• Etihad Cargo will offer additional belly hold cargo capacity via 90 new passenger flights as part of the airline's winter schedule and offering 29 weekly flights to new destinations.
• The airline will launch new passenger routes, including Düsseldorf, Copenhagen, Osaka, Kozhikode, and Thiruvananthapuram, expanding Etihad Cargo's reach into key markets.
• Etihad Cargo will also provide additional belly hold cargo capacity via the introduction of increased passenger flight frequencies to Munich, Rome, Madrid, Milan, Beijing, Shanghai, Chennai, Kochi, Islamabad, the Maldives, Phuket and Cairo.
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Airways, will offer customers and partners more belly hold cargo capacity ......read more
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 7 February 2023: Khalifa Port, Abu Dhabi’s flagship deep-water port, has set a new Guinness World Records™ title for assembling the Largest shipping container logo/image.
The Khalifa Port team assembled 676 containers in the shape of AD Ports Group’s logo at its South Quay to earn the new Guinness World Records™ title. The total length of the logo formed by the containers was 1,000.4 metres, while the width reached 174 metres. This record nearly doubles the previous standard, set by Singapore’s Tanjong Pagar Terminal in 2017 with 359 containers.
Commenting on this record-setting success, Saif Al Mazrouei, Chief Executive Officer, Ports Cluster at AD Ports Group said: “We are proud of this remarkable achievement. Setting a new Guinness World ......read more
• Etihad Cargo has achieved 80.5 per cent OTP for freighter departures and 84.1 per cent OTP for freighter arrivals, ahead of its 80 per cent target
• The carrier surpassed its 85 per cent DAP target, achieving 86.6 per cent
• PharmaLife performance continued to outpace previous years, driven by the launch of new product features, a commitment to world-class standards and the establishment of Pharma Corridor 2.0
• 6 per cent more horses were moved via the carrier’s SkyStables product compared to the previous year
• The carrier received 25 awards in 2022 in recognition of its operational performance and contribution to pharmaceutical transportation, innovation, sustainability and CSR within the air cargo sector
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates ......read more
• Consolidated Revenues of $27.0B, Down 2.7% from Last Year
• Consolidated Operating Margin of 11.8%; Adjusted Consolidated Operating Margin of 14.1%
• Diluted EPS of $3.96; Adjusted Diluted EPS Up 0.8% Over Last Year to $3.62
• Declares a Quarterly Dividend of $1.62, a Per Share Increase of 6.6%, and Authorizes a New $5B Share Repurchase Program, Replacing the Existing Authorization
January 31, 2023 – UPS (NYSE:UPS) today announced fourth-quarter 2022 consolidated revenues of $27.0 billion, a 2.7% decrease from the fourth quarter of 2021. Consolidated operating profit was $3.2 billion, down 17.9% compared to the fourth quarter of 2021, and down 3.3% on an adjusted basis. Diluted earnings per share were $3.96 for the quarter; adjusted diluted earnings per share of $3.62 were 0.8% above the ......read more
Agreement Opens Opportunities for Collaboration on Shipping, Logistics, Freight Forwarding and Port Management
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 25 January 2023: AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS) the leading facilitator of global trade, logistics, and industry, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tosyalı, one of Turkey’s largest private steel producers, which has operations in three continents.
The MoU looks to establish the framework for AD Ports Group to collaborate with Tosyalı on a broad range of shipping, logistics, ports, and freight forwarding services, including potentially jointly investing in new port facilities to support its export operations.
With 30 manufacturing plants, including associates and joint ventures in Turkey, Algeria and Angola, Tosyalı has an annual ......read more
• A joint project by AD Ports Group and Aqaba Development Corporation to bolster the coastal city’s position as a regional tourism centre and gateway for travellers visiting the Red Sea
• H.E. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Mohammed Bin Khalid Al Nahyan, UAE Ambassador to Jordan, and H.E. Tawfiq Kreishan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Local Administration Inaugurate Aqaba Cruise Terminal
Abu Dhbai, United Arab Emirates – 23 January 2023: Under the patronage of Prime Minister H.E. Dr. Bisher Khasawneh, H.E. Sheikh Khalifa Bin Mohammed Bin Khalid Al Nahyan, UAE Ambassador to Jordan, and H.E. Tawfiq Kreishan Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Local Administration in Jordan, inaugurated the first and only cruise terminal in Aqaba today, coinciding with the arrival of the cruise vessel MSC Splendida ......read more
• Etihad Cargo has enhanced its customer service offering, restructuring its existing Customer Contact Centre team into two separate units focused on the UAE and the rest of the world
• As the latest step in Etihad Cargo's continuous improvement journey, the realignment of customer service operations aims to enhance the customer experience, improve response times and provide 24/7 support
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has reinforced its commitment to customer service excellence through the restructuring of the carrier's Contact Centre Team.
