Business Planning for an Offshore Multi-User Port Development

BMT prepared a business plan for the new offshore multi-user port development in Abu Dhabi, involving staged construction of facilities from initial operations in 2010 to full development by 2028.

The Requirement

The existing Mina Zayed Port at Abu Dhabi has operational concerns and is constrained by the encroaching city expansion. A new location has been determined for the development of a new multi-user port and 9,900 hectare industrial zone. These new facilities will provide the future requirements for Abu Dhabi and surroundings. 

Our Role

BMT prepared a Business Plan for the new offshore multi-user port development, involving staged construction of facilities from initial operations in 2010 to full development by 2028. 

The port is projected to handle: 

  • Containers 5.4 million TEU 
  • Break-bulk 11.0 million tonnes
  • Bulk 24.0 million tonnes
  • Roll-on Roll-off 320,000 units plus 670,000 on cassettes

What it Delivered

The development of a formal Business Plan for Khalifa Port included:

  • Market Analysis 
  • Traffic Forecasting 
  • Port Operations
  • Tariff Analysis 
  • Financial Analysis
  • Organisational Structuring
  • Port Planning & Port Concession Analysis

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