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Acquisition of Noatum Propels AD Ports Group to Become a Global Logistics Platform

AED 2.5 Billion Strategic Investment also Offers Exposure to Maritime Activities in the Mediterranean Region and Port Facilities in Spain    Abu Dhabi, UAE – 18 November 2022:  AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS) today announced that it has acquired Noatum, a global integrated logistics platform with a presence in 26 countries and LTM revenue and EBITDA of AED 6.91 billion (EUR 1.80 billion) and AED 555 million (EUR 145 million), respectively.  The total purchase consideration (Enterprise Value) for 100% ownership amounts to AED 2.5 billion (EUR 660 million), implying an LTM EV/EBITDA of 4.6x. This value and earnings accretive acquisition, which significantly broadens AD Ports Group’s global footprint and positions it among the leading logistics and freight forwarding companies in the world, will be fully ......read more

Emirates Post Group issues stamp celebrating 10th anniversary of Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award

16 November 2022   In collaboration with the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA), Emirates Post Group (EPG) issued a commemorative stamp in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Award. Three illuminated images are featured on the stamp, representing the visual passion, which has been passed down through three generations of Dubai’s leaders and the pillars of the UAE’s leadership – The late Sheikh Rashid bin Saeed Al Maktoum, H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of Dubai Executive Council, Founder and Patron of the HIPA. Abdulla M. Alashram, Group CEO of Emirates Post Group, said, “It ......read more

Globe Air Cargo USA is 30 and is Aging like Fine Wine

Globe Air Cargo USA will be celebrating this month 30 years of unequalled success in the North America market.   Globe Air Cargo USA, a subsidiary of the ECS Group, counts on an amazing team of 61 proud and loyal airfreight professionals working from 8 offices strategically located in all the major US gateways: New York, Chicago, Washington, Atlanta, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston and Miami. Owing its longevity and prosperity to its ability to cover a worldwide network of destinations, local market knowledge and strategic relationships with a wide range of influential logistic partners, Globe Air Cargo has always been a leader in providing technology and business intelligence to its airline partners.   Globe Air Cargo success story first started in 1992. Back then, Astrid Artho was in charge of the operation, and one ......read more

Neste and CargoAi Launch Partnership offering Freight Forwarders and their Clients an option to reduce the Carbon Emissions of their Air Cargo Transports

CargoAi, airfreight’s fastest growing digital enabler, and Neste, the world’s leading producer of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), announce a pioneering partnership which enables freight forwarders and their clients to significantly reduce the carbon emissions of their cargo transport through the voluntary purchase of Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel™. Freight forwarders arrange transportation for the cargo of other companies and can play a pivotal role in reducing the carbon emissions associated with such cargo transports.      As of November 2022 onwards, CargoAi offers the possibility to purchase Neste MY Sustainable Aviation Fuel when booking a cargo transport. This can be done in the booking flow - either after a booking is confirmed or when the cargo is being tracked. This complements ......read more

AD Ports Group Acquires 80% Stake in Global Feeder Shipping, Creating World's Largest Independent Feeder Carrier

AED 2.9 billion Strategic Investment Expands Feeder and NVOCC Services Globally, Offering Unrivalled Regional Network   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 3 November 2022: AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire an 80% equity stake in Dubai-based Global Feeder Shipping (GFS), a global container shipping company.  The total purchase consideration for the 80% stake amounts to AED 2.9 billion (US$ 800 million), implying a 100% Enterprise Value of AED 3.7 billion (US$ 1.0 billion), with the acquisition being fully funded through a new acquisition loan. This earnings and value-accretive strategic investment significantly broadens AD Ports Group’s global feeder shipping footprint and contributes to its long-term strategy to become one of the world’s premier short-sea and feeder ......read more

SAFEEN Offshore Expands Subsea Service Capabilities with Acquisition of New Vessel

 ‘SAFEEN Surveyor’ will support subsea inspection, repair, and maintenance works   Abu Dhabi, UAE - 21, October 2022: SAFEEN Group’s offshore division, part of AD Ports Group, has announced the acquisition of a support vessel to enhance the Group’s subsea service capabilities. Built in 2014, the vessel will operate under the name ‘SAFEEN Surveyor’ and will undergo an extensive conversion prior to commencing operations, including installation of an integrated dive system to support pipeline repair and maintenance.   The vessel has a successful track record in projects in the Middle East, where it has provided a range of support services including subsea inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM), and remotely operated vehicle (ROV) works.  ‘SAFEEN ......read more

GWC Transports Suhail and Suraya To Their Home In Qatar

20 October 2022 – Doha: GWC, one of the largest logistics services providers in the region, has successfully transported Thuraya and Suhail to the Panda Park in Al Khor.  These two giant pandas have been gifted by China to Qatar as a token of friendship and to celebrate Qatar hosting the FIFA World CupTM, which begins on 20 November 2022. GWC was responsible for the ground logistics and delivery once they arrived in Doha. This included customs clearance and transport from Hamad International Airport (HIA) to the Panda Park in Al Khor. The pandas were transported in two closed temperature-controlled trucks, with temperature set to plus five (+5oC) to plus ten (+10oC) degrees centigrade. GWC’s expertise in transporting precious and endangered species was tested and successfully passed  test runs from the ......read more

Al Seer Marine Targeting AED 36.7 billion Future Agreements Over the Next 10 Years

