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Abu Dhabi Terminals appoints new Technical Director for Khalifa Port Container Terminal


Abu Dhabi Terminals (ADT) announced the appointment of Mr. Mohamed Al Afeefi as Technical Director. 

Mr. Al Afeefi, who has been working in the oil & gas, aviation and energy intensive industries for the past 15 years, will be a key member of the corporate management team, with overall responsibility for overseeing technical, facility and workshop activities at ADT’s Khalifa Port Container Terminal.

Bringing a wealth of industry experience to the terminal operator, Mr. Al Afeefi comes with a robust technical background as he led preventive maintenance programs and major technical projects within ADNOC's operations and played a senior role in developing leadership and national talent in Abu Dhabi's aviation arena including aircraft maintenance & aerospace manufacturing.


Martijn van de Linde, Chief Executive Officer, ADT, commented: “We are very pleased to welcome Mohamed to our team. His appointment comes at a very important time for ADT as we continue to grow our operations significantly. Due to our excellent infrastructure and connectivity, Khalifa Port Container Terminal recently ranked fifth in the annual EMEA Port Productivity report based on average 2013 container moves per-ship, per-hour on all vessel sizes.”

Mr. Al Afeefi holds a Bachelor degree in Electronics/Electrical Engineering from the University of Colorado, USA and obtained various technical and competency development certifications.