DP World UAE Region’s flagship Jebel Ali Port has collaborated with the CMA CGM Group in order to ship four mega polyethylene reactors, the largest weighing 227 tonnes, to Rotterdam, Netherlands.
According to the statement, the shipment was handled with the help of a floating crane from Drydocks World and was loaded on two consecutive sailings. France-based CMA CGM Group is a leading worldwide shipping group, using 257 shipping routes between 420 ports in 160 different countries.
The operation, which comprised more than 100 specialists from across the supply chain and involved systematic preparation and safe execution, is one of the largest project cargoes placed on a container ship in the Middle East. In total, 839 tonnes of cargo, measuring 35 meters in length, 7 meters in height, and 7 meters in width, were transported, occupying 424 TEU (Twenty-foot equivalent unit) 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.”
Mr. Romain Vigneaux, Dubai Agency General Manager at CMA CGM Group commented, “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 offerings such as assembling, warehousing and transport management, manufacturing and fabrication facilities, turnkey operations, and logistics solutions make it a leading gateway connecting more than 150 ports around the world. It has a capacity of 22.4 million TEUs, making it the world’s 12th largest port and the region’s largest polyfunctional seaport.