To improve global customer service response times and support the UAE team to enable it to improve business conversion, Etihad Cargo has created two separate ......read more
Head of Terms Agreement will Establish a New Joint Venture to Manage Multipurpose Terminal at the Port of Luanda with UNICARGAS and Potential Collaboration on Port Development with the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Angola
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 19 January 2023: AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS) has continued its sustained strategy of global expansion, signing key strategic agreements with Angolan organisations to enhance maritime connectivity along Africa’s west coast.
In the presence of Sheikh Shakhbout bin Nahyan Al Nahyan, Minister of State during Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2023, AD Ports Group entered into a framework agreement with the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Angola to begin collaboration on the development of maritime services and infrastructure across the ......read more
• From 2 February 2023, Etihad Cargo will operate an additional direct freighter service to Shanghai, bringing the total number of freighter flights to eight per week
• Etihad will also introduce an additional passenger flight to Shanghai from the same week, bringing the total cargo capacity out of Shanghai to 850 tons per week and the total number of direct passenger flights between Abu Dhabi and China to five per week
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, will further expand its capacity offering to the Chinese market with the introduction of an additional weekly Abu Dhabi – Shanghai freighter flight from 2 February 2023.
The additional freighter service to Shanghai will increase the carrier’s weekly ......read more
Following seven wins across its integrated clusters at the Harvard Business Council International Awards 2022, AD Ports Group celebrates its employees’ consistent commitment to excellence
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 22 December 2022: AD Ports Group has been awarded 7 Harvard Business Council International Awards achieving top winner status for the 2022 second cycle. Out of all participants, AD Ports Group stood out as their result scores were the highest of all other entities that entered the competition.
The Harvard Business Council International Awards is the global standard for total quality management and continuous improvement. This platform offers organisations from around the world the opportunity to tell their success stories of achieving organisational excellence, adopting best practices and providing services ......read more
Agreements Open Negotiations for Land in KEZAD to Establish a Logistics Hub and Customs Zone, and the Development of a Single-Window Solution and Other Digital Services in Kyrgyzstan
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 14 December 2022: AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS), the leading facilitator of global trade, logistics, and industry, has signed two major agreements with the Government of Kyrgyzstan to promote trade and strengthen economic ties with the Central Asian nation.
Under the first agreement, the Ministry of Economy and Commerce has entered negotiations with AD Ports Group to secure more than 300,000 square metres of land within the Khalifa Economic Zone Abu Dhabi (KEZAD) to develop and operate a logistics hub and customs area. Based within KEZAD’s Free Zone, the project will facilitate the import and export of cargo to ......read more
• Etihad Cargo's partner, DSV, has become the carrier's first transport and logistics partner to purchase sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to offset the carbon emissions of its shipment
• Etihad's first NetZero transatlantic flight from Washington Dulles to Abu Dhabi utilised SAF combined with SAF Book & Claim, demonstrating the potential to utilise current technology to achieve net-zero aviation
• The NetZero flight, operated with Etihad's Boeing 787 "Greenliner" programme, incorporated SATAVIA technology to prevent warming aircraft contrails
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has announced that DSV Global Transport and Logistics has become the carrier's first partner to purchase ......read more
• Etihad Cargo has been awarded CEIV Pharma Recertification by IATA following a rigorous audit of the carrier's QMS, processes and procedures, and also the carrier’s hub infrastructure and equipment.
• IATA CEIV Pharma recertification demonstrates Etihad Cargo's adherence to IATA TCR, WHO guidelines, EU GDP and other pharmaceutical regulations.
• Since first achieving IATA CEIV Pharma certification in 2019, Etihad Cargo has introduced new features for its PharmaLife product, which currently connects more than 1,330 CEIV Pharma and GDP Pharma-certified trade lanes, ensuring all pharmaceutical shipments are safe and secure at every stage of the journey.
