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Established in 1976, Gulftainer is a privately owned, independent port management and 3PL logistics company based in United Arab Emirates (UAE) and for more than 38 years they have been delivering a world-class performance to its customers.

UAE operations include the Khorfakkan Container Terminal (KCT) and the Sharjah Container Terminal (SCT), and the company’s international presence spans across the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas with projects in Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Brazil and the USA.


Headquartered in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Gultainerwas founded in 1976, and was initially tasked to manage and operate two ports in the Emirate of Sharjah. Since then, they have grown from strength to strength to become a globally competitive port operator and third party logistics provider, managing some of the most productive ports in the world.

Vision: To consistently achieve best-in-class performance in all port operations and third party logistics activities worldwide.

Mission: To continue to enhance reputation and performance as the most productive port operator and third party logistics provider, by ensuring that customer service outperforms competitors in the markets in which Gulftainer operate.

As the world’s largest private and independent terminal operator, and backed by our reputation for productivity and technical expertise, we have built strong relationships with the major shipping lines in the industry.


• Iraq Container Terminal – Umm Qasr (Iraq)

• Umm Qasr Logistics Centre (Iraq)

• Iraq Project Terminal – Umm Qasr (Iraq)

Gulftainer is currently assessing several potential new ventures in line with the company’s commercial strategy and growth, driving its vision of becoming one of the world’s top six container terminal operators within the next 10 years.

For more information please visit: http://www.gulftainer.com/

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