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  • 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. […]

  • 3 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    Alexander Matthey, Vice President, Program Management Office, ADPC, has showcased ADPC’s megaproject at the Seventh Project Management Congress in Athens. Mr Matthey delivered a headline speech to delegates about “Lessons Learned” in the construction, testing and commissioning and business readiness preparation of Khalifa Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), destined to grow into […]

  • 29 July 2011

    The Pheu Thai party’s megaproject to reclaim 300 square kilometres of new land in the Gulf of Thailand could have a severe environmental … By Pongphon Sarnsamak (nationmultimedia) [mappress] Source: nationmultimedia, July 29, 2011;

  • 23 January 2012

    Jonathon Porritt, the renowned green campaigner and Founder Director of Forum for the Future, has praised ADPC’s megaproject on a fact-finding site visit, calling both projects “markers for the future”. Mr Porritt, the former UK government advisor on green issues, was escorted around the Kizad (Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi) Visitor Centre in the ADPC […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Danish consulting firm COWI has awarded Fugro a nearshore geotechnical site investigation for CPH City & Port Development’s Lynetteholmen megaproject in Copenhagen. Fugro’s site investigation will be used to inform the detailed design of the new artificial island, which will cover approximately 275 hectares and increase the Danish capital’s land mass by around 2%. Fugro’s […]

  • 19 September 2013

    PT Intiland Development Tbk (DILD) plans to develop an artificial island megaproject in Pluit, North Jakarta. The project is applying the concept similar with Palm Islands in Dubai, Uni Arab Emirates. According to the plan, the artificial island is located not far from one of Intiland’s signature projects, Regatta. For the initial phase, the 150-hectare […]

  • 15 May 2012

    ADPC has awarded a three year framework contract to Arcadis, the international design, consulting, engineering and management services company, and its subsidiary EC Harris. They will provide business planning, master planning, design, engineering, program management and training services. EC Harris is already providing ADPC project control services for the Taweela-based megaproject Khalifa Port and Khalifa […]

  • 9 August 2012

    His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces has reviewed the progress made at the megaproject Khalifa Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) at Taweelah. This came during an in-depth presentation made at the Crown Prince’s majlis […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Students from the Institute of Management Technology in Dubai have visited Khalifa Port and Kizad to learn more about the mega project and how it will contribute towards the emirates plans for economic diversity and the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030. The institute is one of the leading business schools in the UAE; it aims […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Today, we are bringing you part two of the video that documents the delivery and assembly of two Hitachi Construction Machinery EX-1900-6 BH Excavators to Qatar for the New Port Project. Watch on-site interviews with Hitachi Construction Machinery Middle East Corporation FZE Excavator Product Support Deputy General Manager Mr. Ramzi Tumallah, Gulf Earth Moving Project Manager […]

  • 13 August 2012

    The latest official figures show that Phase One of ADPC’s flagship Khalifa Port is 1% from completion. The Port, whose high-tech infrastructure and new semi-automated Container Terminal open on September 1st, is 99% complete. Its capacity is 2.5 million TEU containers per year. Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), adjacent to the Port, is 93.6% […]

  • 29 May 2013

    Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS), the world’s leading maritime services provider, has been selected to provide support logistics to the Jan De Nul Group for an offshore energy megaproject in Australia. The Belgium-based Jan De Nul Group specialises in dredging operations around the world and has appointed ISS Australia as its agent for the importation of […]

  • 20 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The headline in Abu Dhabi’s The National newspaper reflected the announcement by Tony Douglas, CEO, ADPC, that enquiries in Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) saw a dramatic increase following the launch of the showcase and adjacent Khalifa Port on 12/12/12. A delighted Mr Douglas said of the 420 square kilometre Kizad, which forms part […]

  • 28 November 2013

    ADPC, the master developer of ports and industrial zones has won a much sought after Abu Dhabi Award for Excellence in Government Performance (ADAEP). ADPC was presented with the “Strategic Transformation Project / Team” by His Highness Sheikh Hazza Bin Zayed Al Nahyan for the Khalifa Port Project at a special award ceremony held at […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., Ltd and Boskalis-Middle East recently won a multi-million dredging contract for the New Port Project (NPP) project in Doha, Qatar. The contract, awarded by the NPP steering committee in August, includes quay walls, channel dredging works, and construction of 4km long breakwater at the Economic Zone 3(QEZ3). According to Abdul Aziz Mohammed al-Nuaimi, Chairman of the […]

  • 8 December 2011

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company is celebrating after winning two awards at the prestigious Big Project and BGreen magazine Awards ceremony held at the Armani Hotel, Dubai, in the presence of Sheikh Abdul Aziz bin Ali Al Nuaimi, a member of the ruling family of the Emirate of Ajman. Four hundred industry colleagues saw ADPC win […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    ADPC hosted nearly twenty different stakeholder bodies in October as part of its powerful plan to update partners on the developments at Khalifa Port since the commencement of commercial operations at the container terminal on 1st September. The ADPC initiative has been widely welcomed by key players in the private and public sector. October saw […]

  • 23 May 2012

    A ceremony has been held at Khalifa Port to mark one hundred days to go before the official launch of the high-technology Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), destined to grow into one of the largest industrial projects in the world. ADPC CEO Tony Douglas addressed more than two hundred colleagues, gathered in […]

  • 22 July 2013

    ADPC has welcomed the Hon. Duncan Gay MLC, Australia’s New South Wales Minister for Roads and Ports and Leader of the House in the Legislative Council, at ADPC Headquarters next to Zayed Port. Mohamed Al Shamisi, ADPC’s acting CEO, took the Minister and Australian delegates on a tour, giving them a full scope of the […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Speaking at Taweelah – the site of Abu Dhabi’s megaproject of Khalifa Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan honoured Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) by expressing his pride at the completion of projects that are of benefit to the citizens of the UAE and […]

  • 12 October 2011

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has chosen Cisco to implement Cisco Borderless Network and Collaboration solutions for Phase 1 of its Khalifa Port Special Systems project. The deployment will enable ADPC to build a secure and reliable platform to deliver services across Khalifa Port and eventually the industrial zone Kizad (Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi). […]