NMDC to Dredge Khalifa Port

Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate’s ports and Khalifa Industrial Zone, has announced a major expansion plan for the Khalifa Port.

The expansion at Khalifa Port will add 1000 meters of quay wall to the port and deepen its main channel and basin to 18 meters from the current 16 meters. The new quay wall will add an additional 600,000 sqm for cargo handling.

These measures will ensure the port can accommodate anticipated growth in the short to medium term and handle the world’s largest ships, increasing the competitiveness of the Emirate as a logistics and maritime hub while also serving key industries across the UAE.

A first step in delivering this plan has been the signing of a contract with the National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC).

Following the signing, NMDC started preparatory work on the dredging of the channels and usage of dredged material in order to build up the new 1000-meter-long quay wall and the adjacent yard behind it.

Initial estimates show that approximately 10.5 million cubic meters of material will be dredged from the Khalifa Port area.

250 workers will be involved in the awarded expansion project of Khalifa Port which is scheduled for completion in mid-2018.

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