Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, March 22, 2018: Shams Power Company, the developer, owner and operator of the UAE’s first large-scale solar power project, Shams 1, is celebrating five years of uninterrupted electricity generation at the plant this month.
Located in Al Dhafra, Abu Dhabi’s western region, the 100 megawatt-capacity (MW) Shams 1 was the largest concentrated solar power plant in the world at the time of its inauguration in 2013 and the first plant of its kind in the Middle East & North Africa.
It also represented the world’s largest financing transaction for a solar energy project.
Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, has an 80 per cent stake in Shams Power, while Total, the world’s fourth-ranked international oil & gas company, owns 20 per cent.
Shams 1 uses ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 21 March 2018: Mubadala Petroleum and its partners PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd (PETRONAS Carigali) and Sarawak Shell Berhad have reached the Final Investment Decision for the Pegaga gas field development in Block SK 320, offshore Malaysia.
The project will now proceed to the construction and installation stage.
Mubadala Petroleum is Operator of Block SK 320 with 55 percent interest, PETRONAS Carigali holds 25 percent, and Sarawak Shell Berhad 20 percent interest respectively.
Mubadala Petroleum and its partners are expected to invest in excess of USD 1 billion into the development with first gas expected by third quarter of 2021.
Dr Bakheet Al Katheeri, CEO of Mubadala Petroleum, commented: “The Pegaga gas project is Mubadala Petroleum’s first development in Malaysia and represents an important ......read more
The leading German paint brand has introduced colours and textures to redefine homes and other spaces this summer
Dubai, March 21, 2018: Caparol Paints, a leading player in the global paints industry, has introduced its summer shades for 2018. The summer colours are inclusive of a wide palette of pastel and bright shades.
Caparol Paints has gone big with colours that create soothing and stylish effects while adding aesthetically to the most inclusive quality of a space - paint. Caparol has aptly named the shades according to the colours and are categorized under core shade types. Rose, flamenco, apricot and lavender fall into the pink-purple shade category while arctic, arctis, patina and moos are categorized under the blue-green shades. Curcuma and curry form shades of yellow.
Commenting on Caparol’s ......read more
Are you a full time mum but a big kid at heart? We have the perfect job for you
Dubai, 18 March 2018: Think your powers of observation and deduction could rival those of the great Sherlock Holmes? If so, your services could be in demand at Dragon Mart as it launches a massive job hunt for a Toy Detective to explore the mall for the coolest kids’ toys on the market.
This unconventional job – open to all mothers over 21 years old living in the UAE – requires oodles of passion and commitment as well as a keen eye for the best children’s toys at Dragon Mart. The chosen Toy Detective must also be ready to share her adventure and recommendations with other mums across the UAE.
The successful candidate will be appointed as Dragon Mart’s Toy Detective for a one month, taking on an intensive role ......read more
Dubai-UAE: 15 March, 2018 – Awqaf and Minors Affairs Foundation (AMAF) witnessed significant interest from Emiratis seeking job opportunities in the charity and social work domain at Careers UAE 2018.
During its participation in the leading job fair for UAE nationals that concluded today at the Dubai World Trade Centre, AMAF’s representatives introduced job seekers to the Foundation’s work, objectives and initiatives. In addition, they offered the Emirati youth advice on how to build a successful career in humanitarian work.
Over the course of the three-day event, AMAF received over 1200 job applications from Emirati students and fresh graduates. The Foundation will review the applications and select suitable candidates according to the recruitment needs of each department. New hires will ......read more
Digitalization and clean energy integration transforming the energy landscape in the country
Dubai, UAE, March 15, 2018: ABB, the pioneering technology leader, has recorded steady and sustained growth in the United Arab Emirates in 2017.
“ABB is seeing profitable growth and a huge opportunity in this market as we are partners to both the energy and industrial revolution that is taking place in the country and around the world,” said Mostafa Al Guezeri, Managing Director, ABB.
The company has been a stable partner to the country’s development and is continuing to push boundaries by supporting the transformation of energy landscape.