Abu Dhabi, 17 Oct. 2022: Al Seer Marine (ADX: ASM), a global player across multiple marine sectors and a subsidiary of International Holding Company (IHC), has entered a strategic joint venture with the leading maritime solutions Dutch company, Damen Shipyards and DTec Industries, a global pioneer in the industrial partnerships and financial services based in Singapore, respectively. The Joint Venture between the companies will combine the best maritime talent in the industry and help position the UAE as the industry center of excellence. Working with regional partners in the Middle East and those in the international community, the strategic joint venture will implement their key success formulas to ventures and local partnerships to successfully sell, build and maintain high-quality, innovative, and cost-effective marine vessels in ......read more

Qatar Airways Cargo Launches the Digital Lounge

Qatar Airways Cargo’s Digital Lounge will provide the gateway to its Next Generation services: simplicity, scope, and security were the carrier’s guiding principles in the redesign of its web platform.   DOHA, Qatar –The first step in Qatar Airways Cargo’s Digital transformation journey is visible with its brand-new website released in May this year. The new website boasts of a brand-new design which offers simple navigation, intuitive positioning of information backed with robust security. Since the new website is cloud-based and requires fewer clicks to source relevant information, it also boasts of a lower carbon footprint than its predecessor. In accordance with its VISION 2027 and through its partnership with Salesforce, Qatar Airways Cargo has now pioneered its next generation Digital Experience ......read more

ADQ Paper Explores The Future Of Logistics To Foster A Digitalized Supply Chain That Maximizes Productivity In The UAE

• New ADQ FWD paper identifies key investment areas to accelerate digital capabilities in the logistics industry • UAE logistics market on upward trajectory with projected 8.41 percent growth by 2026* • Catalysts for digital transformation within the industry include digitized customer interactions, improved operational efficiencies, enhanced data ecosystems, increased door-to-door business and public-private partnerships   Abu Dhabi, UAE – 04 October 2022: ADQ, an Abu Dhabi-based investment and holding company, today published its ADQ FWD paper, which examines the opportunities and areas for investment to accelerate digital capabilities in the logistics industry in the UAE, promoting economic competitiveness and sustainable growth in the region.    With the UAE’s logistics ......read more

Ministry Of Energy and Infrastructure Launches “UAE Maritime Network” To Reinforce Maritime Investments

● Al Mansouri: Launching the Maritime Network is one of our key initiatives in preparation for the next 50 years, especially since the maritime sector contributes more than AED 90 billion annually to the UAE’s economy ● Al Malek: The Network is a result of unifying all strategic sectors as we seek to create an inclusive and comprehensive platform for all the key industry players to enhance our maritime capabilities and influence the development of the industry globally   Dubai, UAE, 29 September 2022: The Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure (MOEI) has launched the UAE Maritime Network initiative, which aims to support international maritime organisations and promote the UAE as a global maritime hub and an ideal environment for maritime investments. The initiative supports the Ministry’s efforts ......read more

Saudi Maritime Congress To Throw Light On The Status Of The Energy Market

The third edition of the event will emphasise the latest trends observed in the oil and gas industry post-pandemic and during the ongoing geopolitical crisis Dammam, Saudi Arabia – 23 September 2022: The Saudi Maritime Congress, scheduled to take place on 28 – 29 September, 2022, is all set to bring together some of the leading maritime organisations in the region under one roof.  Held at the Dhahran Expo, Dammam, Saudi Arabia, the Kingdom’s leading maritime event will spotlight the recent developments and unprecedented challenges in the oil and gas markets in Saudi and beyond. During the 3rd edition of the much-awaited event, prominent figures in the energy sector will provide insights about the energy market that has rebounded strongly throughout 2021. Panellists will highlight the state of the industry ......read more

Bin Yousef Cargo Brings Outstanding Shipping Solutions Powered by 37 Years of Logistical and Operational Excellence Around the World.

Through strong partnerships with globally acclaimed networks, the company is well equipped to handle the largest global sports event in 2022 Doha, 19 September 2022 – Bin Yousef Cargo, Qatar’s leading logistical provider, has reaffirmed its readiness and preparedness to handle the logistics of the largest and most anticipated global sports event set to be held in Qatar this year.  The interjections of global supply chains triggered by COVID-19 and reinforced by the war in Ukraine and unstable economic atmosphere have led the cargo and freight forwarding industry to take a turn into an obstacle course filled with several challenges chief among them the high cost of shipping, lack of cargo space, long transit time and low frequency of air cargo, among others. Amidst such unstable ecosystem, Bin Yousef Cargo has ......read more

Bin Yousef Cargo Brings Outstanding Shipping Solutions Powered by 37 Years of Logistical and Operational Excellence Around the World

Through strong partnerships with globally acclaimed networks, the company is well equipped to handle the largest global sports event in 2022 Doha, 19 September 2022 – Bin Yousef Cargo, Qatar’s leading logistical provider, has reaffirmed its readiness and preparedness to handle the logistics of the largest and most anticipated global sports event set to be held in Qatar this year.  The interjections of global supply chains triggered by COVID-19 and reinforced by the war in Ukraine and unstable economic atmosphere have led the cargo and freight forwarding industry to take a turn into an obstacle course filled with several challenges chief among them the high cost of shipping, lack of cargo space, long transit time and low frequency of air cargo, among others. Amidst such unstable ecosystem, Bin Yousef Cargo has ......read more

Saudi Maritime Congress Enhances the Capabilities of the Region's Maritime Education

The Kingdom’s leading maritime event seeks to support the sector and facilitate partnerships between the academic sector and major maritime organisations to qualify competent professionals   Dammam, Saudi Arabia – 18 September 2022: Scheduled to be held in Dhahran Expo in Dammam, the third edition of the Saudi Maritime Congress is all set to enhance the capabilities of the industry’s workforce, and develop the theoretical and practical knowledge of aspiring professionals in the Kingdom by giving them an opportunity to interact and learn from leaders in the sector.   One key focus area of the event’s strategic agenda is improving the region’s maritime education standards, reinforcing its support for economic diversification, investments in promising sectors, and reducing dependence on oil ......read more

