Abu Dhabi: Maqta Gateway, a subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Etisalat enabling connectivity and bringing digital innovation across the port facilities.
The partnership will help transform the port with technologies like cloud computing, IoT and big data, paving the way for a new era of digital transformation in the maritime sector.
Dr. Noura Al Dhaheri, Chief Executive Officer, Maqta Gateway, said: “We aim to transform our port facilities with smart solutions and technologies. Etisalat as a partner will help us achieve our vision by delivering digital services that is in line with the Abu Dhabi vision 2030 and ultimately improve customer experience.”
Sultan Al Dhaheri, General Manager, Etisalat Abu Dhabi region said: “Etisalat looks forward to working with Maqta Gateway enabling connectivity and giving them capabilities to bring in efficiency and manage business operations across the port. This strategic agreement is part of our overall strategy and objective of ‘Driving a Digital future to Empower Societies’ as we work closely with the public and private sector to enable digital technologies and solutions to help boost their digital services.”
The agreement aims to focus on building shared electronic projects and networks, exchanging knowledge, simplifying procedures, securing fixed and wireless telecommunications coverage, and managing operational risk.
About Abu Dhabi Ports
Established in 2006, Abu Dhabi Ports is a global trade enabler strategically based in the capital of the United Arab Emirates. It is the region’s premier facilitator of logistics, transpor, and trade, connecting Abu Dhabi with the world. Abu Dhabi Ports owns and manages 11 ports and terminals in the UAE and Guinea.
Abu Dhabi Ports’ largest subsidiary is Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD), the integrated trade, logistics and industrial hub, with the flagship deep water Khalifa Port as its maritime gateway.
Additional subsidiaries of Abu Dhabi Ports include: Abu Dhabi Marine Services (SAFEEN); Maqta Gateway; Abu Dhabi Maritime Academy; Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT); and Abu Dhabi Cruise Terminal.
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About Maqta Gateway
Established in 2016, Maqta Gateway - a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi Ports - is a facilitator of advanced, innovative solutions for the maritime sector, designed to enable integrated digital global trade. Maqta Gateway supports Abu Dhabi Ports in its strategy of digitalisation and is spearheading the digital mandate of Abu Dhabi’s maritime, trade and government services in line with Abu Dhabi Economic Plan 2030.
For more information, please visit: maqta.ae
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