Doha – Qatar: GWC (Q.P.S.C.), Qatar’s leading logistics provider, continues its support to vital economic sectors and was recently named Gold Sponsor for the Qatar Real Estate Forum which took place from 4-5 June 2023 in Sheraton Grand Hotel, Doha.
This Forum comes at a time when the real estate sector is witnessing strong growth backed by huge infrastructure and transportation projects and high domestic liquidity. This sector which is a cornerstone of Qatar National Vision 2030 got a major fillip with the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022TM and has continued to ride that wave.
For GWC, this is an opportunity to support the exchange and development of new ideas and projects in the country and the region. GWC has proven track record and has been the partner-of-choice for public and private sector in developing their vision for ......read more
In a world marked by rapid change and an unprecedented demand for the safe and efficient transportation of temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals, Qatar Airways Cargo and Envirotainer are proud to strengthen their strategic ties to deliver an unparalleled customer experience while prioritising sustainability in their operations.
Recognising the pressing need to address environmental concerns, Qatar Airways Cargo and Envirotainer have joined forces to offer a more sustainable solution for shipping temperature-sensitive pharmaceuticals to where they are needed most. By capitalising on both organisations’ extensive network capabilities, along with Envirotainer's cutting-edge Releye® solution, CO2 emissions for shipments can be reduced by up to 90% compared to other solutions. The Releye® RLP and RLP solutions also ......read more
• Qatar Airways Cargo proudly launches its first hub, in partnership with RwandAir
• QAS Cargo provided consultancy support to RwandAir for its cargo handling processes
At 13:00 Central Africa Time today, Qatar Airways Cargo’s Moved by People Boeing 777 freighter landed at Kigali International Airport. In the company of local dignitaries, freight forwarders, partners, and customers, Qatar Airways Cargo’s Chief Officer, Guillaume Halleux, and Yvonne Makolo, Chief Executive Officer of RwandAir officially launched operations at the Kigali Africa Hub.
The Boeing 777 aircraft will fly from Doha to Kigali, twice a week. Since March, Qatar Airways Cargo has created an intra-Africa service between Kigali and Lagos (three times per week), and a weekly service from Istanbul via ......read more
More than one in ten global pharmaceutical shipments are entrusted to Qatar Airways Cargo’s Pharma service each year: a growing product that is now evolving under its Next Generation strategy.
Qatar Airways Cargo today announced the relaunch of its Pharma product in line with its Next Generation and VISION 2027 strategy. The relaunch includes several enhancements that benefit its customers and streamlines the handling of different categories of pharmaceuticals and healthcare products, including animal healthcare items that fall under the umbrella of Pharma.
“In less than a decade, Qatar Airways Cargo has grown to become an acknowledged carrier of choice when it comes to pharmaceutical products,” says Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer Cargo at Qatar Airways. “Since we first launched our pharma ......read more
• The route is launched in partnership with Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
• The once weekly Boeing 777 freighter will offer close to 100 tonnes of cargo capacity
Qatar Airways Cargo has introduced direct freighter service from Bogotá, capital of Colombia to Dallas Fort Worth in Texas. The once weekly Boeing 777 freighter departs from Bogota on Mondays and flies to Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW).
The freighter offers close to 100 tonnes of cargo capacity and will be transporting perishables like flowers, fruits, vegetables, coffee, as well as live animals, machinery and other general cargo destined for DFW.
Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer Cargo at Qatar Airways said: “The Americas is highly important for us and we have a strong presence in the region. Through ......read more
Qatar Airways freighter QR8960 operated from Doha to Shanghai on 5 March, managed entirely by female crew and female ground staff.
Doha, Qatar - Qatar Airways Cargo celebrated a landmark flight on Sunday 5 March as its scheduled Boeing 777 freighter from Doha to Shanghai was operated entirely of a crew of made up of women. From the ground staff overseeing and handling the cargo, to the flight deck crew operating the flight, this is the first time a Qatar Airways Cargo freighter aircraft has operated with an all-female crew and all-female ground staff.