• Etihad Cargo’s compliance to CEIV Pharma standards spans operations in its existing and upcoming facilities, ......read more
AED 2.5 Billion Strategic Investment also Offers Exposure to Maritime Activities in the Mediterranean Region and Port Facilities in Spain
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 18 November 2022: AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS) today announced that it has acquired Noatum, a global integrated logistics platform with a presence in 26 countries and LTM revenue and EBITDA of AED 6.91 billion (EUR 1.80 billion) and AED 555 million (EUR 145 million), respectively.
The total purchase consideration (Enterprise Value) for 100% ownership amounts to AED 2.5 billion (EUR 660 million), implying an LTM EV/EBITDA of 4.6x. This value and earnings accretive acquisition, which significantly broadens AD Ports Group’s global footprint and positions it among the leading logistics and freight forwarding companies in the world, will be fully ......read more
AED 2.9 billion Strategic Investment Expands Feeder and NVOCC Services Globally, Offering Unrivalled Regional Network
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 3 November 2022: AD Ports Group (ADX: ADPORTS) today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire an 80% equity stake in Dubai-based Global Feeder Shipping (GFS), a global container shipping company.
The total purchase consideration for the 80% stake amounts to AED 2.9 billion (US$ 800 million), implying a 100% Enterprise Value of AED 3.7 billion (US$ 1.0 billion), with the acquisition being fully funded through a new acquisition loan.
This earnings and value-accretive strategic investment significantly broadens AD Ports Group’s global feeder shipping footprint and contributes to its long-term strategy to become one of the world’s premier short-sea and feeder ......read more
‘SAFEEN Surveyor’ will support subsea inspection, repair, and maintenance works
Abu Dhabi, UAE - 21, October 2022: SAFEEN Group’s offshore division, part of AD Ports Group, has announced the acquisition of a support vessel to enhance the Group’s subsea service capabilities.
Built in 2014, the vessel will operate under the name ‘SAFEEN Surveyor’ and will undergo an extensive conversion prior to commencing operations, including installation of an integrated dive system to support pipeline repair and maintenance.
The vessel has a successful track record in projects in the Middle East, where it has provided a range of support services including subsea inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM), and remotely operated vehicle (ROV) works.
‘SAFEEN ......read more
Abu Dhabi, 17 Oct. 2022: Al Seer Marine (ADX: ASM), a global player across multiple marine sectors and a subsidiary of International Holding Company (IHC), has entered a strategic joint venture with the leading maritime solutions Dutch company, Damen Shipyards and DTec Industries, a global pioneer in the industrial partnerships and financial services based in Singapore, respectively.
The Joint Venture between the companies will combine the best maritime talent in the industry and help position the UAE as the industry center of excellence. Working with regional partners in the Middle East and those in the international community, the strategic joint venture will implement their key success formulas to ventures and local partnerships to successfully sell, build and maintain high-quality, innovative, and cost-effective marine vessels in ......read more
• New ADQ FWD paper identifies key investment areas to accelerate digital capabilities in the logistics industry
• UAE logistics market on upward trajectory with projected 8.41 percent growth by 2026*
• Catalysts for digital transformation within the industry include digitized customer interactions, improved operational efficiencies, enhanced data ecosystems, increased door-to-door business and public-private partnerships
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 04 October 2022: ADQ, an Abu Dhabi-based investment and holding company, today published its ADQ FWD paper, which examines the opportunities and areas for investment to accelerate digital capabilities in the logistics industry in the UAE, promoting economic competitiveness and sustainable growth in the region.
With the UAE’s logistics ......read more
120 industry experts, academics and policy makers from 21 countries converge on UAE’s capital to Address Key Pharma Logistics and Supply Chain Challenges
Abu Dhabi, 5 September 2022: The second edition of the International Pharma Logistics Masterclass is taking place at Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi this week, where 120 participants will gather for a five-day intensive programme of presentations, debates and practical workshops focused on key challenges for pharma logistics and pharma supply chains.
This year’s edition is a unique international joint initiative organized by the HOPE Consortium, Khalifa University of Science and Technology, the University of Antwerp and Pharma.Aero. With the full support and active contribution of the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH), the collaboration brings ......read more
• Al Seer Marine to capitalize on growing global dry bulk trade targeting US$100m turnover of by end of 2022.
