Safeen Group Starts Transshipment Services for Emirates Steel
UAE’s leading i steel producer Emirates Steel and Abu Dhabi Ports marine service arm Safeen Group have announced the commencement of
UAE’s leading i steel producer Emirates Steel and Abu Dhabi Ports marine service arm Safeen Group have announced the commencement of transshipment operations, as part of a 10-year agreement previously signed between the two parties in 2019. As per the agreement, Safeen will work closely with Emirates Steel to provide short marine shipping services for three shipments of iron ore per month and will be responsible for the purchase, rental, delivery, operation and maintenance of cargo ships, trailers, and unloading equipment for the premier steel manufacturer.
The contract will be delivered via a converted Post-Panamax bulk along with three self-propelled and self-discharging barges, and a wide range of marine assets such as tugs and speed boats. The four vessels will work closely together to discharge and transship cargo arriving from mother vessels, which will vary in size up to Newcastlemax class, and will then safely transport and discharge the raw materials from anchorage to Emirates Steel’s jetty in Musaffah.