Commenting on ABB’s four-decade history in the UAE, Mostafa Al Guezeri, Managing Director, said, “A land of endless possibilities is how the UAE ......read more
MyDHL+ simplifies and streamlines the international shipping process
Dubai, 14th March 2018 – DHL, the world’s leading international express delivery services provider, has unveiled MyDHL+, an industry-leading global shipping application in the UAE, which will bring new levels of speed and simplicity to the cross-border shipping process.
Shippers ranging from small businesses to large global corporations will be able to benefit from MyDHL+ and its intelligent, streamlined interface – which means fewer steps and considerably greater functionality than anything DHL has previously offered.
MyDHL+ is mobile friendly that can be accessed on all mobile web platforms and integrates the functionality of 13 different applications on a single user-friendly platform. ......read more
Under the theme “Innovative workplace searches for you”
Dubai, UAE, 13th March 2018: Dubai Customs participated in Careers UAE 2018 in its 17th year, organized by the Dubai World Trade Centre from 13 to 15 March 2018 under the theme “Innovative workplace searches for you”. The participation is part of Dubai Customs efforts to qualify and develop national human capital, being a main pillar of the UAE Vision 2021.
On the first day, Dubai Customs launched its “Innovation in Customs” initiative that helped showcase the innovations of its employees. The initiative serves also as an interactive platform to help male and female nationals learn about the innovative environment at Dubai Customs.
Farid Hassan Al Marzouqi, Executive Director – Human ......read more
Dual projects designed to enhance Seychelles' capacity to produce renewable energy from sustainable resources
ADFD-funded energy projects electrify thousands of homes in island nation
Abu Dhabi-UAE: 12 March, 2018: Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for development aid, today announced an allocation of AED64.2 million for the development of two projects in the Republic of Seychelles that will enhance the country's capacity to produce renewable energy from sustainable resources.
Confirming the Fund’s support, His Excellency Mohammed Saif Al Suwaidi, Director General of ADFD signed two agreements, the first with His Excellency Didier Dogley, Minister of Environment, Energy and Climate Change of the Seychelles, and the second with Philip Morin, CEO of the ......read more
Mubadala Petroleum signs agreement with Italian company Eni to purchase interest in Shorouk Concession • Mubadala Petroleum acquires 10 percent interest in the Shorouk Concession in Egypt
Abu Dhabi, 12 March 2018: Mubadala Petroleum and Italy’s Eni signed an agreement to purchase a 10 percent stake in the Egyptian Shorouk Concession. The signing ceremony was presided over by His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Paolo Gentiloni, Prime Minister of the Republic of Italy. The stake in the offshore Shorouk Concession encompasses the giant Zohr gas field located in the Mediterranean Sea.
The agreement was signed by HE Khaldoon Khalifa Al Mubarak, Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 07, 2018: Well known for anticipating market shifts and integrating them into highly creative architectural concepts, Design International is set to open the latest addition to its office network at Building 4 of d3 in the presence of dignitaries and the trendy community of the Dubai Design District attending the 2018 edition of the Italian Design Day on 6th March.
Speaking ahead of the office opening, Davide Padoa, said: “We are delighted to open our new office in Dubai. This is testament to our long-standing connection with the region and reflects our admiration for the way the city of Dubai has chosen to embrace the architecture and design industries. We look forward to working in the Dubai Design District with its stimulating vibe that reflects innovation in a space that ......read more
Dubai, UAE – March 06, 2018: The Embassy of Italy to the UAE, the Consulate General of Italy in Dubai and the Italian Trade Agency in Dubai in collaboration with Dubai Design District are all set to host “The Night of Italian Design” at d3 today evening, in Building 7, starting at 6.30 PM. The event, which is open to the public, has 22 Italian design showrooms, representing over 100 Italian brands, joining as part of a walking tour in the evening. There will also be eight other brands that will display their designs in Building 7 and in the common areas of d3. An opening keynote speech will be delivered by internationally renowned architect and designer Fabio Novembre, selected for the occasion as Italy’s “Design Ambassador” to the UAE.
