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    100 New Ways to Transform Your Home With the New Ikea Catalogue

    Inspiring and smart solutions featured in the 2018 edition to help customers make room for life in the heart of their home Dubai, 16 August 2017:  IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing retailer, has officially launched its highly anticipated 2018 Catalogue, packed with home furnishing products, ideas and offers inspiring people to make room for life at home. IKEA Catalogue, the most widely distributed book in the world and produced in 35 languages, is now available in the UAE.  The contents of the 2018 edition reflect a change in the way people use their living spaces in the wake of urbanisation and new technology. Through its extensive consumer research, IKEA has now identified the living room as the heart of everyday life at home across the world, where it has become a place for connecting with family and friends, ......read more

    3rd Maritime Conference & Expo (MARACAD 2017) launches “Maritime Business Leaders Forum”

    Supporting the UAE Maritime Strategy 2021 and is attended by delegation from IMO Major developments in the 3rd Maritime Conference & Expo (MARACAD 2017) makes it a permanent platform for decision-makers networking, and developing strategic ideas and modern technologies for the advancement of the maritime sector Dubai, UAE, 15 August 2017:  Under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Abdullah Bin Mohammed Balheif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman of the Federal Transport Authority for Land and Maritime, the 3rd Maritime Conference & Expo (MARACAD 2017) will be held at the Dubai International Trade Centre on 30-31 October 2017.  MARACAD will be held during the peak period supporting the UAE's international campaign for its nomination for the membership of the Executive Council of the ......read more

    Major Components Successfully Installed at Unit 4 of Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, Abu Dhabi

    Ceremony held to celebrate milestone event, witness the major achievements and the remaining construction and operational readiness work Fourth reactor vessel and steam generators are the final to be installed, as per 2009 Prime Contract, positioning Barakah as a quality-driven site and one of the most efficient nuclear energy construction projects globally Abu Dhabi, UAE – 14 August 2017:  In line with the ‘Abu Dhabi Plan’, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has made significant progress on the construction of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, with the installation of the steam generators for Unit 4, the final unit at the plant. This milestone event coincides with the successful installation of Unit 4’s Reactor Vessel (RV).  H.E. Jassim Mohammed Buatabh Al Zaabi, Chairman of the ......read more

    “Gulf Navigation Holding” marked rapid profit growth in the first half of 2017 by 33%

    The company achieved remarkable growth in 2017 and witnessed many outstanding achievements in line with the steady growth of UAE economy Dubai, UAE, August 14, 2017:  The Dubai based “Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC”, listed in Dubai Financial Market (DFM) under “GULFNAV”, has announced 33% growth in net profits by the end of the first half of 2017, compared with the same period of 2016.  This announcement comes concurrently with the new phase the company is launching to strengthen its position and competitiveness globally. Gulf Navigation is aiming to be one of the innovative service providers in the maritime and shipping industry.  The latest financial reports released by the company shows a continuous steady improvement in its financial performance. The net profit in the first half of 2017 was ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Ports seals strategic partnership with Healthpoint for wellness-coaching program

    Abu Dhabi-UAE: August 13, 2017:  Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the commercial and community ports within the emirate of Abu Dhabi , port of Fujairah, and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi( KIZAD), recently signed a strategic partnership with Healthpoint, a multi-specialty hospital in Abu Dhabi, to launch a wellness-coaching program for its employees. Healthpoint is part of Mubadala’s network of world-class healthcare providers.  The agreement, signed by Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, Chief Executive Officer of Abu Dhabi Ports, and Dr. Mai Ahmed  Al Jaber, Deputy Medical Director and Head of Public Health at Healthpoint, is dedicated to employees and promises numerous long-term health benefits to them and their families. Throughout the year, Healthpoint will lead Abu Dhabi Port ......read more