Seatrade Maritime Event Returns to Dubai in 2023

The refreshed and reinvented event will now include Logistics for the first time since its inception UAE – Dubai – 15th  of September 2022: Seatrade Maritime will bring its flagship Middle East conference & exhibition now titled Seatrade Maritime and Logistics Middle East back to Dubai in May 2023, under the patronage of the Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure, as part of UAE Maritime Week. The maritime exhibition and conference – including Logistics for the first time – has been a firm fixture on the maritime calendar since 2003. The refreshed, re-invented and all-encompassing event will be the centerpiece of UAE Maritime Week connecting buyers and suppliers in the maritime & logistics community from 16-18 May to be filled with new features and improved core experiences. H.E Eng. Hassan ......read more

Emirates Post organises first eCommerce Annual Conference in Dubai

The event brought together industry leaders and clients from top eCommerce brands to share best practices September 15, 2022: Emirates Post, the official postal operator and leading express provider in the UAE, organised its first ever eCommerce Annual Conference today (September 15) that brought together industry leaders and clients to share ideas and discuss new trends in the sector. The inaugural event was held at Emirates Post Group headquarters in Dubai with Anchanto, a multinational SaaS technology firm that enables multichannel selling and eCommerce logistics, as the partner sponsor. The conference discussed the main trends in the eCommerce industry like winning brand tactics for faster growth, different ways organisations can adapt to benefit from continued digital acceleration, how to meet the complexities of eCommerce ......read more

Saudi Maritime Congress Showcases the Most Prominent Big Data Solutions and Advanced Technology in the Maritime Sector

Pushing the ceiling of digital transformation by accelerating the adoption of high-quality communication systems in the maritime sector Dammam, Saudi Arabia – 14 September 2022: Latest innovations and adoption of new technologies within the maritime sector are at the top of the agenda of the 3rd edition of the Saudi Maritime Congress. The event aims to present the most prominent developments related to accelerating digital transformation and adopting advanced technological solutions in all operations within the sector.  The conference that will be held on September 28 & 29, 2022 at Dhahran Expo in Dammam aims to provide the optimum ways to open broad horizons for developing business models whilst exploring opportunities to employ big data capabilities and smart technology solutions within the maritime sector. Ali ......read more

Abu Dhabi Hosts Second International Pharma Logistics Masterclass

120 industry experts, academics and policy makers from 21 countries converge on UAE’s capital to Address Key Pharma Logistics and Supply Chain Challenges Abu Dhabi, 5 September 2022: The second edition of the International Pharma Logistics Masterclass is taking place at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi this week, where 120 participants will gather for a five-day intensive programme of presentations, debates and practical workshops focused on key challenges for pharma logistics and pharma supply chains.   This year’s edition is a unique international joint initiative  organized by the HOPE Consortium, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, the University of Antwerp and Pharma.Aero. With the full support and active contribution of the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH), the collaboration brings ......read more

Al Seer Marine Bulks Up its Worldwide Freight Services

• Al Seer Marine to capitalize on growing global dry bulk trade targeting US$100m turnover of by end of 2022. • Agreement for 5m tonnes of dry bulk cargoes to be transported in 2022   Abu Dhabi, UAE; 07 September 2022: Al Seer Marine (PJSC), a global player across multiple marine sectors and subsidiary of International Holding Company (IHC), has entered into a collaboration agreement with Netbulk Pte Ltd, a one-stop maritime solution company based in Singapore, as part of its growth strategy to expand its worldwide freight services.    Founded in 2015, Netbulk provides a wide range of commercial activities including trading, chartering, consultancy and investment. It offers freight services to shippers and charterers globally. The agreement between the two companies will focus on the Middle East ......read more

Etihad Cargo Reinforces Commitment to us Offering Additional Bellyhold Capacity to New York

• From 15 November, Etihad will increase cargo capacity to the US with 27 weekly passenger and freighter flights    • With the introduction of additional services, Etihad Cargo will offer 1,084 tonnes of cargo capacity into and out of the US per week   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has reinforced its commitment to the US market with the introduction of an additional 50 tonnes of belly capacity via four new weekly direct passenger flights to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) from 15 November 2022. With the addition of these flights, the carrier will offer a total of 11 weekly flights between Abu Dhabi and New York.   In addition to offering 11 weekly flights to JFK, New York, Etihad Cargo provides ......read more

Etihad Cargo Posts Record Mid-Year Revenue

• Etihad Cargo achieves 6 per cent increase in revenue growth compared to H1 2021, contributing 35 per cent of the group's revenue • Strong growth across premium product range, including 46 per cent increase for PharmaLife • Etihad Cargo records DAP rate of 86 per cent and OTP rate of 83 per cent   Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – August 01, 2022:  Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has announced record-breaking results for the first half of 2022, achieving year-on-year revenue growth of 6 per cent compared to H1 2021 and contributing 35 per cent of Etihad Aviation Group's operating revenue.   In addition to recording an increase in overall revenue, Etihad Cargo maintained a strong Delivered as Promised rate of 86 per cent, a 2 per cent ......read more

Qatar Airways Cargo Announces Chapter 4 of WeQare – Diversity

Qatar Airways Cargo dedicates Chapter 4 of its WeQare sustainability initiative to the 2,873 diverse individuals who are the face and heart of the airline, and the main reason for its success.    DOHA, Qatar:   For Qatar Airways Cargo diversity is a strength. Its employees, are all different in skills, age, race, gender, religious beliefs, experience, and much more but are serving the commune values of the carrier.  United in their individualism, they strive to give their customers the top quality service that makes Qatar Airways Cargo the world's number one cargo airline.   "Strength in numbers is one thing – whether this is revenue figures or number of employees. Yet, the true strength, the core, and the success of a company is made up by the individual attitudes and ......read more