• Agreement for 5m tonnes of dry bulk cargoes to be transported in 2022
Abu Dhabi, UAE; 07 September 2022: Al Seer Marine (PJSC), a global player across multiple marine sectors and subsidiary of International Holding Company (IHC), has entered into a collaboration agreement with Netbulk Pte Ltd, a one-stop maritime solution company based in Singapore, as part of its growth strategy to expand its worldwide freight services.
Founded in 2015, Netbulk provides a wide range of commercial activities including trading, chartering, consultancy and investment. It offers freight services to shippers and charterers globally. The agreement between the two companies will focus on the Middle East ......read more
• From 15 November, Etihad will increase cargo capacity to the US with 27 weekly passenger and freighter flights
• With the introduction of additional services, Etihad Cargo will offer 1,084 tonnes of cargo capacity into and out of the US per week
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has reinforced its commitment to the US market with the introduction of an additional 50 tonnes of belly capacity via four new weekly direct passenger flights to John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) from 15 November 2022. With the addition of these flights, the carrier will offer a total of 11 weekly flights between Abu Dhabi and New York.
In addition to offering 11 weekly flights to JFK, New York, Etihad Cargo provides ......read more
• Etihad Cargo achieves 6 per cent increase in revenue growth compared to H1 2021, contributing 35 per cent of the group's revenue
• Strong growth across premium product range, including 46 per cent increase for PharmaLife
• Etihad Cargo records DAP rate of 86 per cent and OTP rate of 83 per cent
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates – August 01, 2022: Etihad Cargo, the cargo and logistics arm of Etihad Aviation Group, has announced record-breaking results for the first half of 2022, achieving year-on-year revenue growth of 6 per cent compared to H1 2021 and contributing 35 per cent of Etihad Aviation Group's operating revenue.
In addition to recording an increase in overall revenue, Etihad Cargo maintained a strong Delivered as Promised rate of 86 per cent, a 2 per cent ......read more
• ADX and BHB take steps to unlock opportunities, bolster bilateral cooperation on key issues and common concerns
ABU DHABI, 19 May 2022: Senior executives of Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) and Bahrain Bourse (BHB) have held meetings in Abu Dhabi this week to advance a strategic partnership designed to achieve greater cross-border cooperation.
During the visit by a delegation of the Bahrain Bourse to ADX, the two exchanges took steps to implement the cooperation agreement signed earlier in November 2021. The agreement aims to achieve synergies, enhance market liquidity and promote innovative products and services.
Sheikh Khalifa bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa, CEO of Bahrain Bourse and Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Bahrain Clear, said: “Bahrain Bourse and ADX are making strong ......read more
ABU DHABI, 18 May 2022 -- Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) has announced that it is facilitating access to the exchange for investors registered on other UAE financial markets.
The ADX initiative applies to investors with investor numbers issued by other exchanges licensed by the Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA).
The initiative, which promotes increased participation in the country’s capital markets, allows investors with a National Investor Number (NIN) issued by other exchanges to trade eligible securities on ADX through a straight-forward application process.
The streamlined registration process only requires an investor’s existing NIN to be validated by a brokerage firm accredited by ADX. In the case of a corporate entity, the investor must provide articles of ......read more
CRS’ pursuit to be accredited in the UAE is a testament of the national maritime sector’s capabilities, which attracts leading global maritime companies
Dubai, UAE, 18th April 2022: As part of its role in regulating the maritime sector in the UAE, the Maritime Administration at the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Croatian Register of Shipping (CRS). As per the agreement, MOEI will recognise CRS to issue maritime statutory certificates and carry out all necessary survey works to ensure the eligibility of ships to sail safely. As a result of this recognition, all classification societies under the International Association of Classification Societies (IACS) are accredited by the UAE. The MoU was signed by Capt. Abdulla Darwish Al Hayyas, Director of Maritime Transport ......read more
Bulk shipping offering to operate between UAE and Bangladesh, as well as key markets within the Indian Subcontinent, South-East Asia, and other global destinations
Abu Dhabi, UAE – April 15, 2022: AD Ports Group today announced that its feeder service, SAFEEN Feeders, has signed a long-term trade facilitation and shipping agreement with Saif Powertec Limited, a listed firm in Bangladesh that is active in ports, logistics, civil engineering, and power sectors.
Under the terms of the agreement, the two companies will work closely together to facilitate trade and cargo services from Fujairah to Bangladesh over a period of 15 years. As part of the collaboration, SAFEEN Feeders is expected to provide eight Supramax bulk carriers with 55,000 Deadweight Tonnage (DWT) capacity to Saif Powertec.
