Fujairah Terminals to handle United Steel shipments
Fujairah Terminals, an operational arm wholly-owned by Abu Dhabi Ports, has signed a MoU with United Steel Industries, a premier manufacturer of rebars, rods and wire coils, thus reinforcing its commitment to the UAE business community.
The agreement supports the handling of the company’s import and export shipments through Port of Fujairah and means that Fujairah Terminals will facilitate all required logistics support for the company, said a statement from the firm.
The MoU was signed by Ahmed Al Mutawa, chief executive officer of Fujairah Terminals, and Mamed Magomadov, partner at United Steel Industries.
The partnership enables USI to benefit from the Fujairah Terminals’ strategic location and platform to efficiently access the region, it added.
Al Mutawa said: “Our continued collaboration with USI stems from our commitment to consistently play a vital role in supporting the economic and social development of the emirate’s business community.”
“The MoU portrays our organisation’s competitive advantage and will provide USI with increased time efficiencies and immense cost reductions. We look forward to continue solidifying our position within the UAE’s strategic expansion into markets in the Indian sub-continent and East Africa,” he added.
Magomadov said: “It is privileged for us to be in relation with Fujairah Terminals for all our cargo import and export handling including logistic services. Our decision to invest in our relationship with Fujairah Terminals is motivated based on multiple business factors that will gain us a competitive advantage.”
“By choosing to utilise the Fujairah Terminals, we will be benefiting from increased time efficiency, cost reduction and a convenient location only few kilometres from our steel plant,” he added.
Through Fujairah Terminals, Abu Dhabi Ports is enhancing existing infra and super structure; in addition to managing all container, general cargo, roll-on-roll-off (RoRo) and cruise ships in the port.
It further extends this exclusivity throughout the emirate of Fujairah for container business. Abu Dhabi Ports is also deepening of berths to enable the port, which already serves clients and companies in the entire Gulf Region, Indian Ocean and Indian Subcontinent, to cater to larger vessels, it stated.