CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal has joined the Portchain Connect Network

December 04, 2023

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CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal implements Portchain Connect to simplify the berth alignment process with shipping lines.

Portchain today announced CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal (CSPADT) will join the Portchain Connect network.  CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal will use Portchain Connect to increase the quality and speed of their berth alignment with customers through digital handshakes and secure data sharing. Portchain is excited to partner with CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal to simplify their communication channels and improve overall berth alignment. Portchain Connect enables CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal to receive real-time schedule and move count updates directly from carrier systems and enables them to respond and counter-propose quickly, to align the vessel schedule with the terminal berth plan. 

Portchain Connect

Portchain Connect streamlines the flow of schedule data to shorten the time to align the berthing window. The platform allows terminals and carriers to share and receive quality data and reduce delays in information transmission. Portchain Connect provides users with an easy-to-use overview of all their vessel calls and ensures they can securely transfer berthing information, remove the costs associated with manual non-digitized communication and align on berthing windows to improve schedule reliability. Download the brochure for more information.

"We are excited to work with CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal and help them drive efficiencies in their berth alignment process by facilitating streamlined data exchange. We look forward to continuing our collaboration and continuously improving the platform based on user feedback"

Thor Thorup, CCO & Co-Founder

About Portchain

Portchain is the leading provider of berth alignment solutions for container terminals and carriers. Portchain works with leading container carriers and terminal operators to create sustainable win-win solutions to improve operational efficiency for container shipping. Founded in 2017 and based in Copenhagen, Portchain works on a global scale serving container terminals and carriers across Europe, Asia, North America, South America and Africa.

About CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal 

CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal – A gateway to the Middle East trade, is strategically located in Khalifa Port, Abu Dhabi, a global maritime hub, an important trade link between the East & West networks. CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal commenced its operations in December 2018 and this is the first overseas semi-automated greenfield container terminal of China’s state-owned COSCO SHIPPING Ports and is a joint venture with Abu Dhabi Ports Group, a government entity in the UAE.

As a Leading Global Port and Terminal operator - This cooperation supports and serves as a direct link between the Khalifa Economic Zones of Abu Dhabi (KEZAD), the region’s largest industrial zone to the global market through its multi-modal connectivity Road, Rail, Air, and Ocean networks by fostering synergies optimizing the shipping network.  CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal and Khalifa Port stand as one of the most advanced maritime facilities in the region, improving the operational efficiency and management of our terminal service.  The facility particularly benefits companies established in the JOCIC free zone and COSCO SHIPPING CFS, connecting them to wider international markets by establishing a global port’s network connectivity. 

CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal, 300,000 sqm yard operated with state-of-the-art facilities designed to handle 2.5 million TEUs Container Capacity.  This is a semi-automated terminal with 1,200 meters of quay wall length, -18 meters of draft depth alongside, 32 ARMG (Automated Rail-Mounted Gantry) stacking cranes, and 11 super post-panamax (Ship-To-Shore) quay cranes.  The deep-water facility can accommodate and operate the world’s mega vessels carrying a capacity of over 24,000 TEUs. 

CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal Welcomes Portchain Connect Network to Abu Dhabi, delivering smooth and seamless trade.

COSCO SHIPPING Ports(“CSP”) has adopted “The Ports for ALL” as its mission and is working towards building a global terminal network with the controlling stake that offers linkage effects on costs, services, and synergies, a synergistic platform that offers mutual benefits to all in the shipping industry, connecting global routes and becoming truly “the ports for all”.

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