His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, representative of the ruler in the Al Dhafra region, praised the vital and economic role played by the Emirate of Fujairah, under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Fujairah, in providing an environment conducive to investment, by developing its port and raising its efficiency to deal with ships and tankers. The port of Fujairah has become one of the most important marine shipping destinations.
This came during the inspection tour of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, and His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler’s Representative in the Al Dhafra region, accompanied by Sheikh Maktoum bin Hamad Al Sharqi and Sheikh Yas bin Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan to the port of Fujairah. Where they were briefed on the progress of work and the latest development projects in the Port of Fujairah.
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan said: The UAE, thanks to the continuous support of its wise leadership, has strengthened its position in the global maritime industry and has become an international logistics center due to its modern and modern ports dedicated to all operations related to the maritime sector, and this has strengthened the country’s position on the map Industry and marine tourism globally.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi also stressed the importance of the vital role played by the Fujairah Port as one of the largest petroleum ports in the world, and its vital contribution to supporting the comprehensive development process in the country. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi said: The Emirate of Fujairah is witnessing rapid development at the economic level, under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Fujairah, where in recent years it has been able to complete a package of vital and strategic economic projects. This has contributed to the emirate’s position in the marine industry and it has become a major investment attraction in the region.
12 additional berths in the future
The inspection tour included the petroleum port in Fujairah and the container handling terminal of the Fujairah Ports Company, where they were briefed on the infrastructure and marine services provided by the petroleum port, which includes 12 petroleum berths with a capacity of about 700 million barrels of petroleum products and crude oil per year. It provides the infrastructure necessary to invest in 12 additional berths in the future, which will raise the capacity of handling petroleum products at the port berths to one billion and 400 million barrels per year. Their Highnesses were also briefed on the final works of the container terminal development project in the Port of Fujairah, which is being developed by Fujairah Ports Company, the operational arm of Abu Dhabi Ports Company. For highest uptime and uptime rates.
His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi, Crown Prince of Fujairah, received at the Rumaila Palace, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the ruler’s representative in the Al Dhafra region. Their Highness was accompanied – during the tour and meeting – Issa Hamad Bushhab, advisor to His Highness the President of the Emirates Red Crescent Authority, Salem Al Zahmi, Director of the Office of the Crown Prince of Fujairah, Captain Musa Murad, Director of Fujairah Port, and a number of officials in the emirate working in the maritime sector. It is noteworthy that the port of Fujairah is the second largest center for refueling ships in the world and one of the largest petroleum ports in the world, and includes more than 20 berths of various lengths of 8 kilometers capable of handling various types of goods, stones and petroleum products. It connects about 14 large petroleum products storage companies to the port berths through a fully automated pipeline system, which provides the highest levels of safety, efficiency and effectiveness.