Thursday, November 19, 2015

Kanoo forms joint venture with Singapore's Advanced CAE



Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Kanoo Group of companies (Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo / The Kanoo Group) has joined hands with Advanced CAE from Singapore in a joint venture to expand its production of instrumentation shelters to the GCC. In addition, the new Company will provide servicing of equipment already installed in the field. 

The new joint venture agreement was officially signed on 1st November 2015 at The Kanoo Group facilities in Abu Dhabi in the presence of Mr. Mohamed Abdul Latif Kanoo, Area Executive of The Kanoo Group; Mr. Bob Curtis, CEO, The Kanoo Group – UAE & Oman, Mr. Freddy Sherman, EGM Business Development and other managers of both the Kanoo Group and Advanced CAE. 


Mr. Mohamed Abdul Latif Kanoo (front row-left) signed the new partnership with Dr. Kar Wong of Advanced CAE, on behalf of Kanoo Group of companies


The new companies will be based in Abu Dhabi and Saudi Arabia, and will be set up to manufacture instrumentation shelters. These shelters are designed specifically for refineries and petrochemical industry to enable online analysis of products and feed data to the central control systems. 

During the signing ceremony, Advanced CAE represented by Dr. Kar Wong, and Kanoo Group of companies represented by Mr. Mohamed Abdul Latif Kanoo, emphasized the need to place their customers at the centre of the focus of the new joint-venture. 

Kanoo said, “Our new partnership will ensure that we are able to provide a local centre of excellence to support our customers and to provide faster in-field response.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The Kanoo Group presents technological strength at ADIPEC 2015



Abu Dhabi, UAE: Kanoo Oil & Gas and Kanoo Energy, members of The Kanoo Group of companies, showcased their range of products and services at ADIPEC 2015 which was held on 9th - 12th November 2015 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

Shaikh Razauddin, Operations Manager, Kanoo Energy, Oil & Gas Division [left] and Manoj Kumar Tripathy, General Manager, Kanoo Oil & Gas at ADNEC during the 2015 ADIPEC


Raman Marwaha – Manager, Kanoo P& IP (UAE & Oman) [left] explains products and services to a customer
at ADNEC during the 2015 ADIPEC

 
The highly anticipated international oil and gas conference and exhibition covers a gross area of 100,000 sq. m., featuring more than 1800 exhibiting companies that includes 23 international pavilions from Belgium, China, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Saudi Arabia, Scotland, Singapore, South Korea, Spain, Turkey, UK and USA, making it the largest Oil & Gas event in the world.

Manoj Kumar Tripathy, General Manager, Kanoo Oil & Gas, during the opening of the exhibition said, “Kanoo name is synonym with oil & gas for the last 60 years. We are one of the major players doing business across the region for 125 years. We are committed in this part of the world and we will continue to invest in the oil & gas industry.”

Kanoo Oil & Gas showcased its state-of-the-art products and services from renowned Principals: TLV, BASF, Gaytri, Woodfield Systems India Pvt Td, Amtrad Environment, Allweiler, GE, McCrometer, and Colfax. Kanoo P& IP, a part of Kanoo Energy also participated in the event under the initiative of Abrar Khan, GM, Kanoo P&IP Gulf and Raman Marwaha – Manager, Kanoo P&IP (UAE & Oman).

Abrar Khan, General Manager-Gulf, Power Industrial Projects (P&IP) said, “ADIPEC is one of the most prominent oil and gas exhibitions in the region and reflects the outstanding position attained by Abu Dhabi in that industry. P&IP engages in providing a number of strategic and innovative solutions to customers within the Oil & Gas sector and also offers enhanced solutions in other key industries such as expanding into offshore marine sector. Through team efforts, P&IP has recently achieved some crucial qualifications and continues to pursue the same in other high potential areas.”  

Underlining the importance of the event, Shaikh Razauddin, Operations Manager, Kanoo Energy, Oil &Gas Division, added, “We are certainly proud to take part in ADIPEC, being the best meeting place for key decision makers around the globe for this industry. We are looking forward to this exhibition as a huge success as we unveil our latest product offerings to all our customers”.

One of the highlights of the Kanoo Oil & Gas stand included a miniature model of the McCrometer’s innovative V-Cone differential pressure flow meter technology, manufactured in USA, designed for high performance in mild to harsh environments, used for refinery and onshore/offshore production and delivery applications. Moreover, measurements and control advancements from GE include a range of ultrasonic flow meters, and analyzers such as the new moisture.IQ multi-channel, multi-function analyzer that provides all the information that customers need under one instrument.

Products from Woodfield included customised bulk fluid handling and safety access solutions like loading arms, metering and pumping packages for loading and unloading items, in addition to an array of industrial hose and expansion joints from Gaytri for any type of application, and other products such as thermodynamic steam straps from TLV-Japan.

In a separate stand, Kanoo Energy displayed superior bolting solutions from TITAN, Chicago Pneumatic; safety innovations from Uvex such as eyewear and gloves, respiratory, hearing and head protection; in addition to protective clothing and footwear; Servocontrols for magnetostrictive technology; ATMECO for component integrity management systems; and 3M, Capital Safety, DBI Sala and Protecta for fall arrest harnesses. Environmentally-safe VpCI/MCI technologies with the best in-class, low-cost and zero defect equipment preservation, plant layout and mothballing, and  tank, line & process vessel corrosion protection from Cortec; marine services from Calex, among others.

