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Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Kanoo Shipping wins top trophy in 2013 DSAA Bowling Championship

Dubai, UAE: Mr. Rajeeva Fonseka from Kanoo Shipping, won 1st Place against 115 players from 20 different shipping companies in the 2013 DSAA Bowling Championship (Male Category) held at Dubai International Bowling Center on 22nd June 2013.
Mr. Rajeeva Fonseka (left) of Kanoo Shipping receives 1st Place Award in the 2013 DSAA Bowling Championship held at Dubai International Bowling Center
Kanoo Shipping along with various Shipping Agents and Shipping Lines in Dubai participated in the Bowling Tournament to support one of DSAA’s major objectives to foster and strengthen the relations and cooperation between its members. Apart from this activity, the DSAA also organizes other sports events like Football as one of major events, Cricket and Badminton Tournament, and offers educational classes for this cause.
Dubai Shipping Agents Association (DSAA) is a non-profit organization, not engaged in any commercial activity that provides a platform for the general concern and interest of shipping industry. It is a brainchild of reputable members of the Shipping Agent’s community in Dubai who, with the support of the Director of the Department of Ports & Customs, identified the need for a joint representation of shipping agents doing business in the ports of Dubai.

The 2013 DSAA Bowling Championship was a remarkable success for Kanoo Shipping after Mr. Rajeeva Fonseka, scoring 524 points, brought home the major Championship title for Male Category.
Mr. Fahim Golandaz of Modern Freight Co. (ALMAR Containers) and Mr. Joel of AMI garnered 2nd and 3rd Place with scores of 515 and 447 points respectively.

On the other hand, Ms. Cristin of HMM earned 1st Place for Female Category, with a total score of 385 points. Ms. Irene Penales of Simatec – 2nd Place and Ms. Daisy Alcantara of Goodluck Shippng – 3rd place, each scored 367 and 325 points.

The tournament ended on a peaceful note. Aside from the exciting match that everyone experienced, representatives from Kanoo Shipping along with members of DSAA developed a sense of camaraderie and teamwork which are important contributions in the development of the entire association.




About Kanoo Shipping


Kanoo Shipping is one of the founders of S5 Agency World. Being the first Arab shipping agency in the Region in 1890, Kanoo Shipping has grown to be the largest regional shipping service provider in the Middle East which covers an extensive area including the Gulf, the Red Sea and Indian Sub-continent, and handles 15,000 ship calls every year.


About The Kanoo Group


‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com /www.kanoogroup.com 

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Sunday, 26 May 2013

The Kanoo Group honored at World Civil Defense Day

Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Kanoo Group received a plaque and a certificate of appreciation from Civil Defense body in celebration of World Civil Defense Day which took place on 7th May 2013 at Police Officers Club, Abu Dhabi.

Ameel Murshed (left) from The Kanoo Group receives the honor from Major General Rashid Thani Al Matroushi during the 2013 World Civil Defense Day
The award was given to The Kanoo Group, along with other participating companies, strategic partners, and media representatives as significant contributor in the success of the World Civil Defense Day 2013 which took place under the theme: “Civil Defense and the Preparation of Civil Associations for Disaster Prevention.”

Major General Rashid Thani Al Matroushi, Acting General Commander-in-chief together with Colonel Dr. Jassim Al Mudrib, of Civil Defense, presented the honour to Mr. Ameel Murshed, PA to Chairman-Abu Dhabi office, on behalf of The Kanoo Group.
Key management officials of the Civil Defense General Headquarters were also present in the occasion.

Event highlights include presentation of a documentary film explaining the tasks and work of civil defense forces, along with the role of the fire fighters and rescuers to provide security and safety to people; and also a poem recited by Major Mohammad Bakhit Al Menhali expressing his love to the homeland and its leadership titled, “The UAE.”

Major General Al Matroushi stressed the cooperation and communication between civil defense forces and the media, highlighting the role of the media in spreading the culture of protection among all society members. In his speech, he said, “This recognition falls under the approach that the civil defense leadership follows to honor excellence in order to empower success, motivate capabilities, launch initiatives, and achieve further successes.”

The Kanoo Group was also proud to support the Civil Defense in its commitment to further enhance protection of the nation and its citizens.

About The Kanoo Group


‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com /www.kanoogroup.com 

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Saturday, 20 April 2013

The Kanoo Group holds 14th Blood Donation Drive

Dubai, UAE – April 09, 2013: The Kanoo Group, in cooperation with Blood Donation Center-Latifa Hospital, yesterday marked the successful conclusion of the blood donation drive held at The Kanoo Group Main Office - HAK Training Hall, Bur Dubai.

Management staff from all divisions and branches across UAE, along with friends and families lined up to support the initiative which was conducted between 9.00 am to 1.30 pm by specialized medical team from Latifa Hospital and organized by The Kanoo Group Marketing Department.

Ali Islim, Marketing Manager on behalf of The Kanoo Group said: "It is an excellent opportunity to be a part of this humanitarian programme which reflects the shared beliefs and values of The Kanoo Group throughout the years on the importance of donation and community service. On behalf of the marketing team I would like to commend all the efforts for the collaboration and remarkable response of the 14th Blood Donation Campaign."

The Kanoo Group has been successfully conducting this campaign since 2003 and continuously promotes and encourages employees to partake in such priceless commitment to save lives as an integral part of the society.

The entire blood donation process was simple which took only 15 minutes on the average, for each patient, and received an overall positive feedback on safety and handling.

The volunteers were presented with tailor-made tokens from The Kanoo Group for their wholehearted efforts that underline the importance of restoring health and lives of people among others from around the world who earnestly seek help every second in the hope to reverse the course of their fate forever.