Captain Sarah Abigail Comerford from United Kingdom, First Officer Edith Mala Diop from France and First Officer Hedfa Mohammed Al Marri from Qatar operated the flight. The Boeing 777 freighter departed Doha with 100 tonnes of cargo destined for ......read more
United Arab Emitaes: Wiremind has won the multi-year contract to provide Qatar Airways Cargo with innovative sales and revenue management solutions from its comprehensive cargo product suite, to support the airline in its pioneering digitalisation drive.
Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s leading cargo airline has selected three solutions from Wiremind’s cargo management suite, following a thorough RFP process.
Using Wiremind’s Revenue Management system, Qatar Airways Cargo will benefit from advanced demand forecasts and optimised entry conditions, enabling the airline to maximise its entire network contribution and revenue.
The air cargo carrier will also have access to the newly launched Overbooking module, which leverages machine learning models to forecast the cargo show-up rate on the ......read more
With this partnership, customers in South Korea will have enhanced visibility of rates and capacity when booking their shipments on Qatar Airways Cargo.
Doha, Qatar - February 22, 2023: The world’s leading air cargo carrier has partnered with iNOMAD, a Korea-based cutting-edge air cargo platform.
The partnership with iNOMAD will enable better connectivity for one of the airline’s major customers in South Korea, Woojung Air and also help the airline increase its footprint in South Korea as SMEs operating with Woojung Air will be able to compare Qatar Airways Cargo’s offerings on the iNOMAD portal. Woojung Air is a prominent consolidator in South Korea and one of the top customers of Qatar Airways Cargo.
Mr. Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer Cargo at Qatar Airways said, ......read more
Qatar Airways Cargo re-instates Penang (PEN) to its network, offering more than 70 tonnes a week to Malaysia’s second-busiest cargo airport
DOHA, Qatar – Qatar Airways Cargo will recommence belly capacity services to Penang, Malaysia, effective 2 February 2023. Qatar Airways Cargo will operate an A330 passenger freighter to Penang via Qatar Airways’ passenger flights to Phuket, four times a week. This adds more than 70 tonnes of available capacity each week, that will feed into Qatar Airways Cargo’s extensive international network via its state-of-the-art Doha hub.
The service complements the existing seven weekly belly-hold flights to the Malaysian capital, Kuala Lumpur, providing customers with over 200 tonnes of cargo capacity from Malaysia.
Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer ......read more
• Consolidated Revenues of $27.0B, Down 2.7% from Last Year
• Consolidated Operating Margin of 11.8%; Adjusted Consolidated Operating Margin of 14.1%
• Diluted EPS of $3.96; Adjusted Diluted EPS Up 0.8% Over Last Year to $3.62
• Declares a Quarterly Dividend of $1.62, a Per Share Increase of 6.6%, and Authorizes a New $5B Share Repurchase Program, Replacing the Existing Authorization
January 31, 2023 – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced fourth-quarter 2022 consolidated revenues of $27.0 billion, a 2.7% decrease from the fourth quarter of 2021. Consolidated operating profit was $3.2 billion, down 17.9% compared to the fourth quarter of 2021, and down 3.3% on an adjusted basis. Diluted earnings per share were $3.96 for the quarter; adjusted diluted earnings per share of $3.62 were 0.8% above the ......read more
2022 saw the launch of Qatar Airways Cargo’s groundbreaking concept “The Next Generation” and its new web platform “Digital Lounge”
The cargo carrier launched two more WeQare chapters in 2022: Chapter 3, Let’s Stand Together and Chapter 4, Diversity
DOHA, Qatar - With an overall tonnage of more than 1.7 million tonnes in 2022, Qatar Airways Cargo serves more than 170 destinations, of which 70 have a dedicated freighter service, ten more than in the pre-Covid period, Qatar Airways Cargo can boast an impressive growth last year.
