2018 December 20 17:34

Abu Dhabi Terminals and COSCO ink MOU

Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) and CSP-Abu Dhabi sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen collaboration and ensure smooth transactions between the two facilities. The MoU promises to increase the cooperation between the two companies, directly benefitting the Abu Dhabi and UAE trade and supporting the Abu Dhabi Leadership vision  2030.

The signing of MoU came in conjunction with the official inauguration  of CSP Terminal – Abu Dhabi.

The two parties, ADT & CSP – Abu Dhabi, will facilitate a significant increase in the contribution to the non-oil GDP growth for the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. The agreement further seeks to ensure that customers can continue to enjoy the world class customer experience of Khalifa Port.
Khalifa Port’s growing importance in local, regional and global trade is further cemented by its inclusion as the main regional hub of the Chinese Belt and Road initiative which is expected to be a substantial contributor to the overall growth of Abu Dhabi and the UAE economies as a whole.
The MoU was signed by Mr. Abdullah Al Hameli, Acting CEO of ADT and Capt. JU Weiping, Director and General Manager of CSP-Abudhabi and was witnessed by Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, Chairman of ADT and CEO  of Abu Dhabi Ports and Captain Xu Lirong, Chairman of China Cosco Shipping Corporation Limited.

Abdullah Al Hameli, acting CEO of ADT comments: "The signing of this MoU with CSP-Abudhabi is of key importance, not only to our two companies, but  to the future success of Khalifa Port and our customers, the Abu Dhabi and UAE trade. Through close collaboration, we aim to significantly support the increase in contribution to the GDP growth of Abu Dhabi. This will be done in full support of the Abu Dhabi leadership vision and we  expect that this agreement will serve as a spring board for jointly achieving new levels of excellence. I have no doubt that our work together will deliver admirable results well into the future".

"We congratulate CSP – Abu Dhabi on the official Inauguration of their facility and stand ready to shape the future and new face of the regional maritime industry together," he added.

Abu Dhabi Terminals is the management company and operator of Khalifa Port Container Terminal (KPCT) located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.  Since its establishment in 2006, ADT has won regional and international recognition for its unwavering commitment to safety, innovation, excellence, and its rapid growth into a highly competent company.   With its state-of-the art infrastructure and outstanding levels of productivity, KPCT is the region’s first semi-automated port, one of the most technically advance and the fastest growing container  terminals in the world.

Since its inauguration on 12 December 2012, KPCT has been supporting local market with more than 30 weekly container line services directly calling in excess of 100 global destinations, thereby offering the  ideal hub for connecting local trade with a wide global logistics network.  ADT’s diversification of supply chain services offers a full suite of logistics solutions to benefit trade partners and shipping lines. The company is jointly owned by Abu Dhabi Ports and Terminals Investment Limited (TIL).