    Six Down, Two to Go - ADSB Keeps Up Pace in Delivering Ships to Kuwait

    Abu Dhabi, UAE: 13 August 2017:  Abu Dhabi Ship Building PJSC (ADSB), a leading provider of construction, repair and refit services for naval, military and commercial vessels, this month marked another milestone in its project to build vessels for the Kuwait Navy, with the formal acceptance of the landing craft Sabhan into service as part of the agreement signed with Ministry of Defense of Kuwait.   The July 13 ceremony in which the Sabhan was formally accepted, held at Kuwait Navy Base, was attended by His Excellency Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al Hamad Al Sabah, Kuwait’s Deputy Prime-Minister and Minister of Defense, Lieutenant General Mohammed Al-Khader, Chief of General Staff of Kuwait's Armed Forces, Lieutenant General Sheikh Abdullah Al Nawaf, Deputy Chief of General Staff of Kuwait's Armed Forces, along with ......read more

    GROHE Blue Home – the private watersource for ultimate taste and enjoyment

    Saving time and storage space – no need to carry heavy bottle packs from the supermarket, no need to worry about bottle deposits and recycling  Sustainable lifestyle, great taste  Installed in any kitchen in next to no time  Dubai, UAE, August 10, 2017:  Whenever we look for a radical change in our lives, the kitchen is as good a place to start as any. So how about this: No more driving to the beverage store on Saturdays to load up the car with heavy packs of bottled water. Instead, imagine savouring glass after glass of delicious filtered water straight from a stylish kitchen faucet – always cooled to the right temperature and even with a choice of strong, medium and no carbonation. This kitchen revolution can start right away – with GROHE Blue Home.   Compact design, easy ......read more

    ADNOC Distribution Announces New Retail Price of Unsubsidised LPG for Month of August

    Abu Dhabi, 10 August, 2017:  ADNOC Distribution has announced today the new retail price of unsubsidised LPG cylinders for the month of August 2017. As per the announcement that is made on the 10th of every month, the new retail price is as follows: AED52 per 25lb, and AED104 per 50lb.   Saeed Mubarak Al Rashdi, Acting Chief Executive Officer of ADNOC Distribution, said: “The price of LPG cylinders is decided every month in cooperation with the concerned government entities in the UAE. The prices set take into account the interests of national stakeholders, consumers and household customers while also reflecting fluctuations in international LPG prices.”  For holders of Rahal e-Gas cards, ADNOC Distribution offers LPG at subsidized prices - AED20 for 25lb and AED30 for 50lb, across Abu Dhabi and the ......read more

    Empower connects its district cooling solutions to the prestigious development ‘The Opus'

    Empower will offer district cooling solutions to the commercial complex for a total capacity of 3,520 RT Dubai, UAE, 9 August 2017:  Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, announced that it has recently connected its services to The Opus, a prestigious development located in Business Bay. Empower will offer district cooling solutions to the commercial complex for a total capacity of 3,520 RT, which will result in energy savings of approximately 50 per cent for the development. The Opus is commercial tower in the Business Bay district of Dubai designed by the late award winning architect Zaha Hadid. It is a lively and contemporary business destination; perfect for a strategic regional or international headquarter for multinationals and even local ......read more

    Automation key to tackling maritime skills crisis

    Facing a shortfall of 147,000 qualified officers by 2025, speakers at SOMWME 2017 hail advancements in automation and connection as the answer to shipping’s skills shortage  Dubai, UAE, August 9, 2017:  A perfect storm of retiring baby-boomers and the ongoing global economic downturn, are causing the number of skilled seafarers in the global industry to shrink dramatically, but attendees at Seatrade Offshore Marine & Workboats Middle East (SOMWME) will hear from an expert panel of speakers how automation and advances in connectivity could solve the looming skills crisis.  The issue will be addressed on day one of the biannual Seatrade Offshore Marine and Workboats Middle East (SOMWME) 2017 exhibition and conference, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) from 25 – 27 September 2017, where ......read more

    The New Energy Vehicles Club launched under the Clean Energy Business Council

    Uniting industry players to develop electric vehicle market Dubai – UAE, 08 August 2017:   To support the transition of the automotive industry towards green mobility and the recent initiatives taking places in the UAE, the New Energy Vehicles Club has been created under the umbrella of the Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC) at the initiative of ENGIE, an energy company, charging station manufacturer and board member of the CEBC. The creation of the club was announced on the occasion of a webinar on green mobility welcoming 400 participants including regional and global stakeholders from the public and private sectors. The Club’s role is to function as an electric vehicle and clean energy industry representative, connecting private sector players to relevant stakeholders in order to support the development of the ......read more

