Abu Dhabi Customs and Abu Dhabi Ports streamline processes at Khalifa Port
Abu Dhabi Customs has signed a joint agreement with Abu Dhabi Ports to collaborate on the development of an effective framework that allows seamless entry and exit of empty containers at Khalifa Port.
The intention of the MoU is to provide increased efficiency, transparency and security at Khalifa Port. Abu Dhabi Ports also operates Fujairah Terminals and Khalifa Industrial Zone Abu Dhabi (KIZAD).
The agreement was signed by Mubarak Matar Al Mansouri, executive director, Customs Operations Sector, at Abu Dhabi Customs and Abdullah Humaid Al Hameli, executive vice president, Corporate Support at Abu Dhabi Ports.
"The signing of an agreement that governs the entry and exit of empty containers at Khalifa Port with Abu Dhabi Ports reflects the commitment of Abu Dhabi Customs towards its strategy of constructive cooperation with strategic partners,” said Mubarak Matar Al Mansouri, executive director, Customs Operations Sector.
“This partnership will also improve the performance of operations, simplify procedures, improve services and maximize the return on investment by applying best customs and innovative practices,” he added.
Abdulla Humaid Al Hameli, said: “We are delighted to be building closer ties with Abu Dhabi Customs to the benefit of the business community in Abu Dhabi. The integrated mechanism unveiled today will establish a clear regulatory framework to simplify trade and logistics procedures through Khalifa Port.