October 25, 2016 3:47 AM ET

Transportation Infrastructure

Company Overview of Gulftainer Company Limited

Company Overview

Gulftainer Company Limited manages and operates the container terminals in Sharjah, Port Khalid, and Khorfakkan. It offers on-site logistics services in Abu Dhabi; freight forwarding, project forwarding, customs clearance, air and sea freight, and crew change services; container washing and cleaning, container repair, containers survey and certification, container conversions for specialized purposes, container sale and purchase, ship repair, and refrigerating machinery repair services, as well as machinery parts; and warehousing and port management services. The company also operates Sharjah mini bridge to transfer the in-bond containers between Khorfakkan and Sharjah for onward delivery in...

Cornish Plaza 2

11th Floor

Cornish Street

Boheira Area


United Arab Emirates

Founded in 1976


971 6 572 4201


971 6 572 4711

Key Executives for Gulftainer Company Limited

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 52
Group Director of Finance & Admin
Member of Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer of Usa
Group Director of Logistics
Chairman of Executive Board
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Gulftainer Company Limited Key Developments

Gulftainer Announces Executive Changes

Gulftainer announced the appointment of former DP World senior executive Flemming Dalgaard as its new CEO. Former CEO Peter Richards will now serve on Gulftainer's Executive Board and lead the expansion of the company's footprint in the United States as CEO of Gulftainer USA. Dalgaard joined Gulftainer in August 2015 to manage its international operations. In his new role as CEO, he is mandated to oversee the strategic growth of the company, which currently operates and manages ports and logistics businesses in the UAE and internationally across Iraq, Brazil, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and the US. With over 30 years in the international maritime industry, Dalgaard also served as senior vice president for Group Strategy at DP World and CEO for DP World Europe and Russia region.

Gulftainer Appoints Flemming Dalgaard as Chief Executive Officer for International Division

Gulftainer, announced the appointment of a new head for its international operations. Flemming Dalgaard, a former DP World senior vice president, has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of GT International, the international operations division. The new head will oversee operations in Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Lebanon, Turkey, Brazil and the United States.

Gulftainer Signs on Deal to Open Second Terminal in U.S in First Quarter of 2016

Gulftainer signed a deal through which it will add a second terminal in the United States in the first quarter of 2016. The deal is set for an open lease of 35 years. The first port, Port Canaveral, is scheduled to start its operations in July the first. It will enjoy a yearly capacity of about 200,000 TEUs.

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