OSN live streams 2019 Oscar nominations

The nominations put an end to months of speculation as the world finally found out which films have been nominated for the 2019 Oscar awards.
Updated 22 January 2019
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OSN live streams 2019 Oscar nominations

Entertainment network OSN provided a front row seat to cinephiles in the MENA region at the announcement of nominees for the 91st annual Academy Awards on Tuesday with a free live stream of the event.

The nominations put an end to months of speculation as the world finally found out which films have been nominated for the 2019 Oscar awards. OSN’s Oscar celebrations do not end there: In anticipation of Hollywood’s biggest night, OSN Movies HD will screen two major Oscar-winning and nominated feature films back-to-back every evening, from Feb. 1 all the way up to the day of the event on Feb. 25.

From 8 p.m., viewers can revel in classic Oscar movies such as Forrest Gump, The Darkest Hour, La La Land and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. 

In addition, OSN Platinum subscribers can enjoy a dedicated Oscar pop-up channel (OSN Pop Up Oscars on Channel 7) from Feb. 15-25, offering up to 70 Academy films. 

On Feb. 25, OSN will bring live coverage of the 91st Academy Awards ceremony to customers in the Middle East — from the red-carpet arrivals to the teary-eyed acceptance speeches — all exclusively on OSN Movies HD and simulcast on OSN Yahala Cinema.


Bahri’s maritime solutions on show

Updated 20 February 2019
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Bahri’s maritime solutions on show

Saudi shipping company Bahri is demonstrating its commitment to advancing the growth of maritime industry and improving security in the logistics business at the International Defense Exhibition (IDEX) and Naval Defense and Maritime Security Exhibition (NAVDEX).

The events are being held under the patronage of Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, president of the UAE and supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces in Abu Dhabi from Feb.17-21.

Khaled bin Hussain Biyari, assistant minister of defense — executive affairs; General Awwad Eid Al-Balawi, director general of Saudi Arabian Border Guards; and other officials visited Bahri’s booth during the events.

As part of its participation, Bahri is showcasing its maritime capabilities and innovation-driven solutions at the largest defense expo in the Middle East. The company is also highlighting its unmanned surface vessels (USVs) at its booth. Powered by MAP Pro technology, which transforms any vessel into an autonomous one, Bahri’s USVs are capable of numerous applications, including gathering data, surveillance and reconnaissance. In addition, the vessels offer significant cost savings and reduce human workload in high-risk operations. 

Bringing together more than 1,310 specialized companies from 62 countries, both events offer a strategic business platform for exhibitors to present their latest naval, maritime and coastal security technology, equipment and crafts, and explore partnership opportunities with local and international companies. 

Abdullah Aldubaikhi, CEO of Bahri, said: “Events such as IDEX and NAVDEX provide a unique opportunity to gather new insights into new security technologies that can help companies thrive in a safe and secure trade. With Saudi Arabia being at the forefront of efforts aimed at maintaining stability and security in the region, maritime security is a key focus area for the Kingdom.” 

Aldubaikhi added: “Bahri’s presence at IDEX and NAVDEX 2019 is part of our strategy to further strengthen our offerings to enhance the Kingdom’s maritime capabilities and support its transformation as the world’s leading logistics hub. The exhibition also provides us with an excellent platform to connect with our customers and explore new partnership opportunities that will further drive our ambitious expansion plans.”

Bahri Logistics, one of the five business units within Bahri and one of the top 10 breakbulk carriers in the world, operates six new state-of-the-art multipurpose vessels that are capable of carrying different types of cargo, including project, ro-ro, breakbulk, equipment, and container cargo.