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Transforming Global Trade

Through our investments, use of technology and partnerships, we are the catalyst for the next era of global trade

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AD Ports Group’s Annual Report 2023

2023 witnessed significant achievements for the Group, ultimately doubling the Group’s revenue and extending its reach to 46 countries.

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Abu Dhabi
A Global Trade and Maritime Hub

AD Ports Group is an integrated portfolio of world-class ports, economic zones, maritime, logistics and digital businesses driving the growth of international trade. We provide a competitive trading environment with world-class trade, logistics, technologies and advanced infrastructure that delivers efficiencies for our partners and customers.


Our Digital Cluster provides advanced, smart and innovative digital solutions to stakeholders within trade and logistics communities, increasing efficiency, productivity and access to real-time information.

Economic Cities & Free Zones

Our Economic Cities & Free Zones in Abu Dhabi cover a total land area of 550 km2, serving over 1,500 customers, providing a hub for manufacturing, logistics and trade.


Our Logistics Cluster provides supply chain and freight solutions to local and international clientele providing end-to-end supply chain solutions from the point of origin to last mile.


Our Maritime & Shipping Cluster provides quayside services to calling vessels, delivers world-class maritime education and training courses, and governs and regulates Abu Dhabi’s maritime sector.


Our Ports Cluster owns and operates 10 ports and terminals. Their multi-purpose functionality and integrated technologies make them some of the most technologically advanced ports in the region.

Operating at the Centre of Global Trade and Maritime Routes

AD Ports Group is redefining the future of maritime trade and logistics connecting Abu Dhabi to the world, leveraging our strategic position between East and West to enable trade between the most dynamic regions and the world’s fastest-growing economies.

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Strategically located with world-class logistics connections

We leverage our strategic position between East and West to enable trade between the most dynamic regions. Our facilities, state-of-the-art infrastructure, multi modal connectivity and expertise enable businesses to connect to trade routes and expand their reach around the world to 4.5 billion consumers.



Excellent connectivity through 5 nearby international airports

  • Abu Dhabi International Airport
  • Al Maktoum International Airport
  • Dubai International Airport
  • Sharjah International Airport
  • Al Ain International Airport


  • Excellent road network connected to all the Emirates and the GCC
  • Advanced highways and roads link our Economic Cities & Free Zones with all major cities in the UAE, Oman, Qatar and KSA


  • Our Ports Cluster owns and operates a total of 10 ports and terminals
  • Khalifa Port, the first semi-automated port in the region, serves more than 25 major shipping lines and is connected to more than 70 destination ports around the globe
  • Khalifa Port is a hub for 3 of the world's top four shipping companies, including COSCO PORTS Shipping Company (CSP), MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company, and CMA CGM Group

Future Rail

  • Etihad Rail’s 1,200 km network will extend across the United Arab Emirates, connecting the country’s major hubs of trade and industry from the border of Saudi Arabia to the border of Oman

Internal Transport

  • Our Economic Cities & Free Zones Cluster ensures easy import and export of containers and bulk cargo
  • State-of-the-art infrastructure allows easy accessibility throughout the Economic Cities & Free Zones Cluster

Latest Publications

The 2023 Annual Report

AD Ports Group Integrated Annual Report 2023 EN

A journey of growth and development

We have a clear roadmap for growth, both for AD Ports Group and the wider trade and maritime sectors. Our stable and sustainable growth model encourages inward investment and creates a globally competitive trading environment for our customers and partners.

AD Ports Group portfolio continues to grow through prudent investment and the development of world-class infrastructure.

On the 8th of February 2022, AD Ports Group listed its shares on the primary market of the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX) ADQ will remain majority shareholder status with a 75.44 percent ownership.

The listing of our shares has reaffirmed our position as a leading integrated hub for ports, maritime services, economic cities, digital services and logistics, as well as a valued contributor to Abu Dhabi economy.

AD Ports Group’s shares can be found on ADX under the ticker symbol (ADPORTS ).

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AD Ports Group has successfully issued US$ 1 billion 10 year bonds

AED 5.5 billion

Revenue for FY2022 (41% YoY Growth)

4.2 sqkm

Land leased in industrial zones during FY2022


Outlook Stable AD Port Group February 2022


Outlook Stable AD Port Group February 2022

Technology is the Future of Global Trade

We are investing significantly in technology and world-class infrastructure to provide smart and innovative digital solutions to accelerate development and trade. By harnessing emerging technologies and using our insights and intelligence, we are unlocking opportunities for innovation in technology that will transform the future of how trade works.

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Committed to Sustainable Development

Sustainability is at the heart of everything we do, as we work to protect the ocean and the environment that surrounds us. We are committed to driving financially sound and socially and environmentally responsible operations through environmental, social, and corporate governance for our partners, customers and people.

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Join us as we transform global trade

We are a human-centric organisation built on innovation and efficiency, and our people are our success. We support our employees’ personal and professional development with world-class maritime education and best-in-class training and encourage new ways of thinking by supporting the development of the next generation of industry leaders.

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