    ISO 22301 Certification for Business Continuity Management System awarded to Abu Dhabi Ports

    Abu Dhabi, UAE – Aug 6, 2017:  Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of commercial and community ports within the emirate of Abu Dhabi, in addition to the Port of Fujairah, and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), has been awarded the ISO 22301 certification for its Business Continuity Management System (BCMS). The certification is a business continuity management benchmark, recognising the effectiveness of the BCMS design and implementation thereof, to reduce the company’s risk exposure associated with emergencies and crisis management.  Commenting on this achievement, Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, Abu Dhabi Ports CEO said: “Abu Dhabi Ports is committed to adopting best practices in line with Abu Dhabi Government’s aim to achieve excellence across all its business units ......read more

    Chattels & More's new Papadatos collection delivers urban elegance

    Dubai, UAE (August 6, 2017):  In line with its efforts to offer an array of eclectic and unique home décor options, Chattels & More - part of the Easa Saleh Al Gurg Group that curates unique furniture and accessories from artisans across Europe – launched the Papadatos furniture line. Founded in 1990, this Greek brand focusses on cozy living and dining collections that will be exclusively sold at Chattels & More across the UAE. Papadatos’ exquisite collection of sofas, swivel armchairs with marble legs and marble-infused dining and coffee tables offer a balance of simplicity and an unmatched level of comfort. A number of elements make its sofa collection appealing; select items are produced with ‘fluffy goose feather’ seats for unbeatable coziness, while stylised ‘diamond’ or ......read more

    Recruiters give green light to engineers with passion for sustainability

    Engineering companies increasingly looking for candidates with the skills and desire to make a difference Dubai, UAE, August 6, 2017:  Article written by Yara Matar, HR Representative at DC PRO Engineering, a recognised world leader in District Energy, and regional pioneer in sustainable Green Building MEP Design. With the world now increasingly recognising the effects of global warming and the dangers that lie ahead, there is an increasing need to be green in the race to save the planet. World leaders have signed agreements to tackle CO2 emissions globally while industries, individuals and corporations are playing their part in the pursuit of a sustainable future. In this regard, engineering as an industry is obviously key as a pioneer of sustainability. With the shift in market dynamics there are now greater demands ......read more

    Kenwood keeps the kids healthy and hydrated while at school with Smoothie 2Go Sport

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates; August 2, 2017:  Going back to school is an exciting time for students. Thanks to the Kenwood Smoothie 2Go Sport which allows children to kick off their year with fresh thinking and motivation to stay healthy throughout their school year.  The sport blender is a perfect grab and go solution for a busy morning, making sure you can provide your children with all the daily minerals and nutrients they require. Furthermore, the cool and lean shape of the bottle is a great addition to any lunch box! The entire blending process only takes minutes – the blending and pulse functions allows you to select the thickness and consistency of the drink, depending on your children’s preferences. Making your own fresh fruity drink is a healthy choice and it makes sense to choose an appliance that ......read more

    De'Longhi makes back-to-school a breeze, one meal at a time

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates; August 2, 2017:   With the summer approaching to an end, children are getting ready to start a new school year. However, back-to-school isn’t just a time for the students, but their parents as well. Without the right kitchen tools, the back to school period can be a stressful and tiring period in the kitchen! The rush to prepare different delicious meals every day and to ensure that school lunches keep them well nourished, can keep any parent feeling over their head. With the De’Longhi Multifry Multicooker Extra Chef Plus, you can easily create your kids’ meal for them to be both delicious and healthy.  De'Longhi has released a revolutionary cooking appliance as part of the Multifry Multicooker family. The new model comes with an extra cooking function, the grill; and three ......read more

    Gulf Petrochem Group Closes US$150m Financing Deal

    Financing provided by GCC based banks with syndication led by Emirates NBD The raise will support the group’s global operations to realise growth plans The Group plans to tap the Islamic Finance and Sukuk markets in Asia with focus on Indonesia and Malaysia for future potential funding Dubai, UAE, August 1, 2017:  Gulf Petrochem Group (GP), has successfully raised US$ 150 million from a group of international and local financial institutions based in the GCC. In an environment of continued low global oil prices, the financing will be used to support the group’s activities around the world.   The borrowing will take the form of an 8 year term loan which was provided by a syndicate of banks lead by Emirates NBD. IL&FS acted as the Financial Advisor. National Bank of Fujairah will be the ......read more

