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Tristar has acquired more than 11,000 square meters of logistic land in the Port of Duqm that will have a 3,048 square meters covered warehouse with a capacity of 5,000 pallet position and an open yard for future expansion. The logistics warehouse project will offer 3PL and 4PL services. Eugene Mayne (seated 2nd left), Group CEO of Tristar said: “The expansion of our presence in Oman to Duqm further strengthens our value proposition as we continue to serve the future requirements of our international oil and gas customers as well as major local companies, with the highest level of operational and international safety standards. We constantly seek to build partnerships through which we can expand our service offering to our customers across the GCC and beyond, and the Port of Duqm provides us with the […]
Tristar Group is pleased to announce the recent delivery of the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Tanker Tristar Ruby to its shipping fleet. Formerly known as the British Ruby, the tanker will be the first LNG vessel to be added to the Tristar fleet of 30 ocean-going tankers. The Tristar Ruby will be on long-term time charter with BP Shipping. Group CEO Eugene Mayne said: “As a group, we are extremely excited with this new opportunity to expand our presence into LNG shipping and look forward to strengthening and growing this new relationship with BP with a strong commitment to safety in operations and high standards of service and excellence.”
Another feather in Tristar’s cap was achieved when it was named Logistics/Transport Company of the Year by MEED Awards. The awards recognized the people and organizations making outstanding contributions to the region’s ongoing growth and development. Tristar won over four regional shipping and transport companies. MEED group commercial director Sonia Kerrigan commented: “Each of our winners demonstrated to our judges that they are having an impact on the region, adding real value, and are critical in supporting economic diversification goals. Our winners are setting benchmarks for human capital management, sustainability, economic diversification and contributing to society. We are honoured to have been supported by an unrivalled cohort of judges who lent their expertise to the selection of winners as part of the robust and independently audited process.”
Tristar has been named Ship Operator of the Year by the Llyod’s List South Asia, Middle East & Africa Awards 2019. Tristar was recognized for its “exceptional performance in ship operations and chartering.” The award criteria stated that “the business that has best responded to the changing commercial and regulatory landscape through new ocean shipping configurations and port pairings, simplified booking and documentation processes, action to reduce ship pollution and other innovations that have made the supply chain more efficient.” Tristar Shipping CEO Chris Peters accepted the award on behalf of Group CEO Eugene Mayne and the Tristar Family.
Tristar Group has been awarded the Special Commendation for the Golden Peacock Global Award for Sustainability 2019, highlighting Tristar’s commitment to achieving leadership in sustainability and its dedication to managing the business to the highest health, safety, environmental and compliance standards. Group CEO Eugene Mayne received the award at The Montcalm Hotel in London as part of the Institute of Directors, India’s Annual London Global Convention.
Mr. Mayne gave a Special Address at the convention opening on November 13th held at the House of Lords. He was also a speaker at the plenary session on sustainability held on November 14th where he joined a panel of industry leaders who discussed the importance of sustainability in relation to the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne urged regional shipowners to address and tackle the mental health issues facing seafarers at the inaugural Tristar ‘Safety at Sea’ conference. Mr. Mayne highlighted the importance of managing the emotional wellbeing of crew at sea when he addressed over 150 attendees at the One&Only Royal Mirage Hotel in Dubai. He also shared the findings of the P&I Club that the rate of suicide amongst seafarers has more than tripled since 2014. He further highlighted the report from the Sailors’ Society that 26% of seafarers show signs of depression. “Nearly half of them said they had not asked anybody for help,” Mr. Mayne added.
Tristar Group CEO Eugene Mayne shared the company’s international best practices on road safety at the RoSPA Health and Safety Excellence Forum held at the Waldorf Astoria Financial Centre Dubai. Tristar is a 10-time RoSPA Gold Award winner for always achieving a very high level of performance in health and safety management systems and culture. Tristar has partnered with RoSPA in its Road Safety Awareness campaigns since 2014 in the UAE, Oman and recently in Saudi Arabia.
Tristar Group is pleased to announce its membership of the Middle East Gases Association (MEGA) of which it will be the very first Category 4 member. Tristar will actively participate in three of MEGA’s working groups, namely, Transport, Safety and Environment. Eugene Mayne, founder and Group CEO, said: “We are delighted to have been admitted as a member of MEGA, and we look forward to collaborating with other businesses in the industry to improve technical standards and safety practices. We are committed to managing our business to the highest health, safety, environmental and compliance standards and relish the opportunity to work with other knowledgeable businesses in this space.”
Mr. Eugene Mayne has maintained his no. 13 ranking in the latest Logistics Middle East Magazine Power List. A total of 50 individuals have been recognized as the most influential executives in GCC logistics. According to the magazine’s editor, the executives were ranked ‘not just according to the size of the company they manage, but according to the influence they have over the regional logistics puzzle’. This is the seventh consecutive year Mr. Mayne has been in the list, ranking no. 22 in 2013.
The Tristar Annual Blood Donation was celebrated in the UAE and Mali on August 19 coinciding with World Humanitarian Day. Staff of both countries donated blood at the Tristar Head Office in Dubai and at the Golden Life Hospital in Bamako, Mali; while staff at the Eldoret operations of Tristar Kenya visited the Holy Family Children’s Home and Dispensary in Eldoret and distributed gift items in commemoration of World Humanitarian Day.