Khalifa Port receives first livestock shipment
ADPC AND EMIRATES FUTURE RECEIVE LICENSING APPROVALS TO BEGIN IMPORTS INTO THE DEEP SEA PORT
Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) has accepted the first shipment of livestock into Khalifa Port’s general cargo terminal.
This follows the recent approval from the UAE Ministry of Environment and Water, for the flagship port to accept the shipments of live
animals, and ADPC’s customer Emirates Future also receiving its licensing approvals for livestock imports through Khalifa Port.
ADPC’s customer Emirates Future is the first company to import livestock into the UAE through Khalifa Port. Until now, all livestock has arrived into
The ship arrived on Saturday carrying roughly 650 cattle and 20,000 sheep. The animals had travelled from Australia in the ship’s specially designed open decks, which provide natural ventilation throughout the pens Abdulkareem Al Masabi, Vice president – Khalifa Port, says: “This is an important business stream for Abu
Dhabi Ports Company and we are pleased to have received the licensing approvals to accept such shipments into Khalifa Port.”
“The General Cargo terminal at Khalifa Port offers ample space to handle such vessels, and the ports location adjacent to the Kizad (Khalifa Industrial Zone, Abu Dhabi) offers food producers and livestock importers an excellent location, minimizing the supply chain logistics between import and processing unit.”