In 2022, Qatar Airways Cargo successfully managed a broad range of demanding shipments. With an overall 84,000 tonnes of pharmaceutical products transported, including 4,000 tonnes of vaccines and over 1200 tonnes of COVID vaccines, the cargo carrier has ......read more
20 October 2022 – Doha: GWC, one of the largest logistics services providers in the region, has successfully transported Thuraya and Suhail to the Panda Park in Al Khor.
These two giant pandas have been gifted by China to Qatar as a token of friendship and to celebrate Qatar hosting the FIFA World CupTM, which begins on 20 November 2022.
GWC was responsible for the ground logistics and delivery once they arrived in Doha. This included customs clearance and transport from Hamad International Airport (HIA) to the Panda Park in Al Khor.
The pandas were transported in two closed temperature-controlled trucks, with temperature set to plus five (+5oC) to plus ten (+10oC) degrees centigrade.
GWC’s expertise in transporting precious and endangered species was tested and successfully passed test runs from the ......read more
Qatar Airways Cargo’s Digital Lounge will provide the gateway to its Next Generation services: simplicity, scope, and security were the carrier’s guiding principles in the redesign of its web platform.
DOHA, Qatar –The first step in Qatar Airways Cargo’s Digital transformation journey is visible with its brand-new website released in May this year. The new website boasts of a brand-new design which offers simple navigation, intuitive positioning of information backed with robust security. Since the new website is cloud-based and requires fewer clicks to source relevant information, it also boasts of a lower carbon footprint than its predecessor.
In accordance with its VISION 2027 and through its partnership with Salesforce, Qatar Airways Cargo has now pioneered its next generation Digital Experience ......read more
Through strong partnerships with globally acclaimed networks, the company is well equipped to handle the largest global sports event in 2022
Doha, 19 September 2022 – Bin Yousef Cargo, Qatar’s leading logistical provider, has reaffirmed its readiness and preparedness to handle the logistics of the largest and most anticipated global sports event set to be held in Qatar this year.
The interjections of global supply chains triggered by COVID-19 and reinforced by the war in Ukraine and unstable economic atmosphere have led the cargo and freight forwarding industry to take a turn into an obstacle course filled with several challenges chief among them the high cost of shipping, lack of cargo space, long transit time and low frequency of air cargo, among others. Amidst such unstable ecosystem, Bin Yousef Cargo has ......read more
Qatar Airways Cargo dedicates Chapter 4 of its WeQare sustainability initiative to the 2,873 diverse individuals who are the face and heart of the airline, and the main reason for its success.
DOHA, Qatar: For Qatar Airways Cargo diversity is a strength. Its employees, are all different in skills, age, race, gender, religious beliefs, experience, and much more but are serving the commune values of the carrier. United in their individualism, they strive to give their customers the top quality service that makes Qatar Airways Cargo the world's number one cargo airline.
"Strength in numbers is one thing – whether this is revenue figures or number of employees. Yet, the true strength, the core, and the success of a company is made up by the individual attitudes and ......read more
Supporting exports, imports, and freight forwarding services for major events and initiatives in Qatar and abroad, the company celebrates inspiring accomplishments during
2021 and Q1 2022
Doha, 16, May 2022 – Qatar’s most trusted logistics partner, Bin Yousef Cargo, recently celebrated an array of exceptional achievements and initiatives during 2021 and the first quarter of 2022. From the completion of major supply projects in Qatar and abroad, to the smooth progress of the company’s growth strategy, and a recognition of the efficiency of its logistical processes, Bin Youssef Cargo has demonstrated strength and resilience in operations and logistics management.
Amongst a wider portfolio of remarkable deliverables, the company has been the committed partner of several major events nationwide, ......read more
Qatar Airways Cargo celebrates a record year for salmon shipments out of Norway, and demonstrates excellence in the transport of perishable seafood.
