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Solar Light System Installation at Wau Teaching Hospital

Solar Light System Installation atTristar South Sudan installed a solar light system as an emergency backup for the children’s ward at Wau Teaching Hospital, one of the only two functioning teaching hospitals in South Sudan. The emergency lighting was requested by the Ministry of Health to address power outages whenever the only generator at the hospital fails. The system has 36 LED lamps in two children’s wards with each ward consisting of four rooms, two toilets, and a pharmacy, store and veranda. The solar light system was inaugurated by the Health Minister of Wau County, Hon. Dr. James Patrice Ibrahim (2nd right).

March 23rd, 2019|

Gulf Ship Finance Forum

Tristar and Eships were the anchor sponsors of the Gulf Ship Finance Forum or Marine Money Conference in Dubai. Marco Bachechi, Group CFO of Tristar, and Chris Peters, CEO of Eships, joined a panel of lawyers and bankers who were working on Tristar’s six new build 25,000 MT DWT, IMO Type 2 Oil and Chemical Tankers with Hyundai Mipo Dockyard. The Shipping business of Tristar has expanded significantly in the past three years and the conference was a good opportunity to join with business partners and reflect the company’s growth story to a wider shipping audience explained Mr. Peters. “Tristar is now a recognised as a shipping leader in the region and are seen as a go to company by many of the Oil majors when looking to find partners for new projects.”

March 14th, 2019|

Tristar Receives CSR Label for 3rd Time

Tristar has been awarded the Dubai Chamber CSR Label by the Dubai Chamber Center for Responsible Business for the third time. Tristar Group Chief Administrative Officer and CSR Steering Committee Chairman Balaji Nagabhushan received the certificate from Dubai Chamber Chairman H.E. Majid Saif Al Ghurair during an awarding ceremony. The CSR Label Team said in their final remarks in the Feedback Report: “We congratulate you for achieving the Dubai Chamber CSR Label. Tristar has demonstrated a strong commitment to CSR and taken practical measures to ensure that CSR is an integral part of the company’s operations. Congratulations!”

February 28th, 2019|

AFAL is Top Caltex Distributor

The AFAL Team received the 1st Place award among Caltex Lubricants distributors during a gathering held in Dubai. Photo shows Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne (center) receiving the glass token from Parinaz Patel (4th from left) of Chevron. Others in photo are (from left to right) Adriaan De Kok (Chevron), Abhijit Sarmah (AFAL) , Mouna Malek (Chevron), Patel, Mayne, Anil Sasidharan (AFAL), Charles Mbithi (AFAL), Umesha Manjappa (AFAL), and Omar Zidan (Chevron). AFAL is a subsidiary of the Tristar Group. AFAL is owned by the Tristar Group and is the authorized distributor of Caltex products including the Delo and Havoline brands, as well as industrial lubricants in Kenya, Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda and the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

February 26th, 2019|

Tristar Group IT Head Named Top CIO for 4th Time

Tristar Group IT Head Adam Lalani received his 4th top CIO award at the Computer News Middle East (CNME) and’s 5th annual CIO 100 Awards ceremony held in Dubai where he gave a presentation as one of the event’s keynote speakers on Blockchain. Lalani won the same award last year, plus two more similar recognitions – Best CIO in Transportation & Logistics at Enterprise Channels MEA Catalyst Awards 2018 and Top CIO200 Award 2018 from Enterprise Channels MEA. He attributed the awards to the efforts of the entire Tristar IT Department and Group CEO Eugene Mayne’s vision of making the company a fully integrated liquid logistics leader driven by technology.

January 29th, 2019|

Tristar Receives India’s Prestigious ‘Golden Peacock Global Award for CSR’

Tristar Group CEO Mayne (3rd right) received the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock Global Award for Corporate Social Responsibility’ from the Institute Of Directors (IOD), in Mumbai, India. Maharashtra State Cabinet Minister for Housing Department Prakash Mehta handed the award together with officers of the IOD. The Golden Peacock Awards are now recognized as the hallmark of corporate excellence worldwide, because of their independence, integrity, transparency. Tristar’s latest award is an addition to its collection of CSR awards from Arabia CSR Network, Supply Chain and Transport Awards and Maritime Standard Awards.

January 17th, 2019|

United Stars signs 2 contracts with SABIC

Tristar Group’s JV in Saudi Arabia, United Stars, has signed two agreements with SABIC to provide transport services. United Stars will transport MTBE (methyl tertiary-butyl ether), Caustic Soda and other chemicals from the SABIC plants in Jubail in the Eastern Province to SABIC customers inside the Kingdom, Gulf Cooperating Council (GCC) and Jordan. The logistics provider will also transport gases such LIN, CO2 and Argon from Jubail and Yanbu in the Western Province to different SABIC customers in the Kingdom and GCC using specialized gas tanks.

January 14th, 2019|

Dubai Municipality Awards Tristar for Ensuring Occupational Health and Safety

The Health and Safety Department of Dubai Municipality recognized Tristar for ‘Ensuring Occupational Health and Safety within Your Organization for the Year 2018’ during the ‘Safety in Sustainability Forum’ held last December 18, 2018. Tristar is the only logistics transport company which received the award. The rest were from Dubai Police, Dubai Ambulance, Dubai Human Resources Department, and a number of companies from the construction and other industries.

January 1st, 2019|

Tristar in historic tree plantation ceremony

Tristar Group participated in a historic tree plantation ceremony at the Emirates Environmental Group’s (EEG) ‘For Our Emirates We Plant’ event in the Special Bee Reserve – Al Minae- South of Ras Al Khaimah. Tristar representatives Peter Pereira, HSE Officer, and Ashwatha Mahesh, Asst. Manager for CSR and Sustainability, planted two Sidr trees. The Sidr tree is strong, long-standing and evergreen indigenous tree with medicinal values and flowers known to attract and provide for bees.

December 18th, 2018|

Tristar to ban non-reusable plastic in its shipping operations at SOHAR Port

The Tristar Group has committed to ban non-reusable plastic materials in its shipping operations at SOHAR Port and Freezone commencing 2019. This was announced at the Sohar Safety Summit with the theme ‘Drive Change in Safety Culture’ which was attended by Sohar Industrial Port Company (SIPC) officials and users of the Port of Sohar Service jetty. Tristar Ship Management General Manager Henri de Gersigny said: ‘We at Tristar are committed to support the 2018 World Environment Day theme of ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ by refusing items that cannot be reused.” He also urged the participants to support the desired change by getting involved in keeping the environment clean and improving the health of their personnel.

December 5th, 2018|