UAE - Mubasher: Abu Dhabi Ports has announced the establishment of a new feeder services company 'SAFEEN FEEDERS' to facilitate the growing trade volumes in the Gulf region.
To serve the group's mainliner shipping clients, the new company will offer new feeder services, linking Abu Dhabi to the UAE's ports, the Gulf region, and the Indian Sub-Continent, according to a recent press release.
Through a vessel sharing agreement, the services will be operated in partnership with Bengal Tiger Line (BTL), one of the world’s most leading feeder service operators.
The company's vessels will serve nine regional ports located in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Pakistan, and Western India.
The Group CEO of Abu Dhabi Ports, Mohamed Juma Al Shamisi, commented: "With the addition of the new service, our shipping clients can expect efficient and cost-effective transhipment feeder solutions with ever-expanding regional and international reach and connectivity."
Over a long-term strategy, the company will explore opportunities at container terminals in the Red Sea and East Africa regions.