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IPR Organizes Awareness Workshops for Express Shipping Companies

Dubai – 29, September 2021: The IPR Department at Dubai Customs launched a series of awareness workshops under the patronage of Mansoor Al Malik, executive director for policies and legislation Division.  The workshops were organized in coordination with the Brand Owners' Protection Group and targeted express shipping and courier companies. They aim to enhance cooperation with strategic partners ahead of EXPO2020 Dubai and following the directives of Dubai Government of providing an attractive environment for investment and trade.   Yousef Ozair Mubarak, Director of IPR Department launched the workshops in the presence of  Malik Hanouf, CEO of Brand Owners' Protection Group (BPG). Ozair welcomed the 43 participants and highlighted the significance of effective partnership between Dubai ......read more

AD Ports Group and Aqaba Development Corporation Sign Agreement for Tourism and Maritime Enhancement Projects in Aqaba - Jordan

New Cruise Terminal to be Developed by AD Ports Group as Part of Strategic Plan to Enhance Maritime and Tourism Sectors      Abu Dhabi, UAE – Sept 19, 2021: AD Ports Group, a leading facilitator of trade and logistics, has signed a Heads of Terms agreement with the Aqaba Development Corporation that will see AD Ports Group take on the establishment of a state-of-the-art cruise terminal at Marsa Zayed in Aqaba.  It will be the first facility to be developed by AD Ports Group in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and its first cruise facility outside of the United Arab Emirates.  The new terminal will serve as a gateway in the Port of Aqaba that will receive cruise ships passengers visiting the Red Sea, in addition to serving as a major attraction for the residents of Aqaba with a wide range of tourism, ......read more

Strong Cargo Demand Continues in July

1 September 2021 2021: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released July 2021 data for global air cargo markets showing that demand continued its strong growth trend. As comparisons between 2021 and 2020 monthly results are distorted by the extraordinary impact of COVID-19, unless otherwise noted, all comparisons below are to July 2019 which followed a normal demand pattern. • Global demand, measured in cargo tonne-kilometers (CTKs*), was up 8.6% compared to July 2019. Overall growth remains strong compared to the long-term average growth trend of around 4.7%. • The pace of growth slowed slightly compared to June which saw demand increase 9.2% (against pre-COVID-19 levels). • Capacity continues to recover but is still 10.3% down compared to July 2019.   • Economic conditions ......read more

UAE wins bid to host 28th Universal Postal Union Congress in 2025

August 25, 2021: The UAE has once again reaffirmed its strengths and capabilities to host significant international conferences after winning the bid to host the 28th edition of the Universal Postal Congress which will be held in Dubai in 2025. This latest achievement reflects the country’s position as one of the world’s leading international business centres and regional hubs. The country’s strategic location, advanced infrastructure, world-class offerings combined with high levels of safety and security, business-friendly processes, and future-forward solutions, proved the ideal candidate. The announcement was made during the 27th session of the global conference, which is currently in its final week in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Commenting on UAE’s win to host the next Universal Postal Congress, ......read more

Qatar Post employees rise to ‘The Creativity and Innovation Challenge 2021

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

Snoonu Launches its Most Recent Venture ‘Snooflower'

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

Snoonu CEO Undertakes Mystery Shopper Experience as ‘Snooner'

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

Sharjah Ports and Border Points Committee Carries out all Recommendations to Advance Performance of Sharjah Ports

Sharjah, July 14, 2021:  The Organizational Committee of Ports and Border Points in the Emirate of Sharjah announced the implementation of all recommendations issued by it during the first half of this year related to the development of workflow to improve the general performance of all ports of the emirate, as well as the provision of the necessary facilities for the entry of goods and passengers, while adhering to the necessary precautionary and preventive measures. This came during the 7th periodic meeting held at the Khatmat Milaha Border in Kalba, under the chairmanship of HE Mohammed Ibrahim Al Raisi, Director of Ports and Border Points Affairs, Chairman of the Committee, in the presence of members of the Committee. The meeting reviewed the results of the annual audit of the land ports of the Emirate of Sharjah for the ......read more

Qatar Post Unveils 2nd Edition of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ Official Stamp

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

Emirates Post Care Society and VFS Global Distributes Eid al-Fitr Gifts to Children of Inmates of Penal and Reform Institutions