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and Bahrain Bourse (BHB) discuss high-level Strategic Partnership in Abu Dhabi

• ADX and BHB take steps to unlock opportunities, bolster bilateral cooperation on key issues and common concerns   ABU DHABI, 19 May 2022: Senior executives of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and Bahrain Bourse (BHB) have held meetings in Abu Dhabi this week to advance a strategic partnership designed to achieve greater cross-border cooperation.   During the visit by a delegation of the Bahrain Bourse to ADX, the two exchanges took steps to implement the cooperation agreement signed earlier in November 2021. The agreement aims to achieve synergies, enhance market liquidity and promote innovative products and services.    Sheikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, CEO of Bahrain Bourse and Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Bahrain Clear, said: “Bahrain Bourse and ADX are making strong ......read more

ADX Facilitates Access to Growing Market Opportunities for Investors Registered in other UAE Capital Markets

ABU DHABI, 18 May 2022 -- Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has announced that it is facilitating access to the exchange for investors registered on other UAE financial markets.  The ADX initiative applies to investors with investor numbers issued by other exchanges licensed by the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA).   The initiative, which promotes increased participation in the country’s capital markets, allows investors with a National Investor Number (NIN) issued by other exchanges to trade eligible securities on ADX through a straight-forward application process.   The streamlined registration process only requires an investor’s existing NIN to be validated by a brokerage firm accredited by ADX. In the case of a corporate entity, the investor must provide articles of ......read more

Bin Yousef Cargo Demonstrates Outstanding Logistical and Operational Excellence

Supporting exports, imports, and freight forwarding services for major events and initiatives in Qatar and abroad, the company celebrates inspiring accomplishments during 2021 and Q1 2022 Doha, 16, May 2022 – Qatar’s most trusted logistics partner, Bin Yousef Cargo, recently celebrated an array of exceptional achievements and initiatives during 2021 and the first quarter of 2022. From the completion of major supply projects in Qatar and abroad, to the smooth progress of the company’s growth strategy, and a recognition of the efficiency of its logistical processes, Bin Youssef Cargo has demonstrated strength and resilience in operations and logistics management.  Amongst a wider portfolio of remarkable deliverables, the company has been the committed partner of several major events nationwide, ......read more

A Freighter Full of Salmon

Qatar Airways Cargo celebrates a record year for salmon shipments out of Norway, and demonstrates excellence in the transport of perishable seafood.  DOHA, Qatar – With seven Qatar Airways passenger flights and six Boeing 777 freighter services each week, the Oslo-Doha route is well served, and the airline’s cargo capacity well stocked. 95 per cent of all perishable seafood (PES) on board Qatar Airways flights out of Scandinavia, is salmon. Iceland and Faroe Island (Denmark) also see some seafood traffic which includes live king crabs, trout, and other seafood, however the bulk of the salmon business originates in Norway. At 1.3 million tonnes of salmon exported in 2021 (the country’s best year to date), and a segment value of EUR 8.57 billion/USD 9.28 billion, Norway is by far the world’s number one ......read more

UAE Recognises Croatian Register of Shipping to Issue Statutory Certificates

CRS’ pursuit to be accredited in the UAE is a testament of the national maritime sector’s capabilities, which attracts leading global maritime companies Dubai, UAE, 18th April 2022: As part of its role in regulating the maritime sector in the UAE, the Maritime Administration at the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Croatian Register of Shipping (CRS). As per the agreement, MOEI will recognise CRS to issue maritime statutory certificates and carry out all necessary survey works to ensure the eligibility of ships to sail safely. As a result of this recognition, all classification societies under the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) are accredited by the UAE. The MoU was signed by Capt. Abdulla Darwish Al Hayyas, Director of Maritime Transport ......read more

SAFEEN Feeders Signs New Agreement with Saif Powertec for Fujairah – Bangladesh Cargo Services

Bulk shipping offering to operate between UAE and Bangladesh, as well as key markets within the Indian Subcontinent, South-East Asia, and other global destinations   Abu Dhabi, UAE – April 15, 2022: AD Ports Group today announced that its feeder service, SAFEEN Feeders, has signed a long-term trade facilitation and shipping agreement with Saif Powertec Limited, a listed firm in Bangladesh that is active in ports, logistics, civil engineering, and power sectors. Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will work closely together to facilitate trade and cargo services from Fujairah to Bangladesh over a period of 15 years. As part of the collaboration, SAFEEN Feeders is expected to provide eight Supramax bulk carriers with 55,000 Deadweight Tonnage (DWT) capacity to Saif Powertec.  In addition to ......read more

Al Seer Marine Commenced Construction of its First VLGC; Delivery Expected March 2023

- Al Seer Marine ordered two new VLGC’s from Hyundai Heavy Industries for delivery in H1 2023 to meet increasing market growth demand  - The company is exploring expansion initiatives to acquire 10-15 ships in 2022 with further growth projections in response to changing market fundamentals and increasing ton-mile demand in product tanker and gas segments   - JV with BGN International to facilitate expansion into commercial shipping in line with strong growth of ton-mile demand   Abu Dhabi, UAE; 11 April 2022:  Al Seer Marine PJSC (ASM), a global player across multiple marine sectors and a subsidiary of International Holding Company (IHC), performed the steel cutting ceremony for its first Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC), named Lucky Gas.   Al Seer Marine formed a joint venture last ......read more

