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Abu Dhabi’s Mugharraq port receives its first international cargo

AD Ports Group, the operator of industrial towns and free zones in the emirate, said it received the first international cargo at Mugharraq port in Al Dhafra region.

Last year, the port of Mugharraq was certified as an international port facility under the International Ship and Port Facility Security Code (ISPS Code) by the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure of the United Arab Emirates United.

It is an “important step for the expansion of new international business opportunities and will strengthen Abu Dhabi’s position as a hub for global trade”, Saif Al Mazrouei, managing director of the ports cluster, said on Thursday. at AD Ports Group.

The maritime facility has undergone a series of significant improvements, such as deepening works and the extension of the quay wall. The port, which offers offshore, oil and gas, and general cargo services, connects Delma Island to Abu Dhabi with ferry services.

The arrival of the first shipment is a “testimony to our commitment to continued development in the Al Dhafra region – for commercial and recreational maritime activities”, Mubarak Al Mazrouei, acting group general manager for Mussafah Port and Al Dhafra region, said.

“Our international certification will support the development of the logistics capabilities of Mugharraq Port, especially in the global energy market.

AD Ports Group, established in 2006, owns and operates 10 ports in the UAE, such as Khalifa Port, Zayed Port, Mussaffah Port, Fujairah Terminals, Community Ports, Kamsar Port and the Abu Dhabi cruise terminal, as well as a terminal in Guinea.

It also manages over 550 square kilometers of industrial estates and an end-to-end logistics business, in addition to offering a range of maritime services.
Source: AD Port Group