• Distribution drive provided clothing items for over 100 children from Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah    May 20, 2021:  To mark the season of giving, the Emirates Post Care Society joined hands with VFS Global, the world's largest visa outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide, to provide Eid al-Fitr gifts to over 100 children of inmates of penal and reform institutions in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah.   Under the program, “Eid is complete with you”, the children went on a shopping trip and were able to select clothing items as per their desire. For the safety of children and to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the shopping and distribution drive followed the precautionary measures approved by the Supreme Committee for Crisis, ......read more

Etihad Rail Collaborates with Transportr to Develop Integrated Digital Logistics Services

Abu Dhabi, UAE – 17 May 2021:  Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE's national railway network, has signed an agreement with Transportr, a leading company in digital freight services. The cooperation comes as part of Etihad Rail’s long-term digital innovation strategy in advancing cutting-edge technology for the rail sector, alongside the company’s commitment to the UAE’s digitalisation agenda. Through the cooperation, Etihad Rail and Transportr will work together to enable the streamlining of service provision in the logistics sector through digital solutions such as booking, tracking, and multi-modal connectivity, that will provide a complete digital rail freight solution that will complement Etihad Rail’s range of new and sophisticated technologies that are convenient and ......read more

OFCO – Offshore International Joins Forces with Mammoet to Deliver Turnkey Logistical Solutions

Companies to Combine Respective Specialities and Resources to Realise Operational Synergies and Develop Competitive Offering   Abu Dhabi, UAE – April 19, 2021:  Abu Dhabi Ports’ offshore logistics service provider, Offshore Support and Logistics Services Company (OFCO – Offshore International), has announced the start of a collaboration with Mammoet United Arab Emirates, a branch of the global engineered heavy lifting and transport services company, as part of a newly signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two organisations. The integrated maritime logistics service provider OFCO, will work closely with the heavy lift and transport specialist Mammoet to create a unique integrated package of on and offshore turnkey transport and installation solutions for projects in the ......read more

DP World, UAE Region Is the First in the Region to Explore the Quantum Computing Technology

Through this endeavour, the company aims to revolutionise the supply chain and logistics industry   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 18 April 2021:  Fulfilling its vision to become the leader in smart trade, DP World, UAE Region has taken a step forward to explore the power of Quantum Computing in the logistics and trade industry through collaboration and exploration with D-Wave and other global leaders in the quantum computing sphere. This move will place DP World, UAE Region among the top organisations that are exploring the Quantum Computing technology to boost business and will help usher in a new era to optimise the supply chain.   DP World, UAE Region conducted intensive and focused training sessions on Quantum Computing, which included actual exercises and the use of Quantum Computing coding. The smart ......read more

Emirates Post Group Issues Commemorative Stamps Celebrating the UAE Nation Brand

Dubai, 11 April, 2021:  Emirates Post Group, in cooperation with the UAE Government Media Office, issued commemorative stamps to celebrate the UAE Nation Brand. The issuance is in line with the instructions of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai to convey the story of the Emirates to the world. The stamp will serve as an ambassador and means of cultural communication reaching countries and people around the globe. The stamp design embodies the seven lines that make up the map of the Emirates, representing the identity and proud aspirations of the nation, "seven emirates, seven founders and seven beacons towards one future". The stamp design includes the brand slogan "impossible is possible". The importance of the brand identity ......read more

HyperX Now Shipping Alloy Origins 60 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard in EMEA

New HyperX 60 Percent Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Includes HyperX Red Switches    April 07, 2021:    HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced its Alloy OriginsTM 60 mechanical gaming keyboard is now shipping in EMEA. A compact, 60 percent form factor keyboard, Alloy Origins 60 features HyperX Red linear mechanical switches that are built for performance, longevity and rated with an 80 million lifetime click rating per switch. The keyboard includes RGB exposed backlit keys for brighter illumination with radiant lighting effects and double shot PBT keycaps with secondary functions for long-term use and durability.    Alloy Origins 60 is the first HyperX 60 percent gaming keyboard built with HyperX Red linear mechanical switches. HyperX Red switches are ......read more

Emirates Post Extends P.O. Box Renewal Deadline

United Arab Emirates -  March 01, 2021:  In response to requests received from customers, Emirates Post has extended the P.O. Box renewal deadline. Customers now have until 31 March 2021 to renew their subscriptions.  Customers are reminded that they can customize the way in which they receive their mail based on the selected subscription and preferences indicated on their digital epbox.ae account. Emirates Post encourages individual and corporate customers to apply/renew online via the website www.emiratespost.ae or the Emirates Post mobile app before the new deadline to avoid losing their PO Box number.  

