4 out of 5 of the world’s best ports are within the Center East

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Four out of five of the world’s most efficient ports are in the Middle East


4 out of 5 of the world’s best ports are within the Center East, in response to a world index developed by the World Financial institution and S&P World Market Intelligence.

In an index of 370 ports, the area dominated the highest 5. These included Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Port (first place), Port Salalah in Oman (second) and Hamad Port in Qatar (third) and the UAE’s Khalifa Port (fifth).

AD Ports-owned Khalifa Port stated its flagship deep-water port scored properly to be used of digital know-how and inexperienced gas alternate options within the international Container Port Efficiency Index (CPPI).

The index ranked ports based mostly on the time vessels have to spend in port to finish workloads in 2021, a yr that noticed unprecedented port congestion and disruption to international provide chains as a result of influence of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Greater than four-fifths of world merchandise commerce by quantity are carried by sea, and roughly 35 p.c of whole volumes is shipped in containers, making the rating an vital international financial indicator.

Captain Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, Managing Director and Group CEO, AD Ports Group, stated: “We have now recognised the stress that international provide chains are beneath and have labored onerous to create efficiencies and new synergies in each space.”

Khalifa Port has deployed a number one workforce of pros and cutting-edge know-how together with automated stacking cranes, aerial drones and an automatic terminal operation system.

AD Ports Group has continued to spend money on progressive applied sciences all through 2022 and now gives greater than 160 digitalised providers to stakeholders and prospects at Khalifa Port, boosting total effectivity and enabling sooner turnaround occasions.

CSP Abu Dhabi container terminal working inside Khalifa Port is the primary terminal within the Center East to implement an autonomous port truck system, deploying electrical Q-Vehicles to help mom vessel loading and unloading actions throughout the facility’s container yard.

The Container Port Efficiency Index is predicated on whole port hours per ship name, outlined because the elapsed time between when a ship reaches a port to its departure from the berth having accomplished its cargo change.

Better or lesser workloads are accounted for by analyzing the underlying information inside ten completely different name dimension ranges. 5 distinct ship dimension teams are accounted for within the methodology given the potential for larger gas and emissions financial savings on bigger vessels.
Supply: Arabian Enterprise



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