DOHA, Qatar – With seven Qatar Airways passenger flights and six Boeing 777 freighter services each week, the Oslo-Doha route is well served, and the airline’s cargo capacity well stocked. 95 per cent of all perishable seafood (PES) on board Qatar Airways flights out of Scandinavia, is salmon. Iceland and Faroe Island (Denmark) also see some seafood traffic which includes live king crabs, trout, and other seafood, however the bulk of the salmon business originates in Norway. At 1.3 million tonnes of salmon exported in 2021 (the country’s best year to date), and a segment value of EUR 8.57 billion/USD 9.28 billion, Norway is by far the world’s number one ......read more
Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s leading air cargo carrier, and WiseTech Global, a leading provider of software solutions to the logistics industry, today announced that the launch of a direct eBooking solution between their global operating systems has gone live. This connection further enhances the flight schedule and operational data exchange implemented last year.
The eBooking connection between WiseTech’s flagship CargoWise platform and Qatar Airways Cargo management system, CROAMIS, enables freight forwarders using CargoWise to choose their flight and confirm a booking with Qatar Airways Cargo in real-time, without having to leave the platform. Similarly, existing bookings made via the solution can be modified.
Mr. Guillaume Halleux, Chief Officer Cargo at Qatar Airways Cargo commented: “Our ......read more
Following the strong success of the Releye® RLP launched last year, Qatar Airways Cargo is now delighted to offer Envirotainer’s innovative Releye® RAP.
DOHA, Qatar – February 21, 2022: Qatar Airways Cargo approves Envirotainer’s latest innovation – The Releye® RAP container. Officially launched on 9 February 2022, and able to accommodate 5 pallets, the Releye® RAP is the largest and most technically advanced product in Envirotainer’s new generation container series. Its unique features are now available to Qatar Airways Cargo customers wherever and whenever required, complementing the airline’s existing range of pharmaceutical transport solutions. Qatar Airways Cargo has offered its customers Envirotainer’s RAP and RKN active pharma containers since 2014, and was ......read more
Qatar Airways Cargo has successfully been represented by GSA, ATC Aviation Services, S.L., in Spain since 2005. Thanks to their dedicated efforts, its Spanish operations are now ready to fly under the airline's own flag.
DOHA, Qatar: Qatar Airways Cargo is insourcing its entire commercial operation in Spain as per the 01st of February 2022. In view of this upcoming move, customers across Spain are advised that a new e-mail contact address will be operational from 24 January 2022: email@example.com. It will eventually replace all previous contact addresses pertaining to ATC Aviation Services, S.L. on 01 February 2022. To secure a smooth transition, customers are kindly requested to include both, ATC's current and the new Qatar Airways Cargo addresses in all e-mail communication between 24 January ......read more
Doha, Qatar –August, 12 2021: In an internal Challenge to motivate and be inspired by its own people, Qatar Post received no less than 60 fresh ideas from Qatar Post employees – covering everything from process and service improvements, to environmental and sustainability initiatives. Such creativity not only delivers innovative solutions for Qatar Post customers, but also cultivates a culture of smart thinking, showcases the company’s ‘industry best practice’ in innovation, and helps Qatar Post support the modernization goals set out in Qatar’s National Vision 2030.
The 10 selected finalists pitched their ideas to Qatar Post Executives – and the best initiatives have already gone forward to a Strategy team for detailed evaluation of feasibility and effectiveness, with a view to rolling ......read more
The new service is dedicated to the delivery of flowers and will be available free of charge for all Qatar residents.
26, July 2021 – Doha, Qatar: Snoonu, Qatar’s fastest growing delivery-services company, is pleased to announce it has recently launched a new exclusive service on its App dedicated to the delivery of flowers, ‘Snooflower’.
With the launch of this new service, customers can now choose from a variety of flower retailers across Qatar and enjoy receiving their special flower arrangements delivered free of charge to their doorsteps.
‘Snooflower’ launched on 18th July, in time for Eid Al Adha to enable shoppers to enjoy a convenient and fun flower shopping experience from the comfort of their homes.
