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Published in association with Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) POBox 54477, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Tel: +971 2 695 2000 Fax: +971 2 695 2177 www.adpc.ae by Compass Publications Ltd. Marcon House, Bailey Street, Castle Acre, King’s Lynn, Norfolk PE32 2AG, United Kingdom Tel: +44 (0)1760 755783 Fax: +44 (0)1760 755942 Email: jpm@compass-publications.co.uk Publisher James P Moriarty Editorial Sally Lyons Advertising Director Andy Bullen Production Editor Linda Roast Assistant Designer Lee Ash Print General Printing Press The opinions expressed are not necessarily those of the publisher, the Abu Dhabi Ports Company, nor any other organisation associated with this publication. No liability can be accepted for inaccuracies of any description, although the publishers would be pleased to receive amendments for possible inclusion in future editions. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, including photocopying or scanning, without the prior permission of the publishers. Such written permission must also be obtained before any part of the publication is stored in a retrieval system of any nature. June 2012 ISSN 2049-8721 Š2012 Compass Publications Ltd.

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CONTENTS

CONTENTS Abu Dhabi Ports Company POBox 54477 Abu Dhabi Unites Arab Emirates Telephone: +971 2 695 2000 Fax: +971 2 695 2177 Email: info@adpc.ae www.adpc.ae

Welcome to Abu Dhabi Introduction The Executive Vice President - Ports

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Abu Dhabi Overview Economic Vision 2030 ADPC Ports Unit Multi-Modal Transport Map of ADPC Ports

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ADPC Ports for the future

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Khalifa Port A groundbreaking project

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Kizad Industrial Zone Project

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Mina Zayed The Gateway for general cargo

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Musaffah Port and Channel

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Western Region Ports remain vitally important

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New Cruise Terminal Just the beginning

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Additional Information Ship Building in Abu Dhabi one of the busiest shipyards Abu Dhabi A rich maritime history

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Advertisers Index

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ADPC Ports Guide

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INTRODUCTION

INTRODUCTION The Executive Vice President Ports 2012 and 2013 will prove to be momentous years for Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC). The opening of Khalifa Port in 2012 is a significant milestone in our continued expansion and development with the industrial zone of Kizad impacting the future - not only as a key feature of Abu Dhabi Vision 2030 but also for the whole region. We are also seeing new development in our Western Region ports, our plans for inland dry ports are progressing and the recent opening of the new Musaffah Channel will allow further industrial development. All this has been achieved with minimal impact on the environment and made possible through the efforts of the dynamic and resourceful ADPC staff and our stakeholders.

Trade and the sea have shaped the history of Abu Dhabi. ADPC is honoured to help support the emirate at the centre of the region’s trade and industry whilst we act as custodians of our wonderful natural coastline. This Handbook documents our recent achievements, provides you with background to the company and our operations as well as acting as a guide to the wide range of services ADPC provides. We welcome you and hope you will join us in playing a part in the bright future of Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates. Thank you Capt. Mohamed Al Shamisi


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ADPC: AT THE FOREFRONT of development of Abu Dhabi

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INITIAL CAPACITY 2 MILLION TEUs AND 12 MILLION TONS OF GENERAL CARGO

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ABU DHABI economic vision 2030 In 2008 the Abu Dhabi government undertook a groundbreaking strategic feasibility study to review and assess economic development in order to produce a blueprint for the future in phased development stages up to 2030 – and building the foundations for generations to come. The document became known as the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030, outlining a future in which the economy is marked for diversification, steering away from its dependence on income from the oil and gas industries. However, oil revenues constitute one of the main sources of funding for Abu Dhabi’s diversification programme – regarded as a guarantee of balanced and sustainable development.

ABU DHABI STATISTICS 2010/11* Area

67,340 sq km

Currency UAE Dirham Population 1,967,659 (mid 2010 estimate) Labour force 1.2 million (2010 estimate) GDP AED 620.3 billion (2010) Contribution of the oil sector 49.7% Contribution of the non oil sector 50.3% * Source: SCAD Statistical Yearbook 2011 Economic Section Page 16

Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) is a master developer and regulator of ports and industrial zones and is playing a central role in delivering the objectives of the 2030 visionary plan. ADPC’s core objective is to facilitate the diversification of Abu Dhabi’s economy by acting as an enabler for development and trade. It will achieve this by managing all ports in the emirate (excluding oil and military), supporting partners with their infrastructure projects and setting up new companies and joint ventures with partners who service and operate in the ports and industrial zones sector. ADPC was created in March 2006 as part of the restructuring of the commercial ports sector in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi and was given control and regulatory enforcement power over all commercial ports assets previously owned by the Abu Dhabi Seaports Authority.


ADPC: PLAYING A CENTRAL ROLE IN DELIVERING THE OBJECTIVES OF THE 2030 VISIONARY PLAN


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OVERVIEW - ECONOMIC VISION 2030

ADPC strives to be at the forefront of progress in industrial logistics and infrastructure and is currently focused on creating one of the world’s largest concentrations of industry at Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) including the construction of Khalifa Port. Today, 60% of the Abu Dhabi economy depends on oil and gas and 40% on non-oil and gas industries. By 2030 the plan is to reverse this. The 2030 Plan envisages a growth in GDP of 6.7% each year, taking the GDP in real terms from US$119 billion in 2010 to US$416 billion in 2030. The oil economy will grow by 4.5% in real terms: the non-oil economy by 8.8%. The drivers of that non-oil growth are set out in the 2030 vision. ADPC’s main task is to contribute 15% of the non-oil GDP to the Abu Dhabi economy and to provide 100,000 high quality new jobs by 2030 through Kizad. The pillars of the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030 are: • A large empowered private sector • A sustainable knowledge-based economy • A transparent regulatory environment • Strong and diverse international relationships • First class healthcare, education and infrastructure assets • Security and opportunities for its own citizens with a commitment to local values and the strengthening of the UAE

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ADPC MISSION: • To fulfil ADPC’s role in the realisation of the Abu Dhabi Vision 2030 • To develop and maintain long-term relationships with leading local and international customers • Achieve sustainable development while supporting community needs and preserving local values • Be the employer of choice that attracts and maintains high calibre staff • To increase shareholder value and satisfy stakeholders’ expectations


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TODAY 60% OF THE ECONOMY DEPENDS ON OIL & GAS AND 40% ON NON-OIL & GAS. BY 2030 THE PLAN IS TO REVERSE THIS.

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Abu Dhabi POrts Unit

ADPC Ports Unit Playing a pivotal role in the expansion of trade, industry and tourism throughout the emirate of Abu Dhabi, is the Ports Unit within the Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC). The ADPC Ports Unit is one of five units under the jurisdiction of the ADPC CEO’s office and the Board of Directors. The other four units are: The Industrial Zones Unit; the Projects Unit, the Finance Unit and the Corporate Strategy and Support Unit. At the core of their combined values is commitment to environmental sustainability and the establishment of a lasting legacy for future generations.

Functions of the Ports Unit: The Ports Unit operates, maintains and manges all the ports in the emirate of Abu Dhabi, excluding the petroleum and military ports. It is also responsible for supervising the ports’ services, which are rendered by the concerned companies and agencies. The Ports Unit also plays an integral part in conducting studies for the planning and development of ports seeking approvals from the Department of Transport and developing, implementing and maintaining bylaws, guidelines, standard operating procedures and HSE standards. ADPC Ports Unit also provides Marine Services (see later information).

ADPC PORTS PERFORMANCE 2011 ACTIVITY

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2011

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Marine Activity (vessels) 20,154

39,525

96%

Container Traffic (TEU)

521,156

767,713

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General Cargo (MT)

6,046,722 8,638,765 43%

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The Ports Unit is organised along the following departments: • The Planning, Commercial and Business Development Department • The Regulations, Compliance and Licensing Department • The Quality, Health, Safety, Security and Environment Department • The Technical Services Department • The Operations Department 1. The Planning, Commercial and Business Development Department updates and engages stakeholders in the marine and ports master plan for Abu Dhabi and initiates development of market, operational and competitive analysis studies to monitor and compare Abu Dhabi’s ports with other ports in the region and worldwide. The department is involved with the ports’ planning – expansions and modifications – as well as the business development and analysis. It is also involved in concession agreements, rental contracts and warehouse management in addition to acting as a customer service department and administration centre, dealing with invoicing, vessel registration etc.