In addition to ......read more
- Al Seer Marine ordered two new VLGC’s from Hyundai Heavy Industries for delivery in H1 2023 to meet increasing market growth demand
- The company is exploring expansion initiatives to acquire 10-15 ships in 2022 with further growth projections in response to changing market fundamentals and increasing ton-mile demand in product tanker and gas segments
- JV with BGN International to facilitate expansion into commercial shipping in line with strong growth of ton-mile demand
Abu Dhabi, UAE; 11 April 2022: Al Seer Marine PJSC (ASM), a global player across multiple marine sectors and a subsidiary of International Holding Company (IHC), performed the steel cutting ceremony for its first Very Large Gas Carrier (VLGC), named Lucky Gas.
Al Seer Marine formed a joint venture last ......read more
Following last year’s well-perceived first Masterclass on Pharma Logistics - an international joint initiative between the air cargo industry and world-renowned academic institutions – a second edition will be launched in 2022 at Khalifa University’s Abu Dhabi Campus. Apart from highlighting the current critical aspects of pharma logistics, this Masterclass aims to create a unique opportunity for industry professionals to gain more in-depth knowledge, as well as for academics and PhD students to obtain advanced insights into how pharmaceutical supply chains are organized and logistics processes are optimized through applied technology for the pharma and life science sector.
This 5-day hybrid programme runs from 5 till 9 September 2022 at Khalifa University of Science and Technology, Abu Dhabi. It features ......read more
After the successful implementation in ocean freight, customers can now easily book GoGreen Plus for air freight
The launch is a key milestone in making the global logistics industry greener
GoGreen Plus is part of Deutsche Post DHL Group's mid-term sustainability roadmap for 2030, working towards net zero emission by 2050
Thomas Mack, Global Head of Air Freight at DHL Global Forwarding: “Our new GoGreen Plus Service is a simple and efficient way to directly reduce CO2 emissions in the supply chain”
Dubai, March 22, 2022: DHL Global Forwarding, the air and ocean freight specialist of Deutsche Post DHL Group, expands its GoGreen Plus Service to provide real emissions reductions through carbon insetting. After successfully introducing the GoGreen Plus Service for ocean freight, customers can now also ......read more
The 23,500 -sqm facility provides end-to-end aftermarket solutions for EV batteries
An ideal plug-in option for the region's EV circular economy supply chain, DHL clients get cost-effective, compliant, and safe battery storage solutions
Dubai, UAE - March 2, 2022: The region’s first-ever electric vehicle (EV) and battery logistics hub is now open in Dubai’s Jebel Ali Free Zone. Built by DHL Global Forwarding and developed in close cooperation with the EV team of DHL Customer Solutions & Innovation (CSI), the 23,500-sqm warehouse includes a dedicated EV battery storage area, which will be expanded to 2,000-sqm later this year.
Fathi Tlatli, President Global Auto-Mobility Sector, DHL CSI, said: “It is extremely exciting for the DHL team to inaugurate the region’s ......read more
Mugharraq Port’s Strategic Location Supports Offshore Drilling Operations
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 24 January 2022: Aligned with national efforts aimed at driving the growth of the UAE’s energy sector, AD Ports Group has signed a new agreement with Eni Abu Dhabi B.V., the Abu Dhabi-based branch of the world-renowned Italian Integrated Energy Company, to establish a marine logistics base at Mugharraq Port supporting offshore drilling operations in the heart of Al Dhafra region.
Mugharraq Port’s ultra-modern infrastructure and its strategic location close to the region’s offshore oil and gas facilities will be made available to Eni Abu Dhabi operations.
In addition to being provided a dedicated quay wall, marshalling yard, as well as manpower and logistical equipment, the ......read more
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 19 January, 2022: In line with its continued mission to digitally transform trade and logistics in Abu Dhabi, Maqta Gateway, the digital arm of AD Ports Group, has unveiled a new inspection and clearance module as part of its Advanced Trade and Logistics Platform (ATLP).
Inaugurated in May 2020 by His Highness Sheikh Khalid bin Mohamed bin Zayed, Member of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Office, under the supervision of the Department of Economic Development, the Advanced Trade and Logistics Platform (ATLP) is an innovative single-window solution designed to unify trade and logistics services across Abu Dhabi, including sea, land, air, industrial and free zones.