Unlike local delivery applications, Snoonu has curved its niche into ......read more
The experience aimed to gauge the level of customer satisfaction with the company’s services, as well as the daily experience of delivery drivers with customers and merchants, and the means to improve the process.
26, July 2021 – Doha, Qatar: Snoonu, Qatar’s fastest growing delivery-services company, recently embarked on an exceptional campaign to improve delivery services and gauge customer satisfaction using mystery shopper experiences.
The campaign kicked-off with CEO Hamad al Hajri personally working 3 shifts as a Snoonu delivery driver, a ‘Snooner’, in a bid to experience first-hand the interaction between his delivery team and the different facets of the business’ daily operations, including customers and merchants.
Al Hajri performed the deliveries in the Doha area wearing ......read more
Doha, Qatar - 13, July 2021: Qatar Postal Services Company (Qatar Post) has announced the launch of the FIFA World Cup 2022™ stadiums stamp set, the 2nd edition of FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ official stamps. This comes within the signed agreement with Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), under which Qatar Post became the Official Licensee for stamps category for the tournament that will be hosted by Qatar. The 2nd edition was revealed at a special ceremony held on 12th July 2021, in the presence of FIFA’s Officials, as well as delegates from The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy and Qatar Post.
Similar to the first set, the launch of the FIFA World Cup 2022™ stadiums stamp set comes in cooperation with FIFA, the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, and within the ......read more
Qatar - February 07, 2021: GAC, one of the largest integrated providers of shipping, logistics and marine services in the region and the world, has signed an agreement with Qatar Free Zones Authority (QFZA) to establish a contract logistics facility and office in the Ras Bufontas Free Zone. The agreement with GAC will play an important role in expanding the logistics offerings for QFZA and Qatar, strengthening supply chains and bolstering Qatar’s position as a global hub for trade.
The virtual signing ceremony was attended by H.E. Mr. Ahmad bin Mohammed Al-Sayed, the Minister of State and Chairman of QFZA. The agreement was signed by Mr. Björn Engblom, GAC Group Executive Chairman & Trustee (via video conference) and Mr. Lim Meng Hui, Chief Executive Officer of QFZA, in the ......read more
The third annual The Maritime Standard Ship Finance and Trade Conference will take place on November 8th 2017 at the Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel and Resort. The event is expected to attract more than 150 senior executives from different sections of the market, including shipping, ports, finance and banking and law.
Dubai, UAE, June 11, 2017: There will be distinct conference sessions following the keynote speeches, and these will deal with a number of themes, including regional trade patterns, ship finance, ports and shipping. There will also be a series of speeches giving details about recent case studies, illustrating how the financial sector can help release the full potential of regional shipping and ports operators to the benefit of trade and economic growth.
A high level group of expert speakers and panellists is being ......read more
February 26th, 2017: Dubai, UAE- Qatar Navigation (Milaha) Q.P.S.C. announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2016. The company declared a net profit of QAR 711 million for 2016 on revenues of QAR 2.55 billion.
Key financial highlights:
• Operating revenue for the year ended December 31, 2016 was QAR 2.551 billion, compared to QAR 2.984 billion reported the previous year.
• Operating profit for the year ended December 31, 2016 was QAR 555 million, compared to QAR 855 million reported the previous year.
• Net profit for the year ended December 31, 2016 was QAR 711 million, compared to QAR 1.095 billion reported the previous year.
• Earnings per share for the year ended December 31, 2016 was QAR 6.26, compared to QAR 9.63 reported the ......read more
NIA to increase aim to increase GREE’s market share to 20 per cent with sales of 175,000 units in the UAE
Company to achieve a turnover of AED 500 Million in the next 2 to 3 years
14,000 sq m facility offers design, marketing & logistics services
Dubai, UAE, November 12, 2016: NIA Limited, a Dubai-based enterprise dealing in Home Appliances and HVAC solutions, has opened a sprawling new headquarters in Jebel Ali Free Zone area. The brand new facility will function as the design, marketing and logistics centre for the Company’s marketing and warehousing requirements.
