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DP World’s new digital platform to streamline customs processes

  Dubai / WAM DP World, the leading global logistics company and provider of smart supply chain solutions, on Tuesday announced the launch of its new digital compliance and revenue platform, Cargoes Customs. The platform facilitates completely paperless trade easing the flow of the customs process using innovative technology solutions, including an Artificial Intelligence driven risk engine and smart valuation. ...

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Expo 2020 Dubai visits cross 10mn

  Dubai / WAM Expo 2020 Dubai visitor numbers continue to rise, reaching 10,188,769 visits as of January 18, while Expo 2020 Dubai’s virtual visitation passed the 65 million mark. The visitors were attracted by the first Global Goals Week to be held outside of New York and a star-studded K-pop concert – all underpinned by confidence in the event’s ...

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Carbon sequestration key to check climate change: EAD chief

  Abu Dhabi / WAM As increased carbon emissions caused by destruction of ecosystems will further contribute to climate change, Abu Dhabi’s Blue Carbon Project is a promising initiative to prevent such a situation, according to a top official. “One major programme we have worked on at the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) is the Blue Carbon Project. Blue ...

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China’s $60bn wind empire needs to grow its own blades

  Bloomberg In the tropical climate of China’s Yunnan province, scientists are planting a key ingredient to help strengthen the country’s position as the world leader in wind power: balsa trees. Balsa, best known as a craft material for making model airplanes, is a major component of giant blades for wind turbines. China’s $60 billion wind industry sources almost all ...

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West must avoid Russian ‘trap’ in talks, says Estonian premier

  Bloomberg Estonia’s prime minister issued a warning that the European Union and the US must avoid falling into a Russian “trap” in negotiations with the Kremlin, whose aim is to weaken security in the EU. Russia’s negotiating tactics amount to “blackmail,” said Kaja Kallas, the Estonian premier, using some of the most hawkish language of an EU member state ...

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Taqa, Ewec set pricing for AED2.6 billion green bond

  ABU DHABI / WAM Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (Taqa) along with Emirates Water and Electricity Company (Ewec) announced on Monday the successful pricing of green senior secured bonds for an aggregate principal amount of $700.8 million (AED2.6 billion) by Sweihan PV Power Company PJSC (SPPC). Taqa is one of the largest listed integrated utility companies in the ...

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Empower starts operation of Za’abeel district cooling plant

  Dubai / WAM Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has commenced the operations of the first phase of its new District Cooling plant in Za’abeel, Dubai, with a cooling capacity of 27,750 refrigeration tonnes (RT). The total cooling capacity of the plant will be 50,000 RT upon completion and will be interconnected with the company’s existing district cooling plant ...

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National Committee on SDGs to focus on sustainability action

  Dubai / WAM Reem bint Ibrahim Al Hashemy, Minister of State for International Cooperation, and Chairwoman of the National Committee on Sustainable Development Goals stated that projects with immediate impact would be at the top of the committee’s agenda and implementation strategies during the upcoming period. Al Hashemy’s remarks were made during the committee’s first meeting in 2022, and ...

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Arada buys AED240mn worth of land at Palm Jumeirah

  Dubai / WAM Arada, a Sharjah-based development company, has purchased the last remaining beachfront land plot on the Crescent of the world-famous, award-winning Palm Jumeirah, marking the fast-growing developer’s first project outside Sharjah and its entry into the Dubai property market. Valued at AED240 million, the plot has been bought from Nakheel, the master developer behind Palm Jumeirah. Located ...

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Europe gas tracks Asian prices lower, Russian supply in focus

  Bloomberg European natural gas prices fell, tracking Asian contracts lower, while Russia offered little clarity on volumes it plans to send to the continent next month. Gas giant Gazprom PJSC again opted not to book any extra pipeline space to ship the fuel westward through Ukraine during a monthly auction on Monday. In addition, Russia didn’t book any capacity ...

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