VESSELS MUST HAVE A LICENSED PILOT ABOARD TO ASSIST NAVIGATION

ADPC PORTS UNIT OPERATION DEPT: MARINE SERVICES

MARINE SERVICES • Manage service operator relations • Bunkering • Buoys and beacons maintenance • Land incident investigation • Operational Emergency Response and Control • Port security management • Port operations in minor ports • Provisions of Marine Services (Pilotage and towage) • Hydrographic Surveys HARBOUR MASTER • Enforcement of regulation and monitoring of compliance • Licensing of pilots and vessels and masters • Hydrographic surveys • Port limits and charts • Marine incident investigation and corrective action • Marine traffic control (VTS) • Marine notices • Marine emergency response • Simulator • Marine asset monitoring


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PORT AND MARINE SERVICES The Ports Unit Marketing Department also sits within the Planning and Commercial Department. The marketers develop the Ports Unit marketing strategy and then deliver it via events, campaigns, workshops, conferences, media relations and representing the unit at various events. 2. The Regulations, Compliance, and Licensing Department has developed the rules and regulation required to manage large and multi port operations and ensures compliance by auditing and licensing internal and external stakeholders as appropriate. It takes international best practice as guidance and takes account of international as well as UAE and Abu Dhabi Laws, Conventions and Regulations as the foundation for the rules, standards and guidance it provides to port users. 3. The Quality, Health, Safety and Environment Department ensures that the ports unit complies with international, national and local requirements to maintain the highest standards of operation and management across all the unit’s facilities. 4. The Technical Services Department’s key responsibilities are: • Port infrastructure, inspection and maintenance • Inspection of cargo handling equipment The Ports Unit Technical Services Department acts as the main focal point between projects and all ports business units and manages the entire coordination process with other units. It also develops ports’ facility management sourcing strategy. 5. ADPC Ports Unit Operations Department maintains all Abu Dhabi Waterways which fall within port limits for each ADPC port, including the traffic management, navigational aids and water depths in the channels, harbours and terminals. It also undertakes maintenance in all other Abu Dhabi Waterways as contracted by the Department of Transport.

PILOTAGE Pilotage is compulsory for all ships within the port limits of all ADPC ports, unless exempted by the Harbour Master. The Harbour Masters of each port have issued general exemptions, which vary from port to port and take account of local conditions at each port. The Directions and Exemptions issued by each Harbour Master are under continuous review so can be changed to reflect local experience of incidents and accidents as well as changes to the local environment. Vessel exemptions are based on length and are generally lower for vessels carrying hazardous cargoes and passengers. This means vessels must have a licensed pilotaboard to assist navigation of the ship within the ports’ limits, or the master of the ship must have an exemption certificate issued by ADPC. Masters of ships subject to compulsory pilotage can apply for a Pilot Exemption Certificate (PEC) if they can fulfil the requirements set out in the pilotage directions. TUGS Two brand new 32 metre escort tugboats will be joining the Abu Dhabi Ports Company fleet at the super-sized Khalifa Port, situated at Taweelah, mid-way between Dubai and Abu Dhabi Cities. The vessels, which feature a 55 ton bollard pull capability, provide enough pulling power to handle the large vessels and container ships expected to be operating at Khalifa Port. The vessels’ special features also include 360 degree rotatable propeller drives, providing the tugs with exceptional manoeuvrability. In addition – and to further enhance safety at Khalifa Port – the vessels are equipped with fire fighting capability.


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experience in handling emergencies, rolling out in real time.

THE FORWARD THINKING OF THE TEAM HAS ATTRACTED GLOBAL RECOGNITION

MARITIME SIMULATOR With the safety of cargo, vessels and lives paramount, ADPC has constructed a state-of-theart training centre, complete with a marine simulator, to train its students in familiarisation with the layout and safe navigation of the waterways around the ports of Abu Dhabi. The courses were prompted by the opening of the new Mussafah Channel, and initially centred on delivering training to navigate the waterway. This is now being followed by a similar course designed for the Khalifa Port, which opens for containers and cargo traffic in Q4 2012, when operations are moved from Mina Zayed. The maritime simulator is a highly advanced system of computers, using wide screens and the latest technology, developed in the Netherlands, to reproduce the experience of real time navigation at the helm of a vessel. The simulator replays a full range of weather conditions in authentic detail – from millpond conditions to choppy seas and storms; from windless conditions to squalls and gales. It also caters for simulated accidents – such as cargo shifting and collisions, malfunctions of engines and rudders and lines breaking with ships suffering damage – enabling masters to gain vital

To date, courses have been undertaken in pilot exemption (Pilot Exemption Certificate) for the new Musaffah Channel, familiarisation for the new channel, and pilot training for both Khalifa Port and Musaffah Port. Training courses for other ports in the Emirates will follow in due course, with the centre currently developing a full programme of training for regional marine bodies on all types of vessel, concentrating on berthing and unberthing, navigating within channels and tug handling.

REGULATIONS, COMPLIANCE AND LICENSING DEPARTMENT Since the department was set up two years ago it has completed the development of all the basic rules required to manage a multi port operation in Abu Dhabi. It has developed the Byelaws for general port management, the General and Pilotage Directions required by Harbour Masters to manage the navigation and the Port Rules to manage the landside of port operations. It has recently published the ADPC Dangerous Goods Regulations which all port users are required to comply with. After taking account of the Abu Dhabi Department of Transport, Transport Regulations, best practice in world ports and International Conventions and Laws, the department draws up, consults internally and externally before publishing the resulting regulation. At the same time the department has issued standards for the implementation of a pilotage service and guidance on safe tug operation in ADPC ports. Taking responsibility for the issue of handbooks and guidance on regulatory matters the department has shaped the design of the ADPC website and recognising its importance as a tool of communication it uses it as one of the major means of communicating with port users and other stakeholders. The department now publishes all its regulation, guidance, standards on the website and provides the forms necessary for arriving vessels to use to comply with Abu Dhabi arrival requirements. Continuously researching best practice world wide the department is able to react quickly to the changing environment and is already consulting on a review of the Byelaws to ensure they remain fit for purpose.


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QUALITY, HEALTH, SAFETY, SECURITY AND EVIRONMENTAL DIVISION ACHIEVEMENTS Abu Dhabi Ports Company, from the onset has been conscious of their obligation to ensure safety on all levels - to all stakeholders and the environment. The key to ensure the manifestation of this goal has been the successful development and implementation of the Integrated Health, Safety and Environmental Management System (IHSEMS). The system has been audited and ADPC-Ports Unit (PU), has been awarded “ISO 14001-2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007” certification by Lloyd’s Register of Quality Assurance. ADPC-PU’s QHSSE strategy aims to achieve continual improvement in ADPC Ports QHSSE performance. The strategy consists of three components. The first is to ensure the ADPC’s Port Unit in its role as the Ports Authority maintains a sound HSE foundation. Standards, auditing, reporting, incident management, risk management and healthy environment for all ports is the basis of ADPC-PU Integrated Health, Safety and Environmental Management System. The second component is to manage any medium term risks and opportunities. The third is to manage long term risks. This involves ensuring that the ADPC-PU’s long term QHSSE strategy supports ADPC in achieving its business strategy. Each component of ADPC Ports Unit business and operational activities has a QHSSE programme. The programmes detail how the relevant component of the business will implement the QHSSE strategy. Compliance with the ADPC PU IHSEMS demonstrates due diligence, good governance, low risk and a competent management committed to health and safety in the workplace. Other benefits include lower outgoings as a result of effective spending in all aspects, including investment in staff training; sustainable development methodologies; reducing energy consumption and an overall reduction in the carbon footprint. Key Targets and Achievements: • ADPC-Ports Unit Waste Management System rolled out and implemented by Abu Dhabi Terminals. • Development of an Integrated Health Safety and Environment System (IHSEMS) which has been approved by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance Limited – to the world’s most rigid health, safety and environmental management system standards: • Development of Crisis and Emergency Management System for all port facilities, officially approved by Department of Transport - Abu Dhabi

