Dubai & Aden Port Development Co.
Dubai & Aden Port Development Company (DAPDC), a joint venture company between DP World Yemen Limited and Yemen Gulf of Aden Ports corporation, currently operates Aden Container Terminal and Al Ma’alla Container Terminal. The agreement includes the lease of both Aden Container Terminal and of nearby Ma’alla Container terminal, to develop the ports including building a new 400 metre berth extension to Aden Container Terminal within five years from handover. The joint venture plans to further expand capacity as dictated by market.
Work on the infrastructure development of Aden Container Terminal has started and the operating company has commissioned state-of-the-arts equipment for the terminal in oreder to increase the terminal’s capacity and efficiency.
The Partners Objectives:
To develop, finance and operate Aden Container Terminal and Al Ma’alla Container Terminal in Aden Port.
To develop the port through obtaining, installing and operating the equipment of necessity for facilitating the container handling process and operating the equipment of necessity for facilitating the container handling process and operating all the quays.
Construction of the 400 meter long and 17 meter deep quay is in course of planning and discussion to accommodate the new generation post panama vessels>
Commissioned quay cranes, mobile cranes, trucks and other container handling equipment to increase the port productivity, efficiency and capacity.
Aden terminal is a strategically located terminal on the Red Sea. Developing the terminal will be beneficial not only to the operating company but to the Yemeni economy as a whole. We have divided the development work into two stages, the first stage includes the increasing of the container storage area, purchasing and installing gantry cranes, mobile container handling equipment and container yards management electronic system. The second stage would include the expansion of the terminal as per the market demand>