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Emirates Post Issues Tips on PO Box Subscriptions

Reminds customers to renew their P.O. Box subscriptions before 28 February Dubai, 08 February 2021: Emirates Post has issued a set of tips to on managing PO Box subscriptions and encourages customers to renew their P.O. Box before February 28.    The one-page guide features top recommendations for customers, whether individual or corporate, to be aware of. It covers tips on applying for, renewing, or cancelling a PO Box subscription including directives on usage. It discourages individuals from using their employer’s corporate PO Box as their personal mailing address, and corporates from using their personal PO Box for business purposes. This recommendation is to limit liability and ensure privacy and security.   Emirates Post simplified and improved its service, offering two options for ......read more

GAC to Establish Contract Logistics Facility in Qatar Free Zones

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. Virtual ceremony 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

Dubai Forms Vaccine Logistics Alliance to Expedite Global Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines Through the Emirate to Developing Countries

Under the directives of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum  Emirates SkyCargo, Dubai Airports, DP World and International Humanitarian City join hands to distribute vaccines by air, land and sea   Combined expertise, along with global air routes, sea ports and logistics networks, will speed up vaccine deployment, especially to developing countries   Dubai’s vaccine storage and distribution facilities ramped up, building on existing position as a global hub for the pharmaceutical industry       United Arab Emirates -  February 01, 2021:   Under the directives of Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dubai today launched the Vaccine Logistics ......read more

Bears in the Air: DHL Flies two Himalayan Brown Bears to their New Homes

 The two highly-endangered bears are settling in Al Ma'wa for Nature and Wildlife in Jordan after a temperature-controlled multimodal journey from Islamabad  DHL took care of the customs clearance and logistics, while global animal welfare organization FOUR PAWS provided animal expertise   Dubai, 14 January, 2021:  Bubloo and Suzie, two 17-year old highly-endangered Himalayan brown bears, took the flight of a lifetime and have safely arrived at Al Ma'wa for Nature and Wildlife in Jordan. After months of extensive planning, which included health checks, customs clearance and training for the bears, DHL Global Forwarding and FOUR PAWS, a global animal welfare organization, brought Bubloo and Suzie to their new home on 17 December.    “Our purpose at DHL is to connect people ......read more

Emirates Post Group expands operations to Israel

The announcement follows the signing of the historic Abraham Accords, establishing peaceful relations between UAE and Israel 14 January 2021:   Following the official agreement and establishment of full diplomatic relations between the United Arab Emirates and the State of Israel, Emirates Post Group has added Israel to its global operations network. The organization has tied up with its local counterpart, Israel Post, to facilitate access to cities and destinations across the country, providing a reliable channel to the new market.  “The signing of the Abraham Accords was a historic moment, and in line with the vision of our leadership, we believe this new channel of communication will further collaboration between our two nations. Our service will complement the promising business and trade relations ......read more

Emirates Post kicks off 2021 Post Box Renewal Season

New simplified features and processes provide customers greater convenience Existing corporate and individual customers urged to renew PO Box subscriptions online before 28 February 2021 10 January 2021:  Emirates Post has announced that customers can renew their PO Box subscriptions starting from today until 28 February 2021. Subscriptions can be renewed at any Emirates Post Customer Happiness Centre, via the website www.emiratespost.ae or the Emirates Post mobile app. The service by Emirates Post offers customers – corporates and individuals – an official and verified mailing address for secure and private correspondence and receipt of all international and domestic letters and parcels. As it has done for the past few years, Emirates Post has further simplified and improved its service offering. It now offers ......read more

Kazakhstan Joins World Logistics Passport as Hub for Central Asia

– Membership will enable Kazakhstan to increase exports to Latin America and Africa – Kazakhstan is the third country to formally join the initiative, after Colombia and Senegal. Brazil, Uruguay and South Africa are also registered as partners     United Arab Emirates -  December 21, 2020:   The Republic of Kazakhstan is boosting its position as a trade hub for Europe and Asia by joining the World Logistics Passport (WLP), a major initiative established to increase trading opportunities between developing markets.   His Excellency Bakhyt Sultanov, Minister of Trade and Integration, Republic of Kazakhstan, and Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Chairman of Dubai's Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation, signed a Memorandum of Understanding. The WLP creates opportunities for business ......read more

Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchanges sign Memorandum of Understanding

Springboard for UAE and Israel companies to access new sources of capital and investment, and to collaborate in the development and commercialization of innovative financial technologies.  United Arab Emirates -  December 16, 2020:   Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) have, today, signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU), the first time an Arab exchange has entered into a commercial relationship with the state of Israel. The MOU will facilitate the development of channels of communication to foster co-operation between the two exchanges, and contribute to the growth of the capital markets in the United Arab Emirates and Israel.  The MOU was formally signed today by H.E. Mohamed Ali Al Shorafa Al Hammadi, Chairman of ADX, and Amnon Neubach, Chairman of TASE, at a ......read more

Industry Leaders Offer Glimpse Into Future of UAE Logistics Sector

• Organised by Dubai Chamber, 360 Dialogue Series sheds light on key trends and technologies reshaping supply chains during Covid-19.   • Virtual session attended by 100 participants and joined by speakers from DT World, Virgin Hyperloop and Unilever.     United Arab Emirates -  December 15, 2020:    Businesses in the UAE are adapting quickly to new trends and technologies that are accelerating change within global logistics, industry experts said during a recent virtual panel discussion hosted by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry.   The panel was organised as part of the 360 Dialogue Series and joined by Mahmood Al Bastaki, Chief Operating Officer of DT World; Harj Dhaliwal Managing Director Middle East & India Virgin Hyperloop; and Yasir Jamal VP Supply Chain, ......read more

Emirates Post Has Issued a Statement Warning Its Customers to Be Cautious While Responding to Emails Claiming to Be From the Entity, Requesting Online Payments for Shipments

United Arab Emirates -  December 15, 2020:   “Emirates Post advises its customers to exercise extreme caution while interacting and responding to calls and emails that claim to be from Emirates Post. Emirates Post provides a safe and secure payment portal through its website emiratespost.ae and it is the only means of online payment for its shipments and retail products. All web payment links will have an emiratspost.ae or epg.ae as domains. Emirates Post will never redirect its customers to third-party portals for payments and never request personal information to be shared.  “Emirates Post has been monitoring and responding to customer feedback since we were made aware of this activity and are coordinating with the relevant authorities to put an end to this fraudulent scheme. 

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FODEL Expands Pick-Up and Drop-Off Network across Five GCC Countries

Tech startup’s network of 2,000 pick-up locations across UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait and Oman redefines the e-commerce experience for GCC consumers adding value to region’s last-mile delivery  FODEL offers pick-up and drop-off (PUDO) as an alternative to home delivery for e-commerce parcels and has now expanded its services in five GCC markets. Following its successful launch in the UAE in 2018, consumers across Saudi Arabia now have the option to collect their e-commerce parcels from a location most convenient to them, any time they want. The tech startup has also launched its operations in Kuwait, Bahrain and Oman as part of its plans to set up a base across all GCC countries thereby providing a suitable pick-up and drop-off solution for its clients in the region. FODEL is the region’s first ......read more

Emirates Post Group Celebrates UAE National Day with Special-Issue Stamp

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 7 December 2020: Emirates Post Group marked the United Arab Emirates’ 49th National Day with the issuance of a special National Day stamp that saluted the founding fathers of the seven Emirates and the union flag. Issued on December 2nd to coincide with the official celebration of the 49th National Day, the new set of National Day stamps feature designs that mimic the history of the United Arab Emirates, and its aspirational vision for the future ahead. The stamps are available for purchase on the Emirates Post Web Shop or from any of Emirate Post’s Customer Happiness Centres across the country.  

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Emirates Post Marks the Start-up of Unit 1 of Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant With Commemorative Stamp

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 25 October 2020:   Emirates Post in collaboration with the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) is issuing a distinctive commemorative stamp to celebrate the start-up of the first unit of the Barakah Nuclear Energy Plant, located in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi, UAE. The Barakah Plant, the first operating nuclear energy plant in the Arab World, recently started to generate clean electricity in a safe, reliable, and environmentally friendly manner, supporting the diversification of the Nation’s energy portfolio while in parallel reducing the UAE’s carbon footprint.   When its four units are fully operational, the Barakah plant will provide up to 25% of the UAE’s electricity needs, while preventing 21 millions of carbon emissions every year.   The ......read more

