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  • 6 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    China-based Cosco Shipping Ports (CSP) and port developer and operator Abu Dhabi Ports held a ground-breaking ceremony for the CSP Abu Dhabi Container Terminal at Khalifa Port on November 5. The terminal is located along the ‘Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road’ and the shipping hub of West Asia region. The […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port developer and operator Abu Dhabi Ports, set a new annual cargo-volume record in 2015, posting a 32% surge in container volumes alone at its Khalifa Port Container Terminal. The terminal, operated by Abu Dhabi Terminals – a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports, moved 1.5 million TEUs, up from 1.1 million TEUs in 2014. Roll-on-roll-off (RORO) traffic had 27 per […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Queen Mary 2 – the world’s largest ocean liner and the luxury flagship of the Cunard Line – made its maiden call to Abu Dhabi today at the Mina (Port) Zayed cruise terminal, signalling the UAE capital’s increasing international status as a cruise liner destination. On its first visit to Abu Dhabi, one of […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The MS Rotterdam is the first cruise ship to call on Abu Dhabi Ports Company’s (ADPC) Zayed Port in the new season which will see 93 ships and 220,000 passengers visit Abu Dhabi.  Gary Lemke, EVP Ports, said: “This year we have more exciting cruise developments than ever before – work is underway on the […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The UAE-based port operator Abu Dhabi Ports has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Abu Dhabi’s Industrial Development Bureau of the Department of Economic Development (IDB) to establish a joint-programme that will help attract investment and further develop and enhance the fast-evolving industrial sector of the Emirate. The agreement establishes a framework for mutual cooperation […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port developer and operator Abu Dhabi Ports has launched its digital Vessel Management System which enables automation of all vessel management processes and services through the Port Community System, Maqta Gateway.  Through the new system, all vessel arriving at any of Abu Dhabi’s commercial ports will be able to process the needed formalities and exchange unified […]

  • 14 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), the manager and operator of Abu Dhabi’s four main commercial ports, announced today that it has reached an agreement with a consortium of shipping companies to start a direct service to facilitate trade between Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port and the ports of Mundra and Nhava Sheva (Mumbai) on the West Coast […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA Abu Dhabi) welcomed Cunard’s newest luxury cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth on her maiden voyage to Abu Dhabi on Thursday 17 April. The ship arrived a little ahead of schedule and stayed for the whole day in Zayed Port, Abu Dhabi, allowing its 1,950 passengers to explore some of […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port operator Abu Dhabi Ports is set to officially open the new state-of-the-art cruise terminal at Zayed Port in December. The preparations for the cruise terminal opening are in full swing in coordination with the Abu Dhabi Ports’ strategic partners such as Etihad Airways, Tourism and Culture Authority-Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Customs, and Abu Dhabi Airports […]

  • 20 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port developer and operator Abu Dhabi Ports recorded a 77% increase in net profit in the first half of 2016 compared to the same period a year earlier, spurred on by the rise in general and bulk cargo, container, and Roll-on/Roll-off (RoRo) volumes. Abu Dhabi Ports reported a 20% revenue growth while the EBITDA margin exceeded 40%, reflecting a […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Maqta Gateway, Abu Dhabi Ports’ digital platform which aims to digitalize trade and streamline the exchange of information, was officially inaugurated in Abu Dhabi on October 3. The platform offers ports, exporters, importers, shipping lines, customs and government agencies a single point of contact and real-time information at any time of the day – even via mobile, according […]

  • 16 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Port developer and operator Abu Dhabi Ports and its compatriot shipbuilding company Abu Dhabi Ship Building (ADSB) have signed a long term contract to establish a ship repair facility and floating dock capability within Zayed Port. The project’s first phase includes developing and operating a dedicated berth of 430 linear meters of quay wall and 12,000 square meters of dedicated […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) will be running its second waste-collection-campaign from 23 – 24 April, in partnership with various government organizations and several entities from the private sector. More than 300 certified advanced divers and volunteers are expected to take part in the campaign entitled “Dive Together […]

  • 22 December 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Lamprell, a provider of engineering and contracting services to the energy industry, has completed construction of the jack-up drilling rig, Al Gharbia, and delivered it to Abu Dhabi’s National Drilling Company (NDC). Lamprell said that completion and delivery of the jack-up rig, on time and on budget, was marked at an inauguration ceremony held at its […]

  • 7 May 2013

    The U.S.-U.A.E. Business Council hosted a dinner on Sunday in Houston honoring visiting senior Emirati delegations, which included many representatives from the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and its subsidiaries as well as the Abu Dhabi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ADCCI). The event took place on the eve of the launch of the […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The concept design of Abu Dhabi’s planned permanent cruise passenger terminal was unveiled at Seatrade Med 2014, which took place from 16-18 September in Barcelona, Spain. The model was showcased by Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) following an international design competition and extensive industry stakeholder input. ADPC was at Seatrade Med with an Abu Dhabi Tourism & Culture Authority (TCA […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    During the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) on Tuesday, the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and the German E&P company Wintershall signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) regarding future cooperation in research and development. According to Wintershall’s press release, the project focuses on Enhanced Oil Recovery using specialized chemicals for the oil and […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Abu Dhabi Ports has waived charges for over 75% of services offered by Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi.

  • 7 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Port operator Abu Dhabi Ports has started welcoming cruise liners in the new cruise season at the region’s cruise hub Zayed Port. Abu Dhabi’s current cruise season is set to witness significant increase in the number of passengers and cruise liners visiting the Emirate, and see the scheduled opening of a state-of-the-art cruise terminal at Zayed […]

  • 14 August 2012

    In preparation for the 1st September operational opening of the Khalifa Port Container Terminal, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) held a half-day seminar that shared the latest updates and procedures directly impacting trucking companies and clearing agents which will use the Port. Presided over by Capt. Mohamed Al Shamisi, Executive […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Khalifa Port Container Terminal, managed and operated by Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), is ready for the next phase of expansion, according to its operator. Abu Dhabi’s main container port has reached 78% of its handling capacity and in the next two years Abu Dhabi Terminals plans to enhance its operational readiness through infrastructural development to meet […]

  • 2 January 2012

    Nora Bheag, a near century old Galway ‘Hooker’ boat, has arrived safely into Abu Dhabi after an historic voyage that set out from the city on Ireland’s West Coast more than six weeks ago. Nora Bheag (‘Little Nora’ in English which also means ‘Little Light’ in Arabic) is in the UAE capital as part of […]