“The launch of this facility is an important step forward in NIA’s strategy, strengthening our competitive position in the Middle East and Africa region. Our new facility will house 14,000 square metre of office space, ......read more
Amman, Jordan, 16th October 2016: Aramex, a leading global provider of comprehensive logistics and transportation solutions, has achieved certification of the internationally recognized standard, ISO/IEC 27001:2013, Information Security Management Systems (ISMS).
The certificate was granted by the British Standards Institution (BSI), a Royal Charter Company and founding member of ISO following a rigorous auditing process of Aramex’s Global Support Services and Data Centers worldwide. This achievement demonstrates that Aramex increased its resilience and commitment to deliver the highest standards of Information Security.
ISO 27001:2013 is the strictest international standard available in information security management, enabling companies to certify the security practices they adopt within their organization. This ......read more
April 24, 2016. Doha, Qatar- Qatar Navigation (Milaha) Q.S.C. today announced its financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2016.
Key financial highlights:
Operating revenues decreased by 1.9% to QAR 771 million for the three months ended March 31, 2016, down from QR 786 million for the same period in 2015
Operating profit decreased by 7.2% to QAR 259 million for the three months ended March 31, 2016, down from QR 279 million for the same period in 2015
Net profit decreased by 3.5% to QAR 352 million for the three months ended March 31, 2016, down from QR 365 million for the same period in 2015
Earnings per share decreased to QAR 3.10 for the three months ended March 31, 2016, down from QR 3.21 for the same period in 2015
Milaha Maritime & Logistics’ revenue declined by 2% and net ......read more
The region’s leading maritime industry awards, officially launched today, are now in their third year and will once again celebrate the best and brightest stars of the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent’s shipping, ports and related maritime sectors at a glittering and high profile gala dinner
13 April 2016, Dubai UAE: The Maritime Standard Awards (TMS Awards) 2016 will take place at the Atlantis Ballroom, Atlantis The Palm, on 24th October this year. This is the third year in a row that the event, now firmly established as the leading gala awards evening of its type in the Middle East and the Indian Subcontinent, returns to this iconic venue, to build further on its already impressive track record of success. The glittering event recognises and rewards achievement at the highest level and will be attended by ......read more
Maersk line's Annual Award Night recognizes the best performing logistics solutions providers and top customers of Maersk Line for the year 2015
Al Sharqi Shipping awarded 4th time in row for Maersk Platinum Award
Dubai, UAE, March 31, 2016
On February 24, 2016 Al Sharqi Shipping was once again recognized as a top Maersk Line customer for the year 2015. This marked it their 4th consecutive Platnium win with Maersk line - 2012 to 2015. The evening was rich with culture, lights and happy thoughts as the Gala Dinner dinner was held at Nassima Royal Hotel, Dubai.
The Ceremony was also attended by Senior officials from other Freight Forwarding and Logistics companies and the top official of Maersk line Marc Gijsbrechts - Regional Head of West Central Asia and Christian Juul-Nyholm - Managing Director of Maersk ......read more
Dubai, November 23- Halul Offshore Services Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Milaha, has recently procured a state-of-the-art Offshore Support Vessel (OSV) Ship Handling Simulator, which is the first of its kind in Qatar. Halul is now one of the few companies in the Gulf region to own the Netherlands-built simulator, which is normally used in training schools. Chairman of Milaha, HE Sheikh Ali bin Jassim Al Thani, Milaha’s President and CEO, Mr. Abdulrahman Essa Al-Mannai, Halul’s CEO, Mr. Vivek Seth, accompanied by the management teams attended the inauguration of the simulator which was followed by a presentation of its capabilities.
Milaha’s President and CEO, Mr. Abdulrahman Essa Al-Mannai said: “The use of such modern equipment affirms our longstanding commitment to provide the highest level of ......read more
Surpassing international institutions Dubai Customs Bags Excellence Award in Business Process Management
Dubai 05 October 2015: Dubai Customs received the excellence award in ‘Business Process Management’ from ICMG, the global leader in providing architectural services to clients across 42 countries. The jury panel also awarded Dubai Customs the Global CIO Award of 2015.
