Awards and Achievements

  • GT named ‘Port Operator of the Year’ at the Lloyds List ME and Indian Subcontinent Awards 2015
  • GT MD Peter Richards wins International Maritime Club Excellence Award 2015
  • Khorfakkan Container Terminal wins ‘Shipping Port of the Year’ at 2015 SCATA Awards
  • Peter Richards #3 on Maritime and Ports ME Power 20 list
  • Gulftainer retains certification for ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004, OHSA 18001:2007 in 2015
  • Gulftainer Awarded RoSPA certificate for Occupational Health and Safety in 2014
  • Gulftainer achieves International Safety Award for demonstrating a strong commitment to good health and safety management in 2014
  • 2014 winner of "Supply Chain Partner of Choice Award - Service Sector” - Frost & Sullivan (global innovation and growth consulting company)
  • Gulftainer shortlisted finalist in Seatrade Awards 2013/2014/2015
  • Frost & Sullivan award Gulftainer ‘Supply Partner of Choice Award’ in 2014
  • Journal of Commerce in the USA, which ranked Gulftainer’s Khorfakkan Container Terminal (KCT) as the top performing port facility in Europe, Middle East and Africa region. KCT was also recognised as one of the top three productive port operations globally.
  • 2013 Peter Richards, No. 5 Middle East Power List (Most influential executives in the Logistics industry)
  • Awarded the 'Sharjah Economic Excellence Award' by Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry in 2008 & 2011, 2012
  • Gulftainer ranked No. 7 among the Top Ten Private Container Terminal Operators in 2012
  • Gulftainer ranked No.2 in the Gulf Region, in respect to the volume of containers handled in 2012/13
  • Gulftainer ranked No.1 in the Middle East, in respect of Mobile Harbour Crane productivity performance in 2012
  • Gulftainer was presented with the 2012 Achievement Award by Liebherr Container Cranes for the highest recorded individual crane productivity over a 30-hour vessel operation
  • Named ‘Terminal Operator of the Year’ at the SCATA Awards 2009
  • Gulftainer ranked No.35 in the World Container Ports Throughput League in 2012
  • Named ‘Shipping Port of the Year’ at the SCATA Awards 2011
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