    Access World to build a 3PL facility in Jebel Ali Free Zone

    Dubai, UAE, August 1, 2017:  Access World Logistics L.L.C., a joint-venture between U.A.E. based Rais Hassan Saadi (RHS) Group and Switzerland-headquartered Access World Group (Access World) organized a ground-breaking ceremony at the site of their upcoming 3rd party logistics facility at Jebel Ali Free Zone. The event was graced by Mr. Mohammed Al Muallem, Senior Vice President & Managing Director – DP World UAE Region and CEO – JAFZA, Mr. Asim Al Abbasi, CFO – JAFZA, Mr. Abdulla Bin Damithan, Director Commercial – DP World UAE Region, Ms. Madiha Salem, Director EHS – Trakhees, other officials from various authorities, key clients, service providers and leaders from the shipping & logistics fraternity. Mr. Saleem Al Rais, Director – RHS Group, Mr. Peter M. Waszkis – CEO Access ......read more

    India's Kent RO Expands Into GCC

    Compact, convenient and cost-effective RO purifiers to be sold at LuLu Hypermarkets Dubai 26th July 2017:Kent RO Systems Limited, India’s leading Reverse Osmosis (RO) water purifier brand, has announced its expansion into the GCC market. The brand’s wide range of household appliances will be available at LuLu Hypermarkets. The company has joined hands with UAE’s Sands International for the distribution of its products across the GCC. The move is a part of the company’s broader expansion plans into the Middle East and North Africa in the next few years. Recent research indicates that the region's demand for water purifiers is growing at more than 7 per cent per annum and the market could reach nearly half a billion dollars by 2020. The move is a part of the company’s broader expansion plans into the ......read more

    Petrofac Strengthens Iraq Presence With Contracts Worth US$100 Million

    Dubai, UAE. July 26, 2017:  Petrofac has secured a contract extension and a new award with a combined value of more than US$100 million for construction management, engineering, commissioning and start-up services for two International Oil Companies (IOCs) in Iraq.  The awards reflect the extensive track record Petrofac has been amassing in the country since 2010.  Today’s announcement builds upon US$70 million of new awards in Iraq announced in April, giving the Group good visibility of future work in the country and securing around 250 jobs.   Mani Rajapathy, Managing Director, Engineering & Production Services East, said: “We’re delighted the IOCs in Iraq continue to choose Petrofac to support their operations.  Iraq is an important market for us and, as evidenced by the number of ......read more

    TEFAL Easy Soup Maker Review

    Tefal Soup Maker is one of my best investments!!!👌💚💚💚 I enjoy not only different kinds of hassle free homemade soups but also smoothies! 😋 Chunky or smooth soup is ready within 25 minutes, stays warm upto 2 hours! 👀 Most of my extended family members and friends got one after experiencing it at my place.... My daughter says I am their brand ambassador 😂😂😂 I mostly look out for more nutritious and healthy options that are low in calories and sodium.  With a soup maker at home I have full control over the amounts of vegetables and salt that goes in. Readymade soups or tinned soups have many preservatives  and sugar that harm us.  I try to buy all organic vegetables. 🥗 My favourite soup recipe is: Tomato Soup: ......read more

    ENEC Progresses Delivering Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant Completing Significant Tests of Unit 2

    Milestone testing achievement represents a significant step towards the completion of Unit 2 Tests performed demonstrate commitment to achieving the highest standards of quality.  Abu Dhabi, UAE – 25 July 2017:  The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation has successfully completed the Cold Hydrostatic Testing (CHT) at Unit 2 at the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant located in Al Dhafra Region of Abu Dhabi. The completion of this milestone, which concluded approximately 12 months after the same tests were successfully completed on Unit 1, demonstrates a commitment to achieving the highest international quality and safety standards, across the four units of the Barakah Plant.    The CHT verifies that welds, joints, pipes and components of the reactor coolant system and associated high-pressure systems are ......read more