• Establishment of full HSE training programme for ADPC-PU employees • Conducted major emergency drill with Abu Dhabi Terminals, CNI A, Abu Dhabi Civil Defense and Abu Dhabi Police at Mina Zayed on September 28, 2011 • Equal focus has simultaneously been given to Khalifa Port, where a number of projects are running concurrently, including: • Khalifa Port Fire, HazMat and Rescue Services, which include the set up and fit out of the fire station, selection and training of fire fighters and emergency response teams. • Khalifa Port Oil Spill Response Plan and Contingencies • Khalifa Port Water Quality Monitoring and Ecological Evaluation of Marine Habitats, which will involve teams from local universities. • Khalifa Port Air Quality Monitoring Systems • Developed Security Management system, including security plan for each port RECENT AWARDS

Among the most recent accolades received by ADPC are: International Bulk Journal Awards 2011 In recognition of its commitment to protect the environment in which it operates, ADPC won an Environmental Protection award. ADPC was commended for its investment in the construction of the US$240m environmental breakwater that surrounds its flagship Khalifa Port, in order to protect the Ras Ghanada coral reef, the largest and most diverse coral community in the Arabian Gulf. Rising 4 metres above the sea, the breakwater cuts down sea swell, contamination and unnecessary temperature change from any projected port use. ADPC collected two awards for Port Operation and Environmental Protection at the 2011 International Lloyd’s List Middle East and Indian Sub-Continent Awards. The awards recognised ADPC for its contributions to promoting the highest standards and practices in Environmental Protection and Port Operations. Big Project and BGreen Magazine Awards also recognised ADPC’s ongoing work at Khalifa Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) naming them as their Outstanding Development of the Year and the Energy Efficient Project of the Year. Arabian Computer News Award ADPC’s IT team lifted a leading prize at the Arabian Computer News Arab Technology Awards, winning the Energy, Telecoms and Industry Implementation award for its continuing virtualisation work, currently focusing on linking ADPC’s Mina Zayed HQ with the Khalifa Port site at Taweelah, providing a green data centre and cutting power consumption by 40%.


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MUTI-MODAL TRANSPORT

MULTI-MODAL TRANSPORT benefits ports The emirate of Abu Dhabi is benefiting from the expansion of a world-class transportation infrastructure, underpinning multi-modal connectivity of roads, ports, rail and air networks ensuring easy accessibility to and from the emirate’s new state-of-the-art Khalifa Port and also Mina Zayed and Musaffah Port and those of the Western region. Khalifa Port – the modern gateway to Abu Dhabi is being developed to accommodate the largest container ships to ensure easy import of bulk raw materials and export of finished goods and therefore the need is for swift, smooth running transport links to efficiently despatch freight. An ultra-modern facility, the port is already active; receiving construction cargoes as well as alumina for the EMAL smelter at a dedicated berth. Phase 1 will officially open for business in Q4 2012. Khalifa Port will eventually offer capacity of 15 million TEUs and 35 million tonnes bulk cargo handling by 2030. Meanwhile the nearby Abu Dhabi International Airport and Al Maktoum Airport Dubai approximately 40 minutes away - have a combined air freight capacity of 14 million tonnes per annum. The emirate’s road network links all major cities in the UAE, Oman, Qatar and KSA. Etihad Rail – currently constructing the UAE component of a planned pan-Arabian rail network linking Yemen, Oman and Saudi Arabia with the EU and Russia - offers the opportunity to integrate rail freight facilities into the operating plan of each tenant’s plant at Kizad with the option of dedicated rail links and marshalling yards. This will be extended to Mina Zayed and Musaffah Ports in the future. The Western Region ports will also benefit greatly from the introduction of the new rail links. At Khalifa Port the innovative Modular Path, which allows for the unrestricted movement of ultra large structures between customers’ sites within the industrial zone and Khalifa Port, are then integrated

with Abu Dhabi’s highway network to enable the movement of large loads throughout the rest of the emirate. Roads in and around the industrial zone will be international standard dual four-lane highways, and dual three-lane arterial roads for efficient movement of goods and traffic. Interchanges are all constructed with bridges to further facilitate the flow of traffic. ETIHAD RAIL

Etihad Rail, the developer and operator of the UAE’s national railway, will connect the country’s key centres of trade, industry and population, acting as a catalyst for economic growth and sustaining social development. The US$10.89 billion construction project – which will span all seven emirates – is designed to transport about 50 million tonnes of cargo and 16 million passengers, with Etihad Rail prioritising goods and heavy industrial products such as steel, concrete and petrochemicals. The freight network, with a design speed of up to 120 km/h, will form part of a seamless logistics network. The 1,200 km track will be completed over three phases, with the first 264 km Ruwais – Habshan – Shah freight stretch. The system is diesel traction with an option to electrify. Granulated sulphur for export will be transported on the line linking Shah’s sour gasfield in the desert to Ruwais in the Western Region for export. Stage 2 will link Abu Dhabi and Jebel Ali, in Dubai, with planned links into ADPC’s megaprojects Khalifa Port and Kizad as well as benefiting Musaffah Port and Mina Zayed. The national railway is also eventually expected to provide freight and passenger services connecting the UAE with Saudi Arabia via Ghweifat in the west, and Oman, via Al Ain in the east. When completed, a fleet size of over 100 locomotives and 5,000 freight wagons will be required to service the full freight and passenger network. Due to the nature of the terrain the railway covers – and the engineering challenges of building a railroad through 80 kms of sand dunes - engineers have visited China and looked at Saudi Arabia and Mauritania to learn the best way of coping with the shifting sands.


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ADPC PORTS LOCATION MAP

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THE ARABIAN GULF DOHAR

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MUGHARRAQ

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MINA ZAYED

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KHALIFA PORT

KHALIFA PORT a groundbreaking project Khalifa Port - and the Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) it services - combine to make the emirate’s largest groundbreaking infrastructure project. When completed, it will become one of the world’s largest industrial areas, with one of the biggest semi automated ports. Khalifa Port is designed to handle the world’s largest ships at sea with a draft of 16m and will be the first port in the region offering integrated rail facilities. The world class design and construction is complemented by the impressive innovative transport links provided – both on and off site – making it an attractive proposition to those seeking a manufacturing or logistics hub with speedy access to their customer base.

The total size of Kizad Zones A and B, including Khalifa Port, equals a massive 420 sq kms in size: four times bigger than Abu Dhabi Island, 2/3 the size of Singapore and one quarter the size of Greater London. The cost of Khalifa Port Phase 1 and Kizad Zone A alone totals US$ 7.2 billion. When completed it is estimated that more than 100,000 jobs, with an emphasis on high-tech jobs and skills development for the local population, will be provided. The port will handle bulk liquids, dry bulk, Ro-Ro (roll-on, roll-off) and general cargo in addition to TEU containers.