The event is part of “The Italian ......read more
Dubai, UAE, 6 March 2018: Under the patronage of the Ministry of Climate Change and Environment AgraME, which opens tomorrow (6 March) at the Dubai World Trade Centre, is set to attract buyers, both locally and internationally, looking to source the latest products and innovative solutions.
Offering a complete end to end solution of products and services, the show has a renewed focus on the Crop Farming, Animal Farming, Aquaculture and Animal Health sectors with a supporting free-to-attend content agenda. All four show verticals are in growing markets, with the MENA aquaculture industry expected to witness production volumes of 2.9 million tons by 2030 and the global animal healthcare market is expected to grow to USD 32.04 billion during the period 2018-2022.
Speaking ahead of the exhibition which opens on ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 4 March 2018 – Masdar, Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company, a subsidiary of the Mubadala Investment Company (Mubadala), today announced that it will install a 290-kilowatt (KW) solar photovoltaic (PV) system to serve the facility of Khazna Data Centres (Khazna) in Masdar City.
In the presence of Khaled Al Qubaisi, Chief Executive Officer, Aerospace, Renewables and Information Communications Technology for Mubadala, Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi, Chief Executive Officer of Masdar, and Hassan Al Naqbi, Chief Executive Officer of Khazna, signed a collaboration agreement on the project, aimed at further advancing Abu Dhabi’s reputation as a hub for renewable energy and clean technology.
Under the terms of the agreement, Masdar’s Energy Services unit will install a solar PV system ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: Attractive, original, Made in France, this watchmaking creation adopts a very trendy style thanks to its interchangeable double strap. Now the Charisma Twist watch is unveiling its new Liberty straps.
Delicately adorned with fabrics, the Charisma wristwatches are decorated with six different flower prints each more attractive and colorful than the next. The inescapable trend of the season, the "Liberty" pattern matches beautifully when it comes to accessorizing an outfit!
Each Charisma Twist comes with a simple and ingenious system that allows you to change the color of your bracelet in the blink of an eye.
The Twist expresses elegant charm with a wraparound bracelet that embraces even the finest wrists. This attractive Charisma Twist watch takes ......read more
As an integral part of its initiatives to save the marine environment
The association aims to cultivate and promote an environmental consciousness within the maritime community
Dubai, UAE, March 04, 2018: The Dubai Council for Marine & Maritime Industries has successfully announced its collaboration with the Hellenic Marine Environment Protection Association “HELMEPA” in order to establish the first of its kind non-profit “United Arab Emirates Marine Environment Protection Association- UAEMEPA”. Both parties prepared and signed a Declaration of Voluntary Commitment titled “To Save the Marine Environment”, based on HELMEPA’s founding Declaration “To Save the Seas”.
UAEMEPA offers the opportunity, for all those who care for the environment and are ......read more
Sustainability performance improved once more
More than 50,000 employees serving as sustainability ambassadors
Partnership launched to stop ocean plastic
Leading positions in international indices and ratings
Dubai, UAE, March 03, 2018: “In 2017, we made clear progress in implementing our sustainability strategy and reaching our sustainability targets. We are proud of the fact that many international rating agencies have recognized our achievements with excellent ratings and have acknowledged Henkel as one of the world’s leading companies in the area of sustainability,” said Kathrin Menges, Executive Vice President Human Resources and Chair of Henkel’s Sustainability Council.
Creating sustainable value
Henkel aims to create sustainable ......read more
Blanc D’ivoire transforms into new lifestyle concept store blending furniture, fashion design, accessories, and coffee
Dubai, UAE, March 03, 2018: Home and Soul is the evolution of many years travelling to beautiful places and many years of experience within Dubai and the design industry as a whole. Formerly Blanc D’ivoire, Home and Soul Dubai provides a unique concept and lifestyle store like no other.
