Facts and Figures

  • 2017
    Gulftainer embarks on an ambitious technology transformation strategy through the successful implementation of its state-of-the-art Marine and Container Handling (MACH) Terminal Operating System (TOS) as well as SAP S/4HANA business suite. Gulftainer was the first firm in UAE to go live with SAP S/4HANA module.
    Total (TEUs): 5,200,000 | Percentage: -16%
  • 2016
    Gulftainer won The Port Terminal Operator of the Year at the Seatrade Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa Award 2016. 2016 was a challenging year for the shipping industry. But, with a continued commitment to efficiency, productivity and customer service, Gulftainer maintained a positive outlook throughout, with some of its divisions actually recording significant hike in performance.
    Total (TEUs): 6,200,000 | Percentage: -4%
  • 2015
    Canaveral Cargo Terminal in Florida, USA opens for business.
    Total (TEUs): 6,500,000 | Percentage: +1.5%
  • 2014
    Gulftainer signed a 35 year concession with Canaveral Port Authority to operate the Ports first container and multi cargo terminal, marking the company’s first venture into the USA.
    Total (TEUs): 6,400,000 (FYE) | Percentage: +8%
  • 2013
    Gulftainer Acquires Majority 51% stake of Gulf Stevedoring Contracting Company, (GSCCO), to manage Jeddah and Jubail Ports in Saudi Arabia. The Acquisition makes Gulftainer the largest port operator in the Middle East by number of terminals operated in the Region
    Total (TEUs): 6,000,000(FYE) | Percentage: +50.0%
  • 2012
    Recife terminal operations begin – Brazil. Opening of Iraq Container Terminal (ICT), the largest and most modern container terminal in Iraq. Awarded concession to manage and operate the Port of Tripoli in Lebanon.
    Total (TEUs): 3,996,248 | Percentage: +23.73%
  • 2011
    New logistics city development in Umm Qasr initiated. Phase II expansion of Khorfakkan Container Terminal completed with a 400m extension of the existing berth to an overall length of 800m, taking the total handling capacity of the terminal to 4.0 million TEU.
    Total (TEUs): 3,229,929 | Percentage: +7.00%
  • 2010
    Iraqi terminal operations (Umm Qasr) commence. Signing of agreement with Prominvest to develop Russian projects.
    Total (TEUs): 3,022,524 | Percentage: +10.00%
  • 2009
    Logistics contract to operate Ruwais Port (UAE) on behalf of Borouge. Sulaimaniyah Airport Cargo and Logistics Centre announced.
    Total (TEUs): 2,750,285 | Percentage: +9.93%
  • 2008
    Commenced joint venture with Demas International for transport and logistics operation in Turkey. Launched Momentum, a full-service third party logistics company.
    Total (TEUs): 2,501,829 | Percentage: +15.09%
  • 2007
    Total (TEUs): 2,173,867 | Percentage: +8.00%
  • 2006
    Commenced joint ventures with Pak Shaheen for transport and logistics operation in Pakistan. Formed Gulf-Com in a joint venture with Al Marwan to manage and operate Moroni Port in the Comoros Islands. Phase I expansion of Khorfakkan Container Terminal completed with new 400m berth, 800m breakwater and 150,000 sq.m area of st.
    Total (TEUs): 2,012,840 | Percentage: -6.72%
  • 2005
    Total (TEUs): 2,157,899 | Percentage: +7.70%
  • 2004
    Awarded consultancy contract by Kuwait Port Authority to advise on operations at Shuwaikh Port. Inauguration of purpose built Inland Container Depot (SICD) near Sharjah/Dubai border.
    Total (TEUs): 2,003,620 | Percentage: +25.20%
  • 2003
    Total (TEUs): 1,601,087 | Percentage: +15.05%
  • 2002
    Total (TEUs): 1,391,646 | Percentage: +15.95%
  • 2001
    Total (TEUs): 1,200,176 | Percentage: +7.53%
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