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A Journey of Excellence

Abu Dhabi Ports remarkable journey began in 2006. Today Abu Dhabi Ports is part of AD Ports Group, an integrated portfolio of world-class ports, Industrial Zones and logistics supply chains that are transforming the region.

2021
October

The first logistics base agreement for Mugharraq is signed with ENI

The first logistics base agreement for Mugharraq is signed with ENI
September

5 Strategic agreements signed with Jordan’s Aqaba Development Corporation to develop tourism, logistics, transport & digital infrastructure

5 Strategic agreements signed with Jordan’s Aqaba Development Corporation to develop tourism, logistics, transport & digital infrastructure
August

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

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
July

The CMA Terminals, JV is formed following the signing of a 35-year concession agreement between AD Ports Group and CMA CGM Group

The CMA Terminals, JV is formed following the signing of a 35-year concession agreement between AD Ports Group and CMA CGM Group
June

CSP Abu Dhabi becomes the first terminal in the Middle East to trial and adopt an autonomous port truck system

CSP Abu Dhabi becomes the first terminal in the Middle East to trial and adopt an autonomous port truck system
May

Abu Dhabi Terminals partners with Microsoft to enhance container tracking and autonomous shuttle capabilities at Khalifa Port

Abu Dhabi Terminals partners with Microsoft to enhance container tracking and autonomous shuttle capabilities at Khalifa Port
April

National Feed inks a 50-year land lease for grain storage and processing facility at Khalifa Port

National Feed inks a 50-year land lease for grain storage and processing facility at Khalifa Port
2020
October

3.2 million TEUs in container throughout and 30 million tonnes of General and Bulk Cargo recorded

3.2 million TEUs in container throughout and 30 million tonnes of General and Bulk Cargo recorded
September

Khalifa Port is ranked 71 on Lloyd’s List’s One Hundred Container Ports and is recognised as the world’s fastest growing 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
August

An agreement is signed with ACT to build Abu Dhabi’s first commercial bulk liquid and gas storage terminal at Khalifa Port

An agreement is signed with ACT to build Abu Dhabi’s first commercial bulk liquid and gas storage terminal at Khalifa Port
July

Marsa Mina is inaugurated

Marsa Mina is inaugurated
2019
October

Abu Dhabi Ports surpasses over 36,000 vessel calls per year

Abu Dhabi Ports surpasses over 36,000 vessel calls per year
August

Expansion at Mugharraq Port aimed at supporting offshore oil & gas industry commences

Expansion at Mugharraq Port aimed at supporting offshore oil & gas industry commences
July

Expansion plans for Khalifa Port are announced

Expansion plans for Khalifa Port are announced
May

Khalifa Port welcomes its first 20,000+ TEU COSCO mega-vessel and Capesize vessel

Khalifa Port welcomes its first 20,000+ TEU COSCO mega-vessel and Capesize vessel
2018
December

CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal is inaugurated

CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal is inaugurated
September

A JV with Autoterminal Barcelona is formed; Autoterminal Khalifa Port is established

A JV with Autoterminal Barcelona is formed; Autoterminal Khalifa Port is established
May

MSC selects Khalifa Port to serve as its regional hub in the Middle East through a concession agreement

MSC selects Khalifa Port to serve as its regional hub in the Middle East through a concession agreement
2017
February

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

Fujairah Terminals is created through a 35-year concession with Port of Fujairah and expansion commences
2016
December

A partnership with COSCO SHIPPING Ports is formed, CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal is established

A partnership with COSCO SHIPPING Ports is formed, CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal is established