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Globe Express expands in Lebanon Mustapha Kawam, president and CEO, Globe Express Services.

Globe Express expands in Lebanon

Globe Express Services opens second office in Lebanon at Beirut Airport’s MEA Cargo Centre in strategic expansion move to complement country’s robust logistics industry.

 •   Globe Express gets Lebanon freight forwarding contract
 •   Kalmar signs Gulftainer Lebanon tractor contract
 •   Tasneef recieves accreditation from Lebanon


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Oil prices impacting GCC rail sector

Oil prices impacting GCC rail sector

Low oil prices and wider economic uncertainty are having an impact on rail infrastructure development across the region, according to Steve Cockerell, industry marketing director, Road and Rail, Bentley Systems.
 
RTA signs deal to consider Dubai-AD hyperloop link

RTA signs deal to consider Dubai-AD hyperloop link

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has signed a deal to explore the potential for developing a Hyperloop link to neighbouring Abu Dhabi.
 
Dubai Metro extension to boost infrastructure sector

Dubai Metro extension to boost infrastructure sector

Dubai Metro use has increased rapidly since its launch in 2010 and the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) expects to extend the Metro tracks to 110km by 2020 and to 421km by 2030.
 
REPORT: Etihad Rail DB quietly makes rail history

REPORT: Etihad Rail DB quietly makes rail history

Etihad Rail DB has quietly implemented the most advanced signalling system in the world, making it a benchmark for Europe to look toward as the future of rail transport.
 

 

Middle East Rail 2017 confirmed for March next year

Middle East Rail 2017 confirmed for March next year

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Terrapinn have signed an MoU to to jointly hold Middle East Rail, the region's longest running and most successful railways event, for three more consecutive years.
 
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.
 




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