    Abu Dhabi's Baron Point Petroleum Signs JV With PetroVietnam Oil Corporation in US$150m Project in Southern Vietnam

    Mega-project at Phu Quoc Island, Vietnam to generate growth in the local area, significantly contributing to the modernization of the economy and supply channel in southern Vietnam  Strategically located, the Bonded Terminal System is set to make Vietnam a force in Southeast Asian for crude oil and refined petroleum products H.H. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Khalid Bin Ahmed Al Hamed’s majority-owned Baron Point Petroleum seeks to finance the development and provide best-in-class, Abu Dhabi and American expertise  Abu Dhabi, 23 July 2017:   Abu Dhabi-based Baron Point Petroleum Services Company L.L.C. (“Baron Point Petroleum”) has joined hands and engaged a joint-venture (“JV”) with PetroVietnam Oil Corporation (“PV Oil”), the national oil and gas company of Vietnam, to finance, ......read more

    Regional Lighting Market Continues to Shine as Leading Global Player's Line Up for Light Middle East 2017

    GCC LED lighting market estimated to comprise about 38% of the total lighting market in 2015 Dubai, U.A.E: The increase in global demand for lighting solutions, with an emphasis on energy efficient sources, is reshaping the lighting industry, while the continued market expansion in the region puts the Middle East in the spotlight as global majors target Light Middle East 2017. The leading trade, networking and business generating event for the lighting design and technology industry in the region, Light Middle East returns to Dubai later this year, larger and more representative than ever before. Organisers Messe Frankfurt Middle East, are expecting the show to open at least 10% larger than the previous edition in terms of both area and number of exhibitors, underlining the increasing appeal of the region to global ......read more

    Beat The Heat – Six Tips to Save Energy and Reduce Bills During Summer

      *Article written by Christopher EL Khouri, Mechanical Engineer at DC PRO Engineering, a recognized world leader in the fields of District Energy, and regional pioneer in sustainable Green Building MEP Design     19 July 2017     With the increase of the temperatures in the GCC during the summer season, higher electric demand load will put pressure on air conditioning equipment in homes and offices around the city. DC PRO Engineering’s Christopher El Khouri provides six tips to reduce unnecessary energy consumption and keep bills down during the summer - and keep the environment happy.    Reduce electrical consumption in peak load hours (14:30-15:30). Daily summer temperatures are highest between 14.30 and 15.30. Consequently, air conditioning equipment consumes much ......read more

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    Simexa introducing a new category of outdoor furniture

    After the fascinating success of solar lights in the Middle East region, Simexa, the hospitality outdoor furniture company and supplier, introduces a new product range presented by Maiori: the outdoor furniture. This new product category has been added to the wide range of garden furniture collections Simexa provides. In October 2016, the hospitality outdoor furniture supplier introduced, for the first time in the region, Maiori’s solar lights during the Hotel Show in Dubai. This participation was seen as a success for Simexa given that visitors were impressed by this new technology. ......read more

    Emirates Intellectual Property Association appoints CommuniGate Middle East to manage its media relations

    August 10, 2017- The Emirates Intellectual Property Association (EIPA), an organization dedicated to spreading public awareness of intellectual property rights in the UAE, has appointed CommuniGate Middle East, a leading marketing and public relations company, to handle its public relations (PR) strategy and media activities. Established to raise the level of awareness and knowledge of all Emiratis and UAE residents concerning intellectual property laws, EIPA organizes workshops and related initiatives to combat piracy and the distribution of counterfeit goods in the country, as well as ......read more

    Networked Energy Services Announces Fourth Generation Smart Meter

    UAE, August 10, 2017-  Networked Energy Services Corporation (NES), a global smart grid market leader with the industry’s leading Patagonia Energy Applications Platform (EAP ™), announced today its next generation polyphase smart meter is now available for customers. The new Polyphase Smart Meter, MTR3000, is the second model available from the Generation 4 product family, which exceeds utility’s smart meter requirements, as well as, provides distribution grid sensing capabilities.  The MTR 3000 is fully interoperable with NES smart metering solution and ......read more

    letstango.com's total sales for 2017 expected to grow by three to five times higher than growth posted in 2016