Qatar Airways Cargo and WiseTech Global launch eBookings connectivity

Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s leading air cargo carrier, and WiseTech Global, a leading provider of software solutions to the logistics industry, today announced that the launch of a direct eBooking solution between their global operating systems has gone live. This connection further enhances the flight schedule and operational data exchange implemented last year. The eBooking connection between WiseTech’s flagship CargoWise platform and Qatar Airways Cargo management system, CROAMIS, enables freight forwarders using CargoWise to choose their flight and confirm a booking with Qatar Airways Cargo in real-time, without having to leave the platform. Similarly, existing bookings made via the solution can be modified.  Mr. Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer Cargo at Qatar Airways Cargo commented: “Our ......read more

Pharma.Aero, the University of Antwerp, Khalifa University Abu Dhabi and HOPE Consortium launch the second international masterclass on Pharma Logistics

Following last year’s well-perceived first Masterclass on Pharma Logistics - an international joint initiative between the air cargo industry and world-renowned academic institutions – a second edition will be launched in 2022 at Khalifa University’s Abu Dhabi Campus. Apart from highlighting the current critical aspects of pharma logistics, this Masterclass aims to create a unique opportunity for industry professionals to gain more in-depth knowledge, as well as for academics and PhD students to obtain advanced insights into how pharmaceutical supply chains are organized and logistics processes are optimized through applied technology for the pharma and life science sector.  This 5-day hybrid programme runs from 5 till 9 September 2022 at Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi. It features ......read more

DHL Global Forwarding launches GoGreen Plus Service to reduce Emissions in Air Freight

After the successful implementation in ocean freight, customers can now easily book GoGreen Plus for air freight The launch is a key milestone in making the global logistics industry greener GoGreen Plus is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group's mid-term sustainability roadmap for 2030, working towards net zero emission by 2050 Thomas Mack, Global Head of Air Freight at DHL Global Forwarding: “Our new GoGreen Plus Service is a simple and efficient way to directly reduce CO2 emissions in the supply chain”   Dubai, March 22, 2022: DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, expands its GoGreen Plus Service to provide real emissions reductions through carbon insetting. After successfully introducing the GoGreen Plus Service for ocean freight, customers can now also ......read more

DHL Drives the Energy Revolution with Region's First-Ever Electric Vehicle and Battery Logistics hub in Dubai

 The 23,500 -sqm facility provides end-to-end aftermarket solutions for EV batteries  An ideal plug-in option for the region's EV circular economy supply chain, DHL clients get cost-effective, compliant, and safe battery storage solutions   Dubai, UAE - March 2, 2022: The region’s first-ever electric vehicle (EV) and battery logistics hub is now open in Dubai’s Jebel Ali Free Zone. Built by DHL Global Forwarding and developed in close cooperation with the EV team of DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation (CSI), the 23,500-sqm warehouse includes a dedicated EV battery storage area, which will be expanded to 2,000-sqm later this year.   Fathi Tlatli, President Global Auto-Mobility Sector, DHL CSI, said: “It is extremely exciting for the DHL team to inaugurate the region’s ......read more

Qatar Airways Cargo Welcomes Envirotainer's Newest Innovation: The Releye® RAP

Following the strong success of the Releye® RLP launched last year, Qatar Airways Cargo is now delighted to offer Envirotainer’s innovative Releye® RAP.   DOHA, Qatar – February 21, 2022:  Qatar Airways Cargo approves Envirotainer’s latest innovation – The Releye® RAP container. Officially launched on 9 February 2022, and able to accommodate 5 pallets, the Releye® RAP is the largest and most technically advanced product in Envirotainer’s new generation container series. Its unique features are now available to Qatar Airways Cargo customers wherever and whenever required, complementing the airline’s existing range of pharmaceutical transport solutions. Qatar Airways Cargo has offered its customers Envirotainer’s RAP and RKN active pharma containers since 2014, and was ......read more

Kanoo Africa Gets Nominated to Provide Logistics, Shore Support for Weddell Sea Project

Kanoo Africa, a segment of Kanoo Shipping—a division of Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo—has been nominated to provide logistics and shore support for the Weddell Sea Project. The Weddell Sea Project is an expedition that aims to locate the ‘Endurance’ which was trapped in the ice during Shackleton’s Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-1915).  The expedition team has chartered the ‘SA Agulhas II’ which was built in 2012 in Finland. The Polar Class 5 vessel is one of the largest and most modern research ships anywhere in the world, able to break through ice of a meter thick at five knots. Kanoo Africa was chosen for this project to provide support in Cape Town for the mobilization of the vessel ‘SA Agulhas II’. The expedition party departed from Cape Town on the 5th of ......read more

Qatar Airways Cargo to Insource Spain Operations from 1 February 2022

Qatar Airways Cargo has successfully been represented by GSA, ATC Aviation Services, S.L., in Spain since 2005. Thanks to their dedicated efforts, its Spanish operations are now ready to fly under the airline's own flag.   DOHA, Qatar:  Qatar Airways Cargo is insourcing its entire commercial operation in Spain as per the 01st of February 2022. In view of this upcoming move, customers across Spain are advised that a new e-mail contact address will be operational from 24 January 2022: spainreservation@es.qatarairways.com. It will eventually replace all previous contact addresses pertaining to ATC Aviation Services, S.L. on 01 February 2022. To secure a smooth transition, customers are kindly requested to include both, ATC's current and the new Qatar Airways Cargo addresses in all e-mail communication between 24 January ......read more

AD Ports Group Creates Oil & Gas Logistics Base at Mugharraq Port for Eni Abu Dhabi

