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February 12, 2016 12:10 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

Managing Director, Group Director and General Manager
Group Director of Finance & Admin
Chief Executive Officer of GT International
Age: 51
Group Director of Logistics
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Gulftainer Company Limited Key Developments

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.

Gulftainer Launches Operations at Port Canaveral, Florida

Gulftainer's new Canaveral Cargo Terminal at Port Canaveral in Florida in the US, officially opened for business with a major launch ceremony attended by more than 300 local, state, and national public officials, alongside leaders of business and trade across the Florida region. The new cargo terminal opening comes one year after Canaveral Port Authority signed a 35-year agreement with GT USA to operate and further develop the container and multipurpose cargo terminal. GT USA, which has established its headquarters at the Canaveral Port Authority offices, expects to contribute more than $630 million (Dh2.3 billion) to the local economy, creating 2,000 direct and indirect jobs when fully developed.

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