Abu Dhabi Ports
Established in March 2006 as a government-owned organisation, Abu Dhabi Ports is the master developer, operator and manager of ten ports including Khalifa Port, Zayed Port, Musaffah Port & Musaffah Channel, as well as its trade and logistics hub Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), with the utmost efficiency and optimisation.
Khalifa Port was officially inaugurated on 12.12.12 by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. Located halfway between Abu Dhabi and Dubai, the port is the first semi-automated container port in the GCC region. It handles all of Abu Dhabi’s container traffic, general cargo, and Roll-on and Roll-off (RoRo) cargo.
Khalifa Port features state-of-the-art maritime infrastructure, including nine of the world’s largest ship-to-shore quay cranes, 42 automated stacking cranes and 28 straddle carriers.
In its current development phase one, Khalifa Port can handle an annual capacity of 2.5 million TEU containers and 12 million tonnes of general cargo. The port is being developed in stages as industry demand grows. When all development phases are completed, Khalifa Port is expected to increase its capacity for container volumes to 15 million TEUs and 35 million tonnes of general cargo per year.
Abu Dhabi Ports plays a key role linking the region to global markets and facilitating the diversification of the Emirate’s economy by enabling economic development and the movement of goods, equipment and materials.
Through seamless integration and robust connections, Abu Dhabi Ports offers exceptional services and innovative business solutions over a vast expanse of sea and hinterland, pioneering best practices without fail.
Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC)
Kuwait Oil Tanker Company (KOTC) was established in 1957 by a group of Kuwaiti pioneers who envisioned the crucial role of transportation of Kuwait’s natural resource by sea to meet the worldwide energy demand.
In 1976, the Kuwaiti government decided to become a partner in KOTC with a 49% stake, thereby providing a strong and vital boost to its development.
In 1979, the government acquired full control of the Company’s capitalto bring all its oil operations under one corporation. When Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC) was established in 1980, KOTC became the transportation arm for the Kuwaiti Oil Sector.
In 2014, KOTC introduced new tankers thus, completing a multi-billion dollar modernization and expansion.
KOTC owns a distinguished fleet of ships that consists of 29 tankers, with a total capacity of 4.9 million tons, consisting of 12 VLCCs, 11 Product Carriers (5 LR2, 4 MR, and 2LR1), 4 VLGC, 2 Bunker vessels.
KOTC is recognized as one of the top tanker companies in the world whose vessels have continuously gained industry acclaims for design innovation, energy efficiency, environmental initiatives and for setting performance benchmarks.
Fleet vessels trade worldwide; mainly in Europe, Middle East and Far East.
LPG Filling Branches& Marine Agency
The Marine Agency branch was established in 1959 and acts as sole agent for all tankers calling at Kuwait’s oil terminals.
Two LPG Filling Plants were establishedto meet Kuwait’s requirements for the filling and distribution of LPG cylinders for local industry and domestic consumption.
Sharjah ports Authority
Sharjah Ports Authority manages the three commercial ports of Sharjah the only Emirate that has ports in both coasts of UAE.
Port Khalid located in the heart of Sharjah city is a multipurpose port of 21 berths handling container, break bulk, ro-ro, project and bulk products.
Hamriyah Port is located 15km north of Port Khalid on the Arabian Gulf adjoining the Hamriyah Free Zone which is one of the fastest growing economic zones in UAE and home to over 5000 companies. The port is also a multipurpose port and key gateway for Hamriyah Free Zone investors and industry located in the northern Emirates. The facility which has a quay of 1100 meters with a depth of 14 meters, an LPG and a petroleum product terminal.
Khorfakkan Port strategically located on the Gulf of Oman coast outside the sensitive Strait of Hormuz is a jewel in the crown of Sharjah. It is a major container port of UAE handling in excess of 3 million TEUs and is a port of call to the largest container ships presently plying the seas.
Knowledgeable and well trained customer oriented staff ensure true customer satisfaction.
Make Sharjah Ports your port of call.
International Shipping Logistics
ADNOC – Abu Dhabi National Oil Company
Dubai Maritime City
Dubai Maritime City was established according to the vision of his Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum. It is the first worldly built center indulged in the entire maritime industry, commerce and trade.
This iconic City, 249 hectares, strategically located between Port Rashid and Dubai’s Dry-docks World. It aims to capitalize Dubai’s strengths and position as a regional and global maritime hub in order to create a dynamic urban life style for maritime community.
Strategic Location of DMC:
Dubai Maritime City is located in the very heart of Dubai- a business center of the world, and most attractive destination for international investment. It lies a man-made peninsula near the creek area business district, between Port Rashed & the Dubai Drydocks. It is surrounded by the Arabian Gulf with an easy access to the sea, airport and public transportation.
The world Maritime Cluster:
Dubai Maritime City is the sole specialized maritime cluster in all UAE and GCC that covers A to Z marine industry needs under one umbrella e.g. ship repair, yacht manufacturing, marine suppliers, engineering and technical expertise.
DMC is an exceptional integrated cluster that covers industry, regulation and infrastructure all together to magnify the role of maritime industry development.
It provides an entire infrastructure that includes shiplifts, workshops, warehouses, Shops and offices.
DMC industrial precinct operates under DMCA and Trakhees regulation and guidelines to maintain the working environment.
Quality and Standards Never Compromise on:
Professional, well-educated administrative team and highly skilled technicians are dedicated to make the investors business smooth and easy running each and every day with all details.
DMC follows up- to-date best practices in the marine industry.
All DMC facilities are complied with green community standards (environmentfriendly)
High security standards and procedures ensure maximum safety for invertors’ assets and business structures.
The culture at DMC is a forward thinking as the project itself, with its diverse range of industrial and commercial facilities which reflect the diversity of Dubai.