AN OFFSHORE ISLAND of 2.7 sq kms – or the size of 340 football pitches

FACTFILE: KHALIFA PORT

Flexible master plan for development, Khalifa Port is being developed in stages, aiming to be one of the world’s largest ports by 2030. Location: • 60kms from downtown Abu Dhabi • 85 kms from downtown Dubai • 45 kms from Jebel Ali Free Zone Authority (JAFZA) Features: • Port island built 4.6 kms offshore: total area 2.7 sq kms • Onshore terminal facility: total area 6.4 sq kms • Channel: 12kms long x 250 metres wide with 16.5 metre draft • Principal quay wall: 4 kms long • Quay length: 3.2kms • Port basin: 800 metres x 3.6 kms • Draft: 18 metres alongside quay, to accommodate the largest ships • Latest equipment/VTS/ new tugs and safety measures all being introduced • Extensive warehousing and cold storage facilities available: up to 2,040 reefers Initial Capacity: • 2 million TEU containers • 12 million tons of bulk/break bulk cargo • Designed to handle the world’s largest ships at sea Projected capacity: 2030 capacity expected to be 15million TEU containers and 35 million tons of cargo annually • First port in region with semi-automated port facilities • First port in region with integrated rail facilities • Commenced shipments of alumina for EMAL’s aluminium smelter in Q4 2010 Commodities: • Bulk Liquids (oil fuel, vegetable oil and petrochemical solvents) • Dry bulk (including alumina, cement and grain) • Containers • Ro-Ro • General cargo Cranes: • 6 Super post-Panamax ship to shore container cranes • 20 diesel electric straddle carriers • 30 automated stacking cranes


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When the container traffic, currently handled at Mina Zayed, transfers to Khalifa Port in Q4 2012, it will initially handle 2 million TEU containers and 12 million tons of cargo capacity – including bulk/break cargo. This is three times as many containers handled by Mina Zayed in 2011 and is forecasted to increase annually to reach up to 15 million TEU containers, and 35 million tons of cargo, by 2030.

The offshore terminal quay – or port island – has been built 4.6 kms out to sea with the UAE’s longest of two causeway bridges to the island measuring 1 km long and allowing the sea current to flow naturally along the coastline.

The capacity for reefers – up to 800 - at Khalifa Port has been dramatically expanded from what had been provided at Mina Zayed.

An award winning 8 km long environmental protection breakwater, costing US$240 million, was constructed to conserve the Ras Ghanada Reef – the Arabian Gulf’s largest coral reef that supports flourishing marine life including turtles, dolphins, sea snakes, clownfish etc.

The EMAL site features the biggest one-site greenfield aluminium smelter in the world, which opened in December 2009. Less than a year later EMAL’s historic first cargo shipload arrived at its dedicated berth, capable of handling 4 million tons annually of shipped cargo. Khalifa Port has a quay length of 3.2 kms with a 16 metre draft alongside quay and a future draft of 18 metres at the quay wall. The twoyear dredging contract cost US$1.5 billion and the combined dredged and reclaimed materials totalled 45 million cubic metres. Master planning of the port was performed by Halcrow and Moffatt and Nichol Engineering. It has been designed to be constructed in phases over 20 years incorporating an offshore port island of 2.7 sq kms – or the size of 340 football pitches – and an onshore facility of 6.4 sq kms with capability of expanding berthing facilities for future demand. Khalifa Port is approached by a 12 km long channel, 250 metres wide and with a 16.5 metre draft. The port basin measures 800m x 3.6kms.

The project also involved raising the ground level across 20 sq kms by 2m, the height of a man.


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KHALIFA PORT WILL HANDLE THREE TIMES AS MANY CONTAINERS AS HANDLED BY MINA ZAYED IN 2011

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Cranes, with a value of US$192 million, are being installed to ensure swift ship to shore turnaround. They include six Super Post-Panamax ship to shore container cranes (manufactured by ZPMC); 20 diesel electric straddle carriers (Terex-Noell) and 30 automatic stacking cranes (Konecranes – also responsible for delivering the terminal operating system). It has been the job of programme management consultants International Bechtel Company Limited to ensure that everything was delivered on target dates, to budget and meeting stringent quality and environmental standards, testing everything to the minutest detail to ensure that all the systems meshed and worked 100% prior to the opening of Khalifa Port. This included everything from pipelines to CCTV, the buoys in the approach channel and 120 buildings from warehouses to fire stations, the harbour master’s office and two radar towers.

To ensure that all works were delivered on target and to budget, the Abu Dhabi Ports Company CEO, Tony Douglas, championed the 100 Step Plan that detailed 100 smart milestones to be covered within a 100 day sprint. Navis – a part of the US based Cargotec Corporation and the global standard for managing the movement of cargo through terminals – was chosen by ADPC to facilitate automated operations at Khalifa Port. Scheduled to go live in conjunction with the opening of Khalifa Port, the SPARCS N4 system will support the management and optimisation of the vessel, yard and gate operations at the semiautomated green field terminal. The solutions will allow Khalifa Port to integrate with Kizad and its customer base.


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Bechtel: In-depth marine experience Since its foundation in 1898, Bechtel has been involved in more than 80 port and marine projects around the world, 28 of which have been in the last ten years. Most recently these projects have included the Khalifa Port and the associated Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), and expansion of the Jubail port and industrial zone in Saudi Arabia. With a vision to create a first-class port and industrial zone, Abu Dhabi Ports Company presented Bechtel with the task to manage and coordinate the master planning, design, and construction of KIZAD and its associated infrastructure. Khalifa Port is a 9.1km² development, including a reclaimed 2.7km² offshore island, which will have the capacity of handling two-million TEU per year from 2012. KIZAD is 51km² of strategically located industrial development opportunity.

As a part of Bechtel’s role in developing the industrial city of Jubail, the Royal Commission for Jubail and Yanbu asked Bechtel to develop master plans for both an industrial and a commercial port. The industrial facilities include a 10km causeway with 20 berths; the commercial facilities include an 18-berth commercial port designed primarily for containerized and break bulk cargo handling. The project also includes an extensive bulk and liquid material-handling system, a tank-storage farm, and ship-loading facilities. As one of the industry leaders in the successful delivery, on time and to budget, of large-scale, complex, transportation and infrastructure projects, Bechtel is able to provide the full range of port-related services, from master planning to engineering and full project implementation, either for standalone ports, or as part of national transportation hub developments, industrial zones, or cities.


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BECHTEL COMPANY LTD

Initially, the port will be able to handle 2 million TEU annually when container traffic from the existing port facility in Mina Zayed is transferred. “We chose Navis because of its proven track record of innovation in the industry,” said Bob Post, Senior Project Manager, ADPC. “Being successful means partnering with a proven solutions provider for our mission: critical technology, equipment and systems, working with Navis allows us better management of container shipments as we continue to expand and grow.” Because Khalifa Port will initially be configured for semi-automated operation using Automated Stacking Cranes (ASC) and manually operated straddle carriers, the SPARCS N4 system will also include the Navis ASC Manager. ASC Manager allows terminal operators to manage the advancements in unmanned container equipment. It is a centralised container management and container monitoring solution system that provides optimised despatching and management of automated stacking cranes that are paired with manned equipment. The system is designed to manage and optimise the stacking of containers in each ASC stack and will targets reduction in fuel emissions for environmentally friendly operations.

Project Management Consultant for the Khalifa Port and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) is International Bechtel Company Ltd – an organisation that has been involved with more than 80 port and marine projects throughout the world since its foundation in 1898. As an industry leader in delivering large, complex infrastructure and transportation projects on time and to budget, Bechtel provides the full complement of portrelated services from master planning to engineering and project implementation for standalone ports and those that are part of national transportation hubs, industrial zones and cities. Of the 28 port and marine projects in the past decade with which Bechtel has been involved, the most recent include the Khalifa Port and Kizad, and the expansion of the Jubail port and industrial zone in Saudi Arabia. Bechtel has worked with Abu Dhabi Ports Company since 2006 to help it realise its ambition of creating a world-class port and industrial zone. The result of this is the creation of Kizad, an industrial development of unprecedented scale, ambition and vision, and Khalifa Port, a 9.1 sq km development including a 2.7 sq km reclaimed offshore island that has the capacity to handle 2m TEU annually. Bechtel has been working in the United Arab Emirates for 50 years, and is proud to be Platinum Sponsor of the second World Ports and Trade Summit. Bechtel celebrates the role that the industry is playing in fuelling the economic growth of the UAE.