Mugharraq Port’s Strategic Location Supports Offshore Drilling Operations      Abu Dhabi, UAE – 24 January 2022: Aligned with national efforts aimed at driving the growth of the UAE’s energy sector, AD Ports Group has signed a new agreement with Eni Abu Dhabi B.V., the Abu Dhabi-based branch of the world-renowned Italian Integrated Energy Company, to establish a marine logistics base at Mugharraq Port supporting offshore drilling operations in the heart of Al Dhafra region.   Mugharraq Port’s ultra-modern infrastructure and its strategic location close to the region’s offshore oil and gas facilities will be made available to Eni Abu Dhabi operations.   In addition to being provided a dedicated quay wall, marshalling yard, as well as manpower and logistical equipment, the ......read more

Maqta Gateway Launches Inspection and Clearance Services on ATLP

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 19 January, 2022: In line with its continued mission to digitally transform trade and logistics in Abu Dhabi, Maqta Gateway, the digital arm of AD Ports Group, has unveiled a new inspection and clearance module as part of its Advanced Trade and Logistics Platform (ATLP). Inaugurated in May 2020 by His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office, under the supervision of the Department of Economic Development, the Advanced Trade and Logistics Platform (ATLP) is an innovative single-window solution designed to unify trade and logistics services across Abu Dhabi, including sea, land, air, industrial and free zones. Integrating directly with Abu Dhabi Customs’ online services, regulatory authorities, as well as ......read more

AD Ports Group Launches KIZAD Communities for Integrated Employee Accommodation Solutions in Abu Dhabi

End-to-End Services for Staff Residential Communities Including New Developments and Property Management Solutions      Abu Dhabi, UAE – 06 January 2022: AD Ports Group has announced the launch of KIZAD Communities Development & Services Company, a project that aims to champion the staff wellbeing across the full value chain. KIZAD Communities will provide integrated solutions for staff residential communities, including new developments, new services, and property management solutions.  As a global enabler of trade and logistics, AD Ports Group is already playing a significant role in transforming the concept of workers’ residential communities through its subsidiary, ZonesCorp. As part of the Industrial Cities & Free Zone Cluster of AD Ports Group, the operator of purpose-built economic ......read more

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October 18, 2022: As part of Emirates Post’s ongoing network expansion strategy aimed at increasing the number of locations and channels for customers the official postal operator and leading express provider in the UAE, has launched new "Emirates Post Kiosks" in some of Dubai’s leading shopping centres including The Dubai Mall, Mall of the Emirates, Al Waha Mall, and Madina ......read more

Dante Genomics partners with Emirates Post to deliver advanced genomic services in UAE…

The partnership aims to enable universal access to genomic-driven wellness and longevity June 22, 2022: Emirates Post, the official postal operator and leading express provider in the UAE, has partnered with Dante Genomics, a global leader in genomics and precision medicine, to facilitate the availability of advanced genomic services across the UAE in line with the nation’s vision of ......read more

Emirates Post Group signs partnership agreement with Public Prosecution of Ras Al Khaimah to offer ...…

June 09, 2022: Emirates Post Group and the Public Prosecution of Ras Al Khaimah signed a partnership agreement, to provide clients of the Public Prosecution office with seamless delivery services. Under the agreement, the Public Prosecution of Ras Al Khaimah will take advantage of Emirates Post Group’s extensive network to provide convenient and quick delivery services to its customers. ......read more

Ajman Free Zone eco-friendly zone warehouses achieve LEED gold certification…

June 8, 2022: Ajman Free Zone (AFZ) eco-friendly zone warehouses have received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) gold certification after fulfilling all the requirements prescribed within the LEED rating system as created and maintained by the U.S. Green Building Council. The LEED certification program is administered by the Green Business Certification INC. The criteria ......read more

Emirates Post unveils new services at Seamless 2022…

Latest customer and tech-driven portfolio showcased under three categories, ‘eCommerce,’ ‘Digitization,’ and ‘Sustainability’ May 31, 2022: Emirates Post, the official postal operator and leading express provider in the UAE, launched today (Tuesday, May 31, 2022), its latest range of advanced services as part of its broader customer-digital, and ......read more

Emirates Post wins ‘Amazon Best Carrier of the Year 2021' award in MENA region…

98.8% average delivery time estimate accuracy and over 90% success in delivery on the first attempt throughout 2021 May 23, 2022: Emirates Post, the official postal operator and leading express provider in the UAE, has been awarded the ‘Amazon Best Carrier of the Year 2021’ in MENA region by Amazon, the company’s last-mile delivery solution partner. The award comes in ......read more

Emirates Post advises customers to stay vigilant in avoiding scam emails…

April 29, 2022: Emirates Post has been closely monitoring and coordinating with the relevant authorities, in addition to running awareness campaigns on social media in an effort to combat the spread of fraudulent schemes circulating among customers. Emirates Post advise customers to exercise extreme caution when interacting with emails claiming to be from Emirates Post. Emirates Post asserted ......read more

Emirates Post Group secures ISO 9001:2015 Certificates for another three years…

Five certificates by TÜV NORD reaffirm Group’s organizational efficiency and quality management system February 2, 2021-  Emirates Post Group (EPG) has strengthened its position as an organization that adheres to the highest standards of quality, productivity and efficiency after being recertified and was awarded an ISO 9001:2015 certificates for another three years by TÜV ......read more

Emirates 2022 World Stamp Exhibition concludes on a high note…

First international philatelic exhibition in the region showcases wide range of stamp collections of cultural and historical significance January 24, 2022: Emirates 2022 World Stamp Exhibition, the first international philatelic exhibition in the region, ended with great success on Sunday, January 23, 2022. Held at the Dubai Exhibition Centre, coinciding with Expo 2020 Dubai, the event ......read more

