Jebel Ali Port ships 4 mega polyethylene reactors through help of over 100 specialists & tactical floating crane operations

Published: Tuesday, August 31, 2021

DUBAI: Jebel Ali Port has successfully processed the shipment of four mega polyethylene reactors, one of the largest cargo projects loaded in a container ship in the Middle East weighing 227 tons, thanks to the help of more than 100 cargo and other specialists across the entire supply chain and careful tactical floating crane operations.

Jebel Ali Port, one of DP World, UAE Region’s flagship facilities, is one of the busiest in the world and the largest in the Middle East.

The shipment, in collaboration with the CMA CGM Group, a world leader in shipping and logistics, was bound for Rotterdam in the Netherlands.

The shipment was handled with the help of a floating crane from Drydocks World, a DP World Company, and was loaded on two consecutive sailings. In total, 839 tons of cargo, measuring 35 meters in length, 7 meters in height, and 7 meters in width, were transported, occupying 424 TEU slots.

“We firmly believe in constantly reinventing to meet the requirements of this dynamic market and our clients’ needs. The innovative solutions Jebel Ali Port offers make it the most preferred destination in the region. As one of the largest in the Middle East, the port enables trade and offers seamless connectivity to more than 3.5 billion consumers. Our collaboration with the CMA CGM Group, and the completion of this operation underscored the importance of DP World, UAE Region’s advanced capabilities, reaffirming the faith of key players in the industry,” said Shahab Al Jassmi, Commercial Director of Ports and Terminals – DP World, UAE Region.

RomainVigneaux, Dubai Agency General Manager, CMA CGM Group, added: “This shipment is a milestone achievement for Jebel Ali, and the container sector in the UAE. It testifies our expertise in shipping highly technical projects, while offering key advantages such as regular and reliable sailings with high-frequency and fast transit time. Thanks to the support of DP World, UAE Region, and its flagship port, we were able to load and transport the project cargo efficiently.”

Jebel Ali Port is known for its multimodal connectivity, complemented by extensive logistics facilities. Its offerings such as assembling, warehousing and transport management, manufacturing and fabrication facilities, turnkey operations, and logistics solutions make it a premier gateway, connecting more than 150 ports worldwide.