Showing posts with label shipping. Show all posts
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Thursday, 5 December 2019

Kanoo Shipping South Africa handles first of this year’s flights to Antarctica

Kanoo Shipping South Africa handles first of this year’s flights to Antarctica
Kanoo Shipping is handling the first of this year's flights, the ‘Dassault Falcon 7X’, supporting various Antarctic Research bases. The operation is based in Cape Town which is the preferred gateway for the DROMLAN community. The season runs from November 2019 to February 2020.

Kanoo Shipping ̶ South Africa which assists a number national bases in Antarctica have commenced their Antarctic season and provides a range of services to support these bases, including logistics support for 10-12 flights & ship agency services for the general cargo vessel that sails to the ice shelf each year. 

The said gateway, the DROMLAN (Dronning Maud Land Air Network Project), is a coordinated project between 11 countries with bases in Queen Maud Land (Norwegian: Dronning Maud Land) to create a coordinated logistics service to reduce costs. These countries are South Africa, Belgium, Finland, Germany, India, Japan, the Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the United Kingdom.

Jonathan Bygrave, CEO, Kanoo Shipping said, “It is not often that a humble ship agent can claim to be the first on a continent ̶ although we were in our region, we have been around since 1890... But Kanoo Shipping has put in a claim following the handling of the first of this year's flights (Dassault Falcon 7X) supporting various Antarctic Research bases.”

“We have developed a great relationship with many of the Polar Research Organisations worldwide to support both their flights/personnel and equipment as well as their vessels through our Kanoo Shipping ̶ South Africa operation based in Cape Town. I would like to commend Jonathan Millar and the Kanoo CT Team for yet another Kanoo first... The world is no longer big enough!” he expressed.

A member of The Kanoo Group, Kanoo Shipping is the largest regional shipping agency in the Middle East which operates in 20 countries and all principal ports and offshore tanker loading terminals around the Arabian Peninsula, including Iraq and handles 20,000 ship calls every year through its professional network.
See also: Kanoo Shipping conducts 2019 regional meeting in Dubai

Sunday, 24 February 2019

Kanoo Shipping wins Outstanding Agent Award from NileDutch


Kanoo Shipping, commercial agent for NileDutch in the UAE since 1997, won the Outstanding Performance Award for 2017 in October 2018 at the NileDutch South East Asia Agency Meeting held in Bangkok, Thailand.

The meeting was primarily held to analyse the current market situation in each region and to plan a strategy for 2019. As part of the event, a thorough review and assessment of NileDutch Agents performances for the past 2 years were carried out, subsequently announcing Kanoo Shipping as the best Agent for 2017 based on the set criteria.

The Outstanding Agent Award was presented by NileDutch CEO Wim J Van Aalst to Assistant Commercial Manager Azeem Shaikh Muhammad and Cargo Broking Manager Manoj Kumar B on behalf of Kanoo Shipping.
The agency meeting was attended by over 30 participants including Mr Wim J Van Aalst, CEO of Nile Dutch; Mr Denis J Van Aalst, Chief Finance Officer; Various Trade Managers from Singapore and China, and agents from Dubai, India, Colombo, Pakistan, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia.

NileDutch has grown to be one of the largest container shipping companies in the world. They focus on the links between (West) Africa and the rest of the world, supporting companies as they discover the opportunities the African continent offers.
Kanoo Shipping, a member of The Kanoo Group, is the first Arab shipping agency in the region in 1911 and one of the founders of S5 Agency World Ltd. At present, Kanoo Shipping is the largest regional shipping agency in the Middle East which operates in 20 countries and all principal ports and offshore tanker loading terminals around the Arabian Peninsula, including Iraq.

Furthermore, Kanoo Shipping handles 19,000 ship calls every year through its professional network which covers all ports in the Suez to Sri Lanka range and East/South Africa.

Monday, 15 October 2018

Maritime leaders gather at Kanoo Shipping’s Annual Regional Meeting


Dubai, UAE: Bringing together prominent maritime leaders from its Middle East/Africa network, Kanoo Shipping once again successfully concluded its Annual Regional Meeting with this year’s theme, “Onwards and Upwards.” The meeting was held on 2nd – 3rd October 2018, onboard the iconic Queen Elizabeth 2 in Dubai.

Executives from Kanoo Shipping including Jonathan Bygrave, EGM-Kanoo Shipping, and Nikolai Norman, Head of Commercial Kanoo Shipping, as well as members of The Management Team welcomed the regional participants with the presence of Fahad Kanoo, Acting CEO, The Kanoo Group (UAE & Oman) and Ali Abdullah Kanoo, Member of the Board, Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo.