High turnout of stamp collectors and enthusiasts recorded on days 2 and 3 of Emirates Post-led ...…

Seminars staged during event, including forum on role of postage stamps in promoting world peace January 21, 2022:  A large number of stamp and coin collectors and enthusiasts gathered on the second and third days of the ongoing ‘Emirates 2022 World Stamp Exhibition’ in Dubai to take part in the global event’s forums and activities. Hosted by Emirates Post Group in ......read more

Emirates 2022 World Stamp Exhibition spotlighting the rich history of postage stamps and promotes ...…

Emirates Post Group issues stamps to commemorate region’s first international philatelic exhibition January 19, 2022: Emirates 2022 World Stamp Exhibition, the first international philatelic exhibition in the region, hosted by Emirates Post Group and the Emirates Philatelic Association, kicked off today (Wednesday, January 19, 2022) at the Dubai Exhibition Centre in the Expo 2020 site in ......read more

Emirates Post Group in collaboration with Emirates Philatelic Association. UAE to host first ...…

174 competition class frames from 27 countries in the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Europe, America, and Oceania January 10, 2022: Emirates Post Group in collaboration with the Emirates Philatelic Association will host the  ‘Emirates 2022 World Stamp Exhibition,’ from January 19-23, 2022 at the Dubai Exhibition Centre Expo 2020 located at the venue of ongoing world exposition. ......read more

Emirates Post Group issues Qasr Al Watan commemorative stamps …

January 3, 2022: Recognizing the cultural legacy of postage stamps and the role they play in promoting, preserving, and commemorating the heritage and national history of a nation, Emirates Post Group unveiled– commemorative stamps in celebration of the Palace of the Nation, 'Qasr Al Watan'.    The stamp – which simulates the mesmerizing dome at the Palace – ......read more

AD Ports Group Achieves Historic Milestones in 2021…

Key partnerships, Enhanced Infrastructure and Industry Support Positioned Leading Company for Further Growth in 2022     Abu Dhabi, UAE – 30 December 2021: AD Ports Group emerged from a challenging 2020 , when the global shipping industry was disrupted by COVID-19, to build a strong trajectory of growth throughout 2021, achieving a series of historic milestones and expanding ......read more

Emirates Post Group and General Authority of Sports launch commemorative UAE Sport in 50 Years stamp…

December 27, 2021– Emirates Post Group, in collaboration with the General Authority of Sports, has announced the issuance of the commemorative stamp titled ‘UAE Sport in 50 Years’ in celebration of the nation’s milestones in sports over the last five decades. The stamp showcases the most significant achievements of Emirati athletes in the regional and global sports ......read more

Emirates Post Group Releases Commemorative Stamps to mark Ministry of Interior's Golden Jubilee…

December 23, 2021:  Emirates Post Group has released commemorative postage stamps in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Ministry of Interior and in conjunction with the UAE’s Golden Jubilee. The new stamps celebrate the Ministry’s journey and achievements over the past 50 years in maintaining security and safety in local communities and helping enhance the quality of life ......read more

UAE is the Middle East's most Globalized Country: DHL Global Connectedness Index…

UAE ranks fourth out of 169 countries in DHL Global Connectedness Index DHL Global Connectedness Index on track to rise in 2021   Dubai, UAE; December 22, 2021: In a special report on the 10th anniversary of the DHL Global Connectedness Index, DHL and the NYU Stern School of Business highlight strong links between global connectedness and prosperity. The United Arab Emirates is ......read more

Emirates Post Group launches ‘Postcards to Space' in collaboration with leading global organizations…

Initiative forms part of Group’s celebration of UAE’s Golden Jubilee December 14, 2021: In line with its celebrations of the UAE’s Golden Jubilee, Emirates Post Group (EPG) recently launched the "Postcards to Space" initiative in partnership with 'Club for the Future', a private foundation established by Blue Origin, 'UAE Space Agency', 'Mohammed ......read more

UAE Collaborates with The International Transport Workers' Federation to Support Seafarers…

Recognizing the seafarers as “the unsung heroes of global trade” due to their immense contribution to maintaining the continuity of global maritime operations amid all challenges Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 11, December  2021: The UAE has once again extended its support to the cause of seafarers’ welfare through its collaboration with the International ......read more

Emirates Post Group hosts members of Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence ...…

December 09, 2021: Emirates Post Group’s (EPG) GCEO Abdulla Mohamed Alashram welcomed the first cohort of the Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence’s (MBZUAI) Executive Programme led by Professor Eric Xing, President of MBZUAI, during a visit at EPG’s headquarters on Tuesday December 7, 2021. The visit provided an opportunity for EPG to showcase the ......read more

Emirates Post Group releases commemorative stamps and souvenir sheets honoring UAE's Golden Jubilee…

Group celebrates nation’s achievements over the past five decades December 1, 2021 – As part of its celebration of the UAE’s 50th National Day and commemoration of the nation’s achievements over the past five decades, Emirates Post Group has issued nine commemorative stamp issuances comprised of eight souvenir sheets, and one stamp sheet. Seven souvenir sheets follow ......read more

Emirates Post Group to unveil region's first NFT stamp in commemoration of the 50th UAE National Day…

EPG to utilize blockchain technology for digital stamp collectibles linked to a traditional stamp November 28, 2021- In commemoration of the UAE National Day 2021, Emirates Post Group (EPG) has raised the bar on postage stamp issuance by becoming the first in the region to issue non-fungible token (NFT) stamps. EPG is set to unveil this groundbreaking generation of stamps on December 2 with ......read more

Emirates Post Group inks deal with BrightDrop at the Global Manufacturing and Industrialisation ...…

