued Dubai Police said in a statement that despite bad weather conditions, high sea waves and total darkness, teams of Dubai marine rescue and the Port Police Station carried out the successful rescue mission News | Supply Chain Tue, 27 Nov 2018 11:02:57 +0400 Dubai Police reports over 140 car crashes during four hours of rain The weather on Monday caused flooding on several key roads in the emirate and led to flight delays and some closed schools, it also caused a spike in car crashes, according to Dubai Police. News | Supply Chain Tue, 27 Nov 2018 09:07:30 +0400 Case Study: RSA seeks first-mover advantage with new Dubai South air cargo terminal RSA Global was one of the first 3PLs to establish operations in Dubai South back in 2009, and now it is one of the first air cargo specialists to establish a dedicated air freight terminal in the Aviation District. News | Supply Chain Tue, 27 Nov 2018 08:58:39 +0400 Chaos on Dubai roads as heavy morning rainfall lashed city Commuters driving in and out of Dubai faced heavy traffic after a number of main roads remained flooded with water. News | Supply Chain Mon, 26 Nov 2018 02:05:55 +0400 Saudi Arabia's King Salman lays foundation stone for Arar Port mega-project The port will be developed over an area of 1,666,771 square meters, almost the same size as the Principality of Monaco, with a total value of AED 254-million (US $69-million) News | Supply Chain Mon, 26 Nov 2018 12:57:27 +0400 DP World head office in Jebel Ali achieves carbon neutrality DP World&rsquo;s global headquarters in Jebel Ali is now carbon neutral with regards to its consumption, as a result of installing solar photovoltaic (PV) panels on the building&rsquo;s rooftop and car park. News | Supply Chain Mon, 26 Nov 2018 12:25:59 +0400 Breakbulk Middle East set to expand scope of event in 2019 Major topics for the fourth edition of the event include market drivers for project cargo; challenges faced by project forwarders; financing and management of project transport risk and who bears the burden of the risks involved. News | Supply Chain Mon, 26 Nov 2018 12:20:30 +0400 APL leverages Jebel Ali transhipment hub as it refines Asia-Gulf network APL said the refinements are aimed at providing wider market coverage and better connectivity between the Far East and the Middle East. News | Supply Chain Sun, 25 Nov 2018 09:58:12 +0400 SafeSTS Middle East completes five UAE ship-to-ship transfers for two oil majors The first two transfers took place at the company&rsquo;s Khor Fakkan C Anchorage, whilst the next three were at its Fujairah S Anchorage. News | Supply Chain Sun, 25 Nov 2018 09:55:21 +0400 GEODIS appoints global e-commerce VP as it renews focus on omnichannel By creating this position, the Group intends to strengthen its position in the booming e-commerce logistics sector in Europe and around the world by developing e-fulfillment infrastructure in warehouses, order management systems for cross border last mile &amp; customer service for end to end visibility. News | Supply Chain Sun, 25 Nov 2018 09:47:12 +0400 AW Rostamani Lifestyle builds most advanced retail supply chain in GCC with American Rag AW Rostamani Lifestyle is using its new American Rag store in Dubai Mall as a showcase for the future of omnichannel retail logistics, integrating e-com, in-store technology and automation to meet the needs of the millennial consumer. News | Supply Chain Thu, 22 Nov 2018 12:04:02 +0400 Gerab Group expands facilities in KIZAD through trio of projects Under the new agreements, Gerab Group will launch its presence in KIZAD and Khalifa Port through three projects. News | Supply Chain Thu, 22 Nov 2018 11:18:13 +0400 Albwardy Marine Engineering opens new shipbuilding and repair facility in Dubai Maritime City With this move, Albwardy Damen anticipates an increase in operations and is optimistic of opportunities to foster strong relations with new clients says Lars Seistrup, managing director, Albwardy Damen. News | Supply Chain Wed, 21 Nov 2018 10:40:09 +0400 Dubai South, Dubai Customs sign agreements to improve services in transport, aviation and logistics The agreements seek to strengthen partnership and cooperation between both parties by integrating initiatives that would enhance quality and excellence in the delivery of services. News | Supply Chain Wed, 21 Nov 2018 10:31:32 +0400