Abu Dhabi's Mugharraq port certified as international port facility

The port, located in the Al Dhafra region, can now receive international and local vessels

  
Containers are seen at Abu Dhabi's Khalifa Port after it was expanded in Abu Dhabi, UAE, December 11, 2019. Image used for illustrative purpose.

Containers are seen at Abu Dhabi's Khalifa Port after it was expanded in Abu Dhabi, UAE, December 11, 2019. Image used for illustrative purpose.

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DUBAI: Abu Dhabi's Mugharraq Port has been recognised as an international port facility under the provisions of the International Code for the Security of Ships and of Port Facilities (ISPS Code), AD Ports Group announced on Sunday.

The port, located in the Al Dhafra region, can now receive international and local vessels including container feeders, bulk and break-bulk carriers, mobile offshore drilling units, tugboats, chemical tankers, offshore support vessels, passenger ships and high-speed cargo crafts, AD Ports Group said.

(Reporting by Dubai Newsroom; Editing by William Mallard)


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