    August 09, 2017– ‘letstango.com’, a UAE-based online marketplace, has announced that its estimated total sales is expected to grow by more than three to five times this year as compared to the growth it posted in 2016. The company’s upbeat attitude shows that its expected positive performance will represent a strategic portion of the MENA region’s growing e-commerce sector, which has posted continuous growth over the last few years as well. The company continues to record a strong financial performance and steadily growing transactions. The premier online ......read more

    Centena Group Chairman on the global board of Entrepreneurs' Organisation

    Dubai, Aug 9, 2017:  As Entrepreneurs' Organisation (EO) celebrates 30 years, a UAE-based businessman has been appointed for the first time to the global board of the organisation. A global business network of entrepreneurs, EO is one of the most prestigious business clubs worldwide. Sanjay Raghunath, Chairman and Managing Director of Centena Group, a Dubai-based group of companies, is the second person from the Middle East, Pakistan & Africa (MEPA) region and the first from the UAE to make it to the global board of EO. He will serve as director on EO's global board for ......read more

    DMCA's RASEINA Working Group holds workshop to promote Dubai's marine & leisure sector

    August 3, 2017. United Arab Emirates:  As part of the Dubai Maritime City Authority’s (DMCA) efforts to promote Dubai’s marine and leisure tourism, the RASEINA Maritime Domestic & Leisure Working Group (one of DMCA initiatives) held a workshop for its members on Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at The Address Dubai Marina Hotel. The attendees tackled DMCA’s services to promote local marine and leisure tourism, including yacht registration, and discussed current and potential locations for marine entertainment activities. They also looked into the implementation of best ......read more

    Dubai Maritime City Authority regulates the traffic in Dubai Water Canal

    August 2, 2017. United Arab Emirates: As part of its ongoing efforts to create a secure and sustainable maritime sector in Dubai and establish a world-class maritime community according to the goals of the Maritime Sector Strategy (MSS), the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has issued a new strategic initiative through a new circular to regulate the traffic in Dubai Water Canal. The DMCA said the circular seeks to achieve maritime security, safe navigation, and highest operational efficiency within Dubai’s territorial waters.  Amer Ali, Executive Director of DMCA, said: ......read more

    ‘Creative pull approach' integral to attract both residents and tourists to propel amusement industries

    Dubai, UAE, July 31, 2017: Players within the theme park and amusement industry sectors should constantly innovate to attract the inbound tourists and also factor in the residents to grow the industry, stated Abdul Rahman Falaknaz, Chairman of International Expo Consults, organisers of the DEAL show. Around 17.8 million tourists arrived in the UAE last year, a number which has gone up from 15.4 million people in 2014, at a growth rate of 7.5%. Furthermore, Abu Dhabi also emerged as the second most popular city in the world. “The industry in the region has matured into a comprehensive ......read more

    DMCA showcases the Smart Survey Simulator's capabilities

    July 31, 2017. United Arab Emirates: The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) recently held a workshop on the use of the Smart Survey Simulator, an advanced training solution for vessel survey inspections, in cooperation with Norway-based international classification society DNV GL.  Amer Ali, Executive Director of DMCA, said: “DNV GL is an important partner in our efforts to create new maritime experiences using the latest technologies such as VR, drones, and autonomous systems. The Smart Survey Simulator complements our sharp focus on innovation in training and inspection and ......read more

    UAE formally submits candidacy for Category B membership of the International Maritime Organization

    UAE, July 30, 2017 - The UAE has officially submitted its candidacy for membership into the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Category B during its participation in the organization's General Meetings held in London. The plenary sessions, which was chaired by His Excellency (HE) Abdullah Belheif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman, Federal Authority for Land and Maritime Transport, discussed important and timely issues related to the maritime sector along with its global best practices.  The UAE presented its candidacy during a coordination ......read more

    Networked Energy Services Corporation emphasizes critical importance of Smart Grid security

