Bahri wins three titles at Maritime Standard Awards 2019

Bahri’s CEO Abdullah Aldubaikhi receives the ‘Ship Manager of the Year’ award at the sixth Maritime Standard Awards in Dubai.
Updated 04 November 2019

Bahri wins three titles at Maritime Standard Awards 2019

Bahri, a Saudi provider of logistics and transportation, has been recognized with three awards at the sixth Maritime Standard Awards, which took place at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai on Oct. 21.
Bahri’s CEO Abdullah Aldubaikhi was honored with the “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the awards ceremony as a recognition for his invaluable contributions to the maritime sector. He also accepted the titles of “Ship Manager of the Year” and “Ship Owner/Operator of the Year” on behalf of the company.
Commenting on the awards, Aldubaikhi said: “We are proud that our achievements have been recognized through these prestigious titles, which underline the significant impact of Bahri’s contribution to the global maritime industry. I would like to thank our partners, customers and, above all, the dedicated members of the Bahri family across the globe whose endeavors are central to our achievements and have made this moment possible. These accolades will serve as powerful motivation as we set sail to the future with confidence and chart a course to further innovation and enduring success.”
Held under the patronage of Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al-Maktoum, president of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, chairman and chief executive of Emirates Airline and Group, and chairman of Dubai Airports, the glittering awards ceremony attracted more than 700 of the region’s key decision-makers, including senior executives from global shipping companies, ports, terminal operators, and maritime organizations.
The Maritime Standard Awards highlights the achievements of the maritime industry’s most outstanding performers across the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent and is regarded as the region’s premiere shipping and maritime awards event.


Seafood lovers flock to LuLu fiesta

LuLu Hypermarket’s annual seafood festival, held in association with the National Fisheries Development Program, was attended by senior officials from the fisheries department and LuLu.
Updated 20 November 2019

Seafood lovers flock to LuLu fiesta

LuLu Hypermarket hosted its annual “Seafood Fiesta,” a showcase of more than 100 varieties of fish and shellfish across its stores in the Kingdom.
The seven-day festival, which ran until Nov. 17, was held in association with the National Fisheries Development Program, a subsidiary of the Department of Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture (MEWA).
LuLu honored seven Saudi fishermen who completed 50 years in the field of fishing. The seafood festival was inaugurated by Abdul Aziz A. Alshehab, general director of Fisheries Research Center, Eastern Province, at LuLu Hypermarket in Dammam. At its Jeddah branch in Amir Fawaz district, the event was inaugurated by Rada Al-Zahrani, director of the fisheries department in Jeddah, while at the Riyadh branch in Murabba district, Dr. Ali Muhammed Al-Shaikhi, CEO of National Fisheries Development Program, opened the event.
Shehim Muhammed, director of LuLu Hypermarket Saudi Arabia, said: “We have always taken pride in offering fresh and high-quality seafood from around the world. Seafood Fiesta is one such event that proves the commitment of LuLu to bring the widest range of fish and shellfish that is well-loved by both the local and expat communities. We also support local produce, as we are recognized as the top seller of Samaq-certified products, which highlight fresh and cooked seafood that is promoted by the national aquaculture product certification and labeling program of the Saudi Aquaculture Society, under the guidance of MEWA.”

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LuLu honored seven Saudi fishermen who completed 50 years in the field of fishing, during the seven-day festival, which ran until Nov. 17.

From Norwegian salmon to sea bass, lobster, kingfish and much more, LuLu offered fish and shellfish products in both fresh and frozen options. Apart from the seafood offerings in the wet section, the hypermarket offered a variety of fish dishes at its hot food stations. Japanese maki, prawn pizza, grilled tuna, salmon quiche, fish masala and tuna puff were some of the main attractions at these counters.
LuLu Hypermarket, one of the largest retailers in the region, recently celebrated the group’s 10th anniversary in the Kingdom.
With 180 stores operating worldwide, LuLu aims to provide and sustain the supply of global products at the best rates. It is one of the favorite shopping destinations of both locals and expatriates in the Kingdom.
LuLu is the fastest growing retail chain across 10 countries that include the GCC, India, Egypt, Indonesia, and Malaysia. It is one of the Middle East’s top employers with a workforce numbering at more than 55,000.