The award, presented every year to organizations that are exceptionally committed to incorporating best practices in process management and enterprise architecture, was handed to Dubai Customs, putting it ahead of other competing international organizations from the USA, UK, Australia, India, Portugal and Japan to name few.
His Excellency Ahmed Mahboob Musabih, Dubai Customs Director, in the presence of Juma Al Ghaith, Executive Director of Customs ......read more
Gulf Warehousing Company Q.S.C. (GWC), Qatar’s leading logistics provider, has delivered strong and steady growth in its net profits in the first half of 2015, marking a 30% increase in net profits; achieving QAR 87.7 million, as compared to QAR 67.6 million by the end of June 2014. This robust growth was mirrored in the company’s revenue streams, with total revenues peaking at QAR 405.7 million during the first half of 2015, a remarkable 21.3% increase from QAR 334.6 million for same period in 2014. Earnings per share rose to QAR 1.84 during this period, shaping an increase of 30% compared with the 2014 results of QAR 1.42.
“The road to success is paved by strong values, and by fostering the drive and tenacity to innovate and deliver, we have become the logistics provider of choice in the State of Qatar,” ......read more
14 July, 2015 – Milaha, a Qatar-based marine transport and logistics conglomerate, announced that its President and CEO, Khalifa Ali Al-Hetmi, will retire in September.
Having joined Milaha 31 years ago, Mr. Al-Hetmi has been at the helm of Milaha for the past 7 years. During his tenure as CEO, he oversaw the strategic acquisition of Qatar Shipping and Halul Offshore Services in 2010, and was responsible for the subsequent transformation of the newly created group and the launch of the Milaha brand in 2011. Milaha has since grown into one of the largest and most diversified maritime and logistics companies in the Middle East.
Mr. Al-Hetmi will remain in his position until a successor has been appointed, and will fully support the company during the transition period thereafter.
Sheikh Ali bin Jassim Al Thani, Chairman of ......read more
During a Visit to the Arab League and the Egyptian Ministry of Transport
“Tasneef” Continues its Efforts to Support the Arab Maritime Sector
Abu Dhabi, 28th of June, 2015: In virtue of its role as the first Arab classification society developing standards and specifications in the field of maritime navigation, and issuing compliance and inspection certificates for ships and maritime facilities, Emirates Classification Society “Tasneef” sent a delegation to visit the Arab League in order to hold negotiations to join the wider Arab maritime market and receive the Arab governmental accreditation as an accredited authority in the field of maritime classification.
Eng. Rashed AlHebsi, CEO of Tasneef expressed his optimism with this visit saying “our visit to the Arab League is considered an important ......read more
Already a client for eight years, Nestlé has extended its long-term partnership with Mohebi Logistics for a further seven years. Both companies will be working closely in Dubai World Central (DWC).
The agreement announced recently, underlines the strong mutual bonds that have already paved the progress made by Nestlé in the GCC region. As Expo 2020 approaches, both companies are entering a new era destined to mark significant achievements.
This exciting development will see Mohebi Logistics store, pick and pack raw materials and finished goods from Nestlé’s existing factory at Technopark and their new 175,000 square meter facility under construction at DWC. Its products will be stored and handled at Mohebi Logistics’ new fully integrated site at DWC.
Collaboration with the leading Nutrition, Health and Wellness ......read more
Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), the government authority charged with regulating, coordinating and supervising all aspects of Dubai’s maritime sector, has signed a strategic service-level agreement (SLA) with the Department of Planning and Development - TRAKHEES, a regulatory arm of the Ports, Customs and Free Zone in Dubai, with a vision of developing residence and civil engineering permits services at Dubai Maritime City. The signing ceremony took place at Dubai Maritime City Authority, where Amer Ali, Executive Director of DMCA, and Arif Obaid Al Dehail, CEO of TRAKHEES, signed the SLA in the presence of senior officials from both sides.
