• Signing Ceremony

    Concession Agreement

    Concession agreement signed between Abu Dhabi Port PJSE and COSCO SHIPPING Port on the 28th September 2016 to develop and operate a greenfield Terminal at Khalifa Port Abu Dhabi

  • Ground Breaking

    Ground Breaking Ceremony

    Ground breaking ceremony for the new Deep Water Terminal at Khalifa Port, operated by CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal held on 5 th November 2017

  • Soft Launch

    Soft Launch

    Soft launch of CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal, “The Ports for ALL” in Abu Dhabi, and a part of China’s Belt and Road Initiative held on 10 th December 2018

  • First Vessel Call

    First Vessel Call

    First Mother vessel CSCL Mercury calls at CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal on 20 th April 2019. The terminal operates at a depth of 18 meters draft and accommodates mega-vessels with carrying capacity of over 21,000 TEU

  • Full Readines

    Full Readiness

    Full readiness of CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal with 1200 meters quay length, 11 SSPP quay cranes, 32 ARMG & 1 Fixed ARMG and 319,000 sqm of yard space in March 2020

Our Story

COSCO SHIPPING Ports Limited (Stock Code: 1199.HK) is a world’s leading ports operator, with terminals portfolio covering the five main port regions in Mainland China, Southeast Asia, Middle East, Europe, South America and Mediterranean. As at 31 March 2020, CSP operated and managed 372 berths at 36 ports worldwide, of which 206 were for containers, with a total designed annual handling capacity of approximately 115 million TEU. CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal is the first international green-field subsidiary of COSCO SHIPPING Ports. The water depth of this semi-automatic terminal is 16.5 meters which allows it to accommodate mega vessels typically in excess of 20,000 TEU. With an annual design capacity of 2.5 million TEU, the terminal began trial operations in April 2019 with 1.5 million TEU handling capacity, and gradually ramped up the volume until the official operations commenced in the third quarter of 2019.


Modern handling equipment

Being a newly developed Containers terminal, we are using the most modern terminal equipment’s such as double tandem liftings, 73 mtrs of crane outreach, handle up to 100 ton cargo, etc

Capable of handling the largest vessel in the ocean

Since we are using the latest specification equipment’s, CSP Abu Dhabi Terminal can handle the largest container ships presently in operation.

Latest technology for port operations

At CSP we are using modern technology in gate, yard and vessel operation in order to achieve the highest productivity which include automation in yard, gate and vessel operations.

CSP Values

The core values of 'Trust', 'Respect', 'Affirmation', 'Determination' and 'Excellence', form the basis of CSP’s Code of Business Conduct.

Mission & Vision

CSP ADT Aims at creating and developing an international standard terminal that provides unrivaled maritime services and helps towards a global terminal network.

Health, Safety & Environment

CSPADT unconditionally embraces the 'Cause No Harm' philosophy as its core HSSE policy.

A Client Base That Is Second To None


    Impact On Sustainabilty