A Journey of Excellence

A remarkable success story of Abu Dhabi Ports began twelve years ago. Today, it is a dream realized. It is a plan in action. We are one of the best port operators in the world. This is our story. The making of an epic legend that is transforming the region.

2016
September

Accreditation received from the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation & Lighthouse Authorities to offer certified courses

Accreditation received from the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation & Lighthouse Authorities to offer certified courses
August

Major expansion plan at Khalifa Port to add 1000 meters quay wall and 18 meters deep channel and basin initiated

Major expansion plan at Khalifa Port to add 1000 meters quay wall and 18 meters deep channel and basin initiated
June

Abu Dhabi Marine Services re-branded as ‘SAFEEN’

Abu Dhabi Marine Services re-branded as ‘SAFEEN’
May

Phase 2 of KIZAD Logistics Park launched

Phase 2 of KIZAD Logistics Park launched
2015
December

New Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal at Zayed Port inaugurated

New Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal at Zayed Port inaugurated
December

Total area of 13 Million square feet leased in KIZAD, yielding over AED 55 Billion in investment

Total area of 13 Million square feet leased in KIZAD, yielding over AED 55 Billion in investment
December

1,504,000 TEUs throughput reached at Khalifa Port Container Terminal (32% YoY growth)

1,504,000 TEUs throughput reached at Khalifa Port Container Terminal (32% YoY growth)
December

Upgraded facilities and services at Al Mirfa Port launched

Upgraded facilities and services at Al Mirfa Port launched
September

Khalifa Port ranked third in the world and first in the region for highest growth rate

Khalifa Port ranked third in the world and first in the region for highest growth rate
September

Winner of Abu Dhabi Government Excellence Awards for “Financially Distinguished Entity” and “Distinguished Entity in Performance Improvement”

Winner of Abu Dhabi Government Excellence Awards for “Financially Distinguished Entity” and “Distinguished Entity in Performance Improvement”
April

RoRo fully transferred to Khalifa Port

RoRo fully transferred to Khalifa Port
March

First ever All-Emirati Port Operations team deployed

First ever All-Emirati Port Operations team deployed
2014
December

11 Million Cubic Meters of land leased and over AED 48 Billion invested at KIZAD

11 Million Cubic Meters of land leased and over AED 48 Billion invested at KIZAD
October

Region’s quickest truck turnaround (12 min) reached at Khalifa Port Container Terminal

Region’s quickest truck turnaround (12 min) reached at Khalifa Port Container Terminal
September

Khalifa Port ranked 5th in EMEA region for port productivity

Khalifa Port ranked 5th in EMEA region for port productivity
June

World Record achieved for the largest number of divers taking part in a Single Diving and Cleaning event

World Record achieved for the largest number of divers taking part in a Single Diving and Cleaning event
2013
December

902,000 TEUs throughput reached at Khalifa Port Container Terminal (14% YoY growth)

902,000 TEUs throughput reached at Khalifa Port Container Terminal (14% YoY growth)
November

Abu Dhabi Ports won the Abu Dhabi Government Excellence Award for “Strategic Transformation Project/Team”

Abu Dhabi Ports won the Abu Dhabi Government Excellence Award for “Strategic Transformation Project/Team”
November

Khalifa Port won Abu Dhabi Award for Excellence in Government Performance for Strategic Transformation Project

Khalifa Port won Abu Dhabi Award for Excellence in Government Performance for Strategic Transformation Project
September

Khalifa Port became a hub serving 17 shipping lines with direct links to more than 45 ports

Khalifa Port became a hub serving 17 shipping lines with direct links to more than 45 ports