Integrating directly with Abu Dhabi Customs’ online services, regulatory authorities, as well as ......read more
End-to-End Services for Staff Residential Communities Including New Developments and Property Management Solutions
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 06 January 2022: AD Ports Group has announced the launch of KIZAD Communities Development & Services Company, a project that aims to champion the staff wellbeing across the full value chain. KIZAD Communities will provide integrated solutions for staff residential communities, including new developments, new services, and property management solutions.
As a global enabler of trade and logistics, AD Ports Group is already playing a significant role in transforming the concept of workers’ residential communities through its subsidiary, ZonesCorp. As part of the Industrial Cities & Free Zone Cluster of AD Ports Group, the operator of purpose-built economic ......read more
Key partnerships, Enhanced Infrastructure and Industry Support Positioned Leading Company for Further Growth in 2022
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 30 December 2021: AD Ports Group emerged from a challenging 2020 , when the global shipping industry was disrupted by COVID-19, to build a strong trajectory of growth throughout 2021, achieving a series of historic milestones and expanding its footprint in the region and beyond.
AD Ports Group closed 2021 with the signing of a number of strategic agreements with the Aqaba Development Corporation for the development of tourism, logistics, transport and marine-related enhancement projects in Aqaba, Jordan. The strategic partnerships concern the development of Marsa Zayed, a cruise terminal, and the development of an advanced digital Port Community System, along with ......read more
Recognizing the seafarers as “the unsung heroes of global trade” due to their immense contribution to maintaining the continuity of global maritime operations amid all challenges
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – 11, December 2021: The UAE has once again extended its support to the cause of seafarers’ welfare through its collaboration with the International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF), after continuously championing for their rights since the beginning of the pandemic. Such initiative will help to enhance seafarers’ life as well as overcoming the challenges they face as a result of the pandemic and travel restrictions.
The UAE is a logistics hub linking global shipping lines and has the major share of the ships that call on the region’s ports, with more than 21,000 ships every year. ......read more
Port’s Certification Issued Under the Provisions Stated in the International Code for the Security of Ships and Port Facilities
Abu Dhabi, UAE – 5 December 2021: AD Ports Group today announced that Mugharraq Port, a strategic port located in the Al Dhafra Region, has been recognised as an international port facility.
Issued under the provisions of the International Code for the Security of Ships and of Port Facilities (ISPS Code) by the UAE’s Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, the port has long served as a leading maritime facility that provides a host of offshore, project/oil and gas, general cargo, logistics support, bulk and break-bulk handling services.
With the new certification, Mugharraq Port can now receive international and local vessels including ......read more
Agreement will see AD Ports Group collaborate with Turkey’s sovereign wealth fund on major investment opportunities within Turkey
Abu Dhabi, UAE, November 25, 2021: In the presence of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, AD Ports Group and Turkey’s Turkiye Varlik Fonu today signed a strategic partnership agreement to collaborate on major investment opportunities for port development and operations, and to coordinate efforts to examine other logistics-related investment projects within Turkey.
The agreement was signed by Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamsi, Group CEO, AD Ports Group, and Salim Arda Ermut, CEO of Turkiye Varlik Fonu. The ceremony was ......read more
Mustafa: “Since its inauguration in 2014 until 2020, the terminal witnessed a growth of 55 per cent, receiving a high volume of cruise ships”
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 14 November 2021: DP World’s Mina Rashid won the award for the Middle East’s Leading Cruise Port for the 14th consecutive year at the World Travel Awards (WTA) 2021. The award has reaffirmed the port’s status as a leading destination, regionally and globally. Nominees for this significant accolade included other premier ports from the Middle East.
Mina Rashid’s state-of-the-art facilities, passenger handling capacity and strategic location have cemented its position. For the upcoming 2021/22 cruise season, Mina Rashid is expecting a total of 126 ship calls and over 500,000 cruise visitors that will contribute further to ......read more
The marine rail bridge will connect Khalifa Port with the UAE National Rail Network
08 November 2021, Abu Dhabi, UAE: Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE National Rail Network, announced the completion of 50% of the construction works of the marine rail bridge in the UAE, as part of Package B of Stage Two of the UAE National Rail Network. The marine rail bridge extends over one kilometre, connecting Khalifa Port with the UAE National Rail Network.