Owned and curated by Carol and Wael Sukkar, Home and Soul is a true ‘ hidden gem’ found in leafy Jumeirah. Selling beautiful home wear, interior pieces, plants, gorgeous items for your kids, fashion and jewellery brands and its very own coffee shop Fiks - it’s the ultimate lifestyle destination for transforming your home, picking up a gift or treating yourself to a leisurely ......read more
Discover French innovations from March 6 to 8 at the French Pavilion, Dubai World Trade Centre
Dubai, UAE, March 01, 2018: Business France is once again presenting the world-class, innovative and dynamic French electricity sector via the French Pavilion at the Middle East Electricity Exhibition from the 6th to the 8th of March. As a key platform for the introduction of new products and services in the world of electricity, this flagship exhibition continues to be a springboard for French businesses looking to expand in the region. The exhibitors at the French Pavilion are geared to welcome the thousands of participants expected and to showcase their latest novelties.
France, one of the global leaders in the electricity industry (leading exporter in Europe), will showcase a diverse offering across the sector with ......read more
Service now available in 124 countries and territories, including UAE & KSA
UPS expanded service in 57 countries and territories including India, Brazil, and South Korea
5 new countries received Express service including Bangladesh and Madagascar
Guaranteed delivery in 1-3 business days by 10:30 a.m., noon, or 2 p.m., depending on the destination
Dubai, UAE, March 01, 2018: UPS (NYSE: UPS) has expanded its UPS Worldwide Express™ package service to reach 124 countries and territories, providing an earlier delivery option for customers to more locations. UPS now reaches more countries and territories with express midday than any other carrier.
The UPS Worldwide Express service offers guaranteed delivery in 1-3 business days by 10:30 a.m., noon, or 2 p.m., depending on the destination. In ......read more
Mr. Dietrich brings more than 27 years of international nuclear industry experience
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 28 February 2018: The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has appointed Peter Dietrich as the Corporation’s Chief Nuclear Officer (CNO). Mr. Dietrich brings substantial international industry expertise from his 27-year career in the nuclear sector.
The position of ENEC CNO serves a strategic function to the organization in supporting the successful development of the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program, including assessing the program plan for the delivery of Units 1 to 4 in adherence to the highest standards of nuclear safety and quality.
Eng. Mohamed Al Hammadi ENEC CEO, said: “I welcome Peter to the executive team that is leading the UAE Peaceful Nuclear Energy Program and I look forward to ......read more
The global leader in paints offers insights into innovative design and usage techniques to the community of painters
Dubai, February 28, 2018: Caparol Paints, a global leader in the paints industry, recently conducted an exclusive workshop for painters at its facility in Dubai Industrial Park. More than 70 painters from across the UAE attended the event.
The workshop was designed to be an interactive session where the painters were given a detailed demonstration and training on basic to advanced levels of paint applications. It involved familiarizing painters with Caparol’s ETICS-technology and familiarizing the German company’s legendary decorative paints. It also involved a session on mastering the art of perfect paint application.
Commenting on the workshop, Mr. Mowaffaq Balish, Commercial Director ......read more
Dubai, UAE; February 27, 2017: 2XL, the leading luxury furniture and home décor brand in the UAE, has launched a new luxury dining room set consisting of cushioned beige colour chairs with matching light wooden colour table. Made of wood veneer, the grey oak dining room set, “Portofino” can accommodate a group of eight easily. The chairs have wooden legs and the rectangular table has stylish thick solid legs giving shock-resistant stability that bears more weight. The collection has a minimalist design which makes it a stylish addition to any kitchen or dining room. Its beige and wooden colour combination easily allows it to match with any colour scheme.
According to Amit Yadav, Marketing Manager, 2XL, “Portofino is ideal for large family gatherings or house party. Dining is so much more than just the ......read more
Thoughtful designs of unrivalled quality with John Lewis SS18 collection
Dubai, UAE, February 24, 2018: With John Lewis heritage and design at its heart, the SS18 collection celebrates authenticity and craftsmanship, inspired by palette of materials, colors and textures across shape and pattern, spanning our entire Home assortment, all intended to elevate everyday items and bring our customers joy through design.