Under the terms of the agreement, TRAKHEES will process all types of permits and approvals along with ancillary activities for all civil engineering and environment, health and ......read more
May 15, 2017: Milaha, a Qatar-based maritime transport and logistics conglomerate, has launched a door-to-door shipping service between Qatar and UAE, and vice versa. Mainly targeting SMEs in the automotive spare parts, fashion retail, and the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) sectors, Milaha will use its own marine transport assets and logistics infrastructure to fulfil the service. ......read more
March 16th, 2017. Dubai, UAE- Qatar Navigation (Milaha) Q.S.C. held its Ordinary General Assembly meeting on March 15, 2017, during which the company’s audited financial results for the year ended 31 December 2016 were approved.
The General Assembly also ratified all the remaining items on the Agenda, including the proposal by the Board of Directors to distribute a cash dividend of 35% ......read more
Dubai, UAE- Qatar Navigation (Milaha), a maritime and logistics conglomerate based in Qatar, has signed an agreement with the Kandla International Container Terminal (KICT) in India, to start the first direct common carrier feeder service between Saudi Arabia and India.
The frequency of the first-of-its-kind service will be weekly and will connect the Gujarat port of Kandla directly with Jebel ......read more
Dubai – UAE (Nov. 29, 2016) HE Minister of Transport and Communications Jassim Saif Ahmed Al Sulaiti, Chairman of Qatar Ports Management Company (Mwani Qatar) and Sheikh Ali bin Jassim bin Mohammad Al-Thani, Chairman of Qatar Navigation (Milaha), today witnessed the signing of an agreement between Mwani Qatar and Milaha to establish a new company, QTerminals, to manage Hamad Port.
As per ......read more
April 20, 2016. Dubai, UAE- Milaha has taken delivery of a new lift boat which will be deployed offshore, particularly in support of field maintenance efforts. Mr. Abdulrahman Essa Al-Mannai, President and CEO of Milaha, and Mr. Vivek Seth, CEO of Halul Offshore Services recently attended the launch and naming ceremony of the vessel at the Bohai Shipyard in China.
Named the ‘Milaha ......read more
Dubai, October 12, 2015 – Halul Offshore Services Co., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Milaha, participated in Seatrade Offshore Marine and Workboats Middle East which took place from October 5 to 7, 2015 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre in the UAE. Halul took part as an exhibitor at the event and its CEO, Vivek Seth, spoke at the Marine and Offshore Leaders’ Forum about the ......read more
Turning Theory into Reality
14 June 2015, Abu Dhabi: The first Maritime Standard Ship Finance & Trade Conference, organised by The Maritime Standard (TMS), will take place this year on 29-30 November at Park Hyatt Hotel in Abu Dhabi. The event, which is endorsed by Federal Transport Authority – Land & Maritime UAE, and being hosted by Abu Dhabi Ports, will feature top level ......read more
Recent IMO report reveals strong demand for more skilled maritime workers
The UAE is looking towards consolidating its leading position as a global maritime hub when it hosts the first edition of the Maritime Academic Conference and Expo, which will be held from November 9 to November 10, 2015 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The event, which is being held under the official support of the ......read more
June 3, 2015. Dubai, United Arab Emirates- His Majesty King Harald V of Norway was briefed on Dubai’s current efforts and initiatives towards reinforcing its position as one of the world’s leading maritime centres. The brief was given during his visit to the Dubai Maritime City Authority’s (DMCA) exhibiting platform at this year’s edition of Nor-Shipping, the leading ......read more
June 2, 2015. Dubai, United Arab Emirates: A recent international survey conducted by Menon Business Economics Group, the globally renowned organization for benchmarking leading maritime capitals of the world, predicts that Dubai will rank among the Top 7 Leading Maritime Centres in the World in the next five years.
Industry analysts and authorities agree that Dubai is on track to progress ......read more