ADPC and ADT recently hosted an event which included customers, shipping lines and government organizations and presented updates on some of the key projects they are currently working on. This included Khalifa Port, which is adjacent to Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad), a 420 SQ KM project, and the Western Region ports which are owned and operated by ADPC.
Commenting on the event, Capt. Mohamed Al Shamisi, Vice President of the Ports Unit, said, “We are always keen on involving our customers and business partners with our plans. We realize the importance in continuing to involve the various organizations in Abu Dhabi, who play a key role in realizing the emirate’s Vision 2030.”
Martijn Van De Linde, Chief Executive Officer for Abu Dhabi Terminals, commented further that this was the first of many events to follow, whereby Abu Dhabi Terminals would engage customers at all levels, ensuring that the transition to Khalifa Port was seamless. Emphasizing that our customers come first and we need to ensure that they are kept fully informed of our progress and future developments within the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) is a developer of ports, industrial zones, trade & logistics zones, and related services. Its purpose is to create a sustainable growth platform that spurs economic expansion and diversification for Abu Dhabi. ADPC was established by Emiri decree number 6, 2006, and has been mandated to construct, develop and manage all ports and related infrastructure in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (with the exception of military and oil & gas ports). It launched Kizad (Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi) in November, 2010.