The bridge will play an important role in improving the transportation of goods in the region, reducing the costs of freight and trade. This will support Etihad Rail to establish a rail network for the UAE which connects major ports with manufacturing hubs and residential areas across the country, and contributes to reducing carbon emissions and ......read more
New Cruise Terminal to be Developed by AD Ports Group as Part of Strategic Plan to Enhance Maritime and Tourism Sectors
Abu Dhabi, UAE – Sept 19, 2021: AD Ports Group, a leading facilitator of trade and logistics, has signed a Heads of Terms agreement with the Aqaba Development Corporation that will see AD Ports Group take on the establishment of a state-of-the-art cruise terminal at Marsa Zayed in Aqaba.
It will be the first facility to be developed by AD Ports Group in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and its first cruise facility outside of the United Arab Emirates.
The new terminal will serve as a gateway in the Port of Aqaba that will receive cruise ships passengers visiting the Red Sea, in addition to serving as a major attraction for the residents of Aqaba with a wide range of tourism, ......read more
22 November 2022; Emirates Post Group, in collaboration with the Dubai International Holy Quran Award, issued commemorative stamps to celebrate the award’s 25th anniversary, document its journey and introduce its activities.
Obaid Mohammed Al Qatami, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer at Emirates Post Group, said: “We are honoured to collaborate with the Dubai International Holy Quran ......read more
The partnership aims to enable universal access to genomic-driven wellness and longevity
June 22, 2022: Emirates Post, the official postal operator and leading express provider in the UAE, has partnered with Dante Genomics, a global leader in genomics and precision medicine, to facilitate the availability of advanced genomic services across the UAE in line with the nation’s vision of ......read more
June 09, 2022: Emirates Post Group and the Public Prosecution of Ras Al Khaimah signed a partnership agreement, to provide clients of the Public Prosecution office with seamless delivery services.
Under the agreement, the Public Prosecution of Ras Al Khaimah will take advantage of Emirates Post Group’s extensive network to provide convenient and quick delivery services to its customers. ......read more
April 29, 2022: Emirates Post has been closely monitoring and coordinating with the relevant authorities, in addition to running awareness campaigns on social media in an effort to combat the spread of fraudulent schemes circulating among customers. Emirates Post advise customers to exercise extreme caution when interacting with emails claiming to be from Emirates Post.
Emirates Post asserted ......read more
Five certificates by TÜV NORD reaffirm Group’s organizational efficiency and quality management system
February 2, 2021- Emirates Post Group (EPG) has strengthened its position as an organization that adheres to the highest standards of quality, productivity and efficiency after being recertified and was awarded an ISO 9001:2015 certificates for another three years by TÜV ......read more
First international philatelic exhibition in the region showcases wide range of stamp collections of cultural and historical significance
January 24, 2022: Emirates 2022 World Stamp Exhibition, the first international philatelic exhibition in the region, ended with great success on Sunday, January 23, 2022. Held at the Dubai Exhibition Centre, coinciding with Expo 2020 Dubai, the event ......read more
Seminars staged during event, including forum on role of postage stamps in promoting world peace
January 21, 2022: A large number of stamp and coin collectors and enthusiasts gathered on the second and third days of the ongoing ‘Emirates 2022 World Stamp Exhibition’ in Dubai to take part in the global event’s forums and activities. Hosted by Emirates Post Group in ......read more
Emirates Post Group issues stamps to commemorate region’s first international philatelic exhibition
January 19, 2022: Emirates 2022 World Stamp Exhibition, the first international philatelic exhibition in the region, hosted by Emirates Post Group and the Emirates Philatelic Association, kicked off today (Wednesday, January 19, 2022) at the Dubai Exhibition Centre in the Expo 2020 site in ......read more
Initiative forms part of Group’s celebration of UAE’s Golden Jubilee
December 14, 2021: In line with its celebrations of the UAE’s Golden Jubilee, Emirates Post Group (EPG) recently launched the "Postcards to Space" initiative in partnership with 'Club for the Future', a private foundation established by Blue Origin, 'UAE Space Agency', 'Mohammed ......read more
Group celebrates nation’s achievements over the past five decades
December 1, 2021 – As part of its celebration of the UAE’s 50th National Day and commemoration of the nation’s achievements over the past five decades, Emirates Post Group has issued nine commemorative stamp issuances comprised of eight souvenir sheets, and one stamp sheet.
Seven souvenir sheets follow ......read more