Abu Dhabi moves roro operations to Khalifa Port

Abu Dhabi moves roro operations to Khalifa Port

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Ports has announced that it has moved all of Abu Dhabi’s roro cargo to the new Khalifa Port roro hub in an effort to enhance customer service and facilitate development and trade.

Abu Dhabi handled a record high roro volume of 106,071 units in the year 2014, and Khalifa Port’s current annual capacity is nearly 360,000 units with plans to extend the capacity to accommodate over 500,000 units per year in the future.

Khalifa Port roro hub is located right next to the Khalifa Industrial Zone, halfway between the cities of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, offers enhanced connectivity.

“As the UAE is a growing market for the automotive sector, our business strategy is to support this growth by developing and enhancing Abu Dhabi’s port infrastructure, to build this sustainable industry for the Emirate’s future prosperity,” said Capt. Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, ceo of Abu Dhabi Ports.

Jason Jiang

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