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KIZAD industrial zone project From the outset, Abu Dhabi Ports Company’s groundbreaking Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (Kizad) industrial zone project and Khalifa Port has been a cornerstone of the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030.

These will be high quality jobs, drawing in expertise from around the world to create opportunities for Emiratis and expats living in the country to develop the skills and expertise to flourish on a world stage.

It is the means by which a number of ambitious, long-term targets will be delivered, and marks a substantial drive towards diversification of the economy in pursuit of sustainable growth, less dependent on the oil and gas industries.

It is a hybrid industrial zone which is part free zone and part non-free zone. Currently 1.2m sq metres of land in Area A have been allocated free zone status. However, the master plan allows this to be expanded depending on demand. Being located in the non free zone benefits businesses through exemption from custom duties when exported to GCC countries.

Kizad - located at Taweelah, midway between Dubai and Abu Dhabi City – is expected, directly and indirectly, to create more than 100,000 jobs and to contribute around 15% of Abu Dhabi’s non-oil GDP in 2030.

It is anticipated that between 60% and 80% of the goods manufactured within Kizad will be exported – via Khalifa Port - adding further value to the nation’s economy.


ONE OF KIZAD’S FOREMOST OBJECTIVES IS TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF HIGHLY SKILLED JOBS AVAILABLE

KIZAD: PRIMARY INFRASTRUCTURE

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Kizad Zone A totals 51 sq kms – the equivalent of 6,375 football pitches Kizad Zone B totals 367 sq kms – the equivalent of 45,875 football pitches There are five interchanges Roads, ranging between two and eight lanes total 58 kms 12 bridges Piping of different sizes totals 246 kms High voltage transmission cabling (33kV and 11kV) totals 126kms Advanced mass earthworks – 40 million cubic metres Additionally, a seawater cooling facility for the EMAL aluminium smelter includes 13 kms of 2.6metres diameter pipe – large enough to drive a Range Rover through.


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EMAL is a state of the art aluminium smelter complex supplying the world with  high quality metal. The advanced Greenfield smelter in Al Taweelah currently uses  DX  Reduction  Cell  Technology  to  produce  750,000  tonnes  of  aluminium  annually. This will increase to 1.3 metric million tonnes by the end of 2014 upon  completion of Phase II and the installation of the new generation DX+ Reduction  Technology, making it the largest single site smelter in the world. Approval of a  $4.5bn  investment  for  Phase  II,  combined  with  the  US$5.7bn  Phase  I  joint  venture between Dubai Aluminium and Mubadala Investment Company, makes  EMAL one of the largest industrial projects in the UAE outside oil and gas and  one of the key projects leading the diversification of the UAE’s economy. Moreover, EMAL uses the most sustainable technologies available worldwide to  reduce emissions in line with Environment Agency Abu Dhabi requirements to  minimise its carbon footprint.

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Combining world-class infrastructure, multi-modal connectivity, including proximity to one of the world’s most advanced ports, and a wide range of features aimed to improve business efficiency such as vertically integrated industry clusters, Kizad will contribute significantly to the future prosperity of Abu Dhabi and the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The industries targeted by Kizad are amongst those highlighted by the economic vision as the primary and enabling industries required to propel the nation forward.

KIZAD WILL CONTRIBUTE SIGNIFICANTLY TO THE FUTURE PROSPERITY OF ABU DHABI

These include: • Aluminium • Steel • Petrochemicals and Chemicals • Paper, Print and Packaging • Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Equipment • Food • Trade and Logistics • Engineered Metal Products • Mixed use and others While not all of these industries will be housed in true vertically integrated clusters, each is expected to contribute significantly to Kizad’s success. Each cluster is focused on a key primary industry, with a number of related midstream and downstream processes located close by. Other suppliers and service companies serving each stage of the value chain will also be encouraged to establish operations in the cluster.


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For example, the Aluminium Cluster is anchored by Emirates Aluminium (EMAL), and will provide their feedstock to a number of users who will add value in the form of casting or forging processes.

The features of the zone ensure that different benefits are offered to each cluster. However, a solid core of benefits is offered to all industries which locate in the industrial zone including:

These in turn will supply tertiary companies with components for further finishing and incorporation into finished products that will then go to the warehousing and logistics businesses for distribution and export.

• Easy access to markets • Strategic location of Abu Dhabi • Outstanding transportation infrastructure using sea, air, road and rail • Low cost operating environment • Low cost utilities • Zero income tax environment • Option of claiming exemption from GCC customs duties on goods manufactured in the Industrial Zone or of owning 100% of a business and avoiding UAE duties on goods imported and re-exported through the zone. • Clustering approach • Appealing UAE lifestyle helps to attract and retain high-quality staff • Ease of doing business • High quality local and expat workforce

The proximity the cluster brings allows the establishment of Kizad’s innovative Hot Metal Road - a specially constructed roadway that enables the transport and delivery of aluminium in molten form, saving downstream manufacturers the considerable cost of re-melting ingots.

A SOLID CORE OF BENEFITS IS OFFERED TO ALL INDUSTRIES LOCATED IN KIZAD


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With its enormous size of 417 sq kilometres and strategically planned approach, Kizad will inevitably become one of the world’s foremost industrial zones. It is set to become a hub for manufacturing, logistics and trade, across a number of sectors. With one of the world’s most advanced deepwater seaports and world-class infrastructure, Kizad will benefit from excellent multimodal connectivity via sea, air, road and rail networks to ensure easy accessibility to and from the industrial zone. On the western side of Area A is the location of the Modular Path – designed specifically to enable large plant and equipment to be transported directly between customers’ sites and Khalifa Port. The Modular Path is also integrated into the main highway network.

EMAL is Abu Dhabi’s industrial flagship project with its US$10.5 billion investment and business plan developed in line with the capital’s 2030 Vision to bring long-term diversification and economic growth to the country. The organisation was the first anchor project to take up residence on a 6 km2 site at Kizad with its own dedicated jetty, providing downstream business opportunities for local companies and helping to generate inward investment, helping to grow the local economy. The first ship, delivering raw materials to the US$6 billion Phase 1 development, arrived in November 2010 and 14 months later the company celebrated a major milestone with the arrival of the fiftieth ship at its dedicated berth. EMAL currently supplies quality aluminium products to over 200 customers around the globe with the focus on local, Middle East, European, Asia and North American markets. This will expand as a result of the planned US$ 4.5 billion Phase 2 development. The organisation conducted an in-depth feasibility study before announcing the start of Phase 2. In August 2011, main contractors had been selected and a month later an official ground breaking ceremony was held on site at the Al Taweelah smelter, announcing the start of the construction activities. All EMAL products are ISO9000 certified. Currently these include sow, standard ingots, sheet ingots and extrusion billets. The project has already created 2,000 jobs with Emiratisation at the core of EMAL’s employment strategy – which is expected to increase to 3,000 employees upon completion of Phase 2, when EMAL’s production capacity is set to rise to 1.3 metric million tonnes. Currently around 391 of its employees are Emirati nationals, of which 81 are male engineers and 15 are female engineers. EMAL uses the most sustainable technologies available worldwide to reduce emissions in line with Environment Agency Abu Dhabi requirements, to minimise its carbon footprint.


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MINA ZAYED PORT

MINA ZAYED the gateway for container and general cargo Mina Zayed has been the home port of Abu Dhabi since 1972 and the gateway for container and general cargo, responsible for spearheading the emirate’s healthy growth in freight and passenger traffic over the decades. The port covers 510 hectares, providing 21 berths along a total of 4,375 metres and covered warehousing space totalling over 143,000 sq metres and cold storage facilities with a capacity of 20,000 tons. Mina Zayed has been handling general cargo, liquid bulk, break bulk and specialised cargo in addition to containers and Ro-Ro. However, container traffic is planned to transfer in phased stages to the new super modern Khalifa Port. In 2011 the port handled a record 767,713 TEU containers, plus 8.6 million tons of general cargo and 56,895 Ro-Ro units.

