General freight moving through Abu Dhabi’s commercial ports has amplified by 37% this 2014.
ADPC’s commercial ports like Khalifa, Zayed Ports and Musaffah Ports have managed 6.4mn FT of general cargo compared to 4.7mn FT in the first half of 2013.
This is an upsurge of 1.74mn FT (freight tonnes) compared with the same period in 2013. The quantity of shipment moving through the ports is on the up. They anticipate that they will manage more than 12mn FT by the end of 2014 compared to 9.5mn FT managed last year.
While Abu Dhabi’s ongoing economic development clarifies some of the augmented quantities, another basis is ADPC’s work with key customers to combine and enlarge their resource chain competences.
These comprise local and worldwide industries such as Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC), Emirates Aluminium (EMAL), Emirates Steel, and Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC).
EMAL is the anchor tenant in the aluminium cluster of the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad). The company has the intention to built wharf at Khalifa Port to reduce the supply chain of raw materials direct from sea to smelter. EMAL and ADPC have also inked a ten year conformity contracting ADPC to manage all of the logistics involved in exporting high quality aluminum products from EMAL’s production site to more than 150 customers worldwide.
One more reason behind the augmenting import and export activities at Abu Dhabi’s commercial ports is the development of various key infrastructure projects, which are requiring boosted import and export quantinties.
These include the midfield terminal at Abu Dhabi Airports, in addition to the upcoming Louvre Museum Abu Dhabi, the Guggenheim Museum, and several building projects in the Western Region, many of which require specialized project cargo and escalated volumes of building materials.
ADPC is boosting its aptitude for general and bulk cargo at Abu Dhabi Ports, with an exceptional focus on Zayed Port. After revealing an AED-20-million investment in essential continuance work at Zayed Port and the Free Ports in March, ADPC is now reallocating all of Zayed Port’s procedures and improving the port’s gears and evaluating its business competences to meet cargo flows in the most competent way.