Our SS18 Coastal colour update is a refined core of soft neutrals and grey tones mixed with a range of calming blues. This colours are used alongside solid woods, linen and natural materials. For SS18 our accent colours have been influenced by the seaside town of Margate in Kent, giving a more retro, industrial feel.
We have introduced some new feature pieces this season to project a sense ......read more
Opportunity to help local truck drivers drive more safely
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – 22nd February 2018 – Puma Energy, the global integrated midstream and downstream energy company, hosted its first Be Road Safe event specifically created for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in Dubai on Thursday, February 22nd. The event aims to promote the importance of road safety and highlight existing risks across the region. 48 countries have taken part in the initiative to date through the Road Safety Relay.
The UAE Be Road Safe event, sponsored by Puma Energy and Impala Terminals, took place at Puma Energy’s Gulf Refining Company building in the port of Jebel Ali, Dubai. Event supporters included DP World, Trakhees, Department of Planning and Development and the Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), ......read more
Dubai, 19 March 2018 - “The UAE has been ranked in the 20th place of the World Happiness Report, in addition to being listed as the happiest country in the Arab World for the fourth consecutive year in the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network's 2018 World Happiness Report, ahead of the United Nations International Day of Happiness. True happiness arises from self-compassion as well as compassion towards others and the importance of happiness and wellbeing of communities cannot be overlooked in the context of sustainable development. Advocates of sustainable development ......read more
TAQATI, the dedicated Program Management Office for the Dubai Demand Side Management (DSM) strategy and which is set up under Etihad Energy Service Company (Etihad ESCO), entered into a partnership with the British University in Dubai (BUiD) for the Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program as part of its mandate. Etihad ESCO CEO Ali Al Jassim signed the agreement with BUiD Vice Chancellor Prof. Abdullah Al Shamsi during a ceremony organized at Etihad ESCO’s headquarters on 18 March 2018 to formally seal the deal.
The Dubai Energy Efficiency Training Program is an ......read more
UAE, March 19, 2018 - Hamdan Bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU) recently hosted a delegation from the Dubai Committee of Military Human Resources led by Major General Muhammad Saad Al Sherif, Assistant Commander for Administrative Affairs, Chairman of Dubai Committee of Military Human Resources, in line with its efforts to promote cooperation in human resources (HR) development, following the nation’s wise leadership which sees its national human resources the real wealth of the nation.
Dr. Mansoor Al Awar, Chancellor of HBMSU, welcomed the delegation and presented the ......read more
March 15, 2018: The Middle East Facility Management Association (MEFMA) has announced that it has formed a new category for its members, the Strategic Corporate Members, and established the Strategic Corporate Members Committee, which would include MEFMA’s pioneering members. MEFMA said it reflects the Association’s focus on developing new opportunities for strategic engagements by the corporate sector and enhance their role in developing the FM industry.
The recent development, announced during a reception held on March 14, 2018 at The Viewing Deck, The Palace Downtown Hotel ......read more
Dubai, UAE, March 13, 2018 - The General Secretariat of the Supreme Legislation Committee in the Emirate of Dubai (SLC) continues to attract qualified national cadres to promote legal and legislative excellence during its successful participation in Careers UAE 2018, which is being held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.
The SLC’s booth at the event has attracted a great number of young professionals and has garnered appreciation for its achievements in terms of creating an ......read more
Khalifa Fund for Enterprise Development (KFED) hosted recently a forum on ‘Strategic Alignments – Connections 2018’ which brought together top-level officials from federal and local entities within the legislation and banking sector, as well as development institutions that support and fund local, small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and entrepreneurs in the UAE. The event formed part of KFED’s efforts to promote domestic SMEs and support their growth, and implement innovative plans to help foster an entrepreneurial spirit in the country.
H.E. Abdullah Saeed Al ......read more
GAC Saudi Arabia partners Fendercare Marine Middle East to supply marine products in the Kingdom
Saudi Arabia, 13 March 2018 – GAC Saudi Arabia has joined forces with one of the world’s foremost suppliers of marine products and services to supply quality marine products to customers in the Kingdom.