General cargo saw a substantial growth and passenger volumes were also significantly up. Cruise traffic is being further developed at Mina Zayed. The target for 2030 is to increase the number of current calls to 300 and to achieve a throughput of some 600,000 passengers. In October 2011 ADTA - Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority - opened a temporary tented cruise liner terminal, capable of handling 1,300 passengers at a time and designed to cater for the cruise seasons up to 2013. The terminal also serves the processing and passenger information/assistance needs of ships calling on a transit basis. Plans are underway with Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA) and the Tourism Development Investment Company (TDIC) to upgrade the current temporary cruise terminal building and construct an enhanced dedicated facility at Mina Zayed, when container traffic relocates to Khalifa Port.


HANDLING GENERAL CARGO, LIQUID BULK, BREAK BULK AND SPECIALISED CARGO IN ADDITION TO CONTAINERS AND RO-RO

FACTFILE: MINA ZAYED

Features: • Built in 1972 and owned by Abu Dhabi Government • Managed and operated by Abu Dhabi Terminals Location: Abu Dhabi city centre, north-eastern sector Size: • 510 hectares • 21 berths with draft ranging from 6 to 15 metres • Total berth length of 4,375 metres • Over 143,000 sq metres of covered warehousing and cold storage facilities with a capacity of 20,000 tons Cargo: • Container traffic moving to Khalifa Port from Q4 2012 in staged phases • General cargo • Ro-Ro • Specialist Project Cargo Cruise Terminal: Temporary cruise terminal – currently able to handle 1,300 passengers simultaneously – has been developed in collaboration with Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority and Tourism Development Investment Company. Aim is to have throughput of 600,000 passengers by 2030.


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MUSAFFAH port and channel Musaffah port is now served by a new 53 km long channel – the second largest channel in the region after the Suez Canal. Serving the thriving Musaffah Industrial Zone, the new channel is capable of handling far larger ships, assuring the port of a bright economic future. It replaces the shorter, shallower Khawr Al Bateen Channel, which is designated for smaller vessels and may serve the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC). The channel was dredged over a period of 30 months, with the dredged volume amounting to a staggering 65 million cubic metres and at a cost of US$411 million. The depth is 9 metres – almost double the older channel – with a width of 200 metres, allowing for two-way vessel traffic of larger bulk carriers.

At the north west end of the port area there is a general cargo terminal operated by Abu Dhabi Terminals with a quay length is of 340 metres and alongside depth of 10 metres. Facilities include closed and open warehousing and large open areas for storage with adjacent storage tanks for liquid bulk cargoes. The Abu Dhabi Ports Company’s marine simulator and training centre are located in the terminal as is the Musaffah port control and VTMS operation. New safety measures have been adopted in the channel with compulsory pilotage for all ships unless exempted by the Harbour Master. However, PECs (Pilot Exemption Certificates) can be granted to masters who pass specific examinations, and who are now able to train on the simulator.


FACTFILE: MUSAFFAH PORT AND CHANNEL

Musaffah Port: • Located in the heart of the Musaffah Industrial area, on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi city • Abu Dhabi Terminals operate a terminal in the port • Quay length: 340 metres • Alongside depth: 11 metres • Closed and open warehousing • VTS tower and Abu Dhabi Ports Company Marine Simulator and Training Centre

Benefits: • Caters for bigger ships • Channel depth virtually doubled - from 5 metres to 9 metres • Panamax ships can now be handled

Cargo: • Break Bulk Cargo • Bagged Cargo • Project Cargo • Ro-Ro

Dredging: • Six million cubic metres of sand

New Musaffah Channel: • The channel serves Musaffah industrial area • Cost US$ 411 million • Length: 53 kilometres • Depth: 9 metres • Width: 200 metres

Safety measures: • The safety measures include matters like Traffic Management by Port Control, Pilotage, Hydrographic Survey, aids to navigation etc. • New VTS (vessel tracking system) to be installed

Environmental Protection: • New island – Habitat Island – created for wildlife from dredged and reclaimed materials • New mangroves and sea grass meadows have been planted • The channel is home to dolphins, breeding flamingos etc.


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Total Quay length: 342m 11 metre depth alongside OPEN STORAGE AREA PORT CONTROL OPEN SHED

The massive dredging project was awarded to the National Marine Dredging Company (NMDC). Their fleet of cutter suction dredgers carried out the work with the latter part of the work deepening some of the existing Musaffah waterfront in front of existing quay wall structures. In addition to the dredging, NMDC were responsible for diverting services that bisected the channel, navigational aids and the VTS.

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All care was taken during the building of the channel, as it passes through the Bul Sayeef Marine Protected Area, with its sea grasses and thriving marine habitat – including dugongs and flamingos.

MUSAFFAH CHANNEL

The Urban Planning Council directed that the offshore island, Habitat Island – reclaimed as part of the works – should be set aside to encourage the growth of mangroves and corals with a plan to plant approximately 350,000 mangrove seedlings. The island already attracts large pods of dolphins, birds and marine life.

ABU DHABI ISLAND

OLD MUSAFFAH CHANNEL

NEW MUSAFFAH CHANNEL

MUSAFFAH INDUSTRIAL AREA

This was the first project of its kind in Abu Dhabi and has set a benchmark for future marine projects where habitat is perceived to be threatened. The whole island is protected by rock revetments, designed in such a way that the island will sculpt itself naturally over time.

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WESTERN REGION PORTS remain vitally important

While Khalifa Port becomes the chief focal point of Abu Dhabi’s port activities over coming decades, the emirate’s smaller ports of Al Gharbia, in the Western Region, remain vitally important. The ports of Al Gharbia will play a significant role in the growth of the economy with an estimated AED 98 billion of investment pumped into infrastructure, tourism and economic development projects in the region. The area encompasses everything from 350 kms of stunning natural coastline and pristine beaches to some of the world’s tallest sand dunes.

The sea is also the only method of travelling to the outlying islands and provides income for the fishermen and their families. Al Gharbia’s main towns include Madinat Zayed, Liwa, Ruwais, Ghayathi, Sila, Marfa, Sir Bani Yas and Delma Island, the last three of which have Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) marine facilities. ADPC, in coordination with Abu Dhabi’s Tourism Development and Investment Company (TDIC) has recently opened a new logistics port facility located on the western side of Sir Bani Yas Island. Now logistic services between Sir Bani Yas and the mainland ports of Jebel al Dhanna and Mugharrag Ports have been strengthened. Goods and services between the island and the mainland will benefit from the modern facilities and easier access.


YEARS OF ANTICIPATION AND METICULOUS PLANNING, ARE UNDER WAY AT KALIFA PORT


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Mugharrag Port General Marine Information Location Latitude / Longitude: 24° - 10’.90 N - 052° - 34’.00 E Navigational Charts: BA - 3780 and 3179 Quay length: 175 mtrs (Ro-Ro Berths) and 85 mtrs (Vessel alongside) = 260 mtrs (total) Alongside depth: • Vessel Alongside the Berth 2.50 mtrs (as per CD) • For the Landing Craft the Maximum forward depth

= 2.60 mtrs and the Aft depth up to 6.0 mtrs

Approach Channels: • Mugharrag - Delma Island Channel

(approaching the Mugharrag entrance)

Safe Depth: 4.5 mtrs as per CD

• Mugharrag – Sir Bani Yas Channel 5.50 mtrs Channel information A = Mugharrag – Delma Island B = Mugharrag – Sir Bani Yas Island C = Jabal Dhannah – Sir Bani Yas Channel Length:

A 21 NM B 4 NM C 3 NM

Channel Depth:

A 5-20 mtrs B 7.5 mtrs C 8 mtrs

Channel Width:

A N/A (see Chart BA-3179) B 50-60 mtrs C 50-60 mtrs

Maximum vessel draft allowed in channel: If the Craft is calling at Mugharrag Maximum Depth = A 4.5 mtrs B 5.5 mtrs C 7.0 mtrs Port Harbour Master:

The Sir Bani Yas Logistics Port is fully operational with three roll-on roll-off ramps, a boat pontoon and a control office. It will be able to handle all TDIC construction materials and workers in a faster, safer and more efficient manner. It will also be able to provide back-of-house operational support, ensuring the tourism continuity of the island. Sir Bani Yas island is considered one of the largest open natural reserves, with the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan first laying its grounds – and which Abu Dhabi’s leadership is continuing to develop in his footsteps into one of the emirate’s top touristic destinations. Additionally, ADPC runs operations at Sila Port, Delma Port, Mugharrag and Marfa.