    UAE, July 29, 2017 – Over the last two months, the world has been subject to two major ransomware attacks. The most recent being an attack known as 'Petya,' a malicious software that spread through large firms that led to PC's and essential data being locked up and held for ransom. Prior to this incident, the 'Wannacry' ransomware locked data from nearly 230,000 computers used by leading international organizations in at least 150 countries, including the UK’s National Health Service, Russian Ministry of Interiors, and FedEx. These attacks, once again, brought ......read more

    Federal Transport Authority - Land & Maritime organizes conference for International Maritime Organization members

    UAE, July 25, 2017- H.E. Dr. Abdullah Belheif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman of the FTA, chaired the delegation participating in the meetings of the General Committee of the International Maritime Organization, which will continue until July 28, 2017, to discuss the most important issues related to the maritime sector. In his speech, H.E. Dr. Al Nuaimi showcased the UAE’s proven contributions to the global maritime industry as one of the world's major influencers, in addition to the country’s unprecedented achievements in maritime ......read more

    Panasonic Launches New ‘IT' Twist Cordless Vacuum Cleaner

    The cordless cleaner with dust sensors cleans hard-to-reach areas between the furniture with the innovative twist nozzle that can reach gaps as narrow as 5 cm. Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Panasonic has launched its new ‘IT’ twist cordless vacuum cleaner MC-BJ870 in the region. With the new revolutionary twist nozzle design that is ultra-flexible, MC-B870 features a slim body and trendy looks, blending elegance and high-end technology to provide in-depth cleaning. As the name suggests the nozzle turns into I and T shape with a twist. It cleans unreachable areas like gaps ......read more

    DMCA shares experience in maritime registration and licensing services with Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport in Abu Dhabi

    July 18, 2017. Dubai, United Arab Emirates:  The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) shared its renowned experience in implementing world-class maritime registration and licensing services with the Department of Municipal Affairs and Transport in Abu Dhabi (DMAT) during their recently held meeting. Both parties also exchanged expertise to achieve their common goals of further improving the marine licensing system according to the highest international standards and reinforcing the UAE’s position as one of the most important maritime and logistics capitals in the world. The ......read more

    ADNOC Distribution Opens Seah Al Saram Service Station in Fujairah

    Abu Dhabi, 15 July, 2017:  ADNOC Distribution has announced the opening of Seah Al Saram Service Station in Fujairah, taking the total number of service stations in its network to 460 across the country.  The latest addition to the network demonstrates the company’s sustained efforts to meet the growing demand for its high-quality products and services in the UAE.  Located on Martyrs Street near the area of Dibba Al Hosn, the service station consists of five islands with 8 dispensers offering E-Plus 91, Special 95, Super 98 and Green Diesel. The station has ......read more

    Times Now NRI of the Year Award for Academics goes to Simran Vedvyas

    NRI Teenager awarded India's Most Distinctive Global Indians Award Dubai born NRI - Simran Vedvyas Makes Every Moment Count Change through her work & action recognized Mumbai, India 11 July 2017 NRI of the Year Awards - A Prestigious Award for Global Indians #YouDeserve Times Now, ICICI Bank and GIIS presented; the fourth edition of the prestigious NRI of the Year Awards 2017 at Hotel Grand Hyatt Mumbai, felicitating select Global Indians with India's most distinctive global awards.  This award recognized the deserving spirit of those globetrotting Indians who have made a ......read more

    IKEA collaborates with six talented artists to introduce latest 2017 STUNSIG Limited Collection

    Dubai, 10 July 2017:  Hand-picked by Swedish retailer, IKEA, six talented artists and design teams with close links to the fashion industry were chosen to create inspired prints for the launch of the STUNSIG Limited Collection 2017. Featuring everything from fashion photography, digital couture, cartoons to hand drawings and collages, the new collection is applied to everyday items such as cushions, quilt covers, boxes and porcelain.    The result of the collaboration between IKEA and these six artists including Frédérique Vernillet, Malcolm Stuart, Pinar & Viola, ......read more