Through its partnership with Fendercare Marine Middle East, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, GAC Saudi Arabia will provide Fendercare products including a full range of ropes, chains and shackles, to local clients. More products will soon be added.
The partnership also ......read more
UAE, March 12, 2018- A contingent of government officials from Brazil’s Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, and Supply (MAPA) recently visited the UAE as part of its mission to establish its presence in new major Asian and Middle Eastern markets, according to the Arab Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC). Led by MAPA’s Executive Secretary, the government delegation was joined by businessmen and heads of different organizations across industries.
The high-level visitors networked with local business owners as well as met with Khalifa Al Ali, General Director of the Food Security ......read more
Dubai, UAE: Kanoo Machinery, a member of The Kanoo Group and one of the exclusive dealers of world-class brands in the Middle East, showcased its most recent range of farming technologies from Massey Ferguson®, Bobcat®, and Snorkel® at AgraME 2018 which was held at the Dubai World Trade Centre on 6-8 March 2018.
AgraME has always been one of the most important trade exhibitions in the Middle East and Africa. This year’s edition focuses on four dedicated product sectors — Crop Farming, Animal Farming, Aquaculture and Animal Health, bringing together manufacturers, ......read more
SonicWall, the trusted security partner protecting more than 1 million networks worldwide, announces research and intelligence from its 2018 Cyber Threat Report. In sum, the company recorded 9.32 billion malware attacks in 2017 and saw more than 12,500 new Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) reported for the year.
“The cyber arms race affects every government, business, organization and individual. It cannot be won by any one of us,” said SonicWall CEO Bill Conner. “Our latest proprietary data and findings show a series of strategic attacks and countermeasures as ......read more
The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), has joined the world’s leading maritime organizations at the Middle East Bunkering Convention 2018 in Dubai. DMCA’s participation is in line with its commitment to enhance channels of effective communication with regional and global maritime leaders to transfer the latest knowledge, exchange successful experiences and best practices that would support efforts to promote, develop and regulate the bunkering sector.
Amer Ali, Executive Director of DMCA explained the importance of holding this conference in a time where there is a growing ......read more
The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), along with representatives from the UAE’s ports and maritime entities, recently welcomed Francis Zacharia, Secretary General of the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA), and his high-level delegation. During the meeting, the DMCA has showcased its most outstanding achievements; last year’s national initiatives positioning Dubai as one of the world's best maritime capitals; and growing global recognition of the emirate’s leadership in the global maritime sector. During the ......read more
Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) unveiled the features of ‘Sea Dubai’, a key initiative for the development of the maritime leisure sector in Dubai, on the side lines of the 26th edition of the Dubai International Boat Show which will continue until March 3, 2018, at its new location, Dubai Water Canal. Visitors to the event, the largest of its kind in the maritime industry in the Middle East, praised the importance of the initiative as it paves the way to make Dubai the world's leading destination for maritime leisure activities.
The ‘Sea Dubai’ initiative ......read more
The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) highlighted its Dubai Maritime Virtual Cluster (DMVC) initiative during its participation at the 26th Dubai International Boat Show, the Middle East’s largest maritime event of its kind, which kicked off today, February 27, 2018, and will run until March 3, 2018 at the new Dubai Water Canal in Jumeirah. DMVC is a knowledge- and research-driven smart platform designed to improve the local maritime cluster’s global competitiveness.
A large number of visitors and exhibitors praised the DMCA for enhancing cooperation between local and ......read more
Dubai, UAE: For the 12th consecutive years, Saeed Mohamed Al Ghandi & Sons (SMAG), part of the Al Ghandi Auto Group, is set to showcase its latest marine brands at the Dubai International Boat Show, scheduled to take place at its new premises in Dubai Canal, Jumeriah, from February 27 to March 3, 2018.
The Dubai International Boat Show has become synonymous with the luxury and practicality of the marine lifestyle, attracting thousands of boat and marine equipment enthusiastic who value the freedom that the open seas have to offer.