About The Kanoo Group


‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com /www.kanoogroup.com 

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Monday, 1 April 2013

Kanoo-American Express Annual Network Forum Held


The Annual Kanoo-American Express Travel Network Forum gathers top travel industry players in the Middle East
Kanoo Travel, the largest travel company in the Middle East conducted the Annual Kanoo-American Express Travel Network Forum held recently at InterContinental Hotel, Amman, Jordan. Senior representatives from American Express Travel Partner Network, USA and UK, together with partners from 14 different regional markets including Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Yemen, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan and UAE, to name a few, attended the event. 

This year’s forum was sponsored by Sabre Travel Network and Co-sponsored by American Express Cards Middle East.

Nabeel Kanoo, Director, Kanoo Travel
Several topics related to the travel management industry including new technologies, pricing strategies and announcement of several developments that drive value to customer’s travel management programs were highlighted as enhancements to AMEX Travel customer’s and partner’s overall experiences. Latest plans in terms of investments in new training resources, quality tools and corporate payment solution were also announced.  

The Forum members also welcomed two new agents from Afghanistan and Tunisia to the AMEX Travel Network, and shared success stories and various other business related matters with partners. 

Speaking after the conference, Nabeel Kanoo, Director, Kanoo Travel said: “We hosted the initial meeting in Dubai back in 2011 and then decided to host it annually at one of the partner’s home country each year. Choosing Jordan didn’t come as a surprise to anyone, as the safety, beauty and hospitality of this country made it the perfect destination for our 2013 forum. At Kanoo, we always pursue promoting our partners, as well as their countries in an endeavor to reflect their true image. This experience in Jordan will help our partners understand the market better and identify opportunities for future initiatives”. 

He added: “This event is a platform for all our partners to meet annually and discuss new opportunities, share local best practices and exchange thoughts on growth strategies for the future. In a world of globalization as a result of the tremendous developments in the Information Technology and Communications sector, such partnerships and leveraging of each other’s local strengths are essential to help us stay ahead of the international competition we all face in our markets. This meeting is proof of our ambitions in continuing and growing the Kanoo-American Express Network.” 

H.E Munir Nassar, Managing Director - United Travel Agency stated:  “Since we partnered with Kanoo in 1976, we’ve been proudly witnessing a series of achievements and success stories around the world. Our MENA network is being reinforced with the new partnerships we accumulated with many establishments in the Travel industry such as Airlines, Hotels, and Agents around the region, ensuring our clients the premium experience they deserve and has been promised by Kanoo-American Express Travel.” 

When asked about choosing Jordan as the host destination, he commented: “Hosting the 2013 Forum in Jordan gave us the exceptional chance to escort our honorable partners to the world’s new Wonder Petra and the reviving Dead Sea which was nothing short of an astonishing experience”.


About Kanoo Travel


Established in the late 1930s, Kanoo Travel is considered the first IATA member agency in the GCC and has since grown to become the largest travel company in the Middle East offering the most comprehensive and sophisticated solutions in the industry. Kanoo Travel is a division of YBA Kanoo, one of the largest, independent family-owned multinational businesses in the Middle East with an extensive portfolio of complementary business units and strategic partnerships across a range of industry sectors.


Today it boasts a team of over 900 travel specialists across the region, operating a network of 70 IATA locations, specialising in Corporate Travel, Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, and Events (MICE), Leisure & Holiday Travel, Airline Representation and Marine Travel. It has been consistently recognised for its premium solutions and service excellence, winning many regional industry awards.

Kanoo Travel also represents American Express Global Business Travel (the largest Travel Management Company in the world) in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, with which it has a master franchise agreement covering the Levant, North Africa, the GCC, Iraq, and the CIS countries. In 1997 it became the first travel company to receive an ISO certification in the Middle East region.

About The Kanoo Group


‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com /www.kanoogroup.com 

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Monday, 4 March 2013

PSGULF.com wins Best Web Design Award


PSG.com, the official corporate website of Power Systems Gulf LLC, a member of The Kanoo Group won the Web Design Award for January 2013 announced recently by DesignFirms™.

DesignFirms is a professional web design, mobile development and marketing company directory since 2003. It has the largest (over 20,000) human-edited creative, professional database from trustworthy design firms, development companies, top freelancers, advertising agencies and marketing professional, among others. Its goal is to help find designers and developers to showcase their talents and creativity and recognize their works through various web awards.

PSG.com stood out among other professional site entries from around the globe in the award. The website was judged according to creativity and design; ease of use and effectiveness and programming/compatibility.

Ali Islim and Ramesh Varakkoth from The Kanoo Group-Marketing worked as a team in the design of the corporate website with utmost dedication and hard work.

This significant quality award not only improved the web credibility of Power Systems Gulf but also served as a great marketing tool for being able to showcase its outstanding web environment to its customers/clients.

As the Internet grows exponentially every day - with every new websites, the standard that comes with it also grows and the demand for bigger and enhanced sites has also come. PSG.com has achieved a milestone on standards and continues to move forward with the latest web developments.

About The Kanoo Group

‘The Kanoo Group’ is one of the largest, independent, family-owned groups of companies in the Gulf region established in 1890. It has diversified business industries in shipping, travel, machinery, engineering, logistics, property, oil & gas, power, industrial chemicals, training, joint ventures, retail and commercial activities, among others, and operates extensively throughout Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Yemen and Qatar.

Our Vision
The Leading Family Business in the Region and Beyond

Our Mission 
Delivering Sustainable Excellence

Our Values 
Customer Focused, Ethical, Innovative, Agile, Competent & Intelligent, Collaborative, Accountable

P.O. Box 290, Dubai, UAE. Toll Free: 800 KANOO, Fax: 04-3933636, Websites: www.kanoo.com /www.kanoogroup.com 

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