Yas Marina has experienced a sellout weekend with record numbers of guests and yachts for the 5th annual Abu Dhabi Race Weekend. Over 200 yachts from all over the world have descended on Yas Marina for what is expected to be its busiest race weekend to date. Approximately 5,000 members of the public are also expected per day between 1-3 November at Yas Marina to enjoy the seven new look restaurants and loungesnow open thanks to a large scale redevelopment that was unveiled earlier this month. Yas Marina’s seven new restaurants and promenade are all open to the public …Read more
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According to the latest figures, over 1,000 applications have so far been received, but this number is constantly on the rise.
ADEF 2013 will be held on the 8thand9thof October at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Center. The much-anticipated high profile event is held under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces.
His Excellency Sheikh Nahyanbin MubarakAl Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth& Community Development,is scheduled to officially open the forum and deliver a speech in the presence of distinguished guests who will include Their …Read more
Under the terms of the agreement, Rubber World Industries will supply ‘Gulf-O-Flex’ closed cell elastomeric rubber tube insulation, sheet roll insulation and adhesives that will be used for refrigerant copper pipes and AC drain/refrigerant pipe insulation purposes.
According to Rubber World Industries executives, the recent award demonstrates the strong confidence that contractors like Arabtec Construction have placed in Rubber World Industries’ diverse product portfolio of rubber insulated materials. The growing preference for the company’s products can be attributed to its durability and competitive pricing. In addition, Rubber World Industries products are dust free, fiber-free, CFC free, Zero ODP and have low …Read more
Held under the theme of ‘Countering Maritime Piracy: Continued Efforts for Regional Capacity Building’, the conference is a public-private initiative co-convened by the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs, global marine terminal operator DP World and Abu Dhabi Port Company (ADPC).
It will be inaugurated by His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs, with keynote speaker the President of Somalia, His Excellency Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.
Attending are more than 20 minister-level government officials, more than 500 delegates representing over 50 countries, the United Nations, the International Maritime Organisation, top supply chain industry executives and academic experts.
While …Read more
OPEC crude output fell again in August as oil worker strikes and protests drove Libyan production below the 300,000-b/d level towards the end of the month. Overall, Libyan production was down 440,000 b/d from July to 560,000 b/d in August. Higher output from OPEC kingpin Saudi Arabia and Iraq was not enough to offset the Libyan production loss.
“The plunge in Libyan production draws attention to OPEC and what it can – and can’t – deliver, and this report clearly shows where the problem areas are,” said John Kingston, Platts global director of news.
“Apart from sanctions-strapped Iran and …Read more
With a strong focus on transport, aviation, travel and infrastructure, Salvador joined A.T. Kearney in 2001 and has since built solid experience in these sectors across Europe.
He has worked closely with port authorities, port terminal operators, shipping companies, railway operators, airlines, infrastructure, and travel companies on a broad range of topics, including: corporate and business strategy, post- merger integration, strategic pricing, efficiency improvement and regulatory issues.
He is also one of A.T. Kearney’s specialists in Supply Chain optimization, having helped clients in the consumer goods, pharmaceutical, energy and natural resources industries to improve their logistics models.
Commenting on the recent appointment, Dan …Read more
In line with the global adage promoting safe driving, Jabra UAE will give BT2045 headsets to 500 DTC drivers.
Jabra will host competitions for the entire month (Sep. 15 – Oct. 15) on the Jabra UAE Facebook page. There will be 20 winners selected, and given the Jabra Drive and the Jabra Easygo as gifts. The campaign will also be announced on 50 DTC Taxis. The Jabra BT2045 is a simple to use Bluetooth headset, designed to make wireless calling easy with its intuitive and user friendly design, easy pairing process, and multi-use feature.
Jabra is cooperating with Dubai Taxi Corporation …Read more
At the same time, Fitch has downgraded AUB’s Viability Rating (VR) to ‘bbb’ from ‘bbb+’.
The downgrade reflects the heightened risk to the group from its 85%-owned subsidiary in Egypt (the Egyptian sovereign’s local and foreign currency IDRs are ‘B-’ with a Negative Outlook). Fitch has affirmed AUBK’s and AUBUK’s VRs at ‘bbb-’.
A full list of rating actions is at the end of this rating action commentary.
Key Rating Drivers – IDRs, Support Ratings and Support Rating Floors
AUB’s IDRs and Support Rating reflect the high probability of support from its core shareholder with an 18.5% stake in the bank, the Public …
DIOGE 2013 is guaranteed to be the Gulf’s premier and influential oil and gas exhibition meeting place in Doha Exhibition Center covering 10,000 sqm of premium exhibition space, the four day event features a major exhibition with participants from 20 countries; Kenya, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Indonesia, KSA,UAE, Oman, US, Singapore, Switzerland and Turkey just to name a few and expected 10,000 visitors from local, regional and international oil and gas companies.
Showing their interminable support for DIOGE, Qatar Petroleum confirmed their participation as the Host and Platinum sponsor. Qatar Petroleum is responsible for all phases of the oil and …Read more
The main objective of this workshop is to introduce the participants to the basic concepts of the science behind photography.
The goal is to illustrate the fundamental basics and terms of digital photography such as ISO, Aperture, and Shutter Speed to the audience in an interactive and comprehensible manner. The trainers will also be discussing the simple basics and “rules” of photocomposition.
By the end of this workshop, the participants will learn how essential it is to understand and control light in order for them to attain the desired results. They will also understand how the human eye functions and how …Read more