Port Name: Khalifa Port
Location: United Arab Emirates
Owner: ADPC – Abu Dhabi Ports Company
Cranes Maker: Konecranes
Reeling Manufacturer: Cavotec SPECIMAS
Cable: TratosFlex ES-DB
Date installation: 2012
Formed by the Abu Dhabi Government in 2006, ADPC is a master developer and manager of ports and industrial zones in U.A.E. ADPC’s Khalifa Port development is an infrastructural landmark that will support the development of KIZAD as a major industrial zone in the region. It features the latest technology and is designed to accommodate the largest ships. When ready the new port will have an initial capacity of two million TEUs. Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) in the United Arab Emirates has awarded Konecranes a contract for an automated container yard system. The order includes 30 automated stacking cranes (ASC) and a container terminal operating system (TOS). The value of the order is over EUR 80 million. The cranes will be taken into operation in the new Khalifa Port in two phases: 14 cranes by the end of March 2012 and 16 by the end of June 2012.