Bahri shines at Indian maritime awards

The award was accepted on behalf of the company by Capt. Jiten Bhosale, country manager, Bahri Logistics, at a ceremony in Mumbai.
Updated 08 September 2018
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Bahri shines at Indian maritime awards

Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, won the “Shipping Line of the Year — Break Bulk Operator” title for the third year running at the 9th edition of the All India Maritime and Logistics Awards (MALA) 2018, the leading awards program for India’s maritime industry.

Hosted by Exim India, the annual awards have emerged as an authoritative recognition of quality service, best practices and innovation across all segments of the maritime and logistics sector. Winners are selected by a jury comprising experienced industry professionals and thought leaders.

The award was accepted on behalf of the company by Capt. Jiten Bhosale, country manager, Bahri Logistics, at a ceremony held at St. Regis Hotel Mumbai on Aug. 31. The event was attended by officials and representatives from leading maritime companies in the Indian market and beyond.

Ahmed Al-Ghaith, president, Bahri Logistics, said: “Taking home this coveted award for three years in a row is a remarkable achievement, and one that further strengthens Bahri’s reputation for delivering outstanding breakbulk services of the highest caliber to our valued clients in the Indian market. This has been made possible through our sustained focus on service excellence and quality assurance. With demand for breakbulk services continuing to rise in the market, we remain fully committed to further developing our operational capabilities and providing exceptional support to our clients in India.” 

Bahri has established itself as a prominent player in the Indian maritime sector, linking the country with key global markets along the Arabian Gulf, Red Sea, the Mediterranean and the US via a fast and reliable liner service using its fleet of state-of-the-art RoCon vessels. 

This service also helps connect the country to Africa, Latin America, and the Caribbean via internationally recognized transshipment hubs.


NESR, Dhahran Techno Valley to open research center

Updated 18 September 2018
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NESR, Dhahran Techno Valley to open research center

National Energy Services Reunited Corp. (NESR), a provider of integrated energy services in the Middle East and North Africa region, through its subsidiary, National Oil Technology Company, has signed an agreement with Dhahran Techno Valley Company (DTVC), a wholly owned subsidiary of King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM). The agreement calls for the creation of a global center for the development of scientific research in DTVC.
The agreement was signed by Prof. Dr. Sahel N. Abduljauwad, acting rector of KFUPM, and chairman of the board of directors of Dhahran Techno Valley Company, and Sherif Foda, CEO and chairman of NESR, in the presence of senior management of Saudi Aramco led by Dr. Mohammed Y. Al-Qahtani, senior vice president for Upstream, Saudi Aramco and chairman of the DTVC Advisory Committee. The signing ceremony was held at the KFUPM’s headquarters in Dhahran.
Prof. Dr. Abduljauwad said: “We are very proud to have NESR join Dhahran Techno Valley and I am very pleased to see this level of investment from NESR to promote scientific research and local content in the energy sector in Saudi Arabia. I am confident that NESR will add significant value to Dhahran Techno Valley and the Saudi oil and gas industry with this investment and commitment.”
He added: “Dhahran Techno Valley brings together the largest number of national and international energy companies in one place and is now the largest of its kind in the world. Techno Valley provides the necessary infrastructure, services, and the appropriate climate to incubate the development of new technologies as part of the implementation of the Saudi Vision 2030.”
Dr. Qahtani said: “We are very pleased to see NESR as the first company from this region investing at such a scale. I also believe that NESR’s approach to create an open platform for innovative technology companies to come to the Kingdom is a unique approach and will be beneficial to the Saudi oil and gas industry. I look forward to seeing the results of their efforts and wish them the best for the future.”
Sherif Foda said: “We are very excited to partner with Techno Valley and KFUPM. We strongly believe that with this investment, we are taking an important step to develop fit-for-purpose techniques and technologies for Saudi Arabia as well as the whole region.”