Emirates Post marks UAE's Mars Mission with Commemorative Stamps

Dubai, United Arab Emirates - 24 October 2020:  Emirates Post, in collaboration with Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre and the UAE Space Agency, is issuing the distinctive commemorative stamp, Emirates Mars Mission – Hope Probe, to celebrate the UAE’s historic first mission to Mars and its broader space ambitions.    The commemorative stamps feature four different images, two of which illustrates the design of the satellite and two of the historic moment of its launch into space. The initial run of the commemorative stamps comprises of 100,000 stamps along with 1,000 First Day Cover Sheets, available for sale at the Emirates Post Central Customer Happiness Centres and on Emirates Post’s dedicated web shop emiratespostshop.ae starting October 20.   The Hope Probe is designed to orbit ......read more

Jebel Ali Port Welcomes Mega Container Ship HMM Gdansk on Its Maiden Visit

Port call by mega vessel with a capacity of 24,000 TEU signifies Dubai’s resilience as a global trade hub despite the pandemic Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 08 September 2019:  Global trade enabler DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port welcomed HMM GDANSK, one of the world’s largest container vessels, which is now on the return leg of her maiden international voyage between the Far East and Europe. Jebel Ali is the only port in the Arabian Gulf region connected to the arterial FE3 (Far East 3) loop with the ability to accommodate mega vessels. HMM GDANSK is 400 metres long and has a capacity of 24,000 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent container units). The vessel and its crew led by Captain Hyungik Cho were welcomed by DP World UAE Region, and other officials from Jebel Ali Port.  The landmark mega carrier ......read more

Gulf Navigation Holding Starts Distinctive Phase With a New Board of Directors

Shareholders and investors count on the new board and their extensive experience to help the company make a comeback and regain its leadership in the maritime and shipping sectors in the UAE and across the region Dubai, UAE, 5 September 2020:  In its recent meeting, the General Assembly of Gulf Navigation Holding PJSC (“GNH” or “Company”), a maritime and shipping company listed in the Dubai Financial Market, has approved a new Board of Directors chaired by Sheikh Theyab bin Tahnoon bin Mohammad Al Nahyan. The General Assembly also appointed Eng. Abdulla Atatreh as Vice Chairman. Mr. Mohamed Alhammadi, Dr. Abdulaziz Alongary, and Mr. Waleed Mohammad have been approved as new members of the board in addition to the current members — Dr. Abdul Rahman Mahmoud Al Afifi and Mr. Ahmad Kilani. The new ......read more

‘Emirates Post' Marks International Year of Plant Health With Commemorative Stamp

Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 19 August 2020:  Emirates Post is issuing a distinctive commemorative stamp to mark and promote 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH), as designated by the United Nations. Part of a global campaign, this issuance aims to raise awareness about the significance of protecting plant health and its knock-on effect in alleviating poverty and food shortage as well as promoting environmental and economic wellbeing.    According to the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), up to 40% of food crops are lost due to plant pests and diseases annually, which leaves millions of people without enough food and seriously damages agriculture. Protecting plants from pests and diseases is more cost effective than dealing with full-blown plant health emergencies. The stamp is part of a worldwide ......read more

Emirates Post Marks the Launch of UAE's Mars Mission and Opening of Barakah Power Plant With Commemorative Stamps

The launch of the stamps marks two extraordinary milestones for the United Arab Emirates    Dubai, United Arab Emirates; 04 August 2020: Emirates Post has announced the intended launch of commemorative stamps to mark two national milestones - the launch of UAE’s satellite to Mars and the opening of the Barakah power plant. The UAE became the first Arab nation to send a probe to Mars with the launch of the Hope Probe and is also the only Arab nation with the capacity to produce nuclear energy with the opening of the Barakah power plant in Abu Dhabi.  With the design process already underway, Emirates Post is aiming to issue the collector’s item later in the year.    With both events, His Excellency, Mohammed Sultan Al Qadi, Chairman of Emirates Post Group Company, said that the UAE ......read more

Emirates Post Introduces Smart Places – a Digital Location Management Service

UAE, 26 July 2020: Emirates Post is expanding its product offering with the introduction of a digital location management service for UAE businesses called Smart Places.  In partnership with Local Knowledge, a dedicated local listings management company, the new service will provide an easy and accessible solution to business owners who seek to claim and update their business on Google Maps as well as other important digital platforms.  Smart Places is an innovative digital transformation product specifically designed for bricks and mortar businesses as a “we do it for you” service to ensure they are discoverable on today’s mobile digital mapping platforms, apps, search engines and in-vehicle navigation systems.   A study conducted by Ipsos Research1 showed that 54% of business references on Google ......read more