    The GOV HR Summit set to inspire and develop national talent

    The region’s biggest HR platform to take place on October 30-31, 2017 in Abu Dhabi, UAE Dubai: July 9th, 2017:  The 5th Annual GOV HR Summit, the regions’ leading Human Resource platform, will once again open its doors to HR leaders from top government, semi government and state owned entities across the GCC, on 30th October 2017 in Abu Dhabi UAE, under the theme “Turning the biggest challenges into the greatest opportunities”. With an impressive line-up of influential and intellectual international and regional leaders in Human Resources, the summit will ......read more

    ADWEA Leadership Witnesses Progress of UAE's Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program

    ADWEA leadership delegation visits Barakah and receives update on commissioning activities of Unit 1 of Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant Peaceful nuclear energy will become a major provider of sustainable energy for the Nation Tour of Units 2, 3 and 4 demonstrate major construction progress and preparations for quality nuclear operations Tour demonstrated alignment with highest nuclear quality and safety standards  Abu Dhabi, UAE – 08 July 2017:  His Excellency Dr. Saif Al Seiari, Acting Director General, Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (ADWEA), as well as ......read more

    ADNOC Distribution Opens Al Meedan Service Station in Sharjah

    ADNOC Distribution is the sole distributor of petroleum products in the Emirate  ADNOC Distribution’s service station network in Sharjah receives over 250,000 vehicles every day ADNOC Distribution operates 89 service stations in Sharjah   Abu Dhabi, 08 July, 2017: ADNOC Distribution, the sole distributor of petroleum products in the Emirate of Sharjah through its comprehensive service station network, has announced the further consolidation of its presence in the Emirate with the opening of Al Meedan Service Station.    Located on Al Zahra Street ......read more

    HomePure, a Star QNET Product, launch “HomePure Nova” with a Media Roundtable and New NSF Certification

    Same world-class quality, design and technology, only made even better with NINE stages of filtration and 35+ UltraTech Filter Technology QNET is committed to providing safe drinking water with its NSF certified HomePure Filtration Systems Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 8th, 2017:  Access to clean drinking water is a basic human right and prominent Asian direct selling company QNET pledges to continue its efforts to provide clean, healthy, and great tasting drinking water through HomePure, the NSF-certified home water filtration systems. At a media roundtable held at the ......read more

    Abu Dhabi Ports Officially Inaugurates the 170 million Dirham New Delma Port

    Upgraded facility to serve Delma community with essential services  Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, July 8, 2017:  Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler's Representative in “Al Dhafra Region”, H.E. Staff Major General Pilot Faris Khalaf Khalfan Al Mazrouei, Chief of the General Authority for the Security of Ports, Borders and Free Zones, and Board Member of Abu Dhabi Ports, officially inaugurated Delma Port today. Strategically located on the eastern side of Delma Island, the new port will better serve the community as an ......read more

    Dubai Maritime City Authority launches comprehensive awareness campaign on maritime safety standards

    July 5, 2017. United Arab Emirates:  The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government entity responsible for organizing, developing and managing various aspects of the marine sector in Dubai, has launched a social initiative to raise awareness of maritime safety standards and introduce best practices to safely use marine vessels and jet skis. The DMCA’s Department of Registration and Commercial Licensing is in charge of the campaign whose safety procedures include wearing life jackets and dealing  with emergencies. Amer Ali, Executive Director of DMCA, said: ......read more

    Enjoy the excitement of bathroom renovation with Ideal Standard.

    An unbeatable portfolio to help you create your “ideal” bathroom surroundings There’s no doubt that renovating any space brings with it a feeling of excitement and a sense of renewal and fulfillment.  Whether you’re updating an existing bathroom or creating a new one by converting or remodeling, Ideal Standard is delighted to share with you top tips to suit your taste and budget. Its portfolio of functional products is designed to minimize the effort of renovating and leaves you with a feeling of accomplishment. Bathrooms today have evolved from that little ......read more

    Empower and partners of the UN initiative “District Energy in Cities” sign Global Cooperation Agreement at International District Energy Association (IDEA) Annual Conference in USA

    The Global Cooperation Agreement brings together countries such as Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Germany (European Union), Japan, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and United States of America  Dubai, UAE, 1 July 2017:  In an effort to enhance the conservational impact and development of district cooling in the UAE, Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider and a member of the Board of Directors of International District Energy Association(IDEA); and partners of the United Nations ......read more

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