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Bahri Industry Leadership & Innovation Capabilities Take Centre Stage At The Maritime Standard Awards & Breakbulk Middle East 2016

25 OCT 2016

Adding another honour to its growing list of achievements in 2016, Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, headquartered in Saudi Arabia, has won the Ship Owner/Operator of the Year award at The Maritime Standard Awards 2016.

The third edition of the prestigious awards took place in Dubai, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group, to recognize and celebrate the industry’s most outstanding performers.

“It is a matter of great pride and honour for Bahri to receive these coveted accolades, especially at a time when we have firmly intensified our efforts and approach to business growth, to continue to reinforce our leadership position in the region. These achievements are a strong measure of the success of our long-term business strategy and our continued focus on driving greater value for our stakeholders. We are extremely proud to attribute our success at The Maritime Standard Awards to our entire global team whose dedication and never-ending pursuit of excellence have been fuelling Bahri’s growth journey to new milestones,” said Hisham Alnughaimish, Vice President, Bahri Oil Transportation.

Representing Bahri at Breakbulk Middle East 2016 are Bahri General Cargo’s President – Ahmed Al-Ghaith and Liner Director – Matthew Luckhurst.

Ahmed Al-Ghaith said, “Breakbulk Middle East 2016 provides us with a great opportunity to build and strengthen relationships with customers along with the right visibility and exposure. More importantly, it helps us to highlight our commitment to the regional industry and our concerted efforts in developing the red sea, gulf and Indian subcontinent regions.”

“With the global maritime industry evolving at a breakneck speed, innovation is at the core of our business philosophy and we are continuously investing and deploying Big Data-driven models and solution to integrate ports, agents and offices across the world as well as reconfiguring our network with a sharp focus on driving growth and expansion”, added Al-Ghaith.

Matthew Luckhurst further added, “Despite uncertain global economic conditions, Middle East construction projects remain the primary business for Bahri’s general cargo service, which is contributing strongly to Bahri’s overall performance.”

The only exhibition and conference in the region specifically for the project cargo and breakbulk industry, Breakbulk Middle East is taking place in Abu Dhabi until 26 October 2016, under the patronage of H.E. Dr. Abdullah Belhaif Al Nuaimi, UAE’s Minister of Infrastructure Development and Chairman of Federal Transport Authority – Land and Maritime.