Emirates Post Employee Recognised With Global Award for Delivering Great Customer Service

Simple act of kindness to deliver important business letters results in local customer service employee being hailed as a CX Hero by Genesys Dubai, United Arab Emirates, July 21, 2020:   Customer service employees deal with hundreds of inquiries during their shifts. Most interactions are solved on the spot, but some require employees to go the extra mile by showing special care for customers’ needs by contacting the concerned departments and gathering all necessary information to clearly and accurately answer inquiries. One such example comes from an Emirates Post call monitoring agent, Saif Jehangir Sayed, who has been named as a Customer Experience (CX)Hero by Genesys. The global leader in cloud customer experience and contact centre solutions recognized Saif for helping a distraught customer locate and retrieve an ......read more

DHL Launches Dedicated Air Freight Service From China to Africa and Middle East

• Much-needed personal protective gear will make up the bulk of the cargo • Leveraging DHL’s global network and Dubai’s status as a transit hub, the solutions will bridge the current gap in uplift from China     Dubai, United Arab Emirates, April 21, 2020:     DHL Global Forwarding has launched a dedicated 100-tonne weekly air freight service for organizations and governments shipping goods from China to Africa and Middle East. Capitalizing on Dubai’s strategic geographical location as the gateway to countries in the region, the leading international provider of air, sea and road freight services will consolidate cargo from across China into Guangzhou and air freight them via Dubai to their various destinations across Africa and Middle East, all within two or three ......read more

Air Cargo Essential to Fight Against COVID-19

17 March 2020 (Geneva) – The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and its members continue to support governments in their efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19. Since the crisis began, air cargo has been a vital partner in delivering much-needed medicines, medical equipment (including spare parts/repair components), and in keeping global supply chains functioning for the most time-sensitive materials. This has been done through dedicated cargo freighter operations, utilization of cargo capacity in passenger aircraft and with relief flights to affected areas.   Air cargo is also instrumental in transporting food and other products purchased online in support of quarantine and social distancing policies implemented by states.   The dramatic travel restrictions and collapse of passenger demand have ......read more

Mina Rashid Selected To Be The Venue For ICOMIA World Marina Conference

Countdown Begins for The Event, Which Will Be Held 13-15 October, Under The Theme of “Marinas Empowering Tourism and Economies” Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 30 January 2020: ICOMIA’s member P&O Marinas announced today that Mina Rashid will be the venue for ICOMIA (International Council of Marine Industry Associations) World Marina Conference. With the main theme being “Marinas empowering tourism and economies”, ICOMIA World Marinas Conference 2020, to be held from October 13 to 15, will focus on regulatory frameworks and barriers, best investment practices, changing the public perception of a marina, new technologies, as well as climate change and environment sustainability just to name a few.  The conference will connect East to West and North to South, offering the region’s young, ......read more

Dubai launches World Logistics Passport at Davos to boost South-South Trade

Initiative by Customs World brings together DP World and Emirates Group to connect markets in Asia, Latin America and Africa Pilot roll-out increased trade by participants by 10 percent   Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 23, 2020:   Dubai is bringing together Government leaders and heads of major corporations from Asia, Latin America and Africa for the Davos launch of the World Logistics Passport, a major initiative to boost South-South trade. The World Logistics Passport links Customs World, DP World, and Emirates Group to enhance connectivity through Dubai and, through expertise sharing and process development, directly between partner countries. A pilot project operational since July 2019 has already increased trade by participants by 10 percent. The World Logistics Passport has been designed to overcome ......read more

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DUBAI, 16 October 2021 – His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, UAE Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence and Commissioner General of Expo 2020 Dubai, has been presented with the commemorative stamps  of Expo 2020 Dubai, issued by the Emirates Post Group in collaboration with Expo 2020 Dubai.  His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan received the collection from Abdulla ......read more

Emirates Post launches five new services to further boost growth of e-commerce during Seamless 2021…

In line with its commitment to deliver leading experiences for its customers September 30, 2021: Emirates Post, the official postal operator and leading express provider in the UAE, has announced the addition of five new services to its wide Business services portfolio during the 2021 Seamless Middle East held at the Dubai World Trade Center. The company’s new services aim to enhance ......read more