Commenting on their participation, Mark Jenkins, ......read more
Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Executive Council, the Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) is set to host the UAE Maritime Week 2018 from October 28 to November 1, 2018 to promote the UAE’s global status as a first class maritime destination and enhance Dubai’s competitiveness as one of the world's leading maritime clusters.
H.E. Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, Chairman of the Ports, Customs & Free Zone Corporation and Chairman of DMCA, thanked H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid ......read more
February 24, 2018 - Awareness enhancement is a key impetus for the achievement of the Dubai Demand Side Management (DSM) targets. Behavioral changes are only possible when people and organizations are aware of their energy consumption, and of measures and practices they can adopt to reduce their consumption. Even small changes in seemingly insignificant everyday practices can go a long way in contributing to the reduction of energy consumption, decrease operating costs and increase their livelihood. Though we are optimistic that the strong results achieved by the Dubai Government so far in ......read more
The Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant will contribute to meeting the UAE Energy Strategy and the realization of the UAE’s voluntary commitments to the Paris Agreement
The project will improve air quality by cutting down up to 21 million tonnes of carbon emissions every year
Abu Dhabi-UAE – 21 February 2018 - His Excellency Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Cabinet Member and UAE Minister of Climate Change and Environment, visited the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant today, where he witnessed the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation ‘s (ENEC) ......read more
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Dubai, 21 February 2018: Danube Building Material, the number one building material company in the Middle East organized an exquisite exhibition of surfaces to mark the launch of its Nouveau Surfaces at AnYahh art gallery from 19th February to 21st February 2018. The new collection was installed across the art gallery like beautiful art pieces to create a world of artistic expression for the visitors. To grace the occasion present on the event were H.E. Valentina Setta - Consul General of the Italian Consulate in Dubai, Founder and Chairman Mr. Rizwan Sajan and other senior ......read more
Dubai, UAE, February 20, 2018: For more than two decades, the European Union (EU) has been at the forefront of global renewable energy deployment. The adoption of long-term targets and supporting policy measures has resulted in strong growth in renewable energy deployment across the region, from a 9% share in gross final energy consumption in 2005 to 16.7% in 2015.
The REmap study by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), prepared in co-operation with the European Commission, identifies cost-effective renewable energy options for all EU Member States, spanning a ......read more
The Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA) has completed its preparations to provide an integrated portfolio of maritime licensing services at the upcoming Dubai International Boat Show 2018, which will be held from February 27 to March 3, 2018 at the Dubai Water Canal in Jumeirah. The services will be showcased at the DMCA pavilion to help facilitate maritime licensing procedures for applicants looking to manage their maritime operations in accordance with the highest standards in safety, best environmental practices and local and international regulations, and thereby reflecting Dubai’s ......read more
Hone your dinner party hosting skills with these tips and picks from Bits & Pieces
Dubai, UAE, February 18, 2018: Hosting the perfect dinner party can be stressful. From picking the perfect menu, to mastering the right table setting there is a lot to think about if you want to put together a perfect dinner party at home.
And did you kow that setting a nice table is one of the most important elements of hosting a dinner party? Not only does the table setting literally set the scene for the evening ahead, it can affect your enjoyment of the meal which can even affect how ......read more
Consistent with the breeding season from 1st March to 30th April,
Dubai, UAE: 17 February 2018 - The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) has launched an awareness campaign for implementing the Ministerial Decision No 501 of 2015 regulating the fishing and trading of Arabian Sheri (emperor fish) and Safi (rabbitfish) during the breeding period starting from 1st March to 30th April 2018.
The decision stipulates that trading of local or imported Sheri and Safi fish is prohibited in fish markets and outlets during the breeding season of every year in ......read more
Growing population, rising incomes, evolving dietary patterns and thriving tourism spark demand
Dubai, 17 February 2018 - Middle Eastern consumers are showing a fast-growing appetite for eggs. According to the latest data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), U.S. egg imports to the MENA (Middle East North Africa) region grew 73 percent in USD value in 2017 over the imports in 2016. This represents a volume growth of 88 percent for U.S. table eggs and 83% for U.S. egg products.
Both consumer and industrial egg consumption has increased as ......read more