Captain Hazzaa al Junaibi Tel: +971 2-6952496 Mobile: +971 56- 6870828 email: hazzaa.aljunaibi@adpc.ae Facilities and General Information Type of cargos that can be handled: General Cargo and Vehicles (Trailers and Trucks etc.) Availability of marine craft and facilities such as Tugs, Pilots and VTS: • VTS: for Traffic guidance and assistance on CH 08 • Port control: for any enquiries by clients

(regarding Craft calling at the Port)

• Police office Open storage / Warehouses: Open area Fuel availability: ADNOC station (from 06:00 till 22:00 Hrs) Water availability: No Fresh Water supply available on the jetties (only via Shore Tankers suppliers) Customs availability: No CNIA availability: Yes ADPC personnel at port: Yes Link to Port Tariff: ADPC web site www.adpc.ae


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At Sila, a new commercial port has opened with a range of facilities, shielded by a protected basin with a 300 metre quay wall. It provides a 6 metre draft, Ro-Ro ramps, VTS, radar and an open storage area. In the town’s fishing harbour, ADPC has installed pontoons and other facilities for fishermen. Mugharrag Port is developed primarily for Ro-Ro traffic and is fully manned to handle commercial cargo, featuring 84 meter quay wall, a terminal building, a newly installed VTS along with radar and an open storage area. The ferry route between Delma Island and Mugharrag will see improved facilities for passengers. Delma Island is one of the oldest inhabited islands in the area with archaeologists finding evidence of human existence going back 10,000 years. It is now experiencing development in its fishing, freight and passenger ferry harbours with a new single central port geared to incorporate landing craft and fishing boats. Marfa Port is being developed into a modern fishing harbour with a protected basin, quay walls and facilities to support fishing, displaying ADPC’s continuing commitment to provide excellent services to the local communities. Shahama Port is seeing the development of a commercial recreational marina, open to the public, and a protected basin and waterfront property.

MARFA

Dry ports are also being developed by ADPC at Al Dhafra and Al Ain in the future.


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CRUISE

NEW CRUISE TERMINAL just the beginning Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA), working in collaboration with industry stakeholders Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) and Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT), has erected a new tented cruise terminal at Mina Zayed which is capable of simultaneously accommodating 1,300 passengers. The facility, on the site of the former ADTA visitor information centre, was designed to cater for the cruise seasons up to 2013. The terminal also serves the processing and passenger information/ assistance needs of ships calling on the emirate on a transit basis. It spans some 2,000 square metres and comprises two dedicated halls - one a luggage-handling facility, the other a passenger centre complete with a waiting lounge, security section, prayer rooms, offices, visitor information centre, currency exchange as well as customs and immigration facilities. The arrival of the Italian 59,000 ton MSC Lirica the first liner to homeport in the UAE capital has provided a boost to Abu Dhabi’s cruise traffic which is already being aided by increased deployment of larger capacity vessels by existing operators. The homeporting also delivers greater knock-on benefits to the local economy with more returns from pre and post accommodation bookings, longer lengths of visitor stay and vessel provisioning.

Overall, Abu Dhabi is anticipating over 70 cruise calls (with total passenger capacity of 180,000) in the current season, and are optimistic that 2010/11’s achievement of 150,000 passenger throughput from 68 cruise calls will be surpassed. The target for 2030 is to increase the number of calls to 300 and to achieve a throughput of some 600,000 passengers. Cruise companies currently using the facility include Costa, Aida, Royal Caribbean, Silversea, Seven Seas, P&O and more recently Sea Princess. The future cruise growth in Abu Dhabi will be contingent on three main factors - developing a world-class, dedicated cruise centre, nurturing the domestic and regional markets as passenger source markets, and continual evolution of the destination so as to remain top-of-mind for both cruise companies and customers alike. A world-class, dedicated cruise centre - currently in the planning stages for Mina Zayed - will enable Abu Dhabi to expand on its current capacity constraint as well as meet the increasingly customised requirements of the world’s major cruise lines. This will strengthen considerably Abu Dhabi’s proposition as a cruise hub, capable of attracting the industry’s top brands for both homeporting and port-of-call purposes. Currently, the domestic (UAE) and regional markets - such as the rest of the Gulf and India accounts for less than 5% of the Abu Dhabi-based cruise market. One only has to look at the current major cruise hubs in Europe, Americas and Asia. and deduce that long-term growth sustainability.


THE TARGET FOR 2030 IS TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF CRUISE CALLS TO 300


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SHIPBUILDING & REPAIR

SHIPBUILDING IN ABU DHABI one of the busiest shipyards Highly regarded as the region’s leading naval shipbuilder, Abu Dhabi Shipbuilding – having their shipyard in Musaffah on the outskirts of Abu Dhabi City – is also a major player in the maintenance of commercial and naval vessels.

The vessels include tugs, barges, landing craft, dredgers, a variety of oil industry work boats including crew boats, diving vessels, supply and safety vessels and anchor handling tug boats. ADSB is one of the few shipyards anywhere with the capability to build and repair vessels made in

Following major expansion over the past few years, ADSB has emerged as one of the busiest shipyards for the maintenance of the Gulf’s offshore oilfield support vessels, employing more than 1,500 people across all shipbuilding and repair disciplines making it a major operation in the thriving Mussafah Industrial zone.

steel, aluminium or composite materials – offering a complete service to offshore operators, whatever kind of vessels they operate.

The new 53 km Mussafah Channel, which can handle the bigger Panamax ships, passes right by the shipyard, enabling increasingly larger ships to be built and repaired at ADSB. Long-term fleet maintenance contracts with two of the leading offshore fleet operators like ESNAAD and IRSHAD mean that every day there are vessels being repaired on the extensive dry berths at the industrial heart of Musaffah adjacent to the port. The company started operations in 1996 as a repair / refit facility for the UAE navy vessels and has expanded to become the region’s leading maritime defence force shipbuilding and repair facility. One of the major contracts awarded to ADSB was to build six 72m Corvettes for the UAE Navy in the region’s biggest-ever naval shipbuilding contract, as well as a number of sophisticated re-fits on naval vessels. At the same time, the company is also active in the new building and repairs for the commercial sector. ADSB annually handles approximately 300 repairs and upgrade work contracts involving dry docking, painting, repair and maintenance work – although some re-fit work and repair work is undertaken off-site or afloat.

As well as five wet berths, ADSB has 12 open air dry berths for vessels up to 100 metres long. A Syncrolift, with side transfer berthing system, enables the yard to handle vessels up to 2,000 tonnes together with a Travelift for smaller vessels up to 500 tonnes. Two of ADSB’s major client’s on the maintenance side are oilfield services company ESNAAD and the oil terminal operator IRSHAD – both subsidiaries of the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). Other prominent owners entrusting their vessels to ADSB include the Dutch companies Boskalis, Van Oord and Damen Marine Services, while UAE companies include Al Seer Marine, Zakher Marine International, Khalid Faraj Shipping, NPCC, MARCAP and National Marine Dredging Company. On the naval side of the business, ADSB carries out daily maintenance and repair tasks for all military customers in the UAE and for visiting GCC and foreign navies. It has fleet maintenance contracts with the UAE Navy, UAE Coast Guard and the recently established Critical National Infrastructure Authority. The company’s involvement with the Gulf’s offshore industry is also reflected in its commercial new building capability. Over the years it has built a variety of vessels including tugboats, maintenance barges, a cutter suction dredger, a coastal tanker and a booster barge station.


