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The management team of United Stars and Linde-Sigas

The management team of United Stars and Linde-Sigas

Tristar JV signs deal with Linde-Sigas for gases transport

Tristar Group, a global integrated energy logistics company, has said its joint venture in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)—United Stars—has signed a five-year contract with Linde-Sigas for transportation of industrial and medical gases.

Tristar’s mandate will be to transport these products to Linde-Sigas’ diverse portfolio of clients throughout KSA from five centrally located depots in Dammam, Jeddah, Riyadh, Jubail, and Yanbu.

Linde-Sigas is a majority owned subsidiary of Linde in KSA and leading manufacturer of industrial and medical gases.

The initial contract is for five years with the option to extend on completion for an additional two years.

Eugene Mayne, Group CEO of Tristar, says: "I am delighted to announce our expanded agreement with Linde-Sigas, which is testimony, once again, to our expertise in energy logistics as we continue to grow and expand our blue-chip client base in Saudi Arabia.

"Linde-Sigas is one of Tristar’s long-standing partners in other Gulf markets, so we are particularly pleased that we can provide them with a comprehensive end-to-end logistic solution for KSA. Our business continues to grow steadily and, with a global presence in more than 20 countries today, I look forward to reporting on further business developments in due course."

The contract was signed by Mehdi Benzaari, Linde-Sigas General Manager, and Aous Ali, United Stars KSA Country Manager, at a signing ceremony at United Stars’ headquarters in Modon, Dammam second industrial area. Also present were Zubair Siddiqui, Yameen Younus and Mishari Alomiri of Linde-Sigas, and Paul Vincent and Anoop Palatty of United Stars.

Headquartered in Dubai, UAE, Tristar offers end-to-end fuel logistics solutions to blue-chip clients including international and national oil companies and international NGOs. Its integrated energy logistics platform spans road and maritime transportation, specialised warehousing, fuel farms, commercial aviation refueling and remote fuel supply operations.

Tristar operates in more than 20 countries across 3 continents and has a 21-year proven legacy of operational quality making it a partner of choice to its customers, with a track record of profitable growth. The company operates to the highest international health, safety, environmental and compliance standards and has received awards for its exemplary record of operational and safety excellence.

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