Abu Dhabi’s Khalifa Port set to open first phase of major expansion plan

SourceArabian Business
SectorTransport
CountryUnited Arab Emirates

The first phase of a major expansion project at Abu Dhabi's Khalifa Port is set for completion in early 2021 despite the impact of coronavirus. The Khalifa Port expansion, announced in December 2019, aims to attract new business and significantly boost capacity and has progressed "significantly" despite the challenging economic conditions presented by the global pandemic. Upon completion, the project is expected to substantially increase handling volumes by providing additional deep-water access and enhanced infrastructure, said Abu Dhabi Ports. To date, 200 metres of quay wall and almost 175,000 sq m of land within Khalifa Port Logistics have been handed over ahead of the project’s full phase one completion in the first quarter of 2021. At the same time, considerable progress has been announced on the first phase of Khalifa Port’s South Quay ...read more...