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  • 27 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) the container terminal operator, have announced yesterday the arrival of three of the world’s largest and most modern ship-to-shore (STS) quay cranes at Khalifa Port. The Super Post Panamax quay cranes, which were delivered on Friday, 10 January, were produced by Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry […]

  • 23 July 2012

    In a milestone highlighting the intensive and full scale tests being carried out before the September 1st launch of Khalifa Port, the only semi-automated container terminal in the region, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and its port operator Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), have announced the historic arrival of the first-ever commercial container vessel to call […]

  • 2 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, 1 September 2013, ADPC celebrated the first year anniversary of commercial operations at Abu Dhabi’s state-of-the-art Khalifa Port. In just one year, Khalifa Port has gone from a pristine stretch of reclaimed land four kilometers out to sea, to busy hub port serving 17 shipping lines, offering 18 direct services with direct links to […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Khalifa Port, the flagship state of the art gateway to Abu Dhabi, was officially inaugurated on December 12, 2012. Khalifa Port is crucial to the ADPC megaproject which includes Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), whose Area A consists of 51 square kilometres. Khalifa Port offers direct access for all companies setting up in Kizad. […]

  • 24 September 2012

    Khalifa Port has smashed the Abu Dhabi record for the total number of containers moved in a day. The MSC Livorno managed to load and offload 2,500 TEUs (containers) within 24 hours. The Livorno is the sister ship of the MSC Bari, the first container ship to officially use Khalifa Port’s semi-automated container terminal, unique […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Executive Vice-President, Ports, ADPC, Captain Mohamed Al Shamisi has told Abu Dhabi TV in an interview at Khalifa Port of the strong growth being registered at the port. In his first major interview of the year, he also praised the smooth transition of TEU container traffic from Mina Zayed to Khalifa Port, and anticipated strong […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of a scheduled tour of the UAE, Abu Dhabi Ports Company welcomed H.R.H. Prince Joachim of Denmark to Khalifa Port yesterday, where he was shown around the new state-of-the-art facilities of the Gulf Region’s only semi-automated, deep-water port. Showing a keen interest in the developments of the recently opened Khalifa Port and adjacently […]

  • 8 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Capt. Mohamed Al Shamisi, EVP, Ports’ Unit, ADPC has personally welcomed a delegation of leading European journalists at the Kizad Visitor Centre at Taweelah, part of the vast megaproject being built by ADPC, featuring Khalifa Port (inaugurated on 12/12/12) and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad). The sixteen journalists also went on a site visit […]

  • 3 April 2012

      Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) announced the arrival of the second, and final, batch of Super Post Panamax ‘Ship-to-Shore’ (STS) container cranes to Khalifa Port. The three STS cranes docked at Khalifa Port after their long journey from the Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries Co. Ltd’s (ZPMC) yard in China. This announcement follows the arrival […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) have recently celebrated a record number of containers handled through Khalifa Port in its first year of operation. A million TEUs or containers have now been handled by container terminal operator ADT at Khalifa Port, since its commercial opening at the end of 2012. In […]

  • 31 August 2012

    Abu Dhabi will launch the first phase of its new multibillion-dollar Khalifa Port tomorrow. “The main target is to serve and support the long-term growth of the Abu Dhabi economy and to serve as an enabler for Kizad,” said Martijn Van de Linde, chief executive of Abu Dhabi Terminals, the operator of Khalifa Port. Khalifa […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sultan Al Jaber, Minister of the State and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Ports, and Capt. Mohamed Al Shamsi, CEO of AD Ports, visited Khalifa Port Extension Project on August 6th 2017. Eng. Yasser Zaghloul, CEO of NMDC, welcomed the delegation and after a brief introduction of the project site they placed a block for the new […]

  • 14 November 2011

    The Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) received last week a high profile delegation from Abu Dhabi Polymers Company (Borouge), a leading provider of innovative, value creating plastics solutions, who toured the Khalifa Port and its facilities as part of the two corporations’ efforts to strengthen bilateral ties and cooperation. Borouge delegation was introduced to the […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    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 […]

  • 13 February 2014

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has hosted a visit from senior officials at US Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The visit which took place on Sunday 9 February was led by Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi CEO, ADPC. The VIP visitors included US Commissioner Thomas Winkowski, and other senior members of staff from the organization. The […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    As one of the UAE’s leading enablers of development and trade, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) is fast progressing while taking significant steps on its way to diversify Abu Dhabi’s economy. Only two years after the start of commercial operations, ADPC’s state-of-the-art Khalifa Port now ranks number five in the Europe, Middle East and Africa […]

  • 29 February 2012

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has announced the arrival of the first batch of Super Post Panamax ‘Ship to Shore’ (STS) container cranes at Khalifa Port. This marks a significant milestone for Khalifa Port as it readies for Phase 1 completion at the same time as the opening of Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    HH Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi (C), participates in the opening ceremony of Khalifa Port in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD). Seen with HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice-President Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai (L), HH General Sheikh […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Years of meticulous planning and disciplined execution culminated with the commencement of commercial operations on September 1st, 2012, by Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) at the state-of-the-art flagship Khalifa Port, the most technically advanced port in the MENA region. Khalifa Port is one of the pioneering accomplishments resulting from the visionary leadership of Abu Dhabi […]

  • 18 April 2012

    ADPC welcomed a high profile delegation of regional transport ministers to the Khalifa Port and Kizad Visitor Centre at Taweelah recently. The delegates were given a tour of the modern and highly sophisticated visitor centre at Taweelah, which brings the futuristic Khalifa Port and Kizad to life. H.E. Dr. Jabara Bin Eid Al-Suraiseri, Minister of […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA) last week announced the arrival of Cape Taweelah, the first fully-laden Capesize vessel to call at any GCC port at its quay at Khalifa Port in Abu Dhabi. Abu Dhabi Ports has modified the approaches to Khalifa Port to accommodate Capesize vessels bound for EGA, making it the first port in […]

  • 10 December 2012

    With just a week to go before the Grand Inauguration of its flagship Khalifa Port on December 12th, Abu Dhabi Ports Company has announced orders for three more of the largest cranes in the world. ADPC has placed fresh orders with the ZPMC yard in Shanghai, China, for three new STS (ship to shore) cranes, […]

  • 23 July 2012

    The latest official figures for July, 2012, shows that ADPC’s flagship Khalifa Port is less than 2% from completion. The Port, whose new semi-automated container terminal opens on September 1st, is 98.48% complete. Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), adjacent to the Port, is 90.87% complete. The industrial zone will grow into one of the […]

  • 19 December 2012

    Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) yesterday secured the exclusive right to manage and operate the first Khalifa Port container terminal by signing a 30-year concession with Abu Dhabi Ports Company. The concession for Khalifa Port Container Terminal 1 was signed during a ceremony at Emirates Palace attended by major players from the public and private sectors […]

  • 26 August 2013

    Construction of EMAL’s Phase II expansion is more than 70% complete and on schedule to meet its December 2013 deadline. Cooperation with Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) is helping to ensure that the expansion of Emirates Aluminium (EMAL) into one of the world’s largest single-site aluminium smelters is on target. Almost half of the containers […]