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  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Following the February launch of their first IHC Beaver ever built in the Middle East, Royal IHC said in its latest announcement that two more dredgers officially hit the water last week in the United Arab Emirates. “The project is managed by a local team from the IHC entity in Dubai and supported by the […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology, Vessels

    To complete an extensive oil pipeline dredging and installation project, Murjan Al Sharq Marine Contracting Co. Ltd. (MSMC) has taken delivery of three Damen vessels: a Stan Tug 1606, a Shoalbuster 2509, and a Stan Pontoon 4512 equipped with a Damen DOP Pump. For Damen, this marks the successful conclusion of a coordinated construction and delivery contract involving three shipyards […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Dredge Yard recently delivered a multipurpose cutter suction dredger ECO 200 to a real estate developer in the United Arab Emirates for the reshaping and maintenance of existing islands. As reported, the ECO 200 dredger will be used for connecting some of the islands and deepening the sea entrance between the islands. Due to the currents and erosion, the coast […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Yasser Zaghlool, the CEO of the National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC), said this week that hiring UAE nationals is one of its ultimate priorities in all company sectors, especially in the engineering and technical fields, according to the Emirates News Agency. “We ultimately aim to hire committed and loyal UAE nationals who will settle down in our […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World Chairman and Chairman of Ports, Customs and Free Zone Corporation (PCFC), HE Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, today met with the new UK Ambassador to the UAE, HE Philip Parham, to discuss trade, business and maritime issues. During the introductory meeting, Ambassador Parham was given a tour of DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali facility […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Minister of Finance and Chairman of Dubai Municipality, has approved the Umm Suqeim beach rehabilitation project. Engineer Hussain Nasser Lootah, Director General of Dubai Municipality, stated that the scope of work will cover all areas of the of Umm Suqeim 1, 2 and 3 beaches starting from the […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    ADPC, the master developer of ports and industrial zones, has awarded an AED 20 million contract to “Alba Tec Construction and Development”, a construction company specialized in pre-engineered building, to manage the second phase development of Marfa Port in the Al Gharbia Region of the Abu Dhabi emirate. Akram Chalich, Managing director of “Alba Tec […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the ruler representative of the Western Region of Abu Dhabi, has recently visited a number of the Western Region development projects. He also met with officials from Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) at Marfa Port, which lies north of Marfa city in Al Gharbia region, 125 km […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The world-class services and facilities of DP World’s flagship Jebel Ali Port have once again been recognised at the prestigious annual Supply Chain and Transport Awards (SCATA) 2014. For the sixth year, the ‘Shipping Port of the Year’ has been awarded to Jebel Ali Port. The award was received on behalf of DP World by […]

  • 21 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World has inaugurated the largest and latest container inspection facility at its flagship Jebel Ali Port in Dubai. The new facility is one of the largest inspection facilities in the region, spanning over 7,000 square metres and providing 59 customs, health and environment inspection bays. His Excellency Dr. Rashid Ahmad Bin Fahad, UAE Minister […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has announced today an investment of AED 20 million to carry out essential maintenance work at Zayed Port and its neighboring Freeports, to repair the quayside wall enhancing the ports’ facilities and services. Built in 1982, the Freeport covers an area of 305 hectares and has 49 berths with a […]

  • 3 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A high profile Kenyan delegation visited Kizad and Khalifa Port this week with a view to benefit from the knowledge and experience that ADPC has accumulated in the last 5 years of planning, execution and completion of Abu Dhabi’s mega-project. The delegation was received at Kizad by Engineer Khaled Salmeen, CEO of Kizad who gave […]

  • 25 February 2014

    His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, DP World Chairman, today met with His Excellency Francisco Rivadeneira, Ecuadorian Minister of International Trade, and his accompanying high-level delegation. His Excellency was also welcomed by DP World Group CEO Mohammed Sharaf and other senior DP World officials. Talks covered matters of mutual interest to Ecuador and the UAE […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has announced the appointment of Gary Lemke as new Executive Vice President (EVP) Ports. Mr Lemke, who joined the company this week, has more than 20 years of working experience in the ports industry around the world. His position will oversee the emirates flagship, state of the art Khalifa Port […]

  • 17 February 2014

    Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has invested more than AED 27 millon in the Al Gharbia region of Abu Dhabi over the last year. ADPC has five ports in the region; Marfa, Al Sila, Sir Bani Yas, Mugharrag, and Delma. As part of its remit as master developer of the non-oil and gas maritime assets […]

  • 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 […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    DP World Limited handled 55 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals during 2013, with gross container volumes growing by 0.7% on a like-for-like basis. The second half of the year delivered a stronger performance with volumes growing 3.6% on the prior period on a like-for-like basis. On a reported […]

  • 29 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This year’s Port Management Strategy Summit (11 – 12 February 2014, Dubai) will bring together distinguished maritime leaders to discuss and benchmark crucial issues on how to seize new opportunities with value-added port strategies in today’s market and creating maximum impact in the business. It will comprise of real life case studies, keynote presentations, interactive […]

  • 28 January 2014

    DP World’s Jebel Ali Container Terminal 3 (T3), inaugurated yesterday by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, is set to be the world’s largest semi-automated facility. With 19 highly sophisticated automated quay cranes and 50 automated rail mounted gantry (RMG) yard […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    The President of Senegal, His Excellency Makky Sall yesterday visited DP World’s flagship facility in Jebel Ali where he was received by DP World Chairman, His Excellency Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem. DP World has operated DP World Dakar since 2008, and has invested in building new capacity at the facility, doubling capacity in 2011 to […]

  • 16 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Monday, January 13th witnessed the official opening ceremony of Damen Shipyards Sharjah FZE – the newest shipyard of Albwardy Marine Engineering. In a joint venture between the Damen Shipyards Group and Albwardy Marine Engineering, the core activities at DSS will continue along the tried and trusted course of Damen new-builds and Albwardy’s conversions, dry-dockings and […]

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    This year’s Port Management Strategy Summit (11 – 12 February 2014, Dubai) will bring together distinguished maritime leaders to discuss and benchmark crucial issues on how to seize new opportunities with value-added port strategies in today’s market and creating maximum impact in the business. It will comprise of real life case studies, keynote presentations, interactive […]

  • 30 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    On 31 December 2013, the concession for the management and operations at Zayed Port will be returned to the port authority, Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC). The concession is being returned to ADPC in line with the original planning for port capacity for the emirate of Abu Dhabi. This planning was outlined when ADPC was […]

  • 17 December 2013

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates, December 16, 2013:- Four of the largest and most modern Ship To Shore (STS) quay cranes have arrived at DP World’s new Jebel Ali Container Terminal 3 (T3), due to open next year. This is the first batch of 19 quay cranes due to be delivered in the next few months […]

  • 16 December 2013

    Significant port expansion plans for the cruise industry were outlined at the Seatrade Middle East Cruise Forum, Abu Dhabi, which was attended by global cruise line executives, regional ministers, tourism leaders and delegates. Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Oman and Ras Al-Khaimah all spoke of port expansion plans that would enable the region to grow its […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A delegation from the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office (UKHO) has visited Abu Dhabi Ports Company and met with ADPC’s Chief Harbour Master, the Marine Information Officer and the Aids to Navigation Manager to discuss mapping and charting the Abu Dhabi coast. It was the UKHO’s delegations second visit in three years. This trip was to […]

  • 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 […]