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At Abu Dhabi Ports, the future is here and now. We take great pride in contributing to transforming Abu Dhabi’s maritime infrastructure, to position the Emirate as a premier logistics, transport and trade hub through a diverse portfolio of services and activities.

Through constant innovation, we go over and beyond being a port operator and developer, to become your preferred global trade enabler, bridging the UAE with the world.

Our goal is for our customers to grow their trade by providing comprehensive innovative solutions across international markets while minimising transaction time and allowing for complete transparency.

Strategic Locations &
Multimodal Connectivity

Abu Dhabi Ports owns and operates 10 ports and terminals in the UAE. Each facility is strategically located, harnessing sea, air, road and rail connectivity to provide gateways to global markets.

Our Services

All our ports and terminals are equipped with first-class capabilities that leverage advanced technology, automation, and award-winning infrastructure to deliver exemplary port services. Our ever-expanding spectrum of operations and services has grown exponentially in recent years as customer demand continues to increase.

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Commercial Ports
& Terminals

Abu Dhabi Ports & Terminals offer multipurpose, end-to-end solutions to our partners and customers enabling them to maximise growth opportunities and become truly global businesses. Our world-class infrastructure is being continually updated with the very latest technology to keep increasing our capacity and enhancing customer experience.

Community
Ports

Abu Dhabi Ports’ multipurpose Community Ports support the needs of the local community providing infrastructure to benefit the local community’s fishing, commercial and recreational needs. Abu Dhabi Ports currently operates four Community Ports – Delma Port, Al Sila Port, Al Mirfa Port and Shahama Port in the UAE.

Cruise
Terminals

Abu Dhabi Ports’ Cruise Terminals offer a warm welcome to cruise passengers, providing outstanding facilities and a complete portfolio of guest services. Cruise tourism is a fast-growing industry across the Middle East, which Abu Dhabi Ports continues to invest heavily in, providing state-of-the-art infrastructure across its terminals.

Commercial Ports & Terminals

Abu Dhabi Ports & Terminals offer multipurpose, end-to-end solutions to our partners and customers enabling them to maximise growth opportunities and become truly global businesses. Our world-class infrastructure is being continually updated with the very latest technology to keep increasing our capacity and enhancing customer experience.

Community Ports

Abu Dhabi Ports’ multipurpose Community Ports support the needs of the local community providing infrastructure to benefit the local community’s fishing, commercial and recreational needs. Abu Dhabi Ports currently operates three Community Ports – Delma Port, Al Mirfa Port and Shahama Port in the UAE.

Cruise Terminals

Abu Dhabi Ports’ Cruise Terminals offer a warm welcome to cruise passengers, providing outstanding facilities and a complete portfolio of guest services. Cruise tourism is a fast-growing industry across the Middle East, which Abu Dhabi Ports continues to invest heavily in, providing state-of-the-art infrastructure across its terminals.

A remarkable
transformation journey

Abu Dhabi Ports rapid expansion has been driven by economic diversification,
growth of global maritime and overall investment in the region.

2021

  • National Feed inks a 50-year land lease for grain storage and processing facility at Khalifa Port
  • Abu Dhabi Terminals partners with Microsoft to enhance container tracking and autonomous shuttle capabilities at Khalifa Port
  • CSP Abu Dhabi becomes the first terminal in the Middle East to trial and adopt an autonomous port truck system
  • The CMA Terminals, JV is formed following the signing of a 35-year concession agreement between AD Ports Group and CMA CGM Group
  • Khalifa Port is ranked 56 on Lloyd’s List’s One Hundred Container Ports, one of the few ports to achieve double-digit volume growth
  • 5 Strategic agreements signed with Jordan's Aqaba Development Corporation to develop tourism, logistics, transport & digital infrastructure
  • The first logistics base agreement for Mugharraq is signed with ENI

2020

  • Marsa Mina is inaugurated
  • An agreement is signed with ACT to build Abu Dhabi’s first commercial bulk liquid and gas storage terminal at Khalifa Port
  • Khalifa Port is ranked 71 on Lloyd’s List’s One Hundred Container Ports and is recognised as the world’s fastest growing port
  • 3.2 million TEUs in container throughout and 30 million tonnes of General and Bulk Cargo recorded

