Khalifa Port Booms in 2014


Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT), situated in Abu Dhabi, saw its volumes reach 1.13 million TEU in 2014, representing a 26% year-on-year growth setting a new standard in regional growth rates.

According to a company press release, Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) secured the right to manage and operate the first Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT) by signing a 30-year concession in 2012 with Abu Dhabi Ports.

2014 saw productivity rise to an average of 34 crane moves per hour, with KPCT named as one of the top ten growing container terminals in the world.

Martijn van de Linde, Chief Executive Officer at ADT, said: “2014 has been the busiest year at Khalifa Port Container Terminal and the fifth straight year that our compound year-on-year growth has risen more than 20%,” adding that it will continue working on more expansion plans and further automation of Khalifa’s operations in 2015.

Martijn van de Linde concluded: “We are fully committed to constantly and consistently investing and improving our operations at KPCT. Our achievements and success in 2014 proves the quality of our services, our commitment to the health and safety of employees and compliance with client and legal requirements.”

(Source: Car Express)

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