Human Capital is the key to Abu Dhabi Ports success

Equipping local talent with the skills and knowledge in line with Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030


Since its inception in 2006, Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer of both commercial and community ports, has become one of the most ambitious and progressive organizations in the emirate of Abu Dhabi. 

Abu Dhabi Ports has been accredited with the successful development of several ports in Abu Dhabi, from Al Sila in the far west of the emirate to the only semi-automated port in the Middle East, Khalifa Port, 40 kilometers away from Dubai. But none of these projects would have been possible without our committed, engaged and hardworking employees.

Confirming that employees rank as the company’s greatest assets, Abu Dhabi Ports is focusing on providing an environment conducive to the personal and professional development required to fulfill every employees’ career aspirations. In a nutshell, Abu Dhabi Ports takes its human capital agenda very seriously.

One of the company’s main objectives is the development and training of UAE Nationals across a wide range of career areas, driving the national goal of empowering Emirati talent.


In order to do this, the Abu Dhabi Ports' Training and Career Development Department offers a variety of internationally accredited in-house professional certification courses in accountancy, customer service and ports management.

Additionally, Abu Dhabi Ports puts a major emphasis on the development of employees’ soft skills. Underpinning the company’s vision and mission, building a strong corporate culture and enhancing team work are all crucial elements of the human capital development programs at Abu Dhabi Ports.

The programs are equally designed for diploma holders, graduates and existing staff members who have been invited to an exciting journey called the “Abu Dhabi Ports Way”, giving employees a wide range of personal choices across the full employment and development spectrum.

The Ports Training Center in Musaffah is another outstanding example of Abu Dhabi Ports' excellent development opportunities given to employees. The Center offers world class, internationally accredited training courses that are a first for the entire Gulf Region.

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In moving from a project focused organisation to a now fully functional operational organisation, Abu Dhabi Ports is promoting a performance driven culture with customer service - for internal and external customers - as a top priority. With this in mind, the better Abu Dhabi Ports employees are educated and trained, the better their performance and customer service will be.

By investing in the development of its human capital, Abu Dhabi Ports is setting the standard of what is expected from its staff.

Abu Dhabi Ports' people will be equipped with the right skills and knowledge to do their jobs in the most effective, efficient and productive way possible, together making a powerful contribution to Abu Dhabi’s Economic Vision 2030.