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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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UAE minister says 2021 new date for GCC Rail project

UAE minister says 2021 new date for GCC Rail project

A new ‘ceiling’ of 2021 has been set for the completion of the GCC Rail Network, UAE minister of infrastructure and development Abdullah bin Mohammed Belhaif Al Nuaimi told journalists at a press conference Thursday.
 
Driverless trains of interest to Etihad Rail DB

Driverless trains of interest to Etihad Rail DB

Etihad Rail DB, the operators of the Etihad Rail network in the UAE, have deployed one of the world’s most advanced cab-signalling systems, ETCS Level 2 (ETCS L2) and now looking at driverless technology.
 
Dubai Ruler and Crown Prince metro selfie goes viral

Dubai Ruler and Crown Prince metro selfie goes viral

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, the Ruler of Dubai and his son the Crown Prince took Twitter by storm in the UAE Monday when they used the London Underground.
 
SAR given total control over Saudi rail infrastructure

SAR given total control over Saudi rail infrastructure

Saudi Railway Company (SAR) will now be the owner of infrastructure of railway projects linking the cities of the kingdom, according to a decree issued by the Saudi Arabian cabinet.
 

 

Tests begin on Haramain Rail project

Tests begin on Haramain Rail project

Project builders have already completed 429 kilometres of the first stage
 
Saudi airport wins GCC award for projects excellence

Saudi airport wins GCC award for projects excellence

At the annual MEED awards Saudi Arabia picked up five awards, followed by the United Arab Emirates and Oman with three apiece, while Bahrain and Qatar scooped two awards each and Kuwait received one
 
Oman reportedly suspends GCC rail project

Oman reportedly suspends GCC rail project

Oman has reportedly decided to delay its rail project connecting the sultanate with the rest of the Gulf countries to meet the schedule of other Gulf countries.
 
KONE wins major Qatar Rail contract

KONE wins major Qatar Rail contract

KONE has won an order to supply elevators and escalators for the Qatar Rail project in Doha.
 
Etihad Rail completes Phase 1 trial period

Etihad Rail completes Phase 1 trial period

Etihad Rail has completed the construction and trial period of Phase I of its national rail programme.
 
Etihad Rail hits stage one sulphur milestone

Etihad Rail hits stage one sulphur milestone

Etihad Rail transported more than 5.24 million tonnes of granulated sulphur in the first 18 months since it stareted stage-one operations.
 
Qatar Rail says Red Line tunnelling complete

Qatar Rail says Red Line tunnelling complete

Qatar Rail announced tunnelling work on the nothern section of Doha Metro's Red Line is now complete.
 
GCC Rail project will go ahead says Oman rail exec

GCC Rail project will go ahead says Oman rail exec

The GCC Railway Network will go ahead, despite predictions that the project will be delayed, says John Lesniewski, chief commercial officer of Oman Rail.
 
Middle East Rail to feature inaugural Rail Career Zone

Middle East Rail to feature inaugural Rail Career Zone

The inaugural Rail Career Zone will be set alongside Middle East Rail exhibition and conference taking place on March 9th at Dubai International Convention Centre.
 
GCC Rail Network is 'unlikely to be completed by 2018'

GCC Rail Network is 'unlikely to be completed by 2018'

The GCC Rail Network is unlikely to be completed by 2018 as planned, the UAE’s infrastructure minister has confirmed.
 
Oman reconsidering its involvement in GCC rail network

Oman reconsidering its involvement in GCC rail network

Oman is reportedly reconsidering its efforts towards the planned GCC rail network and may instead focus on constructing its domestic rail network.
 




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