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TOC Middle East returns to Dubai in 2020 and will be held during UAE Maritime Week, part of Expo ...…

Global ports, shipping, maritime trade logistics and supply chain event will be held 7 - 9 December in Dubai and co-located for the first time with the Seatrade portfolio of maritime events 19 January 2020 – TOC Middle East returns to Dubai in 2020, taking place for the first time as part of UAE Maritime Week  at the new Dubai Exhibition Centre, co-located with Expo 2020 Dubai ......read more

Reinforcing both ICV's ranking KFS collaborates with Grandweld to build two crew boats…

Grandweld reaffirms that the “Made in the UAE” brand is able to compete and provide standards of quality and efficiency in opposition to the best global shipyards while providing exceptional after-sales services to the shipping sector in the UAE and the Arab region Dubai - UAE, 22 December 2019: Continuing to grow its business, Grandweld Shipyard, the UAE based shipyard that ......read more

Tasneef prioritizes Emiratization to enhance UAE maritime…

The increasingly reputable classification society is bolstering its name, as well as the status of the country, by training Emiratis and enabling them to emerge as tomorrow’s industry leaders    Abu Dhabi_UAE_ 15 December 2019:   Emirates Classification Society (TASNEEF) has rapidly progressed in less than a decade to establish itself as a leading classification ......read more

FTA collaborates with IMO in highlighting liabilities and compensations in marine accidents…

Dr. Al Nuaimi: UAE prioritizes maritime safety and implementation of best practices when dealing with ship-based marine pollution and accidents UAE, 11 December 2019 – H.E. Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, the UAE Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman of Federal Transport Authority- Land & Maritime (FTA) led the opening of the ‘Regional Workshop on Maritime ......read more

Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal Offers New Baggage Services to Ease Transfers for Cruise Passengers…

 Baggagement - International Service Provider to Operate New Services at Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal     Abu Dhabi–UAE, December 7 2019:  Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal, a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, today announced the launch of a new baggage service designed to ease transfers for cruise ship passengers.    Baggagement – an ......read more

3rd Saudi Maritime Congress announced for March 2020…

December 1, 2019 – It has been announced today (December 1, 2019) that the 3rd Saudi Maritime Congress is planned for March 2020 to take place in Dammam, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Held in partnership with Founding Strategic Partners, Saudi Ports Authority (MAWANI) and Bahri, the event will be held from 22-23 March under the patronage of Transport Ministry, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and ......read more

PCFC discusses wider horizons for trade and logistic services with Dubai business groups…

Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem: Government bold initiatives back trade and business sectors   Dubai, United Arab Emirates - November 10, 2019:   Sultan bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman & CEO and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation confirmed that the Dubai government-led policy initiatives and investments improved growth prospects in trading partners, and ......read more

Globelink West Star Shipping celebrates 30 years of excellence and growth in freight forwarding…

DUBAI – October 30, 2019:   Globelink West Star Shipping (GLWS), a global leader in freight forwarding industry, is celebrating thirty years of its operations. The Dubai-headquartered GLWS is part of Singapore-based CWT Globelink Group with extensive network presence in 133 locations across 30 countries worldwide.  GLWS has been a valued partner for numerous businesses ......read more

UAE set to submit requirements for second term re-nomination to International Maritime Organization ...…

Bid for Category B Membership demonstrates UAE’s keenness to play a lead role in region’s maritime segment  UAE, 29 October 2019 – The UAE has confirmed readiness in submitting its file for re-nomination for Category B Membership of the International Maritime Organization's (IMO) Council, which will be holding its elections on November 29, 2019 in London. The ......read more

DMCA and Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing organizes workshop for waterfront hotels to ...…

Global yacht segment forecasted to reach USD 74.7 billion by 2022 16 October 2019. Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Dubai Maritime City Authority (DMCA), in collaboration with the Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing - Dubai (DTCM), successfully organized a 'Sea Dubai' workshop recently. The session, which was attended by representatives from waterfront hotels operating in the ......read more

Department of Transport shares 10 incredible facts about Abu Dhabi's world-class road network…

Abu Dhabi, 24 September 2019: Whether it’s getting to work, meeting family and friends in nearby cities or visiting remote desert areas, travelling by road is the most convenient method of transport in the UAE.   Across the Emirates, tens of thousands of people get behind the wheel to drive to their destination every single day, and Abu Dhabi is no different. The flow of traffic ......read more

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