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Hyundai Engineering to build terminals at new Khalifa port

Hyundai Engineering to build terminals at new Khalifa port

Abu Dhabi: Hyundai Engineering and Construction Co has won a $329m contract from Abu Dhabi Ports Co (ADPC) for site works at its offshore terminal facility at the new Khalifa Port and Industrial Zone.

Hyundai will provide project management, design, procurement, construction, testing and commissioning of all civil works associated with the construction of a 1,000mtr semi-automated container terminal and a 1,400mtr break bulk and general cargo terminal.

The new Khalifa port, which is located  midway between Abu Dhabi and Dubai at Taweelah, will have initial capacities of 2m TEU of containers and 9m tonnes of general cargo when it becomes operational in the fourth quarter of 2012. When all phases of Khalifa Port are completed, it will have a capacity of 15m TEU of containers and 35m tonnes of general cargo.  [21/09/10]