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Bahri sets course for further success in European market with participation in two key events

06 June 2018
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Industry leader highlighted its best-in-class services and global reach at Breakbulk Europe 2018 and Posidonia 2018, two of Europe’s leading shipping and logistics exhibitions

Industry leader highlighted its best-in-class services and global reach at Breakbulk Europe 2018 and Posidonia 2018, two of Europe’s leading shipping and logistics exhibitions

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia – 06 June 2018: Bahri, a global leader in logistics and transportation, showcased its comprehensive range of services and solutions at Breakbulk Europe 2018 and Posidonia 2018, two of the international shipping and logistics events. The exhibitions provided outstanding platforms for Bahri to highlight its global presence and capabilities, helping to increase brand awareness and paving the way for further growth in the region. 

Commenting on Bahri’s participation in Breakbulk Europe 2018 and Posidonia 2018, Abdullah Aldubaikhi, Chief Executive Officer, Bahri, said, “We were pleased to return to Europe for two of the world’s most prestigious shipping and logistics events. Events such as these offer us valuable platforms to keep abreast of the latest developments in the shipping industry and enable us to highlight our end-to-end global logistics capabilities. They also help ensure we maintain our upward trajectory in Europe.” 

Aldubaikhi added: “This year was a tremendously exciting one for Bahri, as we had several important developments to share during these significant events. We look forward to further expanding our operations in the region, which will enable us to deliver unrivaled services and solutions for our customers and bring greater value to our shareholders.” 

Posidonia 2018 

Held at the state-of-the-art Metropolitan Expo Center in Athens, Greece, from 4 to 8 June, this year’s edition of Posidonia 2018 saw Bahri showcasing the latest updates to its comprehensive maritime capabilities, including the addition of latest ten new Very Large Crude-oil Carriers (VLCCs) to its fleet in 2017 and 2018, which further consolidates its position as the world’s largest owner and operator of VLCCs. 

Bahri also highlighted its key role in the King Salman Global Maritime Industries Complex shipyard development in Ras Al-Khair, Saudi Arabia. 

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Mr. Alexis Tsipras, Prime Minister of Greece visited Bahri’s booth at the exhibition, in addition to Mr. Kwang-Hean An, CEO of Hyundai Global Service (HGS), and a number of high-profile dignitaries and industry experts.

Breakbulk Europe 2018

Breakbulk Europe 2018 is the world’s largest exhibition and forum for breakbulk and project cargo logistics professionals, and this year’s edition marked the third successive year that Bahri, represented by Bahri Logistics, has participated in the event, which took place at Bremen Exhibition and Conference Center in Germany from 29 to 31 May. 

Ahmed Al-Ghaith, President of Bahri Logistics, said, “Bahri is delighted to take part at Breakbulk Europe 2018, a key event on the industry calendar and one which offers outstanding opportunities to connect with our partners and customers. Europe is a highly important strategic market for Bahri. We are one of the few logistics companies who operate a direct service between the Middle East and Continental Europe, and our sponsorship of this event is emblematic of our ambitious plans for growth in the region.” 

Bahri Logistics is among the top-ten breakbulk carriers in the world and operates six state-of-the-art multipurpose vessels with 26,000 DWT each on its regular liner schedule, carrying project, breakbulk, Roll-on/Roll-off (Ro/Ro), and container cargoes in a single voyage. Two of these six vessels operate between the main Northern European ports of Tilbury, Bremerhaven, Hamburg, Antwerp, Rotterdam, and Gdansk to Saudi Arabia and key ports in the Gulf and the Mediterranean.