FACTFILE: CAPACITY FACTS

• • • • • •

Channel depth of 6 metres Five wet berths catering for vessels up to 105 metres in length. 12 open air dry berths for vessels up to 100 metres, with additional space for 20 vessels under 50 metres and 500 ton displacement. Two 85 metre long ship construction assembly halls with full services including cranes. Three enclosed ship construction/overhaul sheds with full services. A 4,500 sq m air conditioned composite work shop.

ONE OF THE FEW SHIPYARDS ANYWHERE WITH THE CAPABILITY TO BUILD AND REPAIR VESSELS MADE IN STEEL, ALUMINIUM OR COMPOSITE MATERIALS


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MARITIME HISTORY

ABU DHABI a rich maritime history, the very lifeblood for generations

The sea has been Abu Dhabi’s very lifeblood for generations. From the small western marine hub of Delma Island to Abu Dhabi City, the coastline has been home to fishing and pearling fleets, for hundreds of years. Boatyards, with highly skilled craftsmen, built the traditional dhows – now synonymous with the United Arab Emirates. Centuries ago hardy seafarers would sail as far away as Africa to trade in dates, pearls and mangrove wood. Even today, the dhows are still used for everyday purposes and can also be seen in annual sailing races, enjoyed by visitors wishing to sample a more leisurely pace of life from the past. With the development of the tourism industry in the emirate – and an increase in residents’ leisure time – new marinas are providing berths to satisfy the 21st century’s demand for experiencing the sea. Powerboats, jet skis, small craft, and multi-million dollar yachts can all be seen on a weekend horizon with their passengers enjoying the emirate’s sunny climate and clear blue seas.

With a coastline stretching more than 400 kms – and with over 200 islands lying within easy reach offshore - it is hardly surprising to see the growth in popularity for taking to the sea for leisure pursuits. Abu Dhabi recently played host to the 11th Volvo Ocean Race fleet on its layover, providing a safe haven during the gruelling nine-month race, described as the “Everest of sailing”. The emirate was the first Middle East host port for the Volvo Ocean Race – and its first destination partner. The 11-strong crew of the racing yacht Azzam flying the flag of Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing, has been skippered by British Olympic two-time medallist Ian Walker. The highly equipped yacht might well be a far cry from the traditional dhow – but both have played their part in the maritime history of Abu Dhabi. Likewise, with the amazing developments being made in the commercial ports along the emirates’ coastline, the Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) is also making history.


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ADPC PORT GUIDE

ADPC Ports Guide PORT AUTHORITY Abu Dhabi Ports Company (ADPC) PO Box 54477 Abu Dhabi Unites Arab Emirates Telephone: +971 2 695 2000 Fax: +971 2 695 2177 Email: info@adpc.ae www.adpc.ae Mina Zayed TIME GMT +4 NATIONAL HOLIDAYS Port is Operational 24/7 through 365 days a year WATER DENSITY Water density in the ports limit, varies from 1.025 to 1.029 SEASONAL WEATHER CONDITIONS, ANNUAL STORMS Fog / passing fog can be frequently encountered during November to March, and occasionally during other months. Fog mainly occurs during early morning hours. AIRPORT Abu Dhabi International Airport 35 KM LEGAL AND REGULATORY INFORMATION Standard Terms and Conditions For ADPC Ports REGULATIONS, BYELAWS, GENERAL DIRECTIONS, PILOTAGE DIRECTIONS, GUIDANCE NOTES, NOTICES, ETC. Refer to ADPC Regulatory framework SECURITY One of three maritime security levels may be applied within the port at any time: Level 1: Default, routine security level. Level 2: Heightened, a heightened risk of a Security Incident. Level 3: Extreme, a security incident is probable or imminent.

The port’s routine security level is Level 1, however the port may operate with increased measures at any time. AGENT Having an appointed local Agent is mandatory for all vessels TIDAL RANGE AND FLOW Tides are semi-diurnal. Max range is 2.0m, min 0.1m. PORT OPERATIONS LIMITATIONS (MAX. WIND, MIN. VISIBILITY, SEA/SWELL HEIGHT, TIME) Visibility: Normal Operations >1.6 NM Limited Operations from 1.0 - 1.6 NM Suspended Operations <1.0 NM Wind: Normal Operations <20 KN Limited 20-30 KN Suspended >30 KN AIR DRAFT RESTRICTIONS / BRIDGES None PRE-ARRIVAL DOCUMENTS/PROCEDURES / CERTIFICATES Mariners Documentation To be completed and sent to the first Abu Dhabi port of arrival via email or fax to the port VTS or via the ship’s agent at least 48 hours in advance of the ETA. DOCUMENTATION LIST Full Documentation list on application to port APPROACHES AND NAVIGATIONAL AIDS Detail of Approaches on application to port VHF/VTS Mina Zayed on VHF Channels 16, 67, Free Port on Channel 11 PILOT STATION Pilot Launch is available for 24 HRS, 365 Days a Year FAIRWAY BUOY Fairway Buoy is located in position 24° 34’.1N 054° 19’.8E.


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PILOTAGE Pilotage is compulsory for all ships within port limits; this includes the navigable channels leading to the port and all the waters, basins and channels alongside the quays and jetties in the port. Abu Dhabi Ports Company has given a general exemption from pilotage for all vessels less than 100 metres long except ships carrying hazardous cargoes in bulk, which includes bunker barges, are only exempted if they are less than 40 metres long. Vessels of any length carrying more than 12 passengers and all vessels not noted above are subject to compulsory pilotage. This means that they must have a licensed pilot on the ship to assist with the navigation of the ship whenever the ship is within the port limits ; or the Master of the ship must have an exemption certificate, issued by Abu Dhabi Ports Company, which exempts the vessel from taking a licensed pilot. Piloting is available throughout 24 hours. Vessels must not enter the channel unless instructions given by the pilot or the Port Control.

SHIP SUPPLIES WATER, FOOD, EQUIPMENTS Provision for fresh water is available on all the berths. Agent shall need to arrange all relevant permissions

PILOTAGE DIRECTIONS Pilotage Directions on application to port

USEFUL CONTACTS

SEA BUOYS, FAIRWAYS AND CHANNELS MOORING It is mandatory for all piloted and exempted vessels to use port mooring services only. CARGO HANDLING PORT OPERATIONS 24 HRS, 365 Days a Year

SERVICES BALLAST Not permitted BUNKERING Bunkering facility can be availed by vessels either at the designated anchorage location or while alongside. While alongside, bunkering is available from both shore side for 380 cst or for diesel oil by road tanker. Bunkering facility shall be arranged by the agent of the vessel. The vessel shall keep port control informed while starting and finishing the bunker operation and in the event of any spill / pollution

REPAIRS Repairs of any nature and any other technical services to be carried out by outside companies shall be provided only by companies duly approved by the appropriate licensing department DRY DOCKS No SURVEYORS Various surveys, including cargo, hull, engine etc can be availed at all times from approved surveyors only WASTE DISPOSAL (GARBAGE, BILGE, WASTE OIL) Facilities are available INCIDENT REPORTING Yes, through Port Operator

HARBOUR MASTER Tel: +971 2 695 2997, Fax: +971 2 695 2169 CONTROL TOWER Tel: +971 2 697 5377, +971 2 697 5305 Fax: +971 2 673 0090 POLICE Tel: 999 AMBULANCE Tel: 998 FIRE Tel: 997 Search & Rescue Tel: +971 2 645 1000 CUSTOMS Tel: +971 2 673 0700 CNIA Critical National Infrastructure Authority Tel: 996 MEDICAL EMERGENCIES Khalifa Hospital, Tel: +971 2 610 2000 MORE INFORMATION Available on following sites: www.adterminals.ae & www.adpc.ae


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