New partnership with electric delivery logistics start-up seeks to explore and test future proof of concepts November 25,2021- Emirates Post Group (EPG) has announced its latest collaboration following a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which it signed with BrightDrop Solutions LLC (BrightDrop), a new business from General Motors, reimagining the commercial delivery and logistics industry for ......read more

Emirates Post partners with ENOC Group to enhance its last-mile delivery services…

New ‘Emirates Post Service Point’ provides options to customers to pickup & drop off courier shipments in select ZOOM stores November 20, 2021: Emirates Post, UAE’s official postal operator and leading express provider, announced that it has partnered with ENOC Group to enhance customer experience in its last-mile delivery services in line with its leading drive to ......read more

Mina Rashid Wins the Middle East's Leading Cruise Port Award at the World Travel Awards 2021…

Mustafa: “Since its inauguration in 2014 until 2020, the terminal witnessed a growth of 55 per cent, receiving a high volume of cruise ships” Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 November 2021: DP World’s Mina Rashid won the award for the Middle East’s Leading Cruise Port for the 14th consecutive year at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2021. The award has reaffirmed the ......read more

Etihad Rail completes 50% of the Construction Work of the Marine Rail Bridge in the UAE…

 The marine rail bridge will connect Khalifa Port with the UAE National Rail Network   08 November 2021, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE National Rail Network, announced the completion of 50% of the construction works of the marine rail bridge in the UAE, as part of Package B of Stage Two of the UAE National Rail Network. The marine rail bridge ......read more

Emirates Post Group launches commemorative stamps featuring Saruq Al Hadid archaeological site…

November 06, 2021- Emirates Post Group, in cooperation with Dubai Municipality, issued a set of commemorative stamps featuring the Saruq Al Hadid archaeological site in Dubai, one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the UAE. The stamps bear images of a “Golden Ring”, “Gold Crown Model”, and “Pottery Storage Jar”, all of which represent the most ......read more

Emirates Post Group honors the winners of the International Letter Writing Competition…

October 31, 2021: Abdulla Mohammed Alashram, GCEO of Emirates Post Group (EPG) honored the winners of the 50th International Letter Writing Competition  that was themed “Write a letter to a family member about your experience of Covid-19" and organized by the Universal Postal Union (UPU), in a ceremony held at EPG’s headquarters in Dubai. Speaking in the presence of ......read more

Hessa Buhumaid receives the People of Determination stamp from Emirates Post at Expo 2020 Dubai…

October 26, 2021:  Her Excellency Hessa bint Essa Buhumaid, Minister of Community Development, received from Emirates Post Group (EPG) a commemorative People of Determination postage stamp during a special ceremony held at the Sustainability Pavilion of the Expo 2020 Dubai. The official presentation of the stamp was held in the presence of Emirates Post Group’s GCEO Abdulla Mohammed ......read more

Emirates Post unveils new mobile application at GITEX 2021…

October 17, 2021- Emirates Post, UAE’s official postal operator and leading express provider, has launched its newly developed application during the GITEX 2021, a leading global technology exhibition and conference which attracts consumers and traders on areas of information, communication and technology. This digital solution provides customers with more location options, enhances the ......read more

HE Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan receives commemorative Expo 2020 Dubai stamp collection from ...…

DUBAI, 16 October 2021 – His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence and Commissioner General of Expo 2020 Dubai, has been presented with the commemorative stamps  of Expo 2020 Dubai, issued by the Emirates Post Group in collaboration with Expo 2020 Dubai.  His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan received the collection from Abdulla ......read more

Emirates Post launches five new services to further boost growth of e-commerce during Seamless 2021…

In line with its commitment to deliver leading experiences for its customers September 30, 2021: Emirates Post, the official postal operator and leading express provider in the UAE, has announced the addition of five new services to its wide Business services portfolio during the 2021 Seamless Middle East held at the Dubai World Trade Center. The company’s new services aim to enhance ......read more

IPR Organizes Awareness Workshops for Express Shipping Companies…

Dubai – 29, September 2021: The IPR Department at Dubai Customs launched a series of awareness workshops under the patronage of Mansoor Al Malik, executive director for policies and legislation Division.  The workshops were organized in coordination with the Brand Owners' Protection Group and targeted express shipping and courier companies. They aim to enhance cooperation with ......read more

Badr Al-Olama appointed as Chairman of Emirates Post Group Company…

September 04, 2021: Emirates Post Group Company (EPGC) has announced the appointment of Badr Al-Olama as the Chairman of the organization. With Al-Olama at the helm, and with his strong leadership and business acumen, EPGC is set to forge ahead with its diversification, digitalization and expansion efforts aimed at further enhancing the presence of its brands in local, regional, and international ......read more

Strong Cargo Demand Continues in July…

1 September 2021 2021: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released July 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that demand continued its strong growth trend. As comparisons between 2021 and 2020 monthly results are distorted by the extraordinary impact of COVID-19, unless otherwise noted, all comparisons below are to July 2019 which followed a normal demand ......read more

UAE wins membership and joins the Universal Postal Union's Council of Administration and Postal ...…

During the 27th Universal Postal Union Congress in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire UAE, August 28, 2021: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has won membership in the Universal Postal Union’s (UPU) Council of Administration (CA) and the Postal Operations Council (POC) for the 2022-2025 cycle. Nominees were selected based on geographical representation during the 27th edition of the Universal ......read more

UAE wins bid to host 28th Universal Postal Union Congress in 2025…

August 25, 2021: The UAE has once again reaffirmed its strengths and capabilities to host significant international conferences after winning the bid to host the 28th edition of the Universal Postal Congress which will be held in Dubai in 2025. This latest achievement reflects the country’s position as one of the world’s leading international business centres and regional hubs. The ......read more

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