addvantage Green Tech Trading LLC, UAE (part of the addvantage Global group) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with HW Gas Trading LLC and its sister company PetroSafe to support addvantage in the UAE. In a unique partnership, the companies will:
With more than 30 years’ experience, HWGas are a leading supplier of flammable gases in the UAE. They operate a medium sized fleet of heavy-duty trucks for gas distribution and delivery. Underlining the depth of the partnership, all of these trucks will also be fitted with the addvantage dual-fuel system.
PetroSafe, part of the same, large industrial conglomerate are flammable gas engineering experts and will be responsible for the installation of the LPG fuelling infrastructure to be installed at addvantage client depots. HWGas and PetroSafe have completed more than 1,000 successful projects in the UAE alone.
Explaining the agreement, Haneefa Abdul Manaf, CEO of HW Group said “This is a partnership in the truest sense of the word. Not only will we support every aspect of addvantage’s operations in the UAE, we will also be installing the system on our own fleet of heavy-duty trucks. We’re looking forward to both the fuel-cost savings and being able to reduce the carbon footprint of our fleet by almost 25%.”
Shameer Shafi Nazimuden, CEO & Partner of Petrosafe, the engineering arm of the same conglomerate, is also excited by the opportunity “We’re proud that addvantage has entrusted both the LPG fuelling infrastructure and installation and maintenance of addvantage units to us. We look forward to bringing all our experience and expertise to bear on this long-term partnership.”
General Manager of Petrosafe, Ahmed Mostafa Kamel, explained why he is looking forward to working with addvantage: “It’s clear that lots of hauliers will want to exploit the opportunity to drive down both their fuel costs and their carbon footprint. We expect addvantage will keep us busy installing LPG fuelling infrastructure at their client’s depots as well as installing and maintaining the addvantage dual-fuel system to client fleets.
Commenting on the agreement, Chairman H.E. Rashid Hamdan Bin Khadim Al Nuaimi said “We couldn’t hope for a better partner collaboration than with HWGas and PetroSafe who have an enviable track record in the UAE with decades of experience. They have won the confidence of the UAE Government, including the Ministry of Defence who they have serviced for many years. The arrival of the addvantage fuel-saving technology in the UAE marks a significant milestone – not only in terms of the economic savings it delivers to logistics fleets but more importantly to the potential material impact it will have on the environment and the significant reduction of CO2 emissions if widely implemented.”
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The addvantage technology can be retrofitted to any heavy-duty truck in a matter of hours. Once fitted, it delivers proven fuel-cost savings of 9.5% and cuts CO2 emissions by 23%. CO2 reductions quoted are based upon the use of bio LPG.
addvantage is already successful in the UK and Europe. Having achieved VCA approval, the addvantage system now has a pipeline of orders/LOIs in the high 10s of £millions.
With more than 30 years’ experience, HW Gas Trading LLC is Dubai’s leading supplier of bulk LPG for central gas installations. Part of large industrial conglomerate, HW Gas Trading LLC is a trusted partner of leading companies in the UAE and is fully accredited by the Ministry of the Interior. HW Gas operate a large fleet of heavy-duty trucks for gas distribution and delivery. These trucks will all be fitted with the addvantage dual-fuel system.
PetroSafe, part of the same, large industrial conglomerate as HWGas, are flammable gas engineering experts and will be responsible for the installation of the LPG fuelling infrastructure to be installed at addvantage client depots. With more than 20 years’ experience, PetroSafe are leading authority on flammable gases and fire safety in the UAE. HWGas and PetroSafe have together completed more than 1,000 successful projects in the UAE alone.
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