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New white oils plant opens in Hamriyah Free Zone

Petroleum Specialties Pte. Ltd., the Singapore-based specialised oil trading subsidiary of diversified conglomerate Apar Industries Limited, has opened a new manufacturing operation in Sharjah’s Hamriyah Free Zone. The group’s first fully-owned factory outside of India, the new US$18 million (AED 66m) Petroleum Specialities (FZE) unit will manufacture industrial white oils. The term ‘Industrial white oils’ typically refers to pure petroleum ...

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SEWA evaluates Hamriyah expansion bids

Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) is evaluating eight bids for the contract to expand and convert Hamriyah power plant from an open-cycle plant to a combined-cycle facility, according to Middle East Economic Digest (MEED). Media reports indicate that the expansion is expected to increase electricity production capacity from 500 Megawatts (MW) to between 1,000 MW and 1,500 MW. The ...

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Sharjah establishes media free zone

Sharjah Media City Free Zone has now been established by royal decree, which orders the creation of a competitive and sustainable tax-free zone city with world-class infrastructure and services. The new zone will have legal independence over licencing and media regulations, although governed by the laws of the United Arab Emirates and Sharjah. The move follows in the wake of ...

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BCI opens new plastics plant

Baalbaki Chemical Industries (BCI) has officially opened a new 15,000 square metre polyester and pre-polymer manufacturing plant in Sharjah’s Hamriyah Free Zone. The new production facility is the company’s first in the United Arab Emirates and adds 40,000 metric tonnes to the group’s capacity. Already a leading supplier of polyurethane systems and polyurethane raw materials, BCI has an existing production ...

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Port takes delivery of first Sharjah-built tug

Sharjah Port and Customs Authority has taken delivery of a new 80 foot harbour tug boat from Damen Shipyards Sharjah, for use at the emirate’s east coast Khorfakkan Port. The new Damen ASD Tug 2411, which is named Al Luolo’Aya, is the first ‘made in Sharjah’ tug to be put to work by the ports authority. Located in Hamriyah Free ...

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New large-scale oil storage terminal opens

Gulf Petrochem Group, a leading Sharjah-based conglomerate with a business unit specialised in petrochemical trading, storage and transportation, has opened it’s new 203,888 cubic metres (cbm) liquid storage terminal at Hamriyah Free Zone. The new storage terminal, which will become fully operational this month, will be able to store all classes of petroleum products such as fuel oil, gas oil, ...

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Massive MED evaporators shipped from Sharjah

Sharjah-based process equipment manufacturer Quality International, has shipped its third massive Multi Effect Distillation (MED) evaporator unit to Kuwait for the first phase of the Az-Zour North Independent Water & Power Project, one of the largest power and water production projects in the Middle East. According to the manufacturer, the MED Evaporators for the project are the largest of their ...

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ATS Terminal Hamriyah doubles capacity

ATS, a UAE-based logistics company catering to the global shipping, logistics and marine industries, has doubled the capacity of its liquid storage terminal at Sharjah’s Hamriyah Free Zone as part of an estimated AED 100 million (US$ 27m) investment in the facility. The state-of-art liquid storage terminal has increased capacity from its initial 22,000 cubic meters to 42,000 cubic meters ...

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Technomak invests US$75m in Hamriyah expansion

Technomak Energy International FZC, the pipe and steel structure manufacturing subsidiary of the Technomak engineering group, has announced a US$75 million (AED 275m) expansion to its facility in Sharjah’s Hamriyah Free Zone. The new facility will allow the company to double production capacity by 2017, creating more than 800 new jobs. Technomak Energy, which registered as a Hamriyah Free Zone ...

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Sharjah focus on plastics sector

Hamriyah Free Zone Authority (HFZA) took its proposition to NPE2015, the world’s largest international plastics trade shows and conferences in Orlando, Florida, as part of the free zone’s effort to bring new firms to its 380,000 square meter Food, Plastics and Packaging Park and grow Sharjah’s plastics industry. Held every three years, the plastics industry trade show attracts 60,000 professionals from ...

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