Company Launches First Services to Southeast Asia, adding Vital New Trade Routes for the UAE
Abu Dhabi, UAE: AD Ports Group’s SAFEEN Feeders will collaborate with shipping leader CMA CGM Group, a global player in sea, land, air and logistics solutions, in launching a new Southeast Asia service linking Singapore, Colombo and Chennai.
The company’s ‘SAFEEN Pioneer,’ which has a container capacity of 2,034 TEUs, will join CMA CGM Group’s ‘Songa Tiger’ on the India East Coast Express 2 service, connecting these key ports. SAFEEN Feeders will market the service under the name Singapore Chennai Colombo Service (SCC).
This will be SAFEEN Feeders’ first service to call in Southeast Asia, as the company continues to expand its global reach.
Captain Ammar Mubarak Al Shaiba, Acting CEO – Maritime Cluster and SAFEEN Group, AD Ports Group, said: “We are very proud to be working with our partner, CMA CGM Group, on the India East Coast Express service. This service connects key global markets with some of the busiest ports in the world and will help boost trade and improve delivery times. Our aim is to provide key services across the seas where our customers need them most, and today’s announcement demonstrates the breadth of our international ambitions.”
SAFEEN Group delivers a comprehensive range of port and marine services, transshipment, offshore and subsea logistics and feeders services. It deploys a team of professionals and a fleet of state-of-the-art vessels to ensure a full spectrum of maritime logistics, solutions and services are operated effectively and with maximum efficiency.
About AD Ports Group:
Established in 2006, AD Ports Group today serves as the region’s premier facilitator of logistics, industry, and trade, as well as a bridge linking Abu Dhabi to the world. Listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX: ADPORTS), AD Ports Group’s vertically integrated business approach has proven instrumental in driving the emirate’s economic development over the past decade.
Operating several clusters covering Ports, Economic Cities & Free Zones, Maritime, Logistics, and Digital, AD Ports Group’s portfolio comprises 10 ports and terminals, and more than 550 square kilometres of economic zones within KIZAD, the largest integrated trade, logistics, and industrial business grouping in the Middle East.