2019

  • Khalifa Port welcomes its first 20,000+ TEU COSCO mega-vessel and Capesize vessel
  • Expansion plans for Khalifa Port are announced
  • Expansion at Mugharraq Port aimed at supporting offshore oil & gas industry commences
  • Abu Dhabi Ports surpasses over 36,000 vessel calls per year

2018

  • MSC selects Khalifa Port to serve as its regional hub in the Middle East through a concession agreement
  • A JV with Autoterminal Barcelona is formed; Autoterminal Khalifa Port is established
  • CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal is inaugurated

2017

  • Fujairah Terminals is created through a 35-year concession with Port of Fujairah and expansion commences

2016

  • The five-year Khalifa Port expansion plan begins
  • Sir Bani Yas Cruise Beach is inaugurated, the first cruise stop of its kind in the region
  • A partnership with COSCO SHIPPING Ports is formed, CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal is established

2015

  • Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal is officially launched

2012

  • Khalifa Port is inaugurated by H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE and Ruler of Abu Dhabi

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Our Pioneering Ports

Abu Dhabi Ports and Economic Cities & Free Zones, as part of AD Ports Group, provide vital infrastructure for the maritime industry in the UAE, promoting the flow of imports and exports, whilst supporting our vision for a global future.

The Future of Abu Dhabi Ports is Now

Learn more about the unparalleled growth we have planned for our leading ports such as Khalifa Port, Zayed Port and Mugharraq Port as well as KEZAD Group – one of the largest economic zones in the Middle East region.

Future of Trade at Zayed Port

Zayed Port is a strategically important and historic port for Abu Dhabi Ports. Captain Ammar Al Shaiba shares his insights into the future of trade and the role it will play in supporting Abu Dhabi’s vision for a global future.

Our Pioneering Ports

Abu Dhabi Ports and Industrial Cities & Free Zone, as part of AD Ports Group, provide vital infrastructure for the maritime industry in the UAE, promoting the flow of imports and exports, whilst supporting local communities and sustainable businesses, as well as the broader economy.

The Future of Abu Dhabi Ports is Now

Learn more about the unparalleled growth we have planned for our leading ports such as Khalifa Port, Zayed Port, Mugharraq Port, and KIZAD – one of the largest economic zones in the Middle East region.

Future of Trade at Zayed Port

Zayed Port is a strategically important and historic port for Abu Dhabi Ports. Captain Ammar Al Shaiba shares his insights into the future of trade and the role it will play in supporting Abu Dhabi’s vision for a global future.

Coral Relocation and
Conservation in Khalifa Port

Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do as we work to protect the ocean and the environment that surrounds us. At Abu Dhabi Ports, we continuously develop innovative environmental solutions that work with our ecosystems to help preserve the natural beauty of our extensive coastlines, including coral relocation and conservation in Khalifa Port.

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Careers

Abu Dhabi Ports part of AD Ports Group is a human-centric organisation built on innovation and efficiency. We support our employees’ personal and professional development with best-in-class training and encourage new ways of thinking by supporting the development of the next generation of industry leaders.

Careers

Abu Dhabi Ports part of AD Ports Group is a human-centric organisation built on innovation and efficiency. We support our employees’ personal and professional development with best-in-class training and encourage new ways of thinking by supporting the development of the next generation of industry leaders.

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Leading Trade


At AD Ports Group, we are leading the charge in the next era of trade. Across our integrated clusters, we use insight and intelligence to unlock opportunities to transform the way trade works and bring true business value to our partners and customers.

Join us as we showcase those within our diverse portfolio of businesses who are leading trade.

Leading Trade

At AD Ports Group, we are leading the charge in the next era of trade. Across our integrated clusters, we use insight and intelligence to unlock opportunities to transform the way trade works and bring true business value to our partners and customers.

Join us as we showcase those within our diverse portfolio of businesses who are leading trade.