Kanoo Engineering also exhibited under Kanoo Energy Stand as additional service offerings to customers in the Gulf for engineering supplies as well as electrical & diagnostics. Kanoo Engineering is a specialized solution provider of equipment and structural steel for commercial, industrial and residential applications

Mark Vinnicombe, General Manager, Kanoo Engineering elaborates, “Kanoo Engineering is an ISO certified company for Design, Fabrication & Installation of Structural Steel works, Tanks and Pressure vessels. We fabricate and install heavy, medium and miscellaneous steel works related to the construction industry and process equipment, such as heat exchangers, pressure vessels, storage tanks & piping for various sectors such as oil & gas, petrochemical, power, water treatment, cement; and material handling equipment like conveyors, elevators, hoppers, silos, EOT cranes, legged cranes, stainless steel tanks, piping, handrails, architectural works, and so on.” 

In general, Ali Islim, Marketing Manager – UAE & Oman, together with the Marketing team arranged this year’s branding materials for the group’s participation in ADIPEC such as exhibition stands, logo designs, handouts and brochures.

Referring to the Marketing strategies, Niaz Ahmed, Marketing Manager, Yusuf bin Ahmed Kanoo remarked, “ADIPEC serves as the perfect platform to promote our brand’s products and services. Our market presence is always important in such a huge event where we gather all our Principals to come and participate with us under one Kanoo umbrella. This has a positive impact on all our customers across the Middle East.”

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Kanoo Travel: Official Agent for Singapore's Tourist and Business Visa Applications



Kanoo Travel is proud to announce that it has been appointed as the offi­cial agent by the Consul General of Singapore to issue Tourist or Business Visas in their o­ffice in Karama, Dubai. The Kanoo Travel’s Visa Team will provide services and process documents to help people apply for a visa to enter Singapore. 
 
With the new agreement with Kanoo Travel, it has now become easier to travel to Singapore and even easier to obtain visas as the authorised agency for handling Tourist and Business Visas. 

Sunil D’Souza – General Manager, Kanoo Travel, said, “Plan your next trip to Singapore! We can now provide the services in-house and process all your visa needs. Additionally, we are now promoting Singapore Airlines Holidays for you enhanced travel experience. Take advantage of this opportunity & see how your visa will be comfortably executed.”


About Kanoo Travel

The Kanoo family's involvement in air travel goes back to 1937 when the company provided refueling facilities in Bahrain for Imperial Airways seaplanes en route to India and Australia. In 1947 Kanoo Travel became the first IATA agency in the Gulf. 

Today, Kanoo Travel is one of the largest and oldest travel management companies in the Middle East.
With a team of over 1,000 travel specialists spread across the region; operating a network of over 100 IATA locations, and established partnerships with global travel partners, Kanoo Travel provides the most comprehensive and specialized services in the travel industry with unmatched quality.

For more details, visit: www.kanootravel.com 

Kanoo Travel is a member of The Kanoo Group
 
 
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Thursday, November 5, 2015

Kanoo Travel wins the top business accolade as ‘Top Travel Company of the Year’ in the Middle East at the 9th Aviation Business Awards

Kanoo Travel is a member of Yusuf Bin Ahmed Kanoo / The Kanoo Group, and is one of the largest and oldest travel management companies in the Middle East

Dubai, UAE: KanooTravelone of the largest and oldest travel management companies in the Middle East, was awarded as the winner for ‘The Travel Agent and Tour Operator of the Year’ during the 9thAviation Business Awards, held recently at the Park Hyatt Hotel, Dubai.  

The Aviation Business Awards is an annual event which started in 2007 as an ultimate celebration of achievements within the Middle East aerospace industry which includes a combination of regional and international players for their exceptional contributions in the airline, airport and cargo and other supporting sectors.

Senior executives from the region’s Aviation industry turned out in large numbers to celebrate and applaud the winners. Highly commended awardees including Kanoo Travel, drew the spotlight at the event over a glittering grand finale.

The evening’s gathering was the culmination of a 2 months long awards process that included getting detailed nominations entries submitted by leading companies from most segments of the aviation industry. There were 15 different categories for the awards wherein four-member independent jury drawn from senior leaders of the industry, in collaboration with Raman Narayan, editor of the Aviation Business Middle East, worked together to select the winners amongst shortlisted nominees.


Kanoo Travel bags ‘The Travel Agent and Tour Operator of the Year’ during the 9th Aviation Business Awards held at Park Hyatt Hotel

(Photo from left to right: Amit Gupta - General Manager (TheTravel Attache), Sunil D’Souza – General Manager, Rayner Mathias – Quality Manager, Bhavin Mithani – Supplier Relations Manager, Naseer Khan – Manager – Corporate Contact Centre, Riza Ahamed – Manager Corporate Leisure, Varghese Daniel – Regional Manager, Salman Bhari – Business Development Manager, Hemant Baheti – Manager Leisure operations)

About Kanoo Travel

The Kanoo family's involvement in air travel goes back to 1937 when the company provided refueling facilities in Bahrain for Imperial Airways seaplanes en route to India and Australia. In 1947 Kanoo Travel became the first IATA agency in the Gulf. 

Today, Kanoo Travel is one of the largest and oldest travel management companies in the Middle East.
With a team of over 1,000 travel specialists spread across the region; operating a network of over 100 IATA locations, and established partnerships with global travel partners, Kanoo Travel provides the most comprehensive and specialized services in the travel industry with unmatched quality.

For more details: www.kanootravel.com 

More about The Kanoo Group: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Kanoo_Group


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