Category: Industry

Oman signs pact for Tanzania port project

Assigned by His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Futaisi, Minister of Transport & Communications, participated yesterday in the signing ceremony of the agreement on construction and development of the Port of Bagamoyo in Tanzania.

ADIPEC announces nominees for 2015 awards

ADIPEC (Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference) has announced the nominees for the prestigious ADIPEC Awards 2015. These awards honour achievement and accomplishment in the oil and gas industry. A total of 501 entries were received from over 240 companies, across 32 countries.

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GE launches MEMakers Venture Program with Wamda

GE launches the MEMakers Venture Program with Wamda for eleven start-up ventures at its GE Ecomagination Innovation Center, which acts as an industrial incubator. This six-week program is part of the company’s strategic vision in the region to accelerate digital industrial entrepreneurship ecosystems across the Middle East and North Africa region.

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Gulf Gearing up for the New Normal

A decade of oil driven abundance looks to be fading for the Middle East with the first of what we expect to be a new cycle of rising budget deficits emerging in our forecasts for 2016 in Algeria, Saudi Arabia and Oman, says Simon Williams, chief economist, Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, […]

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Assarain Group Chairman Gets Lifetime Achievement Award

Lieutenant Colonel Said Salem Al Wahaibi, Chairman, Assarain Group of Companies, was recently felicitated with the coveted ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’, in the recently held Dossier Construction Awards & Summit 2015 at Muscat. On his behalf, Mr.Khalid Al Wahaibi and Mr.Said Salem Al Wahaibi, received the award from the Chief Guest, His Excellency Yahya Said Abdullah […]

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Oman Shipping Co. to expand fleet to 60 vessels by 2016

Oman Shipping Company S.A.O.C. (OSC), incorporated in 2003, has the mandate to provide maritime transport to Omani exim trade and enhance Omani maritime traditions to make it distinct from others in the region. OSC covers areas like vessel operations, maintenance, crew management, vessel inspections, bunker operations, etc.

First Muslim woman in space

The first Muslim woman and private female explorer in space, Dr Anousheh Ansari, was in Muscat recently to speak at the latest edition of the National Bank of Oman Chairman’s Speaker Series. Addressing an audience of public officials, business leaders, bank customers and students at Grand Hyatt Muscat, Dr Ansari shared stories about her pioneering […]


Oman Cables is honoured to have received the award for Manufacturer of the Year at the AIWA awards 2015.

Adapt, acquire and improve

Ibtisam Al-Khaifi, Learning and Development Advisor, Shell Oman Marketing Company feels that young Omanis should focus on skill development and taking on challenges.