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UAE president opens Khalifa extension

[ December 13, 2022   //   ]

UAE president Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan has inaugurated the AED4 billion (£885m) extension of Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port’s expansion.

It includes the development of the port’s South Quay, Khalifa Port Logistics, and Abu Dhabi Terminals, Khalifa Port has grown from 2.43 to 8.63sq km, while its quay wall has been extended from 2.3km to 12.5km. It now provides 21 berths and offers a range of bespoke services.

The programme will help AD Port Group increase handling capacity at Khalifa Port to 15 million TEU per year by 2030, and general cargo handling capacity to 25 million tonnes.