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Abu Dhabi Ports scores two wins at prestigious Maritime Standards Awards


October 18, 2018

Abu Dhabi Ports, the master developer, operator and manager of the Emirate’s commercial and community ports as well as Khalifa Industrial Zone (KIZAD), received two prestigious awards at the Maritime Standards Awards, a premiere shipping and maritime awards event which recognises the achievements of the industry’s most outstanding performers across the Middle East and India.

Last night’s ceremony was held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, President, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority, and Chairman and Chief Executive, Emirates Airline and Group, and hosted by former BBC TV journalist Tim Willcox.

Recipients in 19 categories were chosen by an expert panel of judges drawn from different industry sectors, all with a track record of excellence in their chosen fields. Abu Dhabi Ports’ awards included:

The Port of the Year Award: Abu Dhabi Ports was recognised for making the biggest contribution to the development of port infrastructure according to the highest international standards to serve the Middle East and Indian subcontinent. The Port operator was also recognised for its innovative digital solutions for trade and port communities such as Silsal, a blockchain-based solution aimed at streamlining trade flows and supply chains that will soon be piloted internationally.

The Maritime Education & Training Award: The region’s leading maritime education and maritime training provider, Abu Dhabi Maritime Centre, was shortlisted for its contribution to maritime education in the region. Read More >