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New refrigerant laws will impact LNG shipping costs Robert Chesters, managing director, Oceanic Technical Solutions.

New refrigerant laws will impact LNG shipping costs

The cost of refrigerant and regulatory compliance in the next five years will become as commercially important to LNG vessel operations as regulations governing sulphur emissions are today.

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Industry’s newest freight group opens for applications

Industry’s newest freight group opens for applications

Applications have begun being accepted for membership of the industry’s newest freight group, Globalia Freight Network, which has the Middle East as one of its key air/sea freight hubs worldwide.
 
Dubai Wholesale City opens long-term leases

Dubai Wholesale City opens long-term leases

Dubai Wholesale City has commenced accepting applications from companies and traders interested in booking space at the integrated logistics and trade development.
 
Bahri unveils BehriData, its new big data platform

Bahri unveils BehriData, its new big data platform

The company has assembled a team of specialists to develop several big data models for its operations.
 
IAG begins cargo service to Tehran from London

IAG begins cargo service to Tehran from London

Easing of sanctions against Iran is presenting a significant trade opportunity, says IAG's head of commercial operations
 

 

Logistics sector boosts property numbers in Africa

Logistics sector boosts property numbers in Africa

The logistics sector is a growing focus for property development in Sub-Saharan Africa, on the back of rising demand for modern warehouse space from retailers and consumer goods manufacturers.
 
Dubai-based Fetchr and Patel form JV for e-commerce

Dubai-based Fetchr and Patel form JV for e-commerce

Leading logistics player Patel Integrated Logistics has signed a joint venture agreement with Dubai-based Fetchr to launch a dedicated e-commerce division in India.
 
Agility profits grow despite Q2 revenue drop

Agility profits grow despite Q2 revenue drop

Agility’s net profit for the second quarter of 2016 was up 11% to US $92m despite a US$62m fall in revenue during the same period.
 
REPORT: Industrial rents fall across Dubai in mid-2016

REPORT: Industrial rents fall across Dubai in mid-2016

Average rents in Dubai's industrial real estate sector fell throughout the summer months according to a report from Core, UAE Associate of Savills.
 
Logistics manpower supplier Dulsco bags double awards

Logistics manpower supplier Dulsco bags double awards

Dulsco, a regional stalwart in human resource and waste management solutions, has won the Superbrand award for the second consecutive year.
 
Logistics props up Dubai industrial property numbers

Logistics props up Dubai industrial property numbers

Demand in Dubai’s industrial market remained buoyant in the first six months of 2016, with occupiers moving and expanding their operations in greater numbers towards Dubai South.
 
Wartsila forms coalition to promote LNG as marine fuel

Wartsila forms coalition to promote LNG as marine fuel

Wärtsilä and other leading marine industry players have formed a coalition, known as SEA/LNG, to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel.
 
UAE logistics sector set for 4% growth in 2016

UAE logistics sector set for 4% growth in 2016

The UAE logistics sector is expected to grow by 4 per cent in 2016, with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.7 per cent between 2015 and 2020.
 
Oman outperforms GCC in World Bank logistics ranking

Oman outperforms GCC in World Bank logistics ranking

The World Bank ranking of global logistics performance has placed Oman 11 places higher than 2014, reflecting major improvements in logistics.
 
Dubai logistics operating hours for Eid announced

Dubai logistics operating hours for Eid announced

UAE logistics hubs announced opening hours during upcoming Eid Al Fitr holidays, with many service centres operating 24-hours.
 
Agility announces South African logistics joint venture

Agility announces South African logistics joint venture

Agility has formed a joint venture in South Africa with Super Group, a Johannesburg-based supply chain management and transportation specialist.
 




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