Ruler of Fujairah Highlights Importance of Port Development
H.H. Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Fujairah, has underlined the paramount importance of boosting the Port of Fujairah’s operations and enhancing its capabilities, the Emirates News Agency informs.
Sheikh Hamad made the remarks yesterday, in the presence of H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, while inspecting the ongoing development of the port.
The Fujairah Ruler doubled on the growing economic importance of the port, highlighting its regional and international status as a major bunkering and energy hub.
While following up the routine port bunkering and freight-handling operations, Sheikh Hamad pointed out that the development of the port has been ongoing for decades, citing the current plans to strengthen the port infrastructure, including the deepening of berths and the establishment of quays and storage areas to increase its capacity and enable the arrival of larger vessels coming from the Arabian Gulf, Indian Ocean and Indian Subcontinent.
He also highlighted port’s modern equipment and leading facilities, noting that all measures are being taken to safeguard the oil investments in the port’s area and ensure socially and economically responsible investing movement.