Kanoo Shipping Management together with representatives from key shipowner and commodity trading customers held a lively Q&A panel session aimed at gathering a better understanding of customer requirements, expectations and issues aimed at enhancing their mutual relationship as well as taking the opportunity to discuss emerging opportunities and challenges currently faced by the regional maritime sector.
See also: Kanoo Shipping handles the world’s largest container ship on maiden call to Jebel Ali Port
Generally, the two-day meeting focused on enhancing customer value through efficiency and Industry IT leadership whilst underlining Kanoo Shipping’s core fundamentals of compliance, transparency and sustainable excellence.

Kanoo Shipping, a member of The Kanoo Group, is the first Arab shipping agency in the region in 1911 and one of the founders of S5 Agency World Ltd. At present, Kanoo Shipping is the largest regional shipping agency in the Middle East which operates in 20 countries and all principal ports and offshore tanker loading terminals around the Arabian Peninsula, including Iraq.

Furthermore, Kanoo Shipping handles over 15,000 ship calls every year through its professional network which covers all ports in the Suez to Sri Lanka range and East/South Africa.

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, 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, 22 September 2013

Fujairah Port welcomes new YBA Kanoo CEO

Dubai, UAE: Maurice Ghattas, the newly appointed CEO of YBA Kanoo is ready to embrace his new role in overseeing long-term business strategies in the Gulf. As part of his latest engagements, he visited the Fujairah Port along with top representatives of The Kanoo Group on 10th September 2013, wherein he was warmly received by senior members.
Maurice Ghattas, CEO, YBA Kanoo
Mr. Fahad Kanoo (Executive Director – UAE), Mr. Bob Curtis (CEO – UAE & Oman) and Mr. John Drinkwater (Kanoo Shipping Manager – UAE) graced the gathering and introduced the new group Chief Executive, Mr. Maurice Ghattas in the presence of prominent officials of Fujairah Port – Mr. John Mittelstein (Marketing Manager), Mr. David J. Nicholas (Operations Manager), Capt. Mohamed Youssef Hassan (Marine Pilot & Port Security Officer), Capt. Shaher Sartawi (Deputy Operation Manager) and Capt. Mousa Murad (General Manager), among others.

Fujairah Port is a significant part of The Kanoo Group of companies because of their long business association. Kanoo Shipping, a member of The Kanoo Group has been the topmost agent of the Port for the past three consecutive years.

The conducted meeting was very dynamic wherein latest developments taking place in Fujairah were discussed. Also, major points were tackled on how The Kanoo Group can become more involved in these various developments. Afterwards, the new CEO was guided round the port facilities, visited one of Kanoo Marine boats and then visited Kanoo’s existing facilities which are headed up by Captain Pramod Arora (Shipping Manager – Fujairah) and Dewon Holmes (Marine Manager). He was then introduced to the rest of the Kanoo Team.
The Kanoo Group & Fujairah Port management pose during the new YBA Kanoo CEO visit
Today, Fujairah Port is one of the world’s anchorage and bunkering locations. It is a multi-purpose port that caters for containers, general and bulk cargoes, as well as oil activity. Two bulk loaders handle the Emirates considerable aggregate exports and the Port also hosts the UAE’s strategic grain reserve.

Since Fujairah Port became operational in 1983, it has embarked on a continuous policy of enhancement to both its facilities and its comprehensive range of services. It is situated on the Eastern Seaboard of the UAE, approximately 70 nautical miles from the Straits of Hormuz. Its strategic position has proved attractive to both the range of users of the multi-purpose Port and the significant numbers of vessels calling at the Fujairah Anchorage for Bunkers, Supplies and Service. The Fujairah Anchorage is internationally recognized for its safety, security and calm waters.

Kanoo Shipping operates in 19 countries and in all principal ports and offshore tanker loading terminals around the Arabian Peninsula including Iraq and Sudan. In addition to its fully owned offices and joint ventures in the Arabian Peninsula, its regional network operates through well established partnerships in Egypt, Jordon, Lebanon, Syria, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka and Seychelles.


Port of Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
Kanoo Shipping is one of the founders of S5 Agency World Ltd., the rapidly growing global shipping agency company established to meet the increasing requirements of clients looking to benefit from the financial and the process efficiencies derived from global coverage. Stakeholders in the company are all financially strong, regional market leaders. S5 has become a recognized player within the Global agency market through its world class IT system and local expertise.

Nowadays, Kanoo Shipping is moving full steam ahead with a commitment to extend its range of services and port coverage to meet the ever-changing global requirements of the shipping industry.
Mr. Ghattas has a wide expertise in business development and management. His professional background included experiences in United Technologies, Carrier Knoll, MFG, W R Grace and other GCC family conglomerates which gives him the unique combination of skills and knowledge in doing business not only in Bahrain but throughout the Middle East.
Kanoo Marine in Fujairah Port
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. It covers an extensive area including Persian Gulf, the Red Sea and Indian Sub-continent and handles 15,000 port calls every year, with offices in 20 countries